Keeneland Sales Alumni Showcased in Weekend Graded Stakes

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LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 14, 2012) – Twenty Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes this weekend, highlighted by graded stakes winners Al Khali (Northern Dancer Turf-G1) and Stars to Shine (Canadian S.-G2). Coconut Shrimp, an impressive maiden winner at Saratoga, stretches out in the Natalma (G2) at Woodbine.


GARDEN CITY S. (G1), Belmont, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3yo Fillies

OPEN WATER, 3YO filly by Include – Biscayne Bay ($75,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Fernando Fantini) O- Southern Equine Stable & Mike Smith; B- Overbrook Farm (KY); T- Eric Guillot


SUMMER S. (G2), Woodbine, 1 Mile (T), 2YOs

BEAR’S FURR, 2YO colt by Langfuhr – Latte ($26,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Havens Bloodstock Agency, agent; Buyer- Murayama Bloodstock) O- Bear Stables; B- Barry & Judith Becker (KY); T- Reade Baker

MERCENARY, 2YO gelding by Closing Argument – First Installment ($7,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Forbush Farm, agent) O- Dominion Bloodstock; B- Richard Forbush & Closing Argument Syndicate (KY); T- D. Cotey

INDIANO JONES, 2YO colt by A.P. Indy – Sharp Susan ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds) O- John C. Oxley; B- Paul Fleming Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Mark Casse


NATALMA S. (G2), Woodbine, 1 Mile (T), 2YO Fillies

SUMMER OF FUN, 2YO filly by Include – Royal Innocence ($70,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Van Meter Sales, agent) O- Bona Venture Stables; B- Olin Gentry, Thomas Gaines & Burkewood Bloodstock (KY); T- George Weaver

RUTHERFORD RD, 2YO filly by First Samurai – A Touch of Glory ($75,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Windhaven) O- Windhaven Farms Inc; B- Mel Lawson (ON); T- Michael Doyle

COCONUT SHRIMP, 2YO filly by Giant’s Causeway – Weekend Whim ($170,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Repole Stable) O- Repole Stable; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

TIZ RO, 2YO filly by Hard Spun – Muskrat Suzie ($130,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Raroma Stable) O- Raroma Stable; B- Dr. B. Van Arem (ON); T- Gregory de Gannes


KENTUCKY CUP TURF (G3), Kentucky Downs, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up 

KINDERGARDEN KID, 5YO gelding by Dynaformer – Amelia ($500,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Middlebrook Farm, agent; Buyer- Lael Stables) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Alexander Groves Matz (KY); T- Michael Maker


PUCKER UP S. (G3), Arlington, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

DAME MARIE, 3YO filly by Smart Strike – Crystal Crossing (IRE) ($140,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Summerplace Farm) O- Lally Stable; B- Ben Sangster (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

RARE EVENT, 3YO filly by A.P. Indy – Our Rite of Spring ($400,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- Victoria Oliver


NOBLE DAMSEL S. (G3), Belmont, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

NAPLES BAY, 4YO filly by Giant’s Causeway – Cappucino Bay ($350,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Katalpa Farm, agent; Buyer- E.A. Cox Jr.) O- Edward Cox Jr.; B- Albert & Joyce Bell (KY); T- Christophe Clement



NORTHERN DANCER TURF (G1), Woodbine, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

AL KHALI, 6YO ridgling by Medaglia d’Oro – Maya ($15,000, 2007 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Middlebrook Farm, agent; Buyer- Dante Zanelli, agent) O- Brous Stable & Wachtel Stable; B- Emory Alexander (KY); T- Bill Mott


CANADIAN S. (G2), Woodbine, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

MOMENT OF MAJESTY, 5YO mare by Saint Liam – Lady Indy ($50,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent) O- D. Meehan, S. Leslie & C. Joseph; B- Nancy & Curtis Joseph (ON); T- Sue Leslie

STARS TO SHINE, 5YO mare by Tale of the Cat – Gaily Lady ($45,000, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Ridge Manor Stud & John Banahan) O- The Grange House Partnership; B- Tomoko Uenaka (KY); T- Mark Frostad

SHIMMERING MOMENT, 5YO mare by Afleet Alex – Vassar ($280,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dapple Stud, agent; Buyer- BBA Ireland) O- Mark Gittins; B- Dapple Bloodstock & Gryphon Investments (KY); T- Francis Abbott


ONTARIO DERBY (G3), Woodbine, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs

PATRIOTICANDPROUD, 3YO colt by Proud Citizen – Luvina ($27,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Lucky Strike Racing Stable) O- Gary Barber & Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- Michael Jester (PA); T- Mark Casse

STEALCASE, 3YO colt by Lawyer Ron – Steal the Show ($35,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Elliot Mavorah) O- John Oxley; B- Secret Whispers Partnership (KY); T- Mark Casse

PEYTON, 3YO gelding by Tale of the Cat – Emanating ($60,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; $180,000 RNA, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- M.W. Miller III, agent) O- Windhaven Farm; B- William Graham (ON); T- Michael Doyle

ANY GIVEN ROYAL, 3YO gelding by Any Given Saturday – Really Royal ($130,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hinkle Farms, agent; Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) O- Jim & Susan Hill; B- Ben Lengacher (KY); T- B. Lynch



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