Keeneland Sales Grads Dominate Rebel, Cicada Entries

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LEXINGTON, KY (March 15, 2013) – Keeneland sales graduates headline the entries for this weekend’s two classic preps, comprising seven of the 11 sophomores in Oaklawn’s Rebel Stakes (G2), led by likely favorite and Southwest Stakes (G3) winner Super Ninety Nine, and six of the seven fillies, highlighted by Highestmaintenance, entered in the Cicada Stakes at Aqueduct.

Keeneland sales alumni also are featured in Saturday’s other graded stakes – Joyful Victory, coming off a record-setting win in the Houston Ladies Classic, and More Chocolate, winner of the La Canada Stakes (G2), headline entries for the Grade 1 Santa Margarita Invitational at Santa Anita; while two prominent Keeneland-sold horses make their 2013 debuts – champion My Miss Aurelia in the Azeri Stakes (G3) at Oaklawn and Bourbon Bay, who attempts to win Santa Anita’s San Luis Rey Stakes (G2) for the third time.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

SANTA MARGARITA S. (G1), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M

BRUSHED BY A STAR, 5YO mare by Eddington – Brush Hour ($10,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- David Forster) O- Unlimited Equine; B- Desmond Ryan, Barry Donworth & Ken Donworth (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

JOYFUL VICTORY, 5YO mare by Tapit – Wild Lucy Black ($60,000, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Michael Sucher) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- William Graham (ON); T- Larry Jones

SNOW FALL, 5YO mare by War Front – Snowflake (IRE) ($160,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Grey Flight Bloodstock) O- Abruzzo or Taylor or Saufley; B- Stonerside Stable (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

MORE CHOCOLATE, 4YO filly by Malibu Moon – Little Treasure (FR) ($45,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Calumet Farm; Buyer- PHB Racing) O- Michael Talla; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

 

REBEL S. (G2), Oaklawn, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs*

HARDROCK ELEVEN, 3YO gelding by Rock Hard Ten – Stark Beauty ($37,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Virginia Lazenby) O- Farm D’Allie Racing Stable & Virginia Lazenby; B- Farm III Enterprises & Off The Hook Partners (FL); T- D. Banks

DEN’S LEGACY, 3YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Sunshine Song ($150,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- John McKay) O- Westrock Stables; B- Gaye Swartz (FL); T- Bob Baffert

WILL TAKE CHARGE, 3YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Take Charge Lady ($425,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Willis D. Horton) O- Willis D. Horton; B- Eaton (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

STORMY HOLIDAY, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Over the Edge ($120,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Jer-Mar Stable) O- Jer-Mar Stables; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- M. Robertson

TITLE CONTENDER, 3YO colt by Pulpit – Winter Garden ($310,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Gary & Mary West; B- Town & Country Farm Corp (KY); T- Wayne Catalano

OXBOW, 3YO colt by Awesome Again – Tizamazing ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent; Buyer- Bluegrass Hall) O- Calumet Farm; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

SUPER NINETY NINE, 3YO colt by Pulpit – Exogenetic ($200,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Becky Thomas) O- Tanma Corp; B- Northwest Farms (KY): T- Bob Baffert

 

HONEY FOX S. (G2), Gulfstream, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

HEAVENLY LANDING, 6YO mare by Pulpit – Peace River Lady ($340,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Summerplace Farm) O- Lally Stable; B- Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

CHANNEL LADY, 4YO filly by English Channel – Queen Supreme ($25,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Rockwell Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Pedigree Consultants) O- James Scatuorchio & J.J. Pletcher; B- Kaygar Stable, Wayne Morris, Bluegrass Hall & James Scatuorchio (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

NAMASKARA, 5YO mare by Giant’s Causeway – Surya ($100,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; $155,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Elisabeth Alexander) O- Elisabeth Alexander; B- Flaxman Holdings (KY); T- Graham Motion

PIANIST, 4YO filly by More Than Ready – Red Piano ($100,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery, agent; Buyer- Hidden Brook Farm, agent) O- Hidden Brook & Dan Zucker; B- Grapestock (KY); T- Chad Brown

FRONTSIDE, 5YO mare by War Front – Azarba ($15,000, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Viking Stud, agent, Buyer- Jacoda Stables; $10,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bona Terra Stud, agent, Buyer- Jose Pinchin) O- Town & Country Farms; B- Michael Lauer & Viking Stud (PA); T- E. Caramori

 

SAN LUIS REY S. (G2), Santa Anita, 1½ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

TIZ GIANNI, 5YO horse by Giacomo – Tizprecious ($30,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- Olivia Oaks Racing) O- Desert Sun Stables; B- Adena Springs (FL); T- John Shirreffs

FIRE WITH FIRE, 5YO gelding by Distorted Humor – Cosmic Fire ($290,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Maverick Racing; $140,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent, Buyer- Lawley-Wakelin Bloodstock, agent) O- David Heerensperger; B- Patricia Pavlish (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

ALL SQUARED AWAY, 4YO gelding by Bellamy Road – Squared ($3,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- Mikhail Yanakov) O- Brous Stable or Wachtel Stable or Wire to Wire Stables; B- Gracefield Breeders (KY); T- P. Miller

BOURBON BAY, 7YO gelding by Sligo Bay (IRE) – Coral Necklace ($1,700, 2007 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- James Spencer) O- David Heerensperger; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

 

AZERI S. (G3), Oaklawn, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M

KEIAI TOKYO, 5YO mare by Medaglia d’Oro – Keiai Sakura ($20,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Thomas Clark Bloodstock, agent) O- Jerry Jamgotchian; B- Morihiro Kameda (KY); T- Eric Reed

DON’T TELL SOPHIA, 5YO mare by Congaree – Lost Expectations ($1,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Philip A. Sims) O- Philip A. Sims & Jerry Namy; B- Stonerside Stable (KY); T- Philip A. Sims

MY MISS AURELIA, 4YO filly by Smart Strike – My Miss Storm Cat ($550,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent for Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings; Buyer- George Bolton) O- Stonestreet Stables & George Bolton; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

CICADA S., Aqueduct, 6 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies**

DISCO BARBIE, 3YO filly by Pure Prize – Cimmaron Lady ($15,000, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Hartwell Farm, agent for Iron County Farm; Buyer- Dundrum Farm) O- Dianne Manning; B- Iron County Farms (KY); T- Anthony Dutrow

SENSE OF REALITY, 3YO filly by Street Sense – Ascot Tobie ($45,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Linda Gaudet, agent for Morris Bailey) O- Andrew Sulley; B- R M C Stable (ON); T- P. Farro

KISS THE LADY, 3YO filly by Quiet American – Minizig ($57,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Kim Valerio, agent) O- A & M Racing; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- G. Rodriguez

I’M MOM’S FAVORITE, 3YO filly by Indian Charlie – Charming Toutsie ($75,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- Cash is King; B- T. VanMeter, Reiley McDonald & J.B. McKathan (KY); T- Anthony Dutrow

HIGHESTMAINTENANCE, 3YO filly by Macho Uno – Half Heaven ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- M.R.B. Stable) O- Repole Stable; B- Dixiana Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

RAILTOWN GIRL, 3YO filly by Candy Ride (ARG) – Harlow Gold ($20,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Havens Bloodstock Agency, agent for Cardinal Farm; Buyer- Albert Davis) O- Cam Allard; B- Cardinal Farm (KY); T- Kiaran McLaughlin

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

INSIDE INFORMATION S. (G2), Gulfstream, 7 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up, F&M

SPECTACULAR SKY, 5YO mare by Sky Mesa – La Princesse Jolie ($40,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- AJM Racing) O- Farnsworth Stables; B- John Boyce & Mildred Boyce (KY); T- Martin Wolfson

BURBAN, 5YO mare by Speightstown – Horse B With You ($90,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Joe Sutton) O- Joseph Sutton; B- James Lamonica, Greenhill Farm, William Bryant & Jeff Singer (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

EMMA’S ENCORE, 4YO filly by Congrats – French Opera ($2,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Equest Thoroughbreds; Buyer- Ulrich Racing) O- Brenda Mercer & Peter Berglar; B- Equest Thoroughbreds (FL); T- Allen Jerkens

NAKANO, 5YO mare by First Samurai – Spring Morning ($100,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Cary Frommer Ventures) O- Thoroughbred Futures Racing; B- Hubert Vester (KY); T- Martin Wolfson

CATCH A THIEF, 6YO mare by Flatter – Nabbed ($20,000 RNA, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Robert Courtney/Crestfield Farm, agent; $15,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stonebridge Farm, agent) O- Charles Dimino; B- Elk Manor Farm (MD); T- T. Hills

STARSHIP TRUFFLES, 4YO filly by Ghostzapper – Bobbie Use ($11,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Nickajack/Reydeoros) O- Chasing Tails Stables; B- Sanford Goldfarb & Irwin Goldfarb (KY); T- Martin Wolfson

 

*Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1)

**Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1)

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