Keeneland Sales Grads Favored in Weekend Derby/Oaks Preps

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LEXINGTON, KY (April 6, 2013) – Keeneland sales grads figure prominently in today’s Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) preps – unbeaten Tampa Bay Derby (G2) winner Verrazano is favored in the Wood Memorial Stakes (G1) at Aqueduct; Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G2) winner Flashback highlights the Santa Anita Derby (G1), and champion and Las Virgenes Stakes (G1) winner Beholder headlines the Santa Anita Oaks (G1). The talented Keeneland sales alumni Allanah and Wave Theory seek points on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks in today’s Central Bank Ashland Stakes (G1) at Keeneland.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

WOOD MEMORIAL S. (G1), Aqueduct, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs*

CHRISANDTHECAPPER, 3YO colt by First Samurai – Wini Jones ($34,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Parrish Farms, agent) O- Mr. Amore Stable; B- Builder’s Mart (KY); T- John Servis

NORMANDY INVASION, 3YO colt by Tapit – Boston Lady ($145,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; $230,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Eddie Woods, agent, Fox Hill Farm, agent) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- Betz/Kidder/Gainesway/Graves/DJ Stable/Cole (KY); T- Chad Brown

ELNAAWI, 3YO colt by Street Sense – Pilfer ($500,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Co Ltd) O- Shadwell Stable; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- Kiaran McLaughlin

VERRAZANO, 3YO colt by More Than Ready – Enchanted Rock ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Middlebrook Farm, agent; Buyer- Let’s Go Stable) O- Let’s Go Stable, Tabor, Magnier & Smith; B- Emory Hamilton (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

SANTA ANITA DERBY (G1), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs*

FLASHBACK, 3YO colt by Tapit – Rhumb Line ($260,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Gary & Mary West; B- William Andrade & Michael Hernon (KY); T- Bob Baffert

POWER BROKER, 3YO colt by Pulpit – Shop Again ($360,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Gary & Mary West; B- Jamm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

SUPER NINETY NINE, 3YO colt 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

 

CENTRAL BANK ASHLAND S. (G1), Keeneland, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies**

BROKEN SPELL, 3YO filly by Broken Vow – Rich Fin ($85,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Upson Downs Farm, agent; Buyer- Greenbriar Investments) O- Calumet Farm; B- Shadowfax Stable (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

ALLANAH, 3YO filly by Scat Daddy – Star in the Corner ($87,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent; $185,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Nick de Meric, agent, Buyer- Kevin Hulse) O- TK Stables; B- John Penn (KY); T- K. Gorder                                          

WAVE THEORY, 3YO filly by Smart Strike – Glimmering (IRE) ($130,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Minor & Greathouse; $275,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent, Buyer- Martin Schwartz) O- Martin Schwartz; B- Hertich/McCarthy Livestock, John Fielding & W.S. Farish (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

CARTER H. (G1), Aqueduct, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

SATURDAY’S CHARM, 4YO colt Any Given Saturday – Pout ($150,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Walnut Hill Stables; $75,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; $240,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent, Buyer- Mike McCarty) O- Mike McCarty; B- Paragon Farms (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

SANTA ANITA OAKS (G1), Santa Anita, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs**

BLACK WITCH, 3YO filly by Majestic Warrior – South African Baby ($95,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services, agent, Twin Peaks Racing; $115,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent, Buyer- Windmill Manor; $400,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Eddie Woods, agent, Buyer- Hill ‘n’ Dale Bloodstock) O- Mercedes Stable; B- T/C Stable (KY); T- Bob Baffert

SPELLBOUND, 3YO filly by Bernardini – Layreebelle ($190,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- PDQ Racing; $260,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Roberta Scott) O- Ramona Bass, Claiborne Farm & Dilschneider; B- Machmer Hall U& Darley Stud (KY); T- Richard Mandella

FIFTYSHADESOFHAY, 3YO filly by Pulpit – Quiet Kim ($175,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Smack Down Stable) O- Pegram or Watson or Weitman; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

BEHOLDER, 3YO filly by Henny Hughes – Leslie’s Lady ($180,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clarkland Farm; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Clarkland Farm (KY); T- Richard Mandella

 

RUFFIAN H. (G1), Aqueduct, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up, F&M

ONEPOINTHREEKARATS, 5YO mare by Medaglia d’Oro – Beaties for Real ($1.3 million, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent; Buyer- Live Oak Plantation) O- Live Oak Plantation; B- Gilbert Campbell (FL); T- H. Graham Motion

MY WANDY’S GIRL, 4YO filly by Flower Alley – Unbridled Secret ($40,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Machmer Hall & Cherokee Equine; $50,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent) O- Guillermo Berrios; B- PHW Equine Investments (KY); T- Michael Hushion

 

GAZELLE S. (G2), Aqueduct, 1 1/18 Miles, 3YO Fillies**

RED HOT TWEET, 3YO filly by Heatseeker (IRE) – Bird Chatter ($20,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Runnymede Farm, agent; Buyer- Buttonwood Stables) O- Bill Crager; B- Catesby W. Clay (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

WATRUGONNADOROSIE, 3YO filly by Curlin – Tears I Cry ($700,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent for Highgrove Stud; Buyer- West Point Thoroughbreds) O- St. Elias Stable & West Point Thoroughbreds; B- Ron Gilbert & Highgrove Stud (KY); T- Bill Mott

 

POTRERO GRANDE S. (G2), Santa Anita, 6½ Furlongs, 4YOs & Up

UNBRIDLED’S NOTE, 4YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Siberian Fur ($150,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Gulf Coast Farm) O- Mike McCarty; B- Gulf Coast Farms (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

JIMMY CREED, 4YO colt by Distorted Humor – Hookedonthefeelin ($900,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent for Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Richard Mandella

 

BAY SHORE S. (G3), Aqueduct, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs

MALEEH, 3YO colt by Indian Charlie – Gold Mover ($350,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent for the complete dispersal of Estate of Edward P. Evans; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Co Ltd) O- Shadwell Stable; B- Edward P. Evans (VA); T- Kiaran McLaughlin

HONORABLE DILLON, 3YO colt by Tapit – Shy Greeting (ARG) ($100,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Joseph Bucci; B- Robert Trussell Jr. (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

SILVER MORGAN, 3YO gelding by J Be K – Stylish Talent ($80,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Jason Hall, agent) O- Gina Brooks; B-Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- G. Preciado

CLEARLY NOW, 3YO colt by Horse Greeley – Bend ($30,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Ron Fleischman, agent) O- Up Hill Stable; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- B. Lynch

THE TRUTH AND K G, 3YO colt by Successful Appeal – She’s Roughin It ($25,000 RNA, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; $25,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent, Buyer- Michael Yates) O- James Riccio; B- Dreamfields, Don Brady & Kerry Cauthen (KY); T- R. Rodriguez

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

PROVIDENCIA S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

KYRIAKI, 3YO filly by Scat Daddy – Tally Ho Dixie ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Patricia Savides) O- Domenic Savides; B- James Scatuorchio (KY); T- P. Eurton

SULTRY SEASON, 3YO filly by Mizzen Mast – Temis (CHI) ($28,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Blue Moon Bloodstock) O- Via Encanto Farms; B- James Glover (KY); T- J. Periban

SWEET RED CAT, 3YO filly by Bluegrass Cat – Sweet Soul ($18,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Circle D Thoroughbreds) O- Batchelor Family Trust or Judi Patridge; B- Parkway Farm & WinStar Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

SCARLET STRIKE, 3YO filly by Smart Strike – Scarlet Tango ($70,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent) O- Carver or Hollendorfer or Smith; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

 

*Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1)

**Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1)

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