Keeneland Sales Grads Score Grade 2 Wins in the US and Abroad

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LEXINGTON, KY (April 23, 2013) – Keeneland sales alumni recorded Grade 2 stakes wins on both coasts and abroad recently:  Game On Dude took the Charles Town Classic (G2) at Charles Town; Lady of Shamrock won the Santa Barbara Handicap (G2) at Santa Anita; and Tableaux captured the Prix Noailles (G2) at Longchamp. Keeneland sales graduates Winning Cause, General Election and Pick of the Litter swept the top three spots in the Coolmore Lexington Stakes (G3) on Saturday.



GAME ON DUDE, 6YO gelding by Awesome Again – Worldly Pleasure ($210,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent for Adena Springs) Won Charles Town Classic (G2) on 4/20 at Charles Town (career 25-13-5-1, $4,702,158) O- Diamond Pride, Lanni Family Trust, Mercedes Stable & B. Schiappa; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- Bob Baffert

LADY OF SHAMROCK, 4YO filly by Scatt Daddy – Blushing Issue ($35,000 RNA, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent) Won Santa Barbara H. (G2) on 4/20 at Santa Anita (career 13-7-2-1, $825,400) O- Hronis Stable; B- Grovendale Sales (KY); T- John Sadler

TABLEAUX, 3YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Golden Antigua ($330,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- D.L. O’Bryne) Won Prix Noailles (G2) on 4/22 at Longchamp (career 4-1-3-0, €74,100) O- Derrick Smith & Michael Tabor; B- Galleria Bloodstock; T- Andre Fabre


Keeneland sales grads finished 1-2-3 in the Coolmore Lexington S. (G3) on 4/20 at Keeneland:

1- WINNING CAUSE, 3YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Raffishing Look ($115,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent; $170,000 RNA, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- de Meric Sales, agent) (career 7-3-1-0, $206,140) O- Alto Racing; B- Galleria Bloodstock (KY): T- Todd Pletcher

2- General Election, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Menekineko ($70,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Threave Main Stud, agent; Buyer- Donver Stables) O- WinStar Farm; B- Meg & Mike Buckley (KY); T- K. Gorder

3- Pick of the Litter, 3YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Eagle Sound ($14,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; $150,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Carolyn Vogel) O- Crossed Sabres Farm; B- Gabriel Duignan, Crosshaven Bloodstock & Vision Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Dale Romans

SUMMER FRONT, 4YO colt by War Front – Rose of Summer ($475,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent; Buyer- Steven Young, agent) Won Miami Mile H. (G3) on 4/20 at Calder (career 12-6-1-3, $471,140) O- Waterford Stable; B- Graceville Breeding (KY); T- Christophe Clement

CHIPS ALL IN, 4YO colt by North Light (IRE) – Maria’s Mirage ($4,500, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- T. Anderson) Won San Simeon S. (G3) on 4/20 at Santa Anita (career 13-6-4-1, $327,955) O- Everest, O’Brien, Valdez et al; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- J. Mullins

DAN THE TIN MAN, 3YO colt by Songandaprayer – Mrs. M ($22,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Moreau Bloodstock International, agent; Buyer- Kelynack Racing & Steve Duffield) Won $150,206 Woodstock S. on 4/21 at Woodbine (career 7-2-0-1, $151,143) O- Debmar Stables; B- Moreau Bloodstock International (FL); T- Ricky Griffith

KAUAI KATIE, 3YO filly by Malibu Moon – More Than Pretty ($90,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Grady Enterprises) Won $71,250 Road Princess S. on 4/21 at Aqueduct (career 7-6-0-0, $633,000) O- Stonestreet Stables; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

STARSHIP TRUFFLES, 4YO filly by Ghostzapper – Bobbie Use ($11,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Nickajack/Reydeoros) Won $50,000 Musical Romance S. on 4/20 at Calder (career 21-12-2-2, $224,325) O- Chasing Tails Stables; B- Sanford & Irwin Goldfarb (KY); T- Martin Wolfson

CANDY BITES, 3YO colt by Candy Ride (ARG) – Hope for Love ($75,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent) Won $50,000 Howard B. Noonan S. on 4/20 at Beulah (career 10-2-0-2, $50,553) O- Six Wide Racing; B- Peter Sheppell (OH); T- Jeff Engler



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