Keeneland Sales Grads in the Spotlight this Weekend

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LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 28, 2012) – Keeneland sales graduates account for 59 entries competing in this weekend’s multiple graded stakes at Belmont and Santa Anita. Among the accomplished alumni are Grade 1 stakes winners Stay Thirsty and Ruler On Ice in the TVG Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational (G1); champion Royal Delta in the Beldame Invitational (G1); Sean Avery in the Vosburgh Invitational (G1); Game On Dude in the Awesome Again Stakes (G1); Love Theway Youare, Switch and Love and Pride in the Zenyatta Stakes (G1); and To Honor and Serve and Jersey Town in the Kelso Handicap (G2).

Nine of the 11 two-year-olds entered in Santa Anita’s FrontRunner Stakes (G1) are Keeneland sales alumni, highlighted by graded stakes winner Know More. Keeneland September Yearling Sales grads Executiveprivilege and Kauai Katie put their perfect records on the line in the Chandelier Stakes (G1) and Matron Stakes (G2), respectively, while impressive maiden winner Carried Interest goes postward in the Futurity Stakes (G2).

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

TVG JOCKEY CLUB GOLD CUP INVITATIONAL (G1), Belmont, 1¼ Miles, 3YOs & Up

STAY THIRSTY, 4YO colt by Bernardini – Marozia ($160,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Whitehorse Stables) O- Repole Stables; B- John D. Gunther & John Darren Gunther (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

RULER ON ICE, 4YO gelding by Roman Ruler – Champagne Glow ($100,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent for Liberation Farm & Brandywine; Buyer- George & Lori Hall) O- George & Lori Hall; B- Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm (KY); T- Kelly Breen

ATIGUN, 3YO colt by Istan – Rimini Road ($42,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- Shortleaf Stable) O- Shortleaf Stable; B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- Ken McPeek

FAST FALCON, 3YO colt by Awesome Again – My Chicadee ($60,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pauls Mill; Buyer- Pelican LLC) O- Richard Pell; B- B.P. Walden Jr. & H.G. King III (KY); T- Nick Zito

 

JOE HIRSCH TURF CLASSIC INVITATIONAL (G1), Belmont, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

HAILSTONE, 5YO horse by City Zip – Weekend Storm ($100,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Mark Casse, agent; $235,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Steven Young, agent) O- Marc Keller; B- W.S. Farish & Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership (KY); T- R. Ribaudo

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

 

FLOWER BOWL INVITATIONAL (G1), Belmont, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

HESSONITE, 4YO filly by Freud – Lakab ($27,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- William Punk Jr.) O- William Punk Jr. & Philip DiLeo; B- Berkshire Stud & Waterville Lake Stables (NY); T- David Donk

 

BELDAME INVITATIONAL (G1), Belmont, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

MARISTAR, 5YO mare by Giant’s Causeway – Jewel Princess ($200,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- McKeever St. Lawrence) O- Michael Deegan; B- Barnett Enterprises (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

ROYAL DELTA, 4YO filly by Empire Maker – Delta Princess ($8.5 million, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Chanteclair Farm, agent for the complete dispersal of Palides Investments N.V. Inc) O- Besilu Stables; B- Palides Investments N.V. Inc (KY); T- Bill Mott

CASH FOR CLUNKERS, 4YO filly by Tiznow – Miss Dixie Dreamer ($25,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mineola Farm, agent; Buyer- Hartley/DeRenzo) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Mineola Farm, Jim Geisler & David Houchin (KY); T- Richard Violette Jr.

 

VOSBURGH INVITATIONAL (G1), Belmont, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

SEAN AVERY, 6YO gelding by Cherokee Run – Latin Lynx ($30,000, 2007 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Steven Schoenfeld) O- Black Swan Stable; B- Darley (KY); T- A. Iwinski

JUSTIN PHILLIP, 4YO colt by First Samurai – Ava Knowsthecode ($400,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Valkyre Stud, agent for Oakbrook Farm; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; B- Oakbrook Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

AWESOME AGAIN S. (G1), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

GAME ON DUDE, 5YO gelding by Awesome Again – Worldly Pleasure ($210,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent for Adena Springs) O- Diamond Pride or Lanni Family Trust or B. Schiappa et al; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- Bob Baffert

NONIOS, 3YO colt by Pleasantly Perfect – Stylish Manner ($21,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hermitage Farm, agent; Buyer- Eric Antonio Delvalle) O- Green Smith; B- Hermitage Farm (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

EMPIRE WAY, 3YO colt by Empire Maker – Delta Princess ($140,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O- Heinz Steinmann; B- Palides Investments N.V. Inc (KY); T- M. Harrington

 

FRONTRUNNER S. (G1), Santa Anita, 1 1/16 Miles, 2YOs

CARVING, 2YO colt by Any Given Saturday – In Seconds ($37,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Preston Stables) O- Baffert & Miller; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

GABRIEL CHARLES, 2YO colt by Street Hero – Star of Atticus ($19,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Federico Barberini, agent) O- Britt or House; B- Doris Tummillo (KY); T- J. Mullins

DRY SUMMER, 2YO ridgling by Any Given Saturday – Greenstreet ($22,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent) O- Britt or House; B- Richard Shultz (KY); T- J. Mullins

IMPERATIVE, 2YO ridgling by Bernardini – Call Her ($325,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent for Glencrest Farm; Buyer- John Ferguson) O- Darley Stable; B- Glencrest Farm & Darley (KY); T- Eoin Harty

KNOW MORE, 2YO colt by Lion Heart – Seattle Qui ($130,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Red Wings Enterprises) O- Reddam Racing; B- Joseph LaCombe Stables (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

CAPO BASTONE, 2YO colt by Street Boss – Fight to Love ($45,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pauls Mill Bloodstock, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- Hargus & Sandra Sexton, Tom Bozarth & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

DEN’S LEGACY, 2YO 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

POWER BROKER, 2YO 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 Ltd (KY); T- Bob Baffert

WILD STUDENT, 2YO colt by Student Council – Chenoa ($57,000 RNA, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- de Meric Sales, agent) O- Lloyd Debruycker; B- Millennium Farms & Little Brother Farm (KY); T- P. Aguirre

 

CHANDELIER S. (G1), Santa Anita, 1 1/16 Miles, 2YO Fillies

BEHOLDER, 2YO 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

BUTTERFLY SOUL, 2YO filly by Henny Hughes – Zada Rae ($2,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Johnny Taboada) O- Johnny Taboada; B- Blue Devil Racing (NY); T- G. Vallejo

EXECUTIVEPRIVILEGE, 2YO filly by First Samurai – Refugee ($23,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Hubert Guy, agent) O- Pegram or Watson or Weitman; B- Betz/D.J. Stable/Kidder/J. Betz/Robernalt (KY); T- Bob Baffert

SCARLET STRIKE, 2YO 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

MISS EMPIRE, 2YO filly by Empire Maker – Miss Excitement ($85,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- G. Ray Trisler & Mays Farm) O- Barber or Barber or Tsujihara; B- Dan Cassella & Frank Cassella (KY); T- P. Miller

 

RODEO DRIVE S. (G1), Santa Anita, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

LET’S GO CHEYENNE, 4YO filly by Tiznow – Michigan Bluff ($75,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock) O- Southern Comfort Stable or Scott; B- Brian Kahn et al (KY); T- V. Cerin

LEFT A MESSAGE, 3YO filly by Mr. Greeley – Chief Secretary ($240,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent for Kinsman Farm; Buyer- Glen Hill Farm) O- Glen Hill Farm; B- Kinsman Farm (KY); T- Tom Proctor

MY GI GI, 3YO filly by E Dubai – Relish the Thought (IRE) ($6,500, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- John Prather Jr.) O- Conner & Jacobsen; B- Darley (KY); T- P. Eurton

THISISMYSTAGE, 4YO filly by Theatrical (IRE) – Pulcinella ($50,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent for Fox Straus Stable; Buyer- A & R Stables) O- Class Racing Stable; B- Fox Straus Kentucky (KY); T- Craig Dollase

MARKETING MIX, 4YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Instant Thought ($150,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent; Buyer- Glen Hill Farm) O- Glen Hill Farm; B- Sean Fitzhenry (ON); T- Tom Proctor

CITY TO CITY, 5YO mare by City Zip – Stormbow ($15,000, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Ronald Hagen) O- DeBurgh or Hollendorfer or DeDominico; B- Dr. D. Michael Cavey Jr. (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

NEREID, 4YO filly by Rock Hard Ten – Dowry ($190,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Blandford Bloodstock) O- E.N. Kronfeld; B- Mr. & Mrs. Emler Neuman (KY); T- John Shirreffs

 

ZENYATTA S. (G1), Santa Anita, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

LOVE THEWAY YOU ARE, 4YO filly by Arch – Diversa ($24,000 RNA, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Hartwell Farm, agent) O- M.K. Cho Stables; B- Christopher Dragone (KY); T- M.K. Cho

SWITCH, 5YO mare by Quiet American – Antoniette ($150,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Calumet Farm; Buyer- Third Street Stable) O- C R K Stable; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

JOYFUL VICTORY, 4YO filly 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

LOVE AND PRIDE, 4YO filly by A.P. Indy – Ile de France ($380,000 RNA, 2010 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent) O- Green Hills Farm; B- Stud TNT (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

VIA VILLAGGIO, 3YO filly by Bernardini – Hoh Buzzard (IRE) ($300,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Jerry Hollendorfer) O- Steve Beneto; B- Michael Lynch (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

MISS MITTAGONG, 5YO mare by Pleasantly Perfect – Go Go ($25,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- M. Byrne) O- Mmes. Cecil or Reddam; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- Ben Cecil

 

KELSO H. (G2), Belmont, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

JERSEY TOWN, 6YO horse by Speightstown – Jersey Girl ($95,000 RNA, 2007 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; $170,000 RNA, 2008 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- McKathan Bros, agent) O/B- Charles Fipke; T- Barclay Tagg

TO HONOR AND SERVE, 4YO colt by Bernardini – Pilfer ($250,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Sommer Smith, agent; $575,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Live Oak Plantation) O- Live Oak Plantation; B- Twin Creeks Farm, Larry Byer & Rancho San Miguel (KY); T- Bill Mott

SHACKLEFORD, 4YO colt by Forestry – Oatsee ($275,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Belvedere Farm, agent) O- Michael Lauffer, W.D. Cubbedge & Phillips Racing Partnership; B- Mike Luaffer & Bill Cubbedge (KY); T- Dale Romans

GALLANT FIELDS, 5YO gelding by Smarty Jones – Mystery Trip ($150,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Paul Braverman & Richard Fields) O- J.W. Singer; B- W.S. Farish & Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership (KY); T- Richard Dutrow Jr.

PACIFIC OCEAN, 5YO gelding by Ghostzapper – Miss Salsa ($300,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent for Swordlestown Stud; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Dennis Narlinger; B- Swordlestown Stud (KY); T- Richard Dutrow Jr.

TRICKMEISTER, 5YO horse by Proud Citizen – Afternoon Trick ($95,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent) O- IEAH Stables, Pegasus Holdings Group Stables & Mark Frimmel; B- Brereton Jones & Timothy Thornton (KY); T- Richard Dutrow Jr.

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

FUTURITY S. (G2), Belmont, 6 Furlongs, 2YOs

CARRIED INTEREST, 2YO colt by Henny Hughes – Missamerica Bertie ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- Any News Stable) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Nesco (KY); T- Richard Violette Jr.

SPECIAL JO, 2YO colt by Johannesburg – Quiet City ($40,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Nardelli Sales, agent; Buyer- Albert Davis) O- Mike McCarty; B- John Clarke and Kim & Rodney Nardelli (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

OVERANALYZE, 2YO colt by Dixie Union – Unacloud ($380,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Repole Stables) O- Repole Stables; B- Diamond A Racing Corp (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

MATRON S. (G2), Belmont, 6 Furlongs, 2YO Fillies

UNABASHED, 2YO filly by Elusive Quality – Golden Temper ($200,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Cheyenne Stables) O- Cheyenne Stables & McNeill Stables; B- Pollock Farms & Darley (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

SWEET SHIRLEY MAE, 2YO filly by Broken Vow – Joyful Chaos ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Longfield Farm, agent; Buyer- Hat Creek Racing) O- Ice Wine Stable; B- Lewis Schaffel (KY); T- Wesley Ward

KAUAI KATIE, 2YO filly by Malibu Moon – More Than Pretty ($90,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Grady Equine) O- Stonestreet Stables; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

JOHN HENRY TURF CHAMPIONSHIP (G2), Santa Anita, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

GRASSY, 6YO horse by El Prado (IRE) – High Savannah ($220,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Steven Young, agent) O- Button Stable, Hicker & Jones; B- Claiborne Farm & Adele Dilschneider (KY); T- M. Jones

CASINO HOST, 4YO colt by Dynaformer – Ensenada ($290,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Gary & Mary West; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- Ron Ellis

TEMPLE’S DOOR, 4YO colt by Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) – Chetak (IRE) ($19,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O- I.E. Truman; B- John & Allegra Ernst (KY); T- Jeff Mullins

FIRE WITH FIRE, 4YO 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, Buyer- Lawley—Wakelin Bloodstock, agent) O- David Heerensperger; B- Patricia Pavlish (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

BOURBON BAY, 6YO gelding by Sligo Bay (IRE) – Coral Necklace ($1,700, 2007 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- James Spencer) O- David & Jill Heerensperger; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

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