Keeneland Sales Grads Will Take Charge, Mizdirection Top Monday Holiday Stakes Entries

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LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 18, 2013) – Smarty Jones Stakes winner Will Take Charge highlights five Keeneland sales alumni entered in Oaklawn’s Southwest Stakes (G3), a prep race on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). Keeneland-sold Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) champion Mizdirection, winner of the recent Monrovia Stakes (G2), headlines Santa Anita’s Buena Vista Stakes (G2).

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18

BUENA VISTA S. (G2), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

MIZDIRECTION, 5YO mare by Mizzen Mast – Deceptive ($85,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Litt Bloodstock) O- Jungle Racing or Strauss or Grohs, et al; B- Joseph J. Perrotta (KY); T- M. Puype

LONG FACE, 4YO filly by Whywhywhy – Louve Mysterieuse ($20,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Highclere Sales, agent; Buyer- Robert B. Trussell Jr.) O- Robert B. Trussell Jr.; B- Fab Oak Stable (KY); T- Patrick Biancone

CHARM THE MAKER, 4YO filly by Empire Maker – Charm the Giant (IRE) ($400,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Winter Quarter Farm, agent) O- Deborah McAnally; B- Ron & Deborah McAnally (KY); T- Ron McAnally

 

GENERAL GEORGE H. (G3), Laurel, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

IL VILLANO, 4YO colt by Pollard’s Vision – Do the Wekiva ($9,500 RNA, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) O- Chuck Russo; B- Vossfeld Bloodstock Group (KY); T- S. Crowell

THUNDER LORD, 6YO gelding by El Prado (IRE) – Grooms Derby ($110,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent for Adena Springs) O- Stronach Stable; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- J. Corrales

 

SOUTHWEST S. (G3), Oaklawn, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs*

OFFICER ALEX, 3YO colt by Officer – Ms. C D Player ($75,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Debbie Easter, agent) O- Winning Horses Stable & Choctaw Racing Stable; B- The Elkstone Group (PA); T- Lynn Whiting

BROWN ALMIGHTY, 3YO colt by Big Brown – Gone Goodbye ($50,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Pegasus Holding Group Stables) O- Tri-Star Racing, Joe Denson & Brent Gasaway; B- MAP Mare Partnership #3 (KY); T- Tim Ice

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

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

BIG LUTE, 3YO colt by Midnight Lute – V V S Flawless ($42,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Green Willow Farms, agent, Buyer- Simmons Bloodstock; $275,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Alex & JoAnn Lieblong) O- Alex & JoAnn Lieblong; B- Green Willow Farms (MD); T- Steve Hobby

 

*Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1)

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