LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 23, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduate and 2016 Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) winner Finest City made a successful 2017 debut with an easy 3¾-length win in Saturday’s Santa Monica (G2) at Santa Anita. The victory took place just hours before she earned the Eclipse Award as champion female sprinter of 2016.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Santa Monica S. (G2) on 1/21 at Santa Anita:
1- FINEST CITY, 5YO mare by City Zip – Be Envied ($50,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Cobra Farm; $85,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Seltzer Thoroughbreds) (career 15-5-4-2, $1,045,594)O- Seltzer Thoroughbreds; B- HnR Nothhaft Horseracing (PA); T- Ian Kruljac
2- Fantastic Style, 5YO mare by Harlan’s Holiday – Ruby Summer ($40,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent) O- Kaleem Shah; B- C. Kidder, N. Cole & E. Voute (KY); T- Doug O’Neill
HY RIVERSIDE, 5YO gelding by Macho Uno – Sarcasm ($32,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Dapple Stud, agent; Buyer- SJT Racing Stables) Won $200,000 Sunshine Millions Classic on 1/21 at Gulfstream (career 16-5-3-2, $273,790) O- Mar Racing Stable; B- Amy Dunne (FL); T- Antonio Sano
SO CONFLATED, 3YO ridgling by Eskendereya – Donnie’s Secret ($40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Curtis Landry) Won $100,450 California Derby on 1/21 at Golden Gate (career 3-2-0-1, $98,640) O- Reddam Racing; B- Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds (FL); T- Doug O’Neill
OUR WAY, 4YO gelding by Tizway – She’s Sensational ($42,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Parrish Farms, agent) Won $100,000 Sunshine Millions Turf S. on 1/21 at Gulfstream (career 11-4-1-2, $224,484) O- William L. Clifton Jr.; B- Farm III Enterprises (FL); T- H. James Bond
STAR SUPER, 3YO filly by Super Saver – Reforestation ($65,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Big 5 Partners; $95,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) Won $75,000 Marshua S. on 1/21 at Laurel (career 7-2-2-1, $128,200) O- Equine Prep; B- Rocco Baldelli, Caldara Farm & Lane’s End Bloodstock (KY); T- Cathal Lynch
KITTEN’S ROAR, 5YO mare by Kitten’s Joy – Bambolina ($42,000 RNA, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Dapple Stud, agent; $130,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dapple Stud, agent, Buyer- Ken & Sarah Ramsey) Won $72,000 Marie G. Krantz Memorial S. on 1/21 at Fair Grounds (career 12-5-5-1, $316,958) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Dapple Bloodstock (KY); T- Michael Maker
HOLY BOSS, 5YO horse by Street Boss – Holy Grace ($135,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- KDE Equine) Won $70,500 Duncan F. Kenner S. on 1/21 at Fair Grounds (career 18-6-3-3, $711,277) O- Jerry Durant; B- Adena Springs (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
WILDCAT WISH, 4YO gelding by Wildcat Heir – Rahy’s Wish ($52,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Shamrock Stable) Won $70,000 Fremont S. on 1/21 at Delta Downs (career 18-5-5-5, $232,455) O- St. George Stable; B- Charles Kent Cantrell & Beth Bayer (FL); T- Efren Loza Jr.
THE MONEY MONSTER, 3YO colt by Majestic Warrior – Awesomekaylee ($15,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Drumkenny Farm) Won $53,500 Pasco S. on 1/21 at Tampa Bay Downs (career 2-2-0-0, $48,000) O- Rohan Crichton & Cheryl Baker; B- Ginny McKinlay et al (KY); T- Rohan Crichton
NO FAULT OF MINE, 5YO mare by Blame – Single Solution ($100,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Sweezey & Partners, agent) Won $50,000 Wayward Lass S. on 1/21 at Tampa Bay Downs (career 15-5-6-0, $267,814) O/B- Lothenbach Stables (KY); T- Chris Block
CREWMAN, 6YO gelding by Candy Ride (ARG) – Lake Naivasha ($410,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Maverick Racing) Won $50,000 Forego S. on 1/21 at Turfway (career 28-5-11-3, $172,249) O- Dundalk 5; Emory Hamilton (KY); T- Dee Poulos