Keeneland Sales Graduate Fashion Plate Impressive in Las Virgenes Win

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LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 3, 2014) – Fashion Plate, sold as a weanling at Keeneland’s 2011 November Breeding Stock Sale, established herself as a leading contender for the Kentucky Oaks (G1) with her wire-to-wire win in Saturday’s Las Virgenes (G1) at Santa Anita.





FASHION PLATE, 3YO filly by Old Fashioned – Miss Puzzle (AUS) ($75,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- 4th Street Racing; $35,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent) Won Las Virgenes S. (G1) on 2/1 at Santa Anita (career 4-2-0-1, $219,250) O- Arnold Zetcher & Tabor; T- S. Callaghan

CERTIFY, 4YO filly by Elusive Quality – Please Sign In ($80,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hurstland Farm, agent; Buyer- John Ferguson) Won Cape Verdi (G2) on 1/30 at Meydan (career 5-5-0-0, $384,526) O- Godolphin; T- Charlie Appleby


Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Sam F. Davis S. (G3) on 2/1 at Tampa Bay Downs:

1- VINCEREMOS, 3YO colt by Pioneerof the Nile ($140,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dapple Stud, agent, Buyer- Oregon Bloodstock; $340,000, 2013 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent, Buyer- Twin Creeks Racing) (career 3-2-1-0, $153,600) O- WinStar Farm & Twin Creeks Racing Stable; T- Todd Pletcher

2- Harpoon, 3YO colt by Tapit – Christmas Star ($500,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Todd Petcher, agent) O- Let’s Go Stable; T- Todd Pletcher


GUYS REWARD, 7YO horse by Grand Reward – Beach View ($14,000 RNA, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; $27,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Carmichael Sales, agent) Won Lambholm South Tampa Bay S. (G3) on 2/1 at Tampa Bay Downs (career 41-8-5-10, $650,312) O- Michael J. Bruder; T- Dale Romans

JOINT RETURN, 3YO filly by Include – Brunswick Star ($60,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Moreau Bloodstock International, agent; Buyer- Main Line Racing) Won $100,000 Busher S. on 2/1 at Aqueduct (career 4-3-0-1, $119,660) O- Main Line Racing Stable; T- John Servis

PLEASE EXPLAIN, 3YO filly by Curlin – Lizzy’s Bluff ($75,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent) Won $66,000 Suncoast S. on 2/1 at Tampa Bay Downs (career 5-2-2-1, $78,200) O- Niall Racing; T- Tom Proctor

WARM BREEZE, 4YO filly by Street Sense – Cry Me a River ($85,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent; $130,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- de Meric Sales, agent, Buyer- Ten Broeck Farm) Won $59,400 Happy Ticket S. on 2/1 at Fair Grounds (career 9-3-1-0, $94,396) O- Ten Broeck Farm; T- Grant Forster

KISS TO REMEMBER, 3YO filly by Big Brown – Taft Lil Queen ($15,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Roy Sturgeon) Won $58,800 Battle of New Orleans S. on 2/1 at Fair Grounds (career 4-2-0-1, $59,110) O- Maggi Moss; T- Tom Amoss



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