Keeneland Sales Graduate Noble Moon Takes Jerome

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LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 6, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates won graded stakes across the U.S. this weekend, headlined by Noble Moon’s two-length win in the Jerome (G2) at Aqueduct. Other Keeneland-sold winners include Awesome Babyin the Santa Ynez (G2) and Pontchatrain in the Monrovia (G2), both at Santa Anita, and Naples Bay in the Marshua’s River (G3) at Gulfstream.





NOBLE MOON, 3YO colt by Malibu Moon – Mambo Bell ($200,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Rick Grimes; $200,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Jeff Treadway) WonJerome S. (G2) on 1-4 at Aqueduct (career 3-2-0-1, $193,000) O- Treadway Racing Stable; T- L. Gyarmati


Keeneland sales grads finished 1-2 in the Santa Ynez S. (G2) on 1-4 at Santa Anita:

1- AWESOME BABY, 3YO filly by Awesome Again – Miss Attractive ($220,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Margaux Farm, agent; Buyer- Ed Savant) (career 4-2-0-0, $170,250) O- Kaleem Shah; T- Bob Baffert

2- Taste Like Candy, 3YO filly by Candy Ride (ARG) – My Success ($80,000 RNA, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $50,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Bad Boy Racing & Whizway Farms) O- Bad Boy Racing & Whizway Farms; T- Jerry Hollendorfer


Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2-3 in the Monrovia S. (G2) on 1-5 at Santa Anita:

1- PONTCHATRAIN, 4YO filly by War Front – Dominica ($200,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Longfield Farm, agent; Buyer- Glen Hill Farm) (career 7-5-0-1, $324,882) O- Glen Hill Farm; T- Tom Proctor

2- Kindle, 6YO mare by Indian Charlie – Carson’s Vanity ($50,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- H & R Nothhaft Horse Racing) O- H & R Nothhaft Horse Racing; T- Gary Mandella

3- Purim’s Dancer, 5YO mare by Purim – Zip City Dancer ($12,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Loch Lea Farm, agent; Buyer- CJ Thoroughbreds) O- Donnely, Johnsen, Kohn, et al; T- Tom Proctor


NAPLES BAY, 6YO mare by Giant’s Causeway – Cappucino Bay ($350,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Katalpa Farm, agent; Buyer- E. A. Cox Jr.) Won Marshua’s River S. (G3) on 1-4 at Gulfstream (career 18-5-3-1, $338,770) O- E. A. Cox Jr.; T- Christophe Clement

FIERCE BOOTS, 3YO filly by Tiznow – Shop Again ($200,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Bobby Flay) Won $100,000 Busanda S. on 1-4 at Aqueduct (career 5-2-0-0, $94,036) O- Bobby Flay; T- Todd Pletcher

GRACER, 3YO filly by Exchange Rate – Tina’s Goal ($150,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Anthony Dutrow) Won $100,000 Marshua S. on 1-4 at Laurel (career 5-3-1-1, $183,000) O- Three Chimney Racing Partnership & Team D; T- Anthony Dutrow

GERMANIAC, 3YO colt by Henny Hughes – Judy Soda ($14,000, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Imagine) Won $100,000 Frank Whiteley Jr. S. on 1-4 at Laurel (career 5-3-0-1, $110,120) O- Germania Farms; T- Timothy Tullock Jr.

FIRENZE FEELING, 4YO filly by Macho Uno – Elusive ($110,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer-  Michael Dubb & Elkstone Group) Won $100,000 Nellie Morse S. on 1-4 at Laurel (career 4-3-0-1, $111,360) O- Michael Dubb & Bethlehem Stables, Elkstone Group & David Ross; T- Rudy Rodriguez

CANDY KITTY, 3YO filly by Lemon Drop Kid – Worthy Cat ($185,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Starlight Racing) Won $100,000 Ginger Brew S. on 1-5 at Gulfstream (career 7-3-1-1, $204,000) O- Starlight Racing; T- Todd Pletcher

MIGHTY BROWN, 3YO colt by Big Brown – Mighty Martha ($125,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Bolo Equine) Won $53,500 Pasco S. on 1-4 at Tampa Bay Downs (career 9-2-4-1, $128,590) O- Tri-Star Racing & The Farm on 4; T- Tim Ice



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