LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 21, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates, led by undefeated One Liner, swept the top four spots in Monday’s Southwest (G3) at Oaklawn to earn points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). One Liner, sold at Keeneland’s 2015 January Horses of All Ages Sale, recorded a decisive 3½-length victory in the Southwest for his third win in as many starts. Rounding out the top four finishers were sales graduates Petrov, Lookin At Lee and Silver Dust.
On Saturday, Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate High Ridge Road turned in a gritty performance to win the Barbara Fritchie (G2) at Laurel.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
HIGH RIDGE ROAD, 5YO mare by Quality Road – Detect ($180,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Hubert Guy Bloodstock) Won Barbara Fritchie S. (G2) on 2/18 at Laurel (career 11-5-2-3, $413,990) O- Martin Schwartz; B- Betz, Kidder, Blackburn, Lamantia, Graves & Davidson (KY); T- Linda Rice
Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Southwest S. (G3) on 2/20 at Oaklawn:
1- ONE LINER, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Cayala ($150,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Kingswood Farm, agent; Buyer- J. S. B. Stable) (career 3-3-0-0, $373,800) O- WinStar Farm, China Horse Club & SF Racing; B- Kingswood Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher
2- Petrov, 3YO colt by Flatter – Saracina ($25,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent, Buyer- Two Creeks Partners; $55,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent, Buyer- Grand Oaks) O- Rialto Racing Stables & Southern Spring Stables; B- Sun Valley Farm (KY); T- Ron Moquett
3- Lookin At Lee, 3YO colt by Lookin At Lucky – Langara Lass ($70,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, agent; Buyer- L&N Racing) O- L&N Racing; B- Ray Hanson (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
QURBAAN, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Flip Flop (FR) ($300,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd) Won Prix Saonois (L) on 2/18 at Cagnes-Sur-Mer (career 8-5-1-1, €114,650) O- Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum; B- Justin Carthy (KY); T- Francois Rohaut
FARRIER, 9YO gelding by Tapit – Wild Vision ($525,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- John Ferguson) Won Jebel Ali S. (L) on 2/17 at Jebel Ali (career 26-5-9-5) O- Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed Al Maktoum; B- Winchell Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Satish Seemar
CONQUEST FARENHEIT, 3YO colt by Scat Daddy – Holy Smokie ($735,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Rockingham Ranch) Won $81,890 Baffle S. on 2/20 at Santa Anita (career 4-2-1-1, $110,045) O- Chad Littlefield & Rockingham Ranch; B- Meadow Lane Stables (KY); T- Peter Miller
QUICK AND SILVER, 6YO gelding by Dunkirk – Royal Confection ($25,000, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- John Greathouse, agent) Won $50,800 Lost in the Fog S. on 2/20 at Golden Gate (career 32-11-2-2, $239,810) O- Ellen & Peter Johnson; B- Elizabeth & David Whelan and Teresa & Steve Murphy (FL); T- William Delia
HOWDY KINGKOWBOY, 3YO gelding by Kodiak Kowboy – Cubby ($2,500, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Shawhan Place; Buyer- Fleming Thoroughbred Farm) Won $50,000 Turf Paradise Derby on 2/18 at Turf Paradise (career 6-2-2-1, $68,477) O- Turner Shiew; B- Shawhan Place (KY); T- Molly Pearson