Keeneland Sales Graduates Elusive Kate, Marketing Mix Impressive in Graded Stakes Wins

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LEXINGTON, KY (July 15, 2013) – Two of the weekend’s top performances were turned in by Keeneland-sold females – champion Elusive Kate won the Etihad Airways Falmouth Stakes (G1) at Newmarket, while the accomplished Marketing Mix defeated males to become only the third filly or mare to win the Sunset Handicap (G3) on closing day at Betfair Hollwood Park.





ELUSIVE KATE, 4YO filly by Elusive Quality – Gout de Terrior ($70,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clovelly Farms; Buyer- Blandford Bloodstock) Won Etihad Airways Falmouth S. (G1) on 7/12 at Newmarket (career 13-6-2-2, £706,831) O- Teruya Yoshida; B- Clovelly Farms; T- John Gosden

WAR DANCER, 3YO colt by War Front – Deed I Do ($25,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- B & B Stables) Won Virginia Derby (G2) on 7/13 at Colonial Downs (career 7-3-2-1, $418,569) O- Magdalena Racing et al; B- Cherry Valley Farm & Stuart Janney III (KY); T- Ken McPeek

MARKETING MIX, 5YO mare by Medaglia d’Oro – Instant Thought ($150,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent; Buyer- Glen Hill Farm) Won Sunset H. (G3) on 7/13 at Betfair Hollywood (career 18-10-4-1, $1,869,518) O- Glen Hill Farm; B- Sean Fitzhenry (ON); T- Tom Proctor

DARK COVE, 6YO horse by Medaglia d’Oro – Crystal Cove ($120,000, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Chesapeak Partners; $155,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- Whitehorse Stables) Won Stars & Stripes (G3) on 7/13 at Arlington (career 24-9-2-1, $488,154) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Stonewall Farm (KY); T- Michael Maker

NELLIE CASHMAN, 3YO filly by Mineshaft – Alison’s Winner ($57,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Glenmalure Farm, agent, Buyer- Paul de Hechavarria; $70,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent) Won Virginia Oaks (G3) on 7/13 at Colonial Downs (career 8-2-3-1, $140,770) O- Sycamore Racing; B- Nelson Clemmens (PA); T- F. Abbott III

SHE’S A TIGER, 2YO filly by Tale of the Cat – Shandra Smiles ($150,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock) Won $150,500 Landaluce S. on 7/13 at Betfair Hollywood (career 2-2-0-0, $105,650) O- Mark DeDomenico, Allen Aldrich, Lisa Hernandez & Stuart Downey; B- Dr. Rodney Orr (KY); T- Jeff Bonde

SURTSEY, 3YO filly by Heatseeker (IRE) – Kick’em Jenny ($14,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) Won $144,256 Ontario Damsel S. on 7/14 at Woodbine (career 8-3-0-1, $213,117) O/B- Yvonne Schwabe (ON); T- Kevin Attard

PATAKY KID, 3YO colt by Rockport Harbor – Prom Princess ($62,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- All In Sales) Won $67,500 Coach Jimi Lee S. on 7/13 at Arlington (career 11-3-1-2, $202, 235) O- Swifty Farms; B- H. Allen Poindexter (OK); T- Tom Proctor

THANK YOU MARY LOU, 2YO filly by Birdstone – Menifeeque ($47,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Ken & Sarah Ramsey) Won $65,000 Tippett S. on 7/13 at Colonial Downs (career 1-1-0-0, $43,800) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Mr. & Mrs. C.W. McNeely III (VA); T- Michael Maker

SILVERTONGUEDTOMMY, 2YO gelding by Street Boss – Golden Say ($10,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- PTK LLC) Won $50,000 Cheney S. on 7/13 at Colonial Downs (career 3-2-1-0, $63,210) O- PTK LLC; B- Ernest Frohboese (KY); T- Dane Kobiskie

AL QASR, 5YO horse by Aptitude – Majestic Dy ($8,500, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Waterford-Millford Farm, agent; Buyer- Dante Zanelli, agent) Won $50,000 Kitten’s Joy S. on 7/13 at Colonial Downs (career 16-9-1-1, $190,118) O- Soribel Stable; B- Kathryn West (KY); T- Ken McPeek



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