Keeneland Sales Graduates Hoppertunity, Diversify Top Grade 1 Clark Handicap on Friday

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LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 22, 2017) – Twenty-eight Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes at major race tracks across the country during the Thursday/Friday Thanksgiving holiday. Keeneland sales alumni dominate the field for the Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (G1) on Friday at Churchill Downs. Clark entries are led by co-high weights Hoppertunity, a multiple Grade 1 winner who seeks his second win in the race, and Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) winner Diversify; Marathon Presented by TAA (G2) winner Destin; Lukas Classic (G3) winner Honorable Duty; and Grade 3 winner Mo Tom

On Thursday at Churchill Downs, Grade 3 winner Money’soncharlotte and Faithfully, second in the recent Zenyatta (G1), were assigned co-high weight in the Falls City (G2). At Del Mar on Friday, Grade 3 winner Inordinate and Prime Attraction, second in the recent John Henry Turf Championship (G2), go postward in the Hollywood Turf Cup (G2).

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23

FALLS CITY H. (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

MONEY’SONCHARLOTTE, 5YO mare by Mizzen Mast – Something Wicked ($135,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- George & Lori Hall; $72,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Merel & Darryl Dixon) O- George E. Hall; B- Dr. Oscar Benavides (KY); T- Kelly Breen

WEEP NO MORE, 4YO filly by Mineshaft – Crosswinds ($90,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hinkle Farms; Buyer- Michonne Farm) O- Ashbrook Farm; B- Hinkle Farms & Robert Kessinger (KY); T- George Arnold II

FAITHFULLY, 4YO filly by Smart Strike – Distinctively ($700,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- KatieRich Farms; Buyer- Sikura & Lunsford) O- Windor Boys Racing, Bruce Lunsford & John Sikura; B- KatieRich Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert

MOTOWN LADY, 4YO filly by Uncle Mo – Binavicar ($75,000 RNA, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; $3,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent, Buyer- Christy Whitman) O- Martin Racing Stable; B- Sahara Group (KY); T- W. Bret Calhoun

FALL HIGHWEIGHT H. (G3), Aqueduct, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

GREAT STUFF, 5YO horse by Quality Road – Sumptuous ($185,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- A. Stevens Miles Jr.; $145,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lantern Hill Farm, agent, Buyer- Glasscock Financial Services) O- Bruce Golden Racing & David Jacobson; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- David Jacobson

LIFE IN SHAMBLES, 6YO gelding by Broken Vow – Life (FR) ($47,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Winter Quarter Farm, agent) O- Paradise Farms Corp; B- C. Clement & Don Robinson (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

READY FOR RYE, 5YO gelding by City Zip – Embroidery ($70,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Chalk Racing) O- Chalk Racing; B- Soc. Agr. Santa Elena de Chimbarongol TDA (KY); T- Tom Albertrani

RED CARPET H. (G3), Del Mar, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

VICTRESS, 4YO filly by Include – Shining Victory ($47,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent; Buyer- Mike Puhich, agent) O- Robert & Victoria Gilker; B- Judy Hicks (KY); T- Robert Gilker

LA MANTA GRIS, 3YO filly by Lemon Drop Kid – Quiero Ganar ($40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Nursery Place, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Blackstone River Stable; B- Nursery Place & Hendrickson (KY); T- George R. Arnold II

DO THE DANCE, 4YO filly by Discreet Cat – Loure ($20,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Gary Sherlock, agent) O- Tom Mansor, Purple Shamrock Racing & Gary Sherlock; B- Lester Kwok & Dr. Naoya Yoshida (KY); T- Gary Sherlock

GALILEO’S SONG (IRE), 4YO filly by Galileo (IRE) – Song to Remember ($475,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- VanMeter Sales, agent; Buyer- Dell Ridge Farm) O- Dell Ridge Farm; B- Smythson (IRE); T- Chad Brown

DOMESTIC VINTAGE, 3YO filly by Americain – Wine Glow ($55,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O/B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

RIVER CITY H. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

GOSTISBEHERE (AE), 3YO gelding by Gio Ponti – Ceremonial March ($47,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent) O/B- Stephen Wigmore; T- Charles LoPresti  

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24

CLARK H. PRESENTED BY NORTON HEALTHCARE (G1), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

HOPPERTUNITY, 6YO horse by Any Given Saturday – Refugee ($300,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Bob Baffert, agent) O- Karl Watson, Mike Pegram & Paul Weitman; B- Betz/DJ Stable/Kidder/J. Betz/Robenait (KY); T- Bob Baffert

DESTIN, 4YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Dream of Summer ($400,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Twin Creeks Racing) O- Twin Creeks Racing Stables & Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- James Weigel & Taylor Made Stallions (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

MO TOM, 4YO colt by Uncle Mo – Caroni ($150,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- GMB Racing) O- GMB Racing; B- Sexton & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Tom Amoss

HONORABLE DUTY, 5YO gelding by Distorted Humor – Mesmeric ($130,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- David A. Ross) O- DARRS, Inc; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Brendan Walsh

DIVERSIFY, 4YO gelding by Bellamy Road – Rule One ($210,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent; Buyer- Lauren & Ralph Evans) O- Lauren & Ralph Evans; B- Fred Hertrich III & John D. Fielding (NY); T- Richard A. Violette Jr.

MRS. REVERE S. (G2), 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

FAULT, 3YO filly by Blame – Charming N Lovable ($120,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Klaravich Stable) O- Agave Racing Stable; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- Michelle Lovell

JOURNEY HOME, 3YO filly by War Front – Soul Search ($200,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Sam-Son Farm) O- Sam-Son Farm; B- W.S. Farish & Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

SENSITIVE, 3YO filly by Divine Park – Kittery Point ($475,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones, agent; Buyer- Solis/Litt) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Brad Cox

HOLLYWOOD TURF CUP (G2), Del Mar, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

TEQUILA JOE, 4YO colt by Stormy Atlantic – Strike It Up ($60,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Purple Racing) O- Gerald & Ronald Frankel; B- Pin Oak Stud (KY); T- Michael McCarthy

PRINCE OF ARABIA, 4YO colt by Mineshaft – Princess Haya ($175,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent; Buyer- DP Racing) O- D P Racing; B- Eileen Hartis (KY); T- Jim Cassidy

PRIME ATTRACTION, 4YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Strawberry Sense ($335,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent; Buyer- D P Racing) O- D P Racing; B- Payson Stud (KY); T- James Cassidy

INORDINATE, 5YO horse by Harlan’s Holiday – Out of Reach (GB) ($65,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- David Meah, agent) O- Paymaster Racing; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Jack Carava

COMELY S. (G3), Aqueduct, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YO Fillies

RUN AND GO, 3YO filly by Union Rags – Run Kate Run ($150,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Repole Stable) O- Repole Stable; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

YOU KNOW TOO, 3YO filly by Colonel John – Palais Versailles ($56,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent; Buyer- Steve Shahinian, agent) O/T- Michael Gorham; B- WinStar Farm (KY)

CRIMSON FROST, 3YO filly by Stormy Atlantic – Rock Jasmine ($10,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mulholland Farm; Buyer- S. F. Henderson) O- Aron Yagoda; B- Joe & John Mulholland and Keith Desormeaux (KY); T- Linda Rice

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