Keeneland Sales Graduates Majestic Harbor, Declassify Impressive in Grade 1 Wins

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LEXINGTON, KY (June 30, 2014) – Keeneland sales alumni Majestic Harbor and Declassify each captured Grade 1 wins this weekend. Majestic Harbor romped to a 6¼-length victory in the Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1), earning a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Nov. 1 at Santa Anita for his effort. Declassify turned in a gritty performance to win the Triple Bend (G1) at Santa Anita in his stakes debut. On Sunday, Keeneland-sold Big Kick took the San Juan Capistrano (G2), the closing-day feature at Santa Anita.     

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

STAKES WINNERS

MAJESTIC HARBOR, 6YO horse by Rockport Harbor – Champagne Royale ($20,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent; Buyer- Sean McCarthy, agent) Won Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1) on 6/28 at Santa Anita (career 23-6-6-4, $655,764) O- Gallant Stables; B- Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm (KY); T- Sean McCarthy

DECLASSIFY, 4YO colt by Orientate – Mir Cat ($8,500 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) Won Triple Bend S. (G1) on 6/28 at Santa Anita (career 5-3-1-0, $261,240) O- Kaleem Shah; B- Gaines-Gentry Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Bob Baffert

BIG KICK, 5YO gelding by Tiznow – Diamant Lady ($30,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Adena Springs, agent; Buyer- Mike Machowsky, agent) Won San Juan Capistrano (G2) on 6/29 at Santa Anita (career 19-5-2-1, $254,631) O- Marchosky or Shaw or Walters, et al; B- Adena Springs (ON); T- M. Machowsky

JESSICA’S STAR, 3YO gelding by Magna Graduate – Bimini Knot ($32,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent) Won Iowa Derby (G3) on 6/28 at Prairie Meadows (career 6-4-2-0, $275,600) O- Mark Breen; B- Elisabeth Alexander (KY); T- Michael Stidham

 

Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Senorita S. (G3) on 6/28 at Santa Anita:

1- SHEZA SMOKE SHOW, 3YO filly by Wilko – Avery Hall ($25,000, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Pope McLean, agent; Buyer- Our Stable) (career 6-3-0-1, $138,438) O- Biegler, Exline or Zubok et al; B- Butch Rice (KY); T- P. Eurton

2- Famous Alice, 3YO filly by Kitten’s Joy – Quiet Alice ($27,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Ramsey Farm, agent) O- George Krikorian; B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); T- Tom Proctor

3- Morning Fox, 3YO filly by First Samurai – Coffee ($45,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Threave Main Stud, agent) O- Mark DeDomenico or Carver or Hollendorfer; B- Meg Buckley & Tom Ryan (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

 

STREET STORY, 3YO filly by Street Cry (IRE) – Perfect Story ($155,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Whispering Oaks Farm) Won Victory Ride S. (G3) on 6/29 at Belmont (career 8-4-1-0, $251,210) O- Whispering Oaks Farm; B- John C. Oxley (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

GIOVANNI BOLDINI, 3YO colt by War Front – Dancing Trieste ($190,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Millennium Farms, agent; Buyer- Kingsbury Farms) Won Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Celebration (L) on 6/28 at The Curragh (career 9-3-1-2, €301,519) O- Susan Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith; B- Charles Woodson Jr.; T- Aidan O’Brien

DANCIN’ LIL, 5YO mare by Fusaichi Pegasus – Blabby B. ($16,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Champion Racing Stable) Won $100,000 Saylorsville S. on 6/27 at Prairie Meadows (career 23-7-3-8, $238,293) O- Danny Caldwell; B- Cindy Keegan (KY); T- Federico Villafranco

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