Keeneland Sales Graduates in Spotlight on Kentucky Derby Day

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LEXINGTON, KY (May 1, 2014) – Forty-five Keeneland sales alumni were entered in graded stakes to be held Kentucky Derby Day, Saturday, May 3. Ten of the 21 horses entered in the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) are Keeneland sales graduates, led by Grade 1 winners Danza and Wicked Strong. Other Keeneland sales alumni competing on Saturday include graded stakes winners Guys Reward and Boisterous in the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (G1); Judy the Beauty in the Humana Distaff (G1); Capo Bastone, Clearly Now and Falling Sky in the Churchill Downs (G2); Tapicat in the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (G2); Cleburne and Global View in the American Turf (G2); and Swift Warrior and Summer Front in the Fort Marcy (G3).

 

SATURDAY, May 3 

KENTUCKY DERBY PRESENTED BY YUM! BRANDS (G1), Churchill Downs, 1¼ Miles, 3YOs

HARRY’S HOLIDAY, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Daisy Mason ($50,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- Erv Woolsey & Keith Asmussen) O- Skychai Racing, Terry Raymond & Jana Wagner; B- Brereton Jones & B. Ned Jones (KY); T- Michael Maker

DANZA, 3YO colt by Street Boss – Champagne Royale ($105,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent; Buyer- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

WE MISS ARTIE, 3YO colt by Artie Schiller – Athena’s Gift ($90,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Cara Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Ken & Sarah Ramsey) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Richard Lister (ON); T- Todd Pletcher

VINCEREMOS, 3YO colt by Pioneerof the Nile ($140,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dapple Stud, agent, Buyer- Oregon Bloodstock; $340,000, 2013 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent, Buyer- Twin Creeks Racing) O- WinStar Farm & Twin Creeks Racing Stable; B- Machmer Hall (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

HOPPERTUNITY, 3YO colt 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 (Hoppertunity was scratched May 1)

CHITU, 3YO colt by Henny Hughes – Sea Gift ($67,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Southern Chase Farm) O- Tanma Corp; B- Tom Evans, Macon Wilmil Equines & Marjac Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert

MEDAL COUNT, 3YO colt by Dynaformer – Brisquette ($360,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Dale Romans

INTENSE HOLIDAY, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Intensify ($380,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Starlight Racing) O- Starlight Racing; B- Machmer Hall & Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

RIDE ON CURLIN, 3YO colt by Curlin – Magical Ride ($25,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Daniel Dougherty) O- Daniel Dougherty; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & Louise Ireland Humphrey Revocable Trust 2008 (KY); T- W. Gowan

WICKED STRONG, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – Moyne Abbey ($375,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Centennial Farms) O- Centennial Farms; B- William F. Lynn (KY); T- J. A. Jerkens

 

WOODFORD RESERVE TURF CLASSIC (G1), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

GUYS REWARD, 7YO horse by Grand Reward – Beach View ($14,000 RNA, 2007 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; $27,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Cosnignor- Carmichael Sales, agent) O- Michael Bruder; B- Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Dale Romans

MORO TAP, 4YO colt by Tapit – Ghost Dancing ($10,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Off the Hook, agent; $350,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Skychai Racing & Terry Raymond) O- Skychai Racing, Sand Dollar Stable, Terry Raymond & J. Wagner (VA); T- Michael Maker

BOISTEROUS, 7YO horse by Distorted Humor – Emanating ($350,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Steve Young, agent) O- Gary Barber; B- Cynthia Phipps (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

HUMANA DISTAFF (G1), Churchill Downs, 7 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up

STREET GIRL, 4YO filly by Street Hero – Kristy Beethoven ($550,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Volt Resources) O- Unlimited Equine; B- James Spence (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

HEART STEALER, 4YO filly by Speightstown – Saratoga Humor ($180,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Fairlawn Farm; Buyer- Boulder High Equine) O- Peachtree Stable; B- Fairlawn Farm (KY); T- Martin Wolfson

JUDY THE BEAUTY, 5YO mare by Ghostzapper – Holy Blitz ($20,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- Wesley Ward) O/T- Wesley Ward; B- Adena Springs (ON)

SATURDAY NTHE PARK, 4YO filly by Any Given Saturday – Golden Knolls ($125,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Frankfort Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Harvey Clarke) O- Ron McCauley, Trifecta Racing Partners & Joe Stoll; B- Extern Developments (KY); T- T. McCauley

SPEEDINTHRUTHECITY, 4YO filly by City Zip – License to Speed ($20,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds; B- Joe Parker (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

CHURCHILL DOWNS S. (G2), Churchill Downs, 7 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up

CAPO BASTONE, 4YO colt by Street Boss – Fight to Love ($45,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pauls Mill Bloodstock, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- Hargus & Sandra Sexton, Tom Bozarth & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

CLEARLY NOW, 4YO colt by Horse Greeley – Bend ($30,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Ron Fleischman, agent) O- Up Hill Stable; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- Brian Lynch

LAUGH TRACK, 5YO horse by Distorted Humor – Flaming Heart ($180,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent; Buyer- Mark Casse, agent) O- Gary Barber & WinStar Farm; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Mark Casse

FALLING SKY, 4YO colt by Lion Heart – Sea Dragoness ($16,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Off The Hook, agent) O- Newtown Anner Stud and Joseph Bulger; B- Copper Penny Stables (PA); T- G. Weaver

CENTRAL BANKER, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Rhum ($200,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sale Agency, agent; Buyer- EQB Inc, agent) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.

 

CHURCHILL DISTAFF TURF MILE (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

TAPICAT, 4YO filly by Tapit – Zealous Cat ($725,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Besilu Stables) O- Besilu Stables; B- Winchell Thoroughbreds & Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Bill Mott

DAME MARIE, 5YO mare by Smart Strike – Crystal Crossing (IRE) ($140,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Summerplace Farm) O- Lally Stable; B- Ben Sangster (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

 

AMERICAN TURF S. (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs

CLEBURNE, 3YO colt by Dixie Union – Joyful ($310,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing/Jerry Crawford) O- Donegal Racing; B- Earle I. Mack (KY); T- Dale Romans

GLOBAL VIEW, 3YO colt by Galileo (IRE) – Egyptian Queen ($500,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Man O War Farm, agent; Buyer- Glen Hill Farm) O- Glen Hill Farm; B- Reiko Baum & Michael Baum (KY); T- Tom Proctor

BIG BAZINGA, 3YO gelding by Bluegrass Cat – Darling Daughter ($32,000 RNA, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Mark Toothaker, agent; $25,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Sheltowee Sales, agent, Buyer- Derby Dreamers Racing Stable) O- Derby Dreamers Racing Stable; B- Sheltowee Farm, Alfonso Mazzetti, Dr. Robert Hunt & Rodney Winkle (KY); T- K. Vassilieva

STORMING INTI, 3YO colt by Stormy Atlantic – Tarfaya ($100,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Santa Rosa Racing Stables) O- Santa Rosa Racing Stables; B- Brushwood Stable (PA); T- Chad Brown

GENERAL JACK, 3YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – J’ray ($190,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; $200,000, 2013 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent, Buyer- F. Thomas Conway) O- F. Thomas Conway & Michael Maker; B- Lawrence Goichman (KY); T- Michael Maker

PICOZZA, 3YO colt by More Than Ready – Casuarina ($195,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent, Buyer- Rocco Bloodstock; $225,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent, Buyer- Starlight Racing) O- Starlight Racing; B- Respite Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

WOODFIELD SPRINGS, 3YO colt by Raven’s Pass – Communique ($230,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O/B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- George R. Arnold II

 

FORT MARCY S. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

SWIFT WARRIOR, 6YO horse by First Samurai – Afleet Summer ($80,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent) O- James Covello & James Dolan; B- Paget Bloodstock, Nearctic Bloodstock & Carhue Investments (KY); T- John Terranova

UNBRILDED OCEAN, 6YO horse by Unbridled’s Song – Ocean Drive ($875,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Besilu Stables) O- Besilu Stables; B- SyBon Racing Stable & Racehorse Management (KY); T- Bill Mott

SUMMER FRONT, 5YO horse by War Front – Rose of Summer ($475,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent; Buyer- Steven Young, agent) O- Waterford Stable; B- Graceville Breeding (KY); T- Christophe Clement

FIVE IRON, 4YO colt by Sharp Humor – Tee Off ($17,000, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Fred Allor) O/B- Fred Allor (KY); T- B. Lynch

 

BEAUGAY S. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

BYRAMA (GB), 5YO mare by Byron (GB) – Aymara (GB) ($725,000 RNA, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent) O- St. Elias Stable; B- Ermyn Lodge Stud Ltd (GB); T- Bill Mott

ENGLISH CLASS, 5YO mare by English Channel – Atrial Flutter ($9,000 RNA, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent) O- Fred Allor; B- Bluegrass Hall & J. Scatuorchio (KY); T- B. Lynch

WATERWAY RUN, 4YO filly by Arch – Princess Consort ($15,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- David Redvers Bloodstock) O- Martin Schwartz; B- Dorothy Matz (PA); T- Chad Brown

SCAMPERING, 5YO mare by Afleet Alex – Miz United States ($70,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Glencrest Farm) O- Stuart Janney III; B- Hart Farm & Windways Farm (KY); T- Shug McGaughey

 

PRECISIONIST S. (G2), Santa Anita, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up

SECRETSATMIDNIGHT, 4YO ridgling by Midnight Lute – Donnie’s Secret ($100,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Mike Pegram) O- Pegram or Watson or Weitman; B- Hartley/DeRenzo (FL); T- Bob Baffert

ZEEWAT, 4YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Delizia ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Jerry Hollendorfer) O- Hollendorfer or Todaro; B- Derry Meeting Farm (PA); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

MAJESTIC CITY, 5YO horse by City Zip – It’schemistrybaby ($30,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Reddick Partners) O- Bloom Racing Stable; B- Trackside Farm, Robert Evans & Helen Evans (KY); T- Ron Ellis

FURY KAPCORI, 4YO colt by Tiznow – Gin Running ($100,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Jerry Hollendorfer) O- Awtrey or Hollendorfer or Todaro; B- Diamond A Racing Corp (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

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