LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 15, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates figure prominently in the five Grade 3 stakes slated for Saturday at Gulfstream Park. Highlighting the 22 sales graduates entered in the races are Grade 2 winner Tower of Texas, winner in his last start of the Labeeb Stakes at Woodbine, in the Tropical Turf (G3) and Gianna’s Dream, co-highweight in the My Charmer (G3) following two consecutive wins at Remington Park.
Gianna’s Dream is consigned as a racing or broodmare prospect to Keeneland’s 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale, to be held Jan. 11-14. Tower of Texas is a graduate of the 2012 January Sale. Click here to browse the 2018 January Sale catalog.
Seven of the nine fillies and mares entered in the Sugar Swirl (G3) are graduates of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, led byDearest, who defends her title in the race, and stakes winner Miss Hollywood. Multiple graded stakes winner Destin, winner of the Marathon Presented by TAA (G2) on the Breeders’ Cup undercard at Del Mar, tops entries for the Harlan’s Holiday (G3).
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16
RAMPART S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up, F&M
LEWIS BAY, 4YO filly by Bernardini – Summer Raven ($170,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent) O/B- Alpha Delta Stables (KY); T- Chad Brown
KING’S GHOST, 5YO mare by Ghostzapper – Fourth Power ($35,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Miller Racing; B- Adena Springs (ON); T- Martin Wolfson
ALPINE SKY, 5YO mare by Indian Charlie – Alpine Garden ($185,000, 2012 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- BGH Ranch) O- Twin Tavern Stable; B- Peter Redekop B.C. Ltd (KY); T- Mark Casse
NONNA MELA, 3YO filly by Arch – Cool Storm ($310,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle) O- St. Elias Stable; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher
SUGAR SWIRL S. (G3), Gulfstream, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M
DEAREST, 4YO filly by Midshipman – Keowee Clai ($72,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Mellon Patch) O- Gelfenstein Farm; B- Daniel Burke & Kathleen Schweizer (KY); T- Gilberto Zerpa
MISS HOLLYWOOD, 5YO mare by Malibu Moon – Hollywood Story ($1.35 million, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Northwest Stud) O- Brinker Hill Farm; B- George Krikorian (KY); T- Mark Casse
STELLA PERFORMANCE, 3YO filly by Trappe Shot – Passion Overflow ($82,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- Baccari Bloodstock; $100,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Baccari Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Dennis Farkas) O/T- Eric Guillot; B- Extern Developments (KY)
TRUE ROMANCE, 6YO mare by Yes It’s True – Spring Rush ($22,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hinkle Farms; Buyer- Robert Susi) O- Robert Susi; B- Hinkle Farms (KY); T- Timothy Hills
PRETTY PERFECTION, 5YO mare by Majesticperfection – Suchaprettygirl ($155,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- Stoneway Farm) O- Stoneway Farm; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Kelly Breen
RICH MOMMY, 3YO filly by Algorithms – Woodford Girl ($7,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lantern Hill Farm, agent; Buyer- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center) O- Winds of Change Racing Stable; B- Lantern Hill Farm (KY); T- Victor Barboza Jr.
BODACIOUS BABE, 4YO filly by Mineshaft – Blossomed ($70,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Panic Stables) O- Panic Stable; B- Hubert Vester Jr. (KY); T- Jane Cibelli
MY CHARMER S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M
SOUTHERN GEM, 5YO mare by Smart Strike – Cherie Yvonne ($150,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Hartley/DeRenzo) O- Stronach Stables; B- Bruce Hundley (KY); T- Sid Attard
INSIDE OUT, 5YO mare by Colonel John – Star of Johar ($17,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services Inc., agent; Buyer- Richard Reed & Emerald Q Partners Inc.) O- Miller Racing; B- Colonel John Champions Series I LLC (KY); T- Martin Wolfson
GIANNA’S DREAM, 4YO filly by Twirling Candy – Untamed Beauty ($38,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Vinery Sales/Millennium Farms, agent; Buyer- Synergy Thoroughbred Group) O- Jordan Wycoff; B- Center Hills Farm & Randy Blair (OK); T- Michael Maker (Hip 52 – Gianna’s Dream is consigned as a racing or broodmare prospect to Keeneland’s 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale)
HARLAN’S HOLIDAY S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up
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
CONQUEST BIG E, 4YO gelding by Tapit – Seeinsbelieven ($700,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- Conquest Stables; $110,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Kirkwood, agent) O- Daniel Hurtak; B- Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Donna Green Hurtak (Hip 724 – half-sister Aquapazza, in foal to Temple City, consigned to Keeneland’s 2018 January Horses of All Ages Sale)
FRAMMENTO, 5YO gelding by Midshipman – Ginger Bay ($50,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Boulder Force Equine) O- Mossarosa; B- Mr. & Mrs. Oliver Tait (KY); T- Nick Zito
FLATLINED, 5YO gelding by Flatter – Buttercup’s Song ($65,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Prairie Lane Farms) O- Brian Hytrek, Rodney Paden & Ryan Kuhn; B- B&B Thoroughbreds Inc & Marty Hughes (KY); T- Charles Dickey
TROPICAL TURF S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up
TOWER OF TEXAS, 6YO gelding by Street Sense – Rare Opportunity ($195,000, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Anderson Farms, agent; Buyer- Scott & Evan Dilworth) O- Tom VanMeter II & Scott Dilworth; B- Anderson Farms & Rod Ferguson (ON); T- Roger Attfield
WESTERN RESERVE, 5YO gelding by Indian Charlie – Visit (GB) ($87,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Marc Detampel) O- Turf Stable Racing; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- J. Kent Sweezey
ONE GO ALL GO, 5YO horse by Fairbanks – See Ashleigh Run ($62,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Rodney Paden) O- Rodney Paden; B- Albert Coppola (VA); T- Charles Dickey
SHAKHIMAT, 4YO gelding by Lonhro (AUS) – Reggae Rose ($80,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs) O- Dan Gale, Roger Attfield & William Werner; B- Adena Springs (ON); T- Roger Attfield