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Keeneland September Graduate Sharp Samurai Wins Twilight Derby For Fourth Consecutive Stakes Victory

October 30, 2017

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 30, 2017) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Sharp Samurai scored a 2¾-length win in Saturday’s Twilight Derby (G2) at Santa Anita to record his fourth consecutive stakes victory and third straight graded stakes win.

Siblings to other weekend graded stakes winners Tom’s Ready and Eskenformoney (see highlights below) are consigned to Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale, to be held Nov. 7-18. Also consigned to the November Sale are the dam and weanling half-brother to Rags to Riches winner Monomoy Girl. For more information or to browse the November Sale catalog, please visit November. Keeneland.com.  

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

SHARP SAMURAI, 3YO gelding by First Samurai – Secret Wish ($85,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Mark Glatt) Won Twilight Derby (G2) on 10/28 at Santa Anita (career 9-6-0-0, $465,870) O- Red Baron’s Barn, Rancho Temescal & Mark Glatt; B- Cudney Stables (KY); T- Mark Glatt

TOM’S READY, 4YO colt by More Than Ready – Goodbye Stranger ($145,000 RNA, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) Won Bold Ruler H. (G3) on 10/28 at Belmont (career 20-5-4-3, $1,013,767) O- GMB Racing; B- Blackstone Farm (PA); T- Dallas Stewart (Hip 1819 – It’s Been Nice, half-sister in foal to Tapizar, consigned to the 2017 November Sale by Gainesway, agent)

ESKENFORMONEY, 5YO mare by Eskendereya – But for Money ($225,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Starlight) Won Turnback the Alarm H. (G3) on 10/28 at Belmont (career 28-5-7-7, $757,616) O- StarLadies Racing & Lisa Troutt; B- Ramspring Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher (Hip 24 – Weanling half-brother by Uncle Mo consigned to the 2017 November Sale by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) 

JERSEY JUSTICE, 2YO colt by Jersey Town – Vain Vixen ($10,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Patrice Miller EQB, agent) Won $100,000 Indiana Futurity on 10/26 at Indiana Grand (career 4-3-0-1, $140,083) O- Maggi Moss; B- Justice Farm & Greg Justice (IN); T- Tom Amoss

GOTTA GO, 2YO colt by Shanghai Bobby – Disturbingly Hot ($250,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Lothenbach Stables) Won $83,001 Street Sense S. on 10/29 at Churchill Downs (career 3-2-0-0, $80,510) O- Lothenbach Stables; B- Machmer Hall (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

MONOMOY GIRL, 2YO filly by Tapizar – Drumette ($100,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- BSW Bloodstock) Won $82,670 Rags to Riches S. on 10/29 at Churchill Downs (career 3-3-0-0, $99,350) O- Michael Dubb & Monomoy Stables; B- FPF LLC & Highfield Ranch (KY); T- Brad Cox (Hip 1751 – Dam, Drumette, in foal to Shackleford and weanling half-brother by Palace Malice, both consigned to the 2017 November Sale by Gainesway, agent)

MULTIPLAYER, 2YO filly by Giant’s Causeway – Style Squad ($65,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) Won $75,675 Pike Place Dancer S. on 10/28 at Golden Gate (career 4-2-0-1, $93,345) O/B- George Krikorian (KY); T- Tim Yakteen