Keeneland September Sale Alumni Arrogate, Lady Eli, Abel Tasman Headline Opening Weekends at Del Mar and Saratoga

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LEXINGTON, KY (July 21, 2017) – Keeneland sales alumni, led by champion Arrogate and multiple Grade 1 winners Lady Eliand Abel Tasman, top graded stakes entries for opening weekends at Del Mar and Saratoga.

Arrogate, purchased by owner Juddmonte Farms at Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale and winner of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) and Dubai World Cup (G1) in his two previous starts this season, dominates the field for Saturday’s TVG San Diego (G2) at Del Mar. 

Also on Saturday, multiple Grade 1 winner and September Sale graduate Lady Eli is the morning-line favorite for the Diana (G1) at Saratoga. Lady Eli will carry high weight of 123 pounds in the race, which also features September Sale graduate and Grade 1 winner Harmonize

Keeneland sales alumni comprise four of the seven sophomore fillies entered in Sunday’s Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) at Saratoga. Topping the field is recent Kentucky Oaks (G1) and Acorn (G1) winner Abel Tasman, who is joined by graded stakes-placed Corporate QueenSummer Luck and Berned

Keeneland sales graduates stand out in Saratoga’s two juvenile stakes this weekend. Keeneland sales are represented by six of the nine juvenile fillies in today’s Schuylerville (G3), including undefeated Kentucky Juvenile Stakes winner Buy Sell Hold and impressive maiden winners Stainless and LaudationBaffinFree Drop Billy and Psychoanalyze, all winners in their respective career debuts, step up in the Sanford (G3) on Saturday.

FRIDAY, JULY 21

SCHUYLERVILLE S. (G3), Saratoga, 6 Furlongs, 2YO Fillies

BUY SELL HOLD, 2YO filly by Violence – Melody Lady ($67,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Kirk & Judy Robison) O- Kirk & Judy Robison; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings & Stretch Run Ventures (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

BEST PERFORMANCE, 2YO filly by Broken Vow – Give My Regards ($185,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent; Buyer- Bradley Thoroughbreds, agent) O- West Point Thoroughbreds, Tango Uniform Racing & Robert Masiello; B- Mercedes Stables (KY); T- Christophe Clement

DREAM IT IS, 2YO filly by Shackleford – Reve Enchante ($50,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Andrew Hudson) O- Hoolie Racing Stable; B- Chiyoda Farm (KY); T- Barbara Minshall

PACIFIC GALE, 2YO filly by Flat Out – Pacific Whisper ($50,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Garrencasey Sales, agent; Buyer- Colt Creek) O- Tobey Morton; B- Bally Breeders (KY); T- John Kimmel

LAUDATION, 2YO filly by Congrats – Rite Moment ($95,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent, Buyer- Amy Moore; $110,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- KDE Equine) O- Jerry Durant; B- Woodford Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

STAINLESS, 2YO filly by Flatter – Spring Storm ($30,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Belvedere Farm, agent; $75,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Belvedere Farm, agent, Buyer- Starlight) O- StarLadies Racing; B- Sienna Farms (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

LAKE GEORGE S. (G3), Saratoga, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

CORPORATE QUEEN, 3YO filly by Colonel John – Executive Vision ($5,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Wintickett Farm) O- Gary Barber & Bobby Flay; B- Whispering Oaks Farm (KY); T- Mark Casse

SUPER MARINA, 3YO filly by Warrior’s Reward – Lil’s Lassie ($17,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- SGV Thoroughbreds) O- R. A. Hill Stable; B- Frederick & Wilhelmina McEwan (KY); T- George Weaver

PARTY BOAT, 3YO filly by Into Mischief – Pavati ($52,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Solis/Litt; $100,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent, Buyer- Webb Carroll Training Center) O- Hope Jones; B- Fred W. Hertrich III (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

SATURDAY, JULY 22

DIANA S. (G1), Saratoga, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

HARMONIZE, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – Mesa Fresca ($80,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Larkin Armstrong) O- Larkin Armstrong; B- Jack Swain III (KY); T- Bill Mott

LADY ELI, 5YO mare by Divine Park – Sacre Coeur ($160,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Runnymede Farm, agent, Buyer- Bradley Thoroughbreds, agent; $160,000, 2014 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Eddie Woods, agent, Buyer- Jay Hanley) O- Sheep Pond Partners; B- Runnymede Farm & Catesby Clay (KY); T- Chad Brown

TVG SAN DIEGO H. (G2), Del Mar, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up

ACCELERATE, 4YO colt by Lookin At Lucky – Issues ($380,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- L. E. B.) O- Hronis Racing; B- Mike Abraham (KY); T- John Sadler

ARROGATE, 4YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Bubbler ($560,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clearsky Farms, agent; Buyer- Juddmonte Farms) O- Juddmonte Farms; B- Clearsky Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert

DONWORTH, 5YO horse by Tiznow – Temple Street ($550,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Three Chimneys Farm, agent; Buyer- Dennis O’Neill) O- Reddam Racing; B- K.C. Garrett Farm (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

CAT BURGLAR, 7YO horse by Unbridled’s Song – Be My Prospect ($410,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- M.V. Magnier) O- O- Michael Lund Petersen; B- Gulf Coast Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert

DALMORE, 4YO colt by Colonel John – Silver Breeze ($47,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Kaizen Sales, agent; Buyer- Big Chief Racing) O- Big Chief Racing, Keith Desormeaux & Rocker O Ranch; B- Sally Andersen (FL); T- J. Keith Desormeaux

EDDIE READ S. (G2), Del Mar, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

MR. ROARY, 4YO gelding by Scat Daddy – If Angels Sang ($50,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent; Buyer- GDS Racing Stable) O- Kretz Racing; B- Judy Hicks & Kathryn Nikkel (KY); T- George Papaprodromou

SANFORD S. (G3), Saratoga, 6 Furlongs, 2YOs

PSYCHOANALYZE, 2YO colt by Overanalyze – Freud’s Irish Miss ($14,000 RNA, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent) O- Fort Springs Racing; B- C.W. Swann & Wetherbee Holdings (KY); T- Brian Lynch

FREE DROP BILLY, 2YO colt by Union Rags – Trensa ($200,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Albaugh Family Stable) O- Albaugh Family Stable; B- Helen K. Groves Revocable Trust (KY); T- Dale Romans

BAFFIN, 2YO colt by Justin Phillip – Beautiful Stranger ($16,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- BryLynn Farm) O- William & Corinne Heiligbrodt; B- Hart Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

ONTARIO MATRON S. (G3), Woodbine, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

ICE FESTIVAL, 5YO mare by Awesome Again – Phil’s Pill ($60,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs) O- Stronach Stables; B- Adena Springs (ON); T- Sid C. Attard

GALINA POINT, 5YO mare by Saffir – Celtic Craft ($230,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Maverick Racing) O- Gary Barber & WinStar Farm; B- Spring Farm (ON); T- Mark Casse

RATTATAPTAP, 5YO mare by Tapit – Sindy With an S ($250,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock) O- WinStar Farm; B- Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Bill Mott

UCHENNA (IRE), 6YO mare by Fastnet Rock (AUS) – Uriah (GER) ($315,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Justin Casse) O- Gary Barber; B- Knockaney Stud (IRE); T- Mark Casse

MINKS APRISE, 5YO mare by Northern Afleet – Couturier ($40,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Terrazas Thoroughbreds, agent, Buyer- Ricardo Baltazar; $70,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Litt Bloodstock) O- KMN Racing; B- Carlos Enrique Bruno (KY); T- Roger Attfield

SUNDAY, JULY 23

COACHING CLUB AMERICAN OAKS (G1), Saratoga, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YO Fillies

ABEL TASMAN, 3YO filly by Quality Road – Vargas Girl ($65,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clearsky Farms) O- China Horse Club and Clearsky Farms; B- Clearsky Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert

CORPORATE QUEEN, 3YO filly by Colonel John – Executive Vision ($5,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Wintickett Farm) O- Gary Barber & Bobby Flay; B- Whispering Oaks Farm (KY); T- Mark Casse

SUMMER LUCK, 3YO filly by Lookin At Lucky – Seasonal ($17,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent, Buyer- Walter Bloodstock; $40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Atlantic Bloodstock) O- Gary Barber; B- Imperious Stable & Lookin At Lucky Syndicate (KY); T- Mark Casse

BERNED, 3YO filly by Bernardini – First Passage ($550,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; Buyer- West Point Thoroughbreds) O- Three C Stables, West Point Thoroughbreds & Robert Masiello; B- AR Enterprises (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

SAN CLEMENTE H. (G2), Del Mar, 1 Mile (T), 3YO Fillies

KENDA, 3YO filly by Bodemeister – Indian Legend ($114,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent, Buyer- Colt Creek; $70,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent) O- Joey Platt & Jack Sims; B- Mark Stansell (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

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