Keeneland September Sale Grad Dice Flavor Rolls to Victory in La Jolla

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LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 12, 2013) – Keeneland-sold Dice Flavor made a stunning come-from-behind move to catch fellow sales alum Den’s Legacy and win the La Jolla Handicap (G2) on Saturday at Del Mar. September Sale graduates Concave and Devious Intent also swept graded stakes wins this weekend, taking the Sorrento Stakes (G2) and Gardenia Stakes (G3), respectively.

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

STAKES WINNERS

 

Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the La Jolla H. (G2) on 8/10 at Del Mar:

1- DICE FLAVOR, 3YO colt by Scat Daddy – Afleet Summer ($80,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent; Buyer- Windmill Manor) (career 9-3-0-3, $274,500) O- Oda Racing Stable or US Equine; B- Paget Bloodstock, Nearctic Bloodstock & Carhue Investments (KY); T- P. Gallagher

2- Den’s Legacy, 3YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Sunshine Song ($150,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- John McKay) O- Westrock Stables; B- Gaye Swartz (FL); T- Bob Baffert

 

Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Sorrento S. (G2) on 8/7 at Del Mar:

1- CONCAVE, 2YO filly by Colonel John – Galadriel ($90,000, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent, Buyer- Vinery Bloodstock, agent; $75,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent) (career 2-2-0-0, $121,200) O- Reddam Racing; B- Windways Farm (ON); T- Doug O’Neill

2- She’s a Tiger, 2YO filly by Tale of the Cat – Shandra Smiles ($150,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock) O- Mark DeDomenico, Aldrich, Hernandez & Downey; B- Dr. R. Orr (KY); T- Jeff Bonde

3- Stop Smiling, 2YO filly by It’s No Joke – Starinthemeadow ($50,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Cheyenne Stables) O- Mark DeDomenico & Hollendorfer; B- Hidden Point Farm (FL); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

 

DEVIOUS INTENT, 4YO filly by Dixie Union – Hafifah ($45,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- Wayne Sanders & Larry Hirsch; $75,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Kevin Hulse) Won Gardenia S. (G3) on 8/10 at Ellis Park (career 15-4-5-1, $276,309) O- TK Stables; B- Robert & Kimberly Bain (KY); T- K. Gorder

TASTY TREAT, 4YO filly by Roar – Vividora ($20,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- John J. Greely III, agent) Won $111,050 Daisycutter H. on 8/9 at Del Mar (career 17-7-4-1, $333,874) O- Cunningham Stable; B- John J. Greely III (KY); T- Michael Pender

SUMMER OF FUN, 3YO filly by Include – Royal Innocence ($70,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter Sales, agent) Won $100,000 Auntie Mame S. on 8/10 at Saratoga (career 8-3-1-2, $276,671) O- Bona Venture Stables; B- Olin Gentry, Thomas Gaines, & Burkewo Bloodstock (KY); T- George Weaver

FLASHY AMERICAN, 4YO filly by Flashy Bull – Inn Between ($5,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Rocky One) Won $100,000 Alada S. on 8/9 at Saratoga (career 21-6-3-2, $325,133) O- Preston Stables; B- H & W Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Ken McPeek

MILLENNIA, 6YO mare by Milwaukee Brew – Sararegal ($95,000 RNA, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Paragon Farms, agent; $79,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paragon Farms, agent, Buyer- Summerfield Sales, agent) Won $100,000 Tawee S. on 8/10 at Gulfstream (career 37-6-5-5, $305,237) O- Brinker Hill Farm; B- Adena Springs (FL); T- David Fawkes

HOLIDAY SOIREE, 4YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – Try to Remember ($40,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent) Won $98,000 Shine Again S. on 8/5 at Saratoga (career 18-5-4-2, $390,642) O- Glencrest Farm; B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

BOND VIGILANTE, 3YO colt by Salute the Sarge – L C Mystery ($15,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; $90,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- EQB Inc, agent) Won $95,000 Claramount S. on 8/7 at Saratoga (career 4-3-0-0, $130,367) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Donald Brooks (NY); T- Chad Brown

ASSEMBLY HALL, 3YO gelding by Sharp Humor – Dynaffair ($3,500, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Bryan Porter) Won $72,195 Manitoba Lotteries Derby on 8/5 at Assiniboia (career 5-2-0-0, $61,433) O- Bryan Porter & Dennis Goettsch; B- Nijad Fares (KY); T- Bryan Porter

WINTER BOOK, 3YO filly by Any Given Saturday – Shawgantry ($17,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lantern Hill Farm, agent) Won $50,000 Aspen Cup on 8/10 at Ruidoso (career 3-3-0-0, $75,000) O-Solitaire Stable, Jim & Marion Sanders and Lisa Dominguez; B- Lantern Hill Farm (KY); T- Henry Dominguez

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