Keeneland September Sale Grad Will Take Charge Powers to Pennsylvania Derby Win

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LEXINGTON, KY (SEPT. 23, 2013) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Will Take Charge, winner of the Travers Stakes (G1) in August at Saratoga, scored his second major win in less than a month on Saturday, capturing the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G2) at Parx Racing. The colt is being pointed toward the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Nov. 2 at Santa Anita.




WILL TAKE CHARGE, 3YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Take Charge Lady ($425,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Willis D. Horton) Won Pennsylvania Derby (G2) on 9/21 at Parx Racing (career 13-5-2-0, $1,827,371) O- Willis D. Horton; T- D. Wayne Lukas

Keeneland sales graduates ran 1-2 in the Dogwood S. (G3) on 9/21 at Churchill Downs:

1- SKY GIRL, 3YO filly by Sky Mesa – Vargas Girl ($52,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paragon Farms, agent, Buyer- Lattir; $150,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paragon Farms, agent, Buyer- Jay Em Ess Stable) (career 5-3-0-2, $150,853) O- Alpha Delta Stables; T- Bill Mott

2- Irish Lute, 3YO filly by Midnight Lute – Shaniowa ($37,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O- Donarra Thoroughbreds; T- Dallas Stewart

BIG SCREEN, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Scene Maker ($150,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- W.D. North Thoroughbreds) Won $100,000 Who’s to Pay S. on 9/21 at Belmont (career 18-4-6-1, $295,170) O- Dogwood Stable; T- Tom Albertrani

YES I’M LUCKY, 2YO colt by Yes It’s True – Whenthedoveflies ($52,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) Won $100,000 Laurel Futurity on 9/21 at Laurel (career 5-4-1-0, $173,000) O- Trilogy Stable & Laurie Plesa; T- Edward Plesa Jr.

AIBHILIN, 2YO filly by Sky Mesa – Carocita ($57,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) Won $100,000 Selima S. on 9/21 at Laurel (career 4-2-0-1, $98,600) O- David & Margaret Wimer; T- Cathal Lynch

BLUESKIESNRAINBOWS, 4YO colt by English Channel – Cho Cho San ($33,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Whizway Farm) Won $100,000 Ralph M. Hinds H. on 9/22 at Barretts Race Meet at Fairplex (career 19-5-2-3, $368,002) O- Bad Boy Racing & Whizway Farms; T- Jerry Hollendorfer

OL DONYO, 3YO filly by Curlin – Royal Tigress ($60,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Dixiana Farm, Buyer- Dixiana Farm; $85,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) Won $100,000 Zaftig S. on 9/20 at Belmont (career 7-2-2-1, $111,828) O- Newtown Anner Stud; T- John Terranova

SHANGHAI BOBBY, 3YO colt by Harlan’s Holiday – Steelin’ ($105,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stonehaven Steadings; Buyer- Starlight) Won $98,000 Aljamin S. on 9/20 at Belmont (career 8-6-1-0, $1,857,000) O- Starlight Racing, Magnier, Smith & Tabor; T- Todd Pletcher

ROMAN INVADER, 6YO mare by Roman Ruler – Pretty Gale ($27,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent) Won $95,000 Parlo S. on 9/19 at Belmont (career 37-7-10-7, $293,882) O- David Jacobson & Christopher Dunn; T- David Jacobson

VEGAS NO SHOW, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – The Hess Express ($105,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr.; Buyer- George & Lori Hall) Won $50,375 Ricci Tavi S. on 9/16 at Delaware Park (career 13-3-2-2, $172,040) O- George & Lori Hall; T- Kelly Breen

LITTLE MISS FLURRY, 2YO filly by Awesome Again – Belle’s Appeal ($17,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Pauls Mill Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Charles Muth, agent; $17,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) Won $50,000 Lady Razorback Futurity on 9/21 at Louisiana Downs (career 2-2-0-0, $42,600) O- Flurry Racing Stable; T- Karl Broberg



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