Keeneland September Sale Grads Dominate Triple Crown

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LEXINGTON, KY (June 10, 2013) – Keeneland September Yearling Sales graduates Palace Malice and Oxbow swept the top two spots in Saturday’s Belmont (G1). With Oxbow’s win in the Preakness (G1) and Palace Malice’s victory in the Belmont, graduates of Keeneland’s September Sale have won nine of the 12 classics held since 2010.

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

STAKES WINNERS

Keeneland sales alumni sweep 1-2 in the Belmont S. (G1) on 6/8 at Belmont:

1- PALACE MALICE, 3YO colt by Curlin – Palace Rumor ($25,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Colin Brennan, agent; $200,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent, Buyer- Dogwood Stable) (career 8-2-3-1, $871,135) O- Dogwood Stable; B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

2- Oxbow, 3YO colt by Awesome Again – Tizamazing ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent; Buyer- Bluegrass Hall) O- Calumet Farm; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

STEPHANIE’S KITTEN, 4YO filly by Kitten’s Joy – Unfold the Rose ($30,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent) Won Longines Just A Game S. (G1) on 6/8 at Belmont (career 12-7-0-3, $1,580,404) O/B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); T- Wayne Catalano

Keeneland sales grads finished 1-2-3 in the RTN True North H. (G2) on 6/8 at Belmont:

1- FAST BULLET, 5YO horse by Speightstown – Renfro Valley Star ($230,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) (career 5-4-0-0, $327,000) O- Zayat Stables; B- Roy Gottlieb (KY); T- Bob Baffert

2- Justin Phillip, 5YO horse by First Samurai – Ava Knowsthecode ($400,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Valkyre Stud, agent for Oakbrook Farm; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; B- Oakbrook Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

3- Laurie’s Rocket, 4YO colt by Bluegrass Cat – Clay’s Rocket ($300,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Willis Horton) O- Willis Horton; B- Gulf Coast Farms (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2 in the Charles Whittingham Memorial H. (G2) on 6/8 at Betfair Hollywood Park:

1- TALE OF A CHAMPION, 5YO horse by Tale of the Cat – If Angels Sang ($62,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Prestonwood Farm) O- Kretz Racing; B- Judy Hicks & Kathryn Nikkel (KY); T- K. Mulhall

2- All Squared Away, 4YO gelding by Bellamy Road – Squared ($3,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- Mikhail Yanakov) O- Brous Stable or Wachtel Stable or Wire to Wire Stables, et al; B- Gracefield Breeders (KY); T- P. Miller

POWER BROKER, 3YO colt by Pulpit – Shop Again ($360,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) Won $150,000 Easy Goer S. on 6/8 at Belmont (career 8-3-1-1, $378,800) O- Gary & Mary West; B- Jamm Ltd (KY); T- Bob Baffert

ROYAL LAHAINA, 5YO mare by Chapel Royal – Fabulous Bonus ($20,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Beau Lane Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Upcountry Farm) Won $100,000 Mariensky S. on 6/7 at Belmont (career 21-6-4-2, $302,830) O- James Riccio; B- Anthony Guida (KY); T- Rudy Rodriguez

BRYAN’S JEWEL, 5YO mare by Rockport Harbor – Saphiria ($67,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James Herbener Jr., agent; Buyer- Barry & Joni Butzow) Won $79,500 John W. Rooney Memorial S. on 6/8 at Delaware Park (career 22-7-5-4, $352,178) O- Barry & Joni Butzow; B- Peter Van Andel (KY); T- McLean Robertson

SRUMDIDDLYUMPTIOUS, 4YO filly by Roman Ruler – Livealifeoflove ($85,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent, Buyer- Rocky Mountain Equine; $55,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent, Buyer- George & Lori Hall) Won $61,200 Fort Monmouth S. on 6/8 at Monmouth (career 11-5-1-2, $230,650) O- George & Lori Hall; B- Liberation Farm & Oratis (KY); T- Kelly Breen

FINALLYGOTABENTLEY, 3YO colt by Bernardini – Smarty Deb ($130,000 RNA, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Greenfield Farm, agent) Won $50,000 Auburn H. on 6/2 at Emerald Downs (career 9-2-6-1, $80,468) O- Debbie Paxton & Northwest Farms; B- Northwest Farms (KY); T- Tom Wenzel

EXCLUSIVE DIVA, 4YO filly by Bernardini – Puxa Saco ($170,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Greenfield Farm, agent) Won $50,000 Washington State Legislators H. on 6/9 at Emerald Downs (career 11-7-3-1, $184,571) O- Debbie Paxton & Northwest Farms; B- Northwest Farms (KY); T- Tom Wenzel

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