Keeneland September Sale Grads Verrazano, Code West Score Graded Stakes Wins

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 LEXINGTON, KY (June 17, 2013) – Graduates of Keeneland’s 2011 September Yearling Sale continue to dominate the three-year-old ranks as Verrazano and Code West captured this weekend’s Pegasus Stakes (G3) and Matt Winn Stakes (G3), respectively.



VERRAZANO, 3YO colt by More Than Ready – Enchanted Rock ($250,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Middlebrook Farm, agent; Buyer- Let’s Go Stable) Won Pegasus S. (G3) on 6/16 at Monmouth (career 6-5-0-0, $951,300) O- Let’s Go Stable, Tabor, Magnier & Smith; B- Emory Hamilton (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

Keeneland sales grads ran 1-2 in the Matt Winn S. (G3) on 6/15 at Churchill Downs:

1- CODE WEST, 3YO ridgling by Lemon Drop Kid – Charitabledonation ($340,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) (career 10-3-4-2, $260,476) O- Gary & Mary West; B- Edward P. Evans (VA); T- Bob Baffert

2- Uncaptured, 3YO colt by Lion Heart – Captivating ($290,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Mark Casse, agent) O- John C. Oxley; B- William Graham (ON); T- Mark Casse

BRYAN’S JEWEL, 5YO mare by Rockport Harbor – Saphiria ($67,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr., agent; Buyer- Barry & Joni Butzow) Won Obeah S. (G3) on 6/15 at Delaware Park (career 23-8-5-4, $421,178) O- Barry & Joni Butzow; B- Peter Van Andel (KY); T- M. Robertson

BEST WARRIOR, 3YO colt by Majestic Warrior – Flirtatious Miss ($47,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Buck Pond Farm, agent; Buyer- Farfellow Farms) Won Unicorn S. (G3) on 6/16 at Tokyo (career 6-3-2-0) O- Yukio Baba; B- Buck Pond Farm; T- Sei Ishizaka

FIVE IRON, 3YO colt by Sharp Humor – Tee Off ($17,000, 2011 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Fred Allor) Won $150,709 Victoria Park S. on 6/16 at Woodbine (career 9-2-2-1, $216,610) O/B- Frederick Michael Allor (KY); T- Robert Martin

NORTHERN PASSION, 4YO filly by First Samurai – A Touch of Glory ($95,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- W.R. Enterprises) Won $123,282 Zadracarta S. on 6/15 at Woodbine (career 11-4-2-1, $541,217) O- John Oxley; B- Mel Lawson (ON); T- Mark Casse

FRONTSIDE, 5YO mare by War Front – Azarba ($15,000, 2009 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Viking Stud, agent, Buyer- Jacoda Stables; $10,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bona Terra Stud, agent, Buyer- Jose Pinchin) Won $106,300 Girls, Inc. of Shelbyville, Shelby County S. on 6/15 at Indiana Downs (career 18-5-3-2, $274,071) O- Town & Country Farms Corp; B- Michael Lauer & Viking Stud (PA); T- Eduardo Caramori

A DIEHL, 8YO gelding by Aldebaran – Dream Deal ($90,000 RNA, 2006 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) Won $104,100 J. Kenneth Self Shelby County Boys and Girls Club S. on 6/15 at Indiana Downs (career 38-8-7-10, $464,564) O/B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- George Arnold II

GO BLUE OR GO HOME, 4YO gelding by Bluegrass Cat – Go Baby Go (IRE) ($90,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Morgan’s Ford Farm; Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) Won $100,000 Karl Boyes Memorial S. on 6/10 at Presque Isle Downs (career 6-4-0-0, $159,624) O- Jim & Susan Hill; B- Morgan’s Ford Farm & WinStar Farm (VA); T- Reed Baker

MY HAPPY FACE, 3YO filly by Tiz Wonderful – Summer Star ($35,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent; Buyer- Kim Valerio, agent) Won $88,200 Lotka S. on 6/13 at Belmont (career 6-3-3-0, $328,000) O- Michael Dubb; B- Spendthrift Farm & Shawhan Place (KY); T- Chad Brown

JAGUAR PAW, 6YO horse by Giant’s Causeway – Molto Vita ($120,000 RNA, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent) Won $88,200 Three Coins Up S. on 6/14 at Belmont (career 20-5-2-4, $266,857) O/B- John Gunther & Eurowest Bloodstock (KY); T- Chad Brown

SKYDREAMIN, 2YO colt by Sky Mesa – Unfinished Dream ($10,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent, Buyer- Backcountry Holdings; $42,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent, Buyer- Imagine) Won $55,100 Lost in the Fog S. on 6/15 at Golden Gate (career 1-1-0-0, $30,300) O- Lorill Harlingten, Alan Klein & Philip Lebherz; B- Northwest Farms (KY); T- Jeff Bonde

HAMMERS TERROR, 4YO colt by Artie Schiller – Sister Baby ($40,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; Buyer- Terry Hamilton) Won $50,000 Brooks Fields S. on 6/16 at Canterbury (career 16-5-1-3, $324,720) O- Terry Hamilton; B- Chad Austin Reed (KY); T- Michael Stidham



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