LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 18, 2017) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Greyvitos’ eye-catching victory in Sunday’s Remington Springboard Mile netted the colt 10 points on the 2018 Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1).
Keeneland September Sale alumni accounted for three Grade 3 wins on Saturday’s card at Gulfstream: Rich Mommy was an authoritative winner of the Sugar Swirl; Lewis Bay returned from a 13-month freshener to win the Rampart; and Shakhimat rolled to an easy victory in the Tropical Turf.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates finished 1-2 in the Sugar Swirl S. (G3) on 12/16 at Gulfstream:
1- RICH MOMMY, 3YO filly by Algorithms – Woodford Girl ($7,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lantern Hill Farm, agent; Buyer- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center) (career 10-5-3-1, $162,810) O- Winds of Change Racing Stable; B- Lantern Hill Farm (KY); T- Victor Barboza Jr.
2- Bodacious Babe, 4YO filly by Mineshaft – Blossomed ($70,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Panic Stables) O- Panic Stable; B- Hubert Vester Jr. (KY); T- Jane Cibelli
LEWIS BAY, 4YO filly by Bernardini – Summer Raven ($170,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent) Won Rampart S. (G3) on 12/16 at Gulfstream (career 11-5-4-1, $866,360) O/B- Alpha Delta Stables (KY); T- Chad Brown
SHAKHIMAT, 4YO gelding by Lonhro (AUS) – Reggae Rose ($80,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs) Won Tropical Turf S. (G3) on 12/16 at Gulfstream (career 16-5-2-3, $394,151) O- Dan Gale, Roger Attfield & William Werner; B- Adena Springs (ON); T- Roger Attfield
GREYVITOS, 2YO colt by Malibu Moon – Snow Top Mountain ($100,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Triple B Farms) Won $402,400 Remington Springboard Mile S. on 12/17 at Remington Park (career 4-2-0-1, $306,345) O- Triple B Farms; B- Audley Farm Equine (VA); T- Adam Kitchingman
COSMIC BURST, 2YO filly by Violence – Peggy Ring ($25,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Norma Lee Stockseth) Won $100,600 Trapeze S. on 12/17 at Remington Park (career 4-3-1-0, $134,580) O- Norma Lee Stockseth & Todd Dunn; B- Pewter Stable (PA); T- Donnie Von Hemel
LAND BATTLE, 2YO gelding by Istan – Ormolu ($2,500, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Scott Gelner) Won $50,000 Sugar Bowl S. on 12/16 at Fair Grounds (career 7-3-2-1, $110,512) O- Norman Stables; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Scott Gelner