Keeneland September Sale Graduates Shine in Classic Preps

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LEXINGTON, KY (April 8, 2014) – Graduates of the 2012 September Yearling Sale burnished their credentials on the Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) with impressive wins on Saturday: Wicked Strong (TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial-G1); Fashion Plate (Santa Anita Oaks-G1); My Miss Sophia (Gazelle-G2); and Sugar Shock (Fantasy-G3). Coup de Grace captured the Bay Shore (G3).

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES STAKES WINNERS 

WICKED STRONG, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – Moyne Abbey ($375,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Centennial Farms) Won TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial (G1) on 4/5 at Aqueduct (career 6-2-1-1, $704,610) O- Centennial Farms; B- William Lynn (KY); T- J. A. Jerkens

FASHION PLATE, 3YO filly by Old Fashioned – Miss Puzzle (AUS) ($75,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- 4th Street Racing; $35,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent) Won Santa Anita Oaks (G1) on 4/5 at Santa Anita (career 5-3-0-1, $459,250) O- Arnold Zetcher & Tabor; B- Springland Farm & Fox Hill Farm (KY); T- S. Callaghan

MY MISS SOPHIA, 3YO filly by Unbridled’s Song – Wildwood Flower ($260,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Todd Pletcher, agent) Won Gazelle (G2) on 4/5 at Aqueduct (career 3-2-1-0, $211,800) O- Mathis Stable; B- John D. Gunther (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

Keeneland sale alumni ran 1-2-3 in the Fantasy (G3) on 4/5 at Oaklawn:

1- SUGAR SHOCK, 3YO filly by Candy Ride (ARG) – Enthusiastically ($20,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Cathy Anderson) (career 6-3-1-1, $343,130) O- On Cloud Nine; B- Pam & Martin Wygod (KY); T- D. Anderson

2- Kiss Moon, 3YO filly by Malibu Moon – Kiss the Devil ($80,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hermitage Farm, agent) O- Carl F. Pollard; B- Hermitage Farm (KY); T- David Vance

3- Euphrosyne, 3YO filly Harlan’s Holiday – Three Graces ($47,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James Keogh, agent; $185,000 RNA, 2013 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent) O- Gillian Campbell, Ralph & Shelly Stayer, Dan Clark & Greg Skoda; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

COUP DE GRACE, 3YO colt by Tapit – Home Court ($300,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter Sales, agent; Buyer- Fox Hill Farm) Won Bay Shore (G3) on 4/5 at Aqueduct (career 4-3-0-0, $248,100) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- AGS Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

Keeneland sale graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Transylvania (G3) on 4/4 at Keeneland

1- MEDAL COUNT, 3YO colt by Dynaformer – Brisquette ($360,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) (career 6-3-0-0, $111,600) O- Spendthrift Farm; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Dale Romans

2- Picozza, 3YO colt by More Than Ready – Casuarina ($195,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent, Buyer- Rocco Bloodstock; $225,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent, Buyer- Starlight Racing) O- Starlight Racing; B- Respite Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

3- Woodfield Springs, 3YO colt by Raven’s Pass – Communique ($230,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O/B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- Rusty Arnold

 

ALERT BAY, 3YO gelding by City Zip – Hickory (CHI) ($65,000, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent, Buyer- ARB, agent; $42,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent) Won $200,000 Echo Eddie S. on 4/5 at Santa Anita (career 6-3-3-0, $187,800) O- Peter Redekop B C Ltd; B- Thomas Newton Bell & Ross John McLeod (CA); T- Blaine Wright

 

SPEEDINTHRUTHECITY, 4YO filly by City Zip – License to Speed ($20,000 RNA, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) Won $100,000 Carousel S. on 4/6 at Oaklawn (career 12-5-2-2, $286,538) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds; B- Joe Parker (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

TOM’S TRIBUTE, 4YO colt by Lion Heart – Halloween Fun ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stony Point; Buyer- Purpoodock Bloodstock) Won $79,750 Thunder Road S. on 4/6 at Santa Anita (career 10-4-3-0, $226,880) O- Tom & Marilyn Braly; B- Laura & Ouisha McKinney (KY); T- James Cassidy

 

READY SIGNAL, 5YO mare by More Than Ready – Marwood ($75,000 RNA, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) Won $75,000 Powder Break S. on 4/5 at Gulfstream (career 19-4-2-2, $213,694) O- Hardacre Farm; B- Gulf Coast Farms (KY); T- Amy Tarrant

 

YES I’M LUCKY, 3YO colt by Yes It’s True – Whenthedoveflies ($52,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) Won $73,500 Mr. Light S. on 4/5 at Gulfstream (career 8-5-1-1, $233,000) O- Trilogy Stable & Laurie Plesa; B- Muirfield Farms (KY); T- Edward Plesa Jr.

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