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LEXINGTON, KY (May 27, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates accounted for six graded stakes wins over Memorial Day weekend, led by Fire With Fire, who charged from behind to win Saturday’s Charles Whittingham (G2) at Santa Anita, and Canadian champion Solid Appeal, who successfully defended her title in Woodbine’s Nassau (G2). Keeneland September Yearling Sale alum Jack Milton won the Poker (G3) at Belmont on Memorial Day to make Todd Pletcher Thoroughbred racing’s all-time leading money-earning trainer.

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

STAKES WINNERS

FIRE WITH FIRE, 6YO gelding by Distorted Humor – Cosmic Fire ($290,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Maverick Racing; $140,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent, Buyer- Lawley-Wakelin Bloodstock, agent) Won Charles Whittingham S. (G2) on 5/24 at Santa Anita (career 32-7-8-5, $655,354) O- David Heerensperger; B- Patricia Pavlish (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

SOLID APPEAL, 5YO mare by Successful Appeal – Star of the Woods ($100,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services Inc, agent; Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) Won Nassau S. (G2) on 5/25 at Woodbine (career 19-6-2-3, $539,441) O- Jim & Susan Hill; B- Select Bloodstock (KY); T- Reade Baker

WAR DANCER, 4YO colt by War Front – Deed I Do ($25,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- B & B Stables) Won Louisville H. (G3) on 5/24 at Churchill Downs (career 13-4-3-1, $541,717) O- Magdalena Racing; B- Cherry Valley Farm (KY); T- Ken McPeek

 

Keeneland sales graduates ran 1-2 in the Poker S. (G3) on 5/26 at Belmont:

1- JACK MILTON, 4YO colt by War Front – Preserver ($100,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Steven Young, agent) (career 10-4-1-4, $505,900) O- Gary Barber; B- Cherry Valley Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

2- Big Screen, 5YO horse by Speightstown – Scene Maker ($150,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- W.D. North Thoroughbreds) O- Dogwood Stable; B- Jerry Jamgotchian (KY); T- Tom Albertrani

 

Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2 in the Lone Star Park H. (G3) on 5/26 at Lone Star:

GRAND CONTENDER, 6YO gelding by Strong Contender – My Twilight Dancer ($19,000 RNA, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $7,000 RNA, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) Won Lone Star Park H. (G3) on 5/26 at Lone Star (career 22-8-3-4, $540,860) O- Maggi Moss; B- Epona Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Tom Amoss

2- Donoharm, 5YO gelding by Lemon Drop Kid – Tasso Run ($57,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Wayne Sanders & Larry Hirsch) O- Wayne Sanders & Larry Hirsch; B- Double Eagle Ranch (KY); T- W. Bret Calhoun

 

Keeneland sales graduates ran 1-2-3 in the Winning Colors S. (G3) on 5/26 at Churchill Downs:

1- SOUTHERN HONEY, 3YO filly by Colonel John – Mama Tia ($155,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Sweezey & Partners, agent, Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock; $180,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent, Buyer- Ashbrook Farm) (career 5-3-1-0, $150,017) O- Ashbrook Farm; B- Whisper Hill Farm (KY); T- George R. Arnold II

2- Socialbug, 4YO filly by Curlin – Candytuft ($300,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Mike Rutherford, agent) O- Mike Rutherford; B- Tom Evans, Wilmil Equines & Marjac Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert

3- Warm Breeze, 4YO filly by Street Sense – Cry Me a River ($85,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent; $130,000, 2012 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- de Meric Sales, agent, Buyer- Ten Broeck Farm) O- Ten Broeck Farm; B- Brent Harris, Beth Harris & Darley (KY); T- G. Forster

 

GALA AWARD, 3YO colt by Bernardini – Wilshewed ($1.55 million, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Valkyre Stud, agent; Buyer- D.L. O’Byrne) Won $196,000 Pennine Ridge S. on 5/26 at Belmont (career 5-3-1-0, $244,847) O- Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith; B- William Currin (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

CONQUEST TOP GUN, 3YO colt by Pioneerof the Nile – Early Vintage ($42,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- W.D. North Thoroughbreds) Won $128,843 Marine S. on 5/25 at Woodbine (career 4-2-0-1, $110,099) O- Conquest Stables; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- Mark Casse

BRIDGEHAMPTON, 4YO filly by Bernardini – Teton National ($100,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Barry K. Schwartz) Won $75,000 My Juliet S. on 5/24 at Prairie Meadows (career 6-3-1-0, $155,940) O- Barry K.  Schwartz; B- Hertrich/McCarthy Livestock & John Fielding (KY); T- Michael Hushion

ITSMYLUCKYDAY, 4YO colt by Lawyer Ron – Viva La Slew ($47,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent; Buyer- Nick J. Hines, agent) Won $74,500 Majestic Light S. on 5/24 at Monmouth (career 16-7-3-1, $932,600) O- Trilogy Stable & Laurie Plesa; B- Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm (KY); T- Edward Plesa Jr.

MONTANA NATIVE, 4YO filly by Yes It’s True – Special American ($72,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent, Buyer- Adena Springs; $330,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Adena Springs, agent, Buyer- Castleton Lyons) Won $51,500 Winter Melody S. on 5/21 at Delaware (career 15-5-0-3, $314,198) O- Castleton Lyons; B- Westana Ranches (KY); T- Christophe Clement

AMERICAN SUGAR, 4YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – I Love America ($15,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- H. Allen Poindexter) Won $50,000 Prairie Rose S. on 5/24 at Prairie Meadows (career 21-7-0-4, $265,901) O- Poindexter Thoroughbreds; B- Fares Farms (KY); T- Lynn Chleborad

HARD TO RESIST, 6YO mare by Johannesburg – Anja ($20,000, 2008 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Federico Barberini; $35,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- Frank Alesia) Won $50,000 First Lady H. on 5/25 at Ruidoso (career 27-5-4-4, $284,538) O- Kirk & Judy Robison; B- Joan Murphy-Leopoldsberger (KY); T- Henry Dominguez)

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