LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 7, 2012) – Mizdirection, recently announced as a finalist for an Eclipse Award as champion female sprinter, bested fellow 2009 September Yearling Sale graduate Kindle by a half-length to successfully defend her title in the Monrovia Stakes (G2) on Sunday at Santa Anita.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
Keeneland sales grads finished 1-2 in the Monrovia S. (G2) on 1/6 at Santa Anita:
1- MIZDIRECTION, 5YO mare by Mizzen Mast – Deceptive ($85,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent for Joe Perrotta; Buyer- Litt Bloodstock) (career 13-8-4-1, $1,004,621) O- Jungle Racing or Strauss or Grohs, et al; B- Joseph J. Perrotta (KY); T- M. Puype
2- Kindle, 5YO mare by Indian Charlie – Carson’s Vanity ($50,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- H & R Nothhaft Horseracing) O- H & R Nothhaft Horseracing; B- Caldara Farm (KY); T- Gary Mandella
A SHIN TOP, 3YO colt by Tale of the Cat – Ecology ($300,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- G. Watts Humphrey Jr.) Won Nikkan Sports Sho Shinzan Kinen (G3) on 1/6 at Kyoto (JAPAN) O- Eishindo Inc; B- Randal Family Trust; T- Masato Nishizono
KING HENNY, 3YO colt by Henny Hughes – Queens Carousel ($32,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Keith Asmussen) Won $100,000 Big Drama S. on 1/5 at Delta Downs (career 5-3-1-0, $160,000) O- Erv Woolsey & Keith Asmussen; B- Betz/Kidder/Lamantia/J. Betz (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
MAC THE MAN, 3YO colt by El Corredor – Marchmont ($23,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Jeff Greenhill) Won $50,000 Turfway Prevue S. on 1/5 at Turfway (career 6-3-1-0, $85,390) O- Sherri Greenhill; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- Jeffrey Greenhill