Keeneland-Sold Twilight Eclipse Sets World Record in Pan American

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LEXINGTON, KY (March 25, 2013) – Keeneland sales graduate Twilight Eclipse established a world-record time of 2:22.63 for 1½ miles on the turf in his four-length win in Saturday’s Pan American Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream. Also on Saturday, Keeneland sales alumni Sky Kingdom and Oilisblackgold finished 1-2 in the Tokyo City Cup (G3) at Santa Anita.

 KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

STAKES WINNERS

TWILIGHT ECLIPSE, 4YO gelding by Purim – My Twilight Dancer ($1,000, 2010 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- John Langemeier) Won Pan American S. (G2) on 3/23 at Gulfstream (career 8-4-0-1, $244,611) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; B- Epona Thoroughbreds (KY); T- T. Albertani

Keeneland sales grads ran 1-2 in the Tokyo City Cup (G3) on 3/23 at Santa Anita:

1- SKY KINGDOM, 4YO colt by Empire Maker – Sky Beam ($180,000, 2009 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Westrock Stables) (career 9-4-0-1, $233,730) O- Westrock Stables; B- Jim FitzGerald (KY); T- Bob Baffert

2- Oilisblackgold, 6YO gelding by Tapit – Dancing Tempest ($37,000, 2008 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hopewell Farm, agent; Buyer- Class Racing Stable) O- Class Racing Stable; B- Equine Transitions (KY); T- Craig Dollase

CROP REPORT, 3yo colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Amarillo ($35,000, 2012 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Montessori Farm; Buyer- Corrib Bloodstock) Won $75,000 Team Valor Rushaway S. on 3/23 at Turfway (career 4-2-0-1, $57,603) O- Team Valor International; B- Liberation Farm (KY); T- Graham Motion

ISN’T HE CLEVER, 4YO gelding by Smarty Jones – Sharp Minister ($45,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Monticule; Buyer- Kirk & Judy Robison) Won $75,000 Bill Thomas Memorial S. on 3/24 at Sunland (career 13-6-2-1, $480,203) O- Kirk & Judy Robison; B- Monticule (KY); T- Henry Dominguez

LAURIE’S ROCKET, 4YO colt by Bluegrass Cat – Clay’s Rocket ($300,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Willis Horton) Won $73,500 Hot Springs S. on 3/23 at Oaklawn (career 22-6-4-3, $373,938) O- Willis Horton; B- Gulf Coast Farms (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

KAMINARI, 4YO filly by First Samurai – Bartok’s Blithe ($40,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Pocket Acres Racing) Won $70,000 Gold Coast S. on 3/22 at Delta Downs (career 8-3-1-0, $85,744) O- Pocket Acres Racing; B- Spring Ridge Farm & Lochlow Farm (KY); T- Steve Margolis

AGENT DI NOZZO, 4YO gelding by Ghostzapper – Quick Tip ($45,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Breaking Point Farm) Won $70,000 Borgata S. on 3/23 at Delta Downs (career 11-5-1-2, $155,447) O- Lawana & Robert Low; B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Steve Margolis

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