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Private Zone, Hard Not to Like Top More Than 50 Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Weekend Graded Stakes

November 27, 2015

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 27, 2015) – Keeneland is represented by more than 50 sales graduates competing in graded stakes during this holiday weekend. On Saturday, multiple Grade 1 stakes winner Private Zone defends his title in the Cigar Mile (G1), impressive maiden winner Lewis Bay makes her stakes debut in the Demoiselle (G2), and undefeated Mohaymen, recent winner of the Nashua (G2), headlines the Remsen (G2), all at Aqueduct; Grade 1 winner Sharla Rae takes on males in the Hollywood Derby (G1) at Del Mar; and Pocahontas (G2) winner Dothraki Queen tops entries for the Golden Rod (G2) at Churchill Downs. Hard Not to Like, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2015 November Breeding Stock Sale, seeks her fourth Grade 1 win in Sunday’s Matriarch (G1) at Del Mar.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28

CIGAR MILE H. (G1), Aqueduct, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

MSHAWISH, 5YO horse by Medaglia d’Oro – Thunder Bayou ($25,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Dapple Stud, agent, Buyer- Hot Pepper Farm; $10,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Brown Island Stables) O- Al Shaqab Racing; B- OTIF 2007 (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

MATROOH, 5YO gelding by Distorted Humor – Rockcide ($550,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd) O- Shadwell Stable; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

PRIVATE ZONE, 6YO gelding by Macho Uno – Auburn Beauty ($15,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; B- Rogelio Douglas K.) O- Good Friends Stable; B- Adena Springs (ON); T- Brian Lynch

HOLLYWOOD DERBY (G1), Del Mar, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs

SHARLA RAE, 3YO filly by Afleet Alex – Jinny’s Gold ($22,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Denny Boultinghouse) O- Brous Stable, Gary Barber, & Wachtel Stable; B- Kaster & Wieting (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

VIGILANTE, 3YO colt by Tiznow – Bsharpsonata ($335,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Gary & Mary West; B- Woodford Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

OM, 3YO colt by Munnings – Rare Cat ($60,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- Ryston Stable) O- Sareen Family Trust; B- Lavin Bloodstock, Bernie Sams & Williams S. Farish Jr. (KY); T- Dan Hendricks

FUNDAMENTAL, 3YO colt by Arch – Halo’s Verse ($225,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Salem Bloodstock) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Glen Hill Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

CLOSING BELL, 3YO colt by Tapit – Rehear ($400,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Maverick Racing) O- SF Racing Group & WinStar Farm; B- W.S. Farish & Lazy F Ranch (KY); T- Bill Mott

SOUL DRIVER, 3YO colt by Street Boss – For Passion ($45,000 RNA, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Penn Sales; $24,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales) O- Bloom Racing Stable or Head of Plains Partners; B- John Penn (KY); T- J. Mullins

MONEY MULTIPLIER, 3YO colt by Lookin At Lucky – Intensify ($100,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Wark Bloodstock; $260,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Machmer Hall & Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

MARCH, 3YO colt by Blame – Lifeinthefastlane ($320,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lakland Sales; Buyer- Steven Young) O- Robert LaPenta; B- Lakland Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

WIN THE SPACE, 3YO colt by Pulpit – Teamgeist (ARG) ($65,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Kings Equine) O- Kretz Racing; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- G. Papaprodromou

DEMOISELLE S. (G2), Aqueduct, 1 1/8 Miles, 2YO Fillies

LEWIS BAY, 2YO filly by Bernardini – Summer Raven ($170,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent) O/B- Alpha Delta Stables; T- Chad Brown

MO D’AMOUR, 2YO filly by Uncle Mo – Neverthesame ($22,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Bryan Rice) O- King of Prussia Stable; B- Doug & Felicia Branham (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

REMSEN S. (G2), Aqueduct, 1 1/8 Miles, 2YOs

DONEGAL MOON, 2YO colt by Malibu Moon – Perfect Cause ($220,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- Patchen Wilkes Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

MOHAYMEN, 2YO colt by Tapit – Justwhistledixie ($2.2 million, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clearsky Farms, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Co Ltd) O- Shadwell Stable; B- Clearsky Farm (KY); T- Kiaran McLaughlin

HUNTER O’RILEY, 2YO ridgling by Tiz Wonderful – Oblige ($120,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Jarazen Stable) O- Sean Shay & Michael Ryan; B- Mike Rutherford (KY); T- Joe Sharp

RUNAWAY KING, 2YO colt by Run Away and Hide – Dearest Queen ($9,200 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James Keogh, agent) O/B- K.K. & V.D. Jayaraman (KY); T- Todd Ice

MARENGO ROAD, 2YO colt by Quality Road – Gac’s Tomboy ($120,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Harry & Tom Meyerhoff) O- Tom & Harry Meyerhoff; B- Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Michael Trombetta

HAWTHORNE GOLD CUP (G2), Hawthorne, 1¼ Miles, 3YOs & Up

MAJESTIC HARBOR, 7YO horse by Rockport Harbor – Champagne Royale ($20,000, 2009 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent; Buyer- Sean McCarthy, agent) O- Gallant Stables; B- Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm (KY); T- Paul McGee

NECK ‘N NECK, 6YO horse by Flower Alley – Bootery ($195,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lantern Hill Farm, agent; Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent) O- Waldorf Racing Stable; B- A. Steven Miles Jr. (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

GOLDEN ROD S. (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 2YO Fillies

COLD DISH, 2YO filly by Ice Box – Dishtown ($100,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent; Buyer- Smith Stables) O/B- Dream Walkin Farms; T- Ken McPeek

CARINA MIA, 2YO filly by Malibu Moon – Miss Simpatia (ARG) ($410,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Three Chimneys Farm, agent) O- Three Chimneys Farm; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Bill Mott

DOTHRAKI QUEEN, 2YO filly by Pure Prize – Sharaiji Blossom ($35,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Ken McPeek, agent) O- Magdalena Racing; B- Liberty Road Stables (KY); T- Ken McPeek

KENTUCKY JOCKEY CLUB S. (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 2YOs

TOM’S READY, 2YO colt by More Than Ready – Goodbye Stranger ($145,000 RNA, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) O- GMB Racing; B- Blackstone Farm (PA); T- Dallas Stewart

DISCREETNESS, 2YO colt by Discreet Cat – Fondness ($67,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm; Buyer- Victor Bernal & Doble Jak) O- Xpress Thoroughbreds; B- Trackside Farm & Tenlane Farm (KY); T- W.H. Fires

MO TOM, 2YO colt by Uncle Mo – Caroni ($150,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- GMB Racing) O- GMB Racing; B- Sexton & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Tom Amoss

UNCLE JERRY, 2YO colt by Uncle Mo – Our Danny ($75,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Romans Racing & Sales, agent; Buyer- Eoin Harty) O- Harty, Auerbach & Yarmuth; B- Eagle Holdings (KY); T- Eoin Harty

COMELY S. (G3), Aqueduct, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YO Fillies

PEACE AND WAR, 3YO filly by War Front – More Oats Please ($300,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Kaizen Sales, agent; Buyer- David Redvers Bloodstock) O- Qatar Racing; B- Sally Anderson (FL); T- H. Graham Motion

CURLISH FIGURE, 3YO filly by Curlin – Fi ($10,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services, agent) O- Jesse Walker; B- Bottom Line Stables, Rowland Hancock & Dick Walker (KY); T- Tom Proctor

FAST RETAILING, 3YO filly by Malibu Moon – Shop Again ($1 million, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Hugo Merry Bloodstock) O- Andrew Rosen & Edward Easton; B- Jamm Ltd (KY); T- Shug McGaughey

STROKE PLAY, 3YO filly by Warrior’s Reward – Candy Ma’am ($7,500 RNA, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Three Chimneys Sales, agent) O- Barbara Hopkins; B- A. Stevens Miles Jr. (KY); T- R. Preciado

NATIVE DIVER H. (G3), Del Mar, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

CAT BURGLAR, 5YO horse by Unbridled’s Song – Be My Prospect ($410,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- M.V. Magnier) O- O- Michael Lund Petersen; B- Gulf Coast Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert

MAJESTIC CITY, 6YO horse by City Zip – It’schemistrybaby ($30,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Reddick Partners) O- Bloom Racing Stable; B- Trackside Farm, Robert Evans & Helen Evans (KY); T- R. Baltas

DORTMUND, 3YO colt by Big Brown – Our Josephina ($85,000 RNA, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bona Terra Stud, agent) O- Kaleem Shah; B- Emilie Gerlinde Fojan (KY); T- Bob Baffert

IRON FIST, 3YO colt by Tapit – Successful Outlook ($1.55 million, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Regis Farms & Stonestreet Stables) O- Regis Farms & Stonestreet Stables; B- Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

YAHILWA, 5YO mare by Medaglia d’Oro – Verbanella ($52,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Select Syndicate) O- DP Racing; B- Avalon Farms (KY); T- James Cassidy

IMPERATIVE, 5YO gelding by Bernardini – Call Her ($325,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- John Ferguson) O- KM Racing; B- Glencrest Farm & Darley (KY); T- R. Baltas

JIMMY DURANTE S. (G3), Del Mar, 1 Mile (T), 2YO Fillies

DO THE DANCE, 2YO filly by Discreet Cat – Loure ($20,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Gary Sherlock, agent) O- Mansor, Purple Shamrock Racing or Sherlock; B- Kwok & Yoshida (KY); T- Gary Sherlock

RIRI, 2YO filly by Speightstown – Soul Search ($75,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Julio Rada) O- Little Red Feather Racing or RM Racing; B- Farish & Kilroy (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

SHEEZA MILKY WAY, 2YO filly by Sidney’s Candy – Mother’s Milk ($50,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Caldara Farm; $32,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- M R K) O- Alesia, Christensen or Ciaglia Racing; B- Jayne Johnson, Tom & Jeanne Flounders (KY); T- Peter Eurton 

WAKE THE DAWN, 2YO filly by Candy Ride (ARG) – Third Dawn ($140,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Ike & Dawn Thrash; B- Ike Thrash (KY); T- Kristin Mulhall

MOKAT, 2YO filly by Uncle Mo – Flashy Frolic ($52,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- JK Racing Stable; B- Dr. Charles Giles (KY); T- Richard Baltas

SUTTON’S SMILE, 2YO filly by Paddy O’Prado – Liberty’s Lyric ($40,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lisa & Tim Turney, agent; Buyer- Turnley Farms Louisiana) O- Turnley Farms Louisiana; B- Jerry Romans Jr. (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29

MATRIARCH S. (G1), Del Mar, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

HARD NOT TO LIKE, 6YO mare by Hard Spun – Like a Gem ($1.5 million, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Michael Byrne, agent; Buyer- Speedway Stables, Peter Fluor & K.C. Weiner; $2.2 million, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- DATTT Farm) O- DATTT Stable; B- Garland Williamson (ON); T- Christophe Clement

RECEPTA, 4YO filly by Speightstown – Honor Bestowed ($410,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Gartin & Partners) O- Phillips Racing Partnership & Pam Gartin; B- John Phillips & Hank Snowden (KY); T- J.J. Toner

STELLAR PATH (FR), 4YO filly by Astronomer Royal – America Nova (FR) ($750,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Christophe Clement, agent) O- Trevor Stewart; B- SF Bloodstock (FR); T- Christophe Clement

SHE’S NOT HERE, 4YO filly by Street Cry (IRE) – Where’s Bailey ($190,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hermitage Farm, agent; Buyer- G. Watts Humphrey Jr.) O- St. George Racing & G. Watts Humphrey Jr.; B- Hermitage Farm & Darley (KY); T- Vicki Oliver

 CECIL B. DeMILLE S. (G3), Del Mar, 1 Mile (T), 2YOs

COLLECTED, 2YO colt by City Zip – Helena Bay (GB) ($150,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Runnymede Farm, agent; Buyer- SGV Thoroughbreds) O- Speedway Stable; B- Runnymede Farm & Peter Callahan (KY); T- Bob Baffert

TUSK, 2YO ridgling by Tapit – It’s Midnight ($335,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O/B- Flaxman Holdings (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

CANADA, 2YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Silky Serenade ($500,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- MV Magnier) O- Stonestreet, Tabor & Smith; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Simon Callaghan

ARIZONA MOON, 2YO colt by Macho Uno – Phoenician Moon ($55,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- John Campo III) O- John Campo III; B- H. Allen Poindexter (KY); T- Stacy Campo

RARE CANDY, 2YO colt by Twirling Candy – Bold Pegasus ($22,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Asmussen Equine) O- Tarabilla Farms; B- Farm III Enterprises (FL); T- David Hofmans

STORMING CANDY, 2YO gelding by Candy Ride (ARG) – Magical Mood (GB) ($250,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- Hartley/DeRenzo) O- Halo Farms, Bashor or Bashor; B- Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Clifford Sise Jr.