Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Begins MondayNovember 3, 2022
10-day auction precedes Nov. 17 Horses of Racing Age Sale
Keeneland’s position at the center of the global Thoroughbred industry reaches a pinnacle Friday and Saturday when the track hosts the Breeders’ Cup World Championships and continues Monday for Book 1 of the November Breeding Stock Sale. The sale, which covers 10 sessions through Nov. 16, features a number of proven producers, broodmare prospects and weanlings with connections to horses entered in the Breeders’ Cup
On Nov. 17, Keeneland will hold the November Horses of Racing Sale as a stand-alone auction for this segment of the market.
Half-sister to Cave Rock is latest supplement
Take Charge Angel, whose half-brother Cave Rock is the undefeated 4-5 morning-line favorite for the FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) Presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, has been supplemented to Book 1.
In foal to McKinzie, Take Charge Angel is a daughter of Will Take Charge out of the Bellamy Road mare Georgie’s Angel. She won her career debut at Churchill Downs and two races later in her 3-year-old debut finished a half-length behind future champion Covfefe in a Keeneland allowance.
Gainesway, agent, consigns Take Charge Angel and her first foal, a weanling colt by McKinzie, who is Hip 193 in Book 1.
Thirteen supplemented to Horses of Racing Age Sale
The latest round of supplements to the Nov. 17 November Horses of Racing Age Sale consists of 13 horses, including:
- Amy C (GB), a 4-year-old filly by Charming Thought who won the Oct. 29 Senator Ken Maddy (L) at Santa Anita. A four-time winner in France, Belmont Park and Santa Anita, Amy C is out of Alzahra, a daughter of Australian-bred Exceed And Excel and from the family of European champion Attraction. Cataloged as a racing or broodmare prospect, Amy C is consigned by ELiTE, agent.
- Anywho, a 2-year-old filly by Bolt d’Oro out of stakes-placed Fancy and Flashy, by Zensational, who captured her Oct. 24 career debut in maiden special weight company at Belmont at the Big A. From the family of Grade 1-placed stakes winner Lacquaria, she is cataloged as a racing or broodmare prospect and consigned by ELiTE, agent.
- Provocateur, a 3-year-old Into Mischief colt who this year won the Hutcheson (L) at Gulfstream Park and the Jersey Shore at Monmouth Park and was third in the Woody Stephens (G1) Presented by Mohegan Sun at Belmont. A full brother to Grade 3 winner One Liner, he is out of the Cherokee Run mare Cayala. Provocateur, who is cataloged as a racing or stallion prospect, is consigned by ELiTE, agent.
Breeders’ Cup ties to the Breeding Stock Sale
Among the cataloged in-foal mares are these producers of Breeders’ Cup hopefuls:
- Argent Affair, dam of Xigera (Juvenile Filles Turf), in foal to Street Boss.
- Diva Delight, dam of Verifying (Juvenile) and Grade 1 winner Midnight Bisou, in foal to Gun Runner.
- Marion Ravenwood, dam of Nest (Distaff) and Lost Ark (Juvenile), in foal to Curlin.
- Mary Rita, dam of Major Dude (Juvenile Turf), in foal to Charlatan.
- Misty North, dam of War Like Goddess (Turf), in foal to Curlin.
- Raindrops Droptops, dam of Gaslight Dancer (Juvenile Turf), in foal to McKinzie.
- Silent Candy, dam of Epicenter (Classic), in foal to Not This Time.
These Breeders’ Cup entrants are cataloged as racing or broodmare prospects:
- American Apple (Juvenile Turf Sprint).
- Caravel (Turf Sprint).
- Dreamloper (IRE) (Mile).
- Edgeway (Filly and Mare Sprint).
Weanlings who have siblings entered in the Breeders’ Cup are:
- Half-sister to Chop Chop (Juvenile Fillies), by Constitution.
- Half-brother to Moira (Filly and Mare Turf), by Sir Prancealot (IRE).
- Half-brother to Sharp Aza Tack (Juvenile Turf Sprint), by Good Magic.
Additional horses cataloged to the November Breeding Stock Sale include:
- City Success, full sister to C Z Rocket (Sprint), in foal to Speightstown.
- Cupere, half-sister to Ivar (BRZ), racing or broodmare prospect.
- Firewater Rockette, half-sister to American Rockette (Juvenile Fillies) and Frank’s Rockette (Filly and Mare Sprint), in foal to Bolt d’Oro.
- Gio’s Lil Angel, half-sister to Chi Town Lady (Filly and Mare Sprint), in foal to Dialed In.
- Midnight Bisou, half-sister to Verifying (Juvenile), in foal to Tapit.
- Napier, half-sister to Obligatory (Filly and Mare Sprint), in foal to Maxfield.
- Norma’s Love (half-sister to Slow Down Andy (Dirt Mile), in foal to Nyquist,
- Prevaricate, half-sister to Elite Power (Sprint), in foal to Improbable.
- Smiling Cruise, half-sister to Happy Saver (Classic), in foal to Bolt d’Oro.
- Summer Mate, half-sister to King Cause (Mile), broodmare prospect.
- Trevise, half-sister to Chi Town Lady (Filly and Mare Sprint), broodmare prospect.
- Tuff But Fair, half-sister to And Tell Me Nolies (Juvenile Fillies), in foal to Tacitus.
- Wow, half-sister to Manny Wah (Sprint), in foal to Maclean’s Music.
- Zia’s Song, half-sister to Cyberknife (Dirt Mile), in foal to Gun Runner.
Other standouts in Book 1
- Callingmissbrown, in foal to Uncle Mo with a full sibling to Belmont (G1) winner Mo Donegal.
- Grade 1 winner Juju’s Map, racing or broodmare prospect.
- Weanling half-sister to multiple Grade 1-winning 3-year-old Jack Christopher. She is by first-crop sire Complexity.
- Weanling colt by Into Mischief who is the first foal out of multiple Grade 1 winner Separationofpowers.
Flightline fractional interest offered
At 12:30 p.m., before the 1 p.m. start of the Book 1 session on Nov. 7, a 2.5 percent fractional interest in Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) morning-line favorite Flightline will be offered for sale with in-person, online and phone bidding available. Bidders must pre-register to fid on this fractional interest (Hipn1F). For more information, visit Keeneland.com/flightline.
The auction is being launched in conjunction with a first-of-its-kind Metaverse experience designed to replicate the excitement of the November Breeding Stock Sale.
November Sales schedule
More than 3,700 horses are cataloged to the November Breeding Stock Sale, which will present the following schedule:
Book 1 – Monday, Nov. 7. Session begins at 1 p.m. with 240 horses in the catalog.
Each remaining session begins at 10 a.m.:
Book 2 – Tuesday-Wednesday, Nov. 8-9. A total of 756 horses are cataloged over the two days.
Book 3 – Thursday-Friday, Nov. 10-11. A total of 827 horses are cataloged over the two days.
Book 4 – Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 12-14. A total of 812 horses are cataloged over the two days.
Book 5 – Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 14-16. A total of 1,070 horses are cataloged over the three days.
November Horses of Racing Age Sale – Thursday, Nov. 17. A total of 333 horses are presently cataloged to the sale, which begins at noon.
All Keeneland sales are livestreamed at Keeneland.com.