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35+ Keeneland Sales Graduates Highlight Preakness Weekend Graded Stakes

May 17, 2018

More than 35 Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes across North America over Preakness Weekend. Five of the eight sophomores scheduled to contest the second jewel of racing’s Triple Crown, the $1.5 million Preakness (G1) on Saturday at Pimlico, are graduates of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, led byJustify and Good Magic, who finished 1-2 in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1).

Keeneland sales graduates also figure prominently in other graded stakes this weekend at Pimlico. Grade 3 winners Untrappedand One Liner, the latter an allowance winner at Keeneland in April, go postward in the Pimlico Special (G3) on Friday. On Saturday, Grade 1 winner Divisidero makes his 2018 debut in the Dixie (G2), where he will meet graded stakes winnersFrostmourne and Just Howard, while Lake Ponchatrain takes her two-race win streak, which includes a victory in the Dance to Bristol Stakes at Charles Town, into the Gallorette (G3).

On Saturday at Woodbine, recent DRF Bets Bourbonette Oaks (G3) winner Go Noni Go highlights entries for the Selene (G3). 

FRIDAY, MAY 18

BLACK-EYED SUSAN S. (G2), Pimlico, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YO Fillies

INDY UNION, 3YO filly by Union Rags – Fapindy ($50,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Highclere, agent; Buyer- Vinery Sales, agent) O- Robert Hahn; B- Mt. Joy Stables & Highclere (KY); T- Jeremiah Englehart

PIMLICO SPECIAL (G3), Pimlico, 1 3/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up

ONE LINER, 4YO colt by Into Mischief – Cayala ($150,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Kingswood Farm, agent; Buyer- J. S. B. Stable) O- WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, SF Racing & Head of Plains; B- Kingswood Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

PAPA ZULU, 5YO horse by Broken Vow – Page Dancer ($35,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- J. Stevens Bloodstock, agent) O- Gunpowder Farms; B- C. Kidder, N. Cole & B. Kidder (KY); T- Kelly Rubley

UNTRAPPED, 4YO colt by Trappe Shot – Exit Three ($97,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Springhouse Farm; $150,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- B.L.B. Inc.) O- Michael Langford; B- Indian Creek & Jonathan Sheppard (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

ADENA SPRINGS MISS PREAKNESS S. (G3), Pimlico, 6 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies

BUY SELL HOLD, 3YO filly by Violence – Melody Lady ($67,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Kirk & Judy Robison) O- Kirk & Judy Robison; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings & Stretch Run Ventures (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

LEZENDARY, 3YO filly by Zensational – Legendary Stacey ($6,500 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O/B- Zayat Farms (KY); T- Rudy Rodriguez

ALLAIRE DUPONT DISTAFF S. (G3), Pimlico, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

IN THE NAVY NOW, 5YO mare by Midshipman – Looking Afar ($95,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Greenwood Lodge Farm; Buyer- Woodford Sales) O- Larry Johnson & R. D. M. Racing Stable; B- Greenwood Lodge Farm (KY); T- Michael Trombetta

DORODANSA, 5YO mare by Bellamy Road – Fiery Dancer ($50,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Greenfield Farm, agent; Buyer- Kenny McPeek, agent) O- Steven & Brandi Nicholson; B- Centaur Farms (KY); T- Kellyn Gorder  

SATURDAY, MAY 19

PREAKNESS S. (G1), Pimlico, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs

LONE SAILOR, 3YO colt by Majestic Warrior – Ambitious ($120,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- GMB Racing) O- G M B Racing; B- Alexander, Groves, Matz (KY); T- Tom Amoss

SPORTING CHANCE, 3YO colt by Tiznow – Wynning Ride ($275,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Lapis Bloodstock; $575,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent, Buyer- William Mack/Robert Baker) O- Robert Baker & William Mack; B- Hunter Valley (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

DIAMOND KING, 3YO colt by Quality Road – Akron Moon ($55,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Waves Bloodstock) O- Cash is King, D. J. Stable & LC Racing; B- JSM Equine (KY); T- John Servis

GOOD MAGIC, 3YO colt by Curlin – Glinda the Good ($1 Million, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- e 5 Racing, Mike Ryan, agent) O- e Five Racing Thoroughbreds & Stonestreet Stables; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Chad Brown

JUSTIFY, 3YO colt by Scat Daddy – Stage Magic ($500,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- China Horse Club/Maverick Racing) O- China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners, Starlight Racing & WinStar Farm; B- John D. Gunther (KY); T- Bob Baffert

DIXIE S. (G2), Pimlico, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

FROSTMOURNE, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Leaning Tower ($375,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) O/B- Green Lantern Stables (KY); T- Christophe Clement

DOCTOR MOUNTY, 5YO horse by Street Sense – On a Roll ($150,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Never Forever Stable) O- Larry Pratt & Dave Alden; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr., Susan Keller, Vicki Oliver & G. Watts Humphrey III (KY); T- Shug McGaughey

JUST HOWARD, 4YO colt by English Channel – Aruban Sandwich ($37,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Skeedattle Associates) O- Skeedattle Associates; B- Howard Bender (MD); T- H. Graham Motion

DIVISIDERO, 6YO horse by Kitten’s Joy – Madame Du Lac ($250,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hinkle Farms; Buyer- Margaux Farm, agent) O- Gunpowder Farms; B- Hinkle Farms (KY); T- Kelly Rubley

GALLORETTE S. (G3), Pimlico, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

LAKE PONCHATRAIN, 5YO mare by Afleet Express – Harmony Lake ($1,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Cynthia O’Bannon) O/T- Ernest Haynes; B- John & Barbara Smicklas Living Trusts (OK)

BROOKS HOUSE, 5YO mare by Mizzen Mast – Blush On Cue ($80,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Mayberry Farm; $100,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Millennium Farms) O- Millennium Farms; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

STALLION HEIRESS, 4YO filly by Exchange Rate – Mendocino Beano ($100,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent; Buyer- Stallionville Enterprises) O- Stallionaire Enterprises; B- Sean Fitzhenry (ON); T- Michael Stidham

MARYLAND SPRINT S. (G3), Pimlico, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

SWITZERLAND, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Czechers ($170,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent, Buyer- Fairwinter Farm; $175,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- McKathan Bros.) O- Woodford Racing; B- Branch Family Trust (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

IRISH COLONEL, 5YO gelding by Colonel John – Cappagh Strand ($25,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Ken & Sarah Ramsey) O- Dun Roamin Farm & Wire to Wire Stable; B- Nicholas Sibilio (KY); T- Cathal Lynch

SELENE S. (G3), Woodbine, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies

DIXIE MOON, 3YO filly by Curlin – Dixie Chicken ($150,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent) O/B- Sean & Dorothy Fitzhenry; T- Catherine Day Phillips 

GLAMANATION, 3YO filly by Point of Entry – Golden Scarf ($10,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Adena Springs; Buyer- Westside Bloodstock) O- M. J. Doyle Racing Stable; B- Adena Springs (ON); T- Michael Doyle

GO NONI GO, 3YO filly by Get Stormy – Lady Larkspur ($1,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- A. P. Racing) O- Three Diamonds Farm; B- David Hager II (KY); T- Michael Maker

SOARING SOFTLY S. (G3), Belmont, 7 Furlongs (T), 3YO Fillies

MARCH X PRESS, 3YO filly by Shanghai Bobby – Indian Rush ($90,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- BSW Bloodstock, agent) O- Golconda Stables; B- Pine Ridge Stables (NY); T- Todd Pletcher

NOOTKA SOUND, 3YO filly by Lonhro (AUS) – Miss Red Delicious ($100,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- KatieRich Farms; B- Cromwell Bloodstock Agency) O- Hat Creek Racing; B- KatieRich Farms (KY); T- Wesley Ward

ELEVENSES, 3YO filly by More Than Ready – Cougarstown ($50,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Leverett Miller, agent) O- Joseph Shields Jr.; B- Ramspring Farm (KY); T- James A. Jerkens

COFFEE CRUSH, 3YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Wasted Tears ($360,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stonehaven Steadings, agent; Buyer- Bobby Flay) O- S. Flay Racing; B- Bart Evans & Stonehaven Steadings (KY); T- James J. Toner

BRATTATA, 3YO filly by More Than Ready – Mama Nadine ($220,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Scarlet Stable) O- Peter Brant; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

ARLINGTON MATRON (G3), Arlington, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

FELT IN POCKET, 5YO mare by Hat Trick (JPN) – Yes Honey ($20,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Eoin Harty) O/T – Eoin Harty; B- J. D. Squires & H. Smoot Fahlgren (KY)

CON TE PARTIRO, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – Temple Street ($130,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock) O- Hat Creek Racing; B- K.C. Garrett Farm (KY); T- Wesley Ward

PRINCESS LA QUINTA, 4YO filly by Quality Road – Social Scene ($6,500, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mulholland Springs, agent; Buyer- Al Moorhouse) O- Al Moorhouse & James Gulick; B- John Mulholland, Martha Jane Mulholland & Pegasus Stud (KY); T- James Gulick

MOONLIT GARDEN, 4YO filly by Malibu Moon – Winter Garden ($120,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O/B- Town & Country Racing (KY); T- Christopher Davis

LOUISVILLE H. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

DESIGNED FOR WAR, 6YO gelding by War Front – Design for Life ($55,000, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Three Diamonds Farm) O- Three Diamond Farm; B- JSM Equine & Greathouse Horse Property (KY); T- Michael Maker

ROMAN APPROVAL, 7YO horse by Roman Ruler – Highest Approval ($13,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Preston Stables) O- Michael Hui; B- Glencrest Farm & Fox-Straus (KY); T- Michael Maker

BRONSON, 4YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Cambiocorsa ($350,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Todd Pletcher, agent) O- Three Diamonds Farm; B- Ran Jan Racing (KY); T- Michael Maker

CARTOON, 6YO horse by Henrythenavigator – Debbie’s Assault ($17,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Vladimir Kazakov) O- Glockenburg LLC; B- Pangloss (KY); T- Pavel Vashchenko