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Classic-Placed Midnight Bourbon, Grade 1 Winners Life Is Good and Jackie’s Warrior among Keeneland Sales Graduates Featured this Weekend

September 24, 2021

Keeneland sales graduates look to make a statement this weekend in graded stakes across North America.

Midnight Bourbon, second this year in the Preakness (G1) and Runhappy Travers (G1), is among the top contenders in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) at Parx Racing. 

Grade 1 winners Jackie’s Warrior and Life Is Good, the 1-2 finishers in the H. Allen Jerkens Memorial (G1) at Saratoga last month, headline the Gallant Bob (G2) at Parx and Kelso (G2) at Belmont, respectively.

At Churchill Downs, stakes winner Carribean Caper looks to extend her undefeated streak in the Dogwood (G3).

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

COTILLION S. (G1), Parx Racing, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies

ALLWORTHY, 3YO filly by Tonalist – Traffic Blimp ($20,000 RNA, 2019 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Timber Town, agent) O- Slam Dunk Racing, Saffie Joseph Jr., Daniel Damen & Dominique Damico; B- R. S. Evans (KY); T- Saffie Joseph Jr.

 

PENNSYLVANIA DERBY (G1), Parx Racing, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs

MIDNIGHT BOURBON, 3YO colt by Tiznow – Catch the Moon ($525,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Winchell Thoroughbreds) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

KELSO H. (G2), Belmont, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

LIFE IS GOOD, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Beach Walk ($525,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- China Horse Club and Maverick Racing) O- CHC & WinStar Farm; B- Gary & Mary West (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

INFORMATIVE, 4YO colt by Bodemeister – Lucky Black ($15,000, 2018 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Three Rivers Stables) O/T- Uriah St. Lewis; B- Rose Hill Farm & John Trumbulovic (KY)

DOUBLY BLESSED, 4YO gelding by Empire Maker – Via Villaggio ($350,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Whitehorse Stables & Bridlewood Farm) O- Three Diamonds Farm; B- Woodford Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Mike Maker

 

GALLANT BOB S. (G2), Parx Racing, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs

AWESOME GERRY, 3YO colt by Liam’s Map – Star of Munster $45,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $37,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- South Point Sales Agency, agent) O- John Fanelli, Cash is King, LC Racing, Paul Braverman & Timothy Pinch; B- John Liviakis (KY); T- Saffie Joseph Jr.

JACKIE’S WARRIOR, 3YO colt by Maclean’s Music – Unicorn Girl ($95,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Kirk Robison) O- Kirk & Judy Robison; B- J & J Stables (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

TURF MONSTER S. (G3), Parx Racing, 5 Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up

BEER CAN MAN, 3YO colt by Can the Man – Cheesecake ($9,500 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O- Little Red Feather Racing & Sterling Stables; B- Ron Patterson (KY); T- Mark Glatt

FIRECROW, 5YO gelding by Maclean’s Music – Cheyenne Autumn ($16,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent) O- Robert LaPenta & Harlow Stables; B- Johnson, Galvin & Flounders (KY); T- Ron Moquett

BELGRANO, 7YO gelding by War Front – Ask the Moon ($200,000 RNA to Sale 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Secure Investments) O- Peace Sign Stables; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Frank Russo

BATTLE STATION, 6YO gelding by Warrior’s Reward – Uriel ($50,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Kearney Park; Buyer- Ken & Sarah Ramsey) O- Robert Bone & Edward Brown; B- Lansdowne Thoroughbreds (NY); T- Daniel Velazquez

 

DOGWOOD S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 7 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies

COPPELIA, 3YO filly by Not This Time – Crespano ($250,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- J. C. M.) O- Rigney Racing; B- Gabriel Duignan & Crosshaven Bloodstock (KY); T- Philip Bauer

CARRIBEAN CAPER, 3YO filly by Speightstown – Checkupfromzneckup ($250,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter-Gentry Sales, agent; Buyer- Columbine Stable) O- Columbine Stable; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.

LI’L TOOTSIE, 3YO filly by Tapiture – Informative Style ($13,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Michelle Redding; $105,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Dr. Joel Politi) O- Joel Politi; B- Davant Latham (KY); T- Tom Amoss

MALLOY, 3YO filly by Outwork – Hello Maggie May ($130,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Wellspring Stables) O- Coffeepot Stables; B- Double O Bloodstock, Everest Bloodstock, Gerty Bloodstock & Dermot Ryan (KY); T- Wayne Catalano

SOMEONE SAID SO, 3YO filly by Texas Red – Inazuma ($1,200, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Tim Rosin) O- Tim Rosin, Bluebreeze Racing & Mark Kane; B- Christine Hansen & Thoroughbred Acadiana (KY); T- Coty Rosin

 

ATHENIA S. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

STAND FOR THE FLAG, 5YO mare by Super Saver – Raise the Flag ($125,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Michael Dubb) O- Michael Dubb, Coyle Boys Stable, St. Elias Stable & M. Caruso; B- Pursuit of Success (KY); T- Rob Atras

SPICE IS NICE, 4YO filly by Curlin – Dame Dorothy ($1.05 million, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent; Buyer- West Bloodstock) O- Robert & Lawana Low; B- B. Flay Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

GREENWOOD CUP S. (G3), Parx Racing, 1½ Miles, 3YOs & Up

FOREWARNED, 6YO horse by Flat Out – Fortune Play ($65,000 RNA, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Trin-Brook Stables; B- Preston Stables (OH); T- Uriah St. Lewis

SHOOGER RAY TOO, 4YO gelding by Wicked Strong – Caftan ($50,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Vintage Thoroughbreds; B- Haymarket Farm (KY); T- J. Tyler Servis

LOOKIN AT ROSES, 5YO gelding by Lookin At Lucky – Wind Caper ($42,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- St George Sales, agent; Buyer- Lucky Bloodstock) O- Travin Stables; B- VinMar Farm (KY); T- Guadalupe Preciado

LAST SAMURAI, 3YO colt by Malibu Moon – Lady Samurai ($37,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- Willis Horton Racing; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Dallas Stewart

 

BOLD VENTURE S. (G3), Woodbine, 6½ Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

LOOKIN TO STRIKE, 6YO gelding by Lookin At Lucky – Miss Bonnie ($22,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Michelle Redding, agent) O- Gary Barber; B- Fedai Kahraman (KY); T- Mark Casse

CASH DIVIDEND, 6YO gelding by Candy Ride (ARG) – Dyno Temper ($200,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- de Meric Stables, agent) O- Barry Kerbel & Shane Ryan Kerbel; B- Machmer Hall & Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Denyse McClachrie

RECONFIGURE, 8YO gelding by Lemon Drop Kid – Meadow Slipper ($100,000 RNA, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Pope McLean (Crestwood Farm), agent; $110,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean (Crestwood Farm), agent) O/T- Robert Tiller; B- Patricia Moseley (KY)

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

OKLAHOMA DERBY (G3), Remington, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs

SUPER STOCK, 3YO colt by Dialed In – Super Girlie ($70,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Keith Asmussen & Erv Woolsey) O- Erv Woolsey & Keith Asmussen; B- Pedro Gonzalez & P. J. Gonzalez (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

DEFEATER, 3YO colt by Union Rags – Internal Affair ($210,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Royal Oak Farm, agent; Buyer- Ace King Stables) O- Nice Guys Stables, Manganaro Bloodstock & Steve Hornstock; B- Royal Oak & Chadds Ford Stable ((KY); T- Tom Amoss

 

REMINGTON PARK OAKS (G3), Remington, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillis

AMENDMENT NINETEEN, 3YO filly by Constitution – Littlebitabling ($20,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bill Reightler, agent, Buyer- Three Diamonds Farm; $105,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent) O- Juddmonte; B- Angie Gail Moore (MD); T- Brad Cox

GALLANT BLOOM H. (G2), Belmont, 6½ Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M

LADY ROCKET, 4YO filly by Tale of the Cat – Allons Danser ($27,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- The Acorn) O- Frank Fletcher Racing & Ten Strike Racing; B- La Ciega & Tale of the Cat Syndicate (KY); T- Brad Cox

HONOR WAY, 7YO mare by Caleb’s Posse – Truth and Honor ($23,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- J and R Bloodstock) O- Saul Kupferberg; B- Candy Meadows (KY); T- Charlton Baker

DON’T CALL ME MARY, 4YO filly by El Padrino – Monette ($150,000, 2021 April Sale, Consignor- ELiTE, agent; Buyer- The Elkstone Group) O- The Elkstone Group; B- Richard Simoff (PA); T- Todd Pletcher