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Commonwealth Turf Winner Mr Dumas among Recent Graded Stakes-Winning Keeneland Sales Graduates

November 11, 2019

Keeneland sales graduate Mr Dumas turned in an impressive performance to win his stakes debut in Saturday’s Commonwealth Turf (G3) at Churchill Downs.

Keeneland sales graduates captured six graded/group stakes held Breeders’ Cup weekend in addition to the five World Championship events won by Vino RossoBricks and MortarMitoleCovfefe and Structor

September Yearling Sale graduates accounted for two group stakes in England: Kameko won the Vertem Futurity Trophy (G1) at Newcastle, and Kenzai Warrior took the Heath Court Hotel Horris Hill S. (G3) at Newmarket.

Other recent graded stakes-winning sales graduates are Toinette (Goldikova-G2), Special Forces (Autumn-G2), Sally’s Curlin(Chilukki-G3) and Independence Hall (Nashua-G3). 

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

MR DUMAS, 3YO colt by Majesticperfection – Ready Love ($4,200, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- MJK Bloodstock) Won Commonwealth Turf S. (G3) on 11/9 at Churchill Downs (career 6-3-0-3, $211,160) O- WSS Racing & Hooties Racing; B- Ramspring Farm (KY); T- John Alexander Ortiz

KAMEKO, 2YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Sweeter Still (IRE) ($90,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- David Redvers) Won Vertem Futurity Trophy S. (G1) on 11/1 at Newcastle (career 4-2-2-0, £157,837) O- Qatar Racing; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Andrew Balding

TOINETTE, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – I Bet Toni Knows ($120,000 RNA, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; $110,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent, Buyer- Shawn Dugan, agent) Won Goldikova S. (G2) on 11/3 at Santa Anita (career 10-7-0-1, $488,720) O- Ken Baca & Joseph & Lynne Hudson; B- J. D. Stuart, P. C. Bance & A. R. Enterprises (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

SPECIAL FORCES, 4YO gelding by Candy Ride (ARG) – Special Me ($220,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Global Thoroughbreds) Won Autumn S. (G2) on 11/3 at Woodbine (career 17-5-5-1, $196,881) O- Kevin Attard & Soli Mehta; B- Machmer Hall, Carrie & Craig Brogden (KY); T- Kevin Attard

SALLY’S CURLIN, 3YO filly by Curlin – Cabo Queen ($160,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) Won Chilukki S. (G3) on 11/2 at Churchill Downs (career 9-4-0-3, $287,196) O- CJ Thoroughbreds, Left Turn Racing & Casner Racing; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Dale Romans

INDEPENDENCE HALL, 2YO colt by Constitution – Kalahari Cat ($100,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Charlestown Investments) Won Nashua S. (G3) on 11/3 at Aqueduct (career 2-2-0-0, $127,500) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Twin Creeks Racing Stables, Kathleen & Robert Verratti; B- Woodford Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Michael Trombetta

KENZAI WARRIOR, 2YO colt by Karakontie (JPN) – Lemon Sakhee ($6,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Chad Schumer, agent) Won Heath Court Hotel Horris Hill S. (G3) on 11/2 at Newmarket (career 2-2-0-0, $35,298) O- Mr. & Mrs. Rae Borras; B- John D. Gunther (KY); T- Roger Teal

MAEDEAN, 2YO filly by Tapit – Summer Solo ($450,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent; Buyer- Courtlandt Farm) Won $150,000 Tempted S. on 11/1 at Aqueduct (career 3-2-0-0, $128,250) O- Courtlandt Farms; B- Payson Stud (KY); T- Mark Hennig

EMPRESSOF THE NILE, 5YO mare by Pioneerof the Nile – Argenta ($75,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent, Buyer- William Clifton Jr.; $300,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent, Buyer- BSW Bloodstock) Won $128,438 Zagora S. on 11/3 at Aqueduct (career 19-4-3-1, $331,112) O- Madaket Stables, Manganaro Bloodstock & Robert Masiello; B- Pam Doddridge (KY); T- Graham Motion

RECRUITING READY, 5YO horse by Algorithms – Need ($110,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Jack Hester, agent) Won $123,375 Bet On Sunshine S. on 11/2 at Churchill Downs (career 25-9-3-5, $799,189) O- Sagamore Farm; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- Stanley Hough

MIA MISCHIEF, 4YO filly by Into Mischief – Greer Lynn ($135,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- McKathan Bros.) Won $121,680 Dream Supreme S. on 11/1 at Churchill Downs (career 19-8-6-1, $1,083,834) O- Heiligbrodt, Heiligbrodt, Heider Family Stables & Madaket Stables; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

LEUCOTHEA, 2YO filly by Midshipman – Any for Love (ARG) ($40,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Peter Miller, agent) Won $100,351 Desi Arnaz S. on 11/10 at Del Mar (career 6-3-0-0, $127,682) O- Altamira Racing Stable, Socal Seven Racing & Brian McGoldrick; B- Woods Edge Farm (KY); T- Peter Miller

SPEAKTOMEOFSUMMER, 2YO filly by Summer Front – Silver Reunion ($135,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- Steven W. Young, agent) Won $100,000 Chelsey Flower S. on 11/3 at Aqueduct (career 3-2-0-0, $84,000) O- Waterford Stable; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Christophe Clement

MO DONT NO, 6YO gelding by Uncle Mo – Lilah ($50,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Steven W. Young, agent) Won $75,000 Cardinal H. on 11/9 at Mahoning Valley (career 40-19-10-2, $983,020) O- Ron Paolucci Racing; B- Beechwood Racing Stable (OH); T- Tom Amoss

MISCHEVIOUS ALEX, 2YO colt by Into Mischief – White Pants Night ($75,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) Won $75,000 Parx Juvenile S. on 11/5 at Parx Racing (career 5-2-1-1, $89,020) O- Cash is King; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- John Servis