Keeneland sales alumni accounted for the season’s final preps held Saturday on the 2018 Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1).
September Yearling Sale graduate Magnum Moon won the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) to secure 100 points and the top spot on the Kentucky Derby points leaderboard. At Keeneland, My Boy Jack’s come-from-behind victory in the Stonestreet Lexington (G3) earned for him a berth in the Derby starting gate.
Sassy Sienna and Wonder Gadot boosted their final totals on the Kentucky Oaks points leaderboard with their 1-2 finish in the Fantasy (G3) at Oaklawn.
Keeneland sales graduates comprise 13 of the 20 top point leaders on the Road to the Kentucky Derby, including the aforementioned Magnum Moon (first with 150 points) and champion and Toyota Blue Grass (G2) winner Good Magic (second with 134 points).
Nine of the 14 highest-ranked fillies on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks were sold in Keeneland sales, led by top point earners Midnight Bisou (160 points), Central Bank Ashland (G1) winner Monomoy Girl (154), Sassy Sienna (115), My Miss Lilly (112) and Chocolate Martini (100).
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
MAGNUM MOON, 3YO colt by Malibu Moon – Dazzling Song ($380,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Robert & Lawana Low) Won Arkansas Derby (G1) on 4/14 at Oaklawn (career 4-4-0-0, $1,177,800) O- Robert & Lawana Low; B- Ramona Bass (KY); T- Todd Pletcher
Keeneland sales graduates ran 1-2-3 in the Oaklawn H. (G2) on 4/14 at Oaklawn:
1- CITY OF LIGHT, 4YO colt by Quality Road – Paris Notion ($710,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Walnut Green) (career 7-4-3-0, $940,600) O- Mr. & Mrs. William K. Warren Jr.; B- Ann Marie Farm (KY); T- Michael McCarthy
2- Accelerate, 5YO horse by Lookin At Lucky – Issues ($380,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- L. E. B.) O- Hronis Racing; B- Mike Abraham (KY); T- John Sadler
3- 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
Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2 in the Stonestreet Lexington S. (G3) on 4/14 at Keeneland:
1- MY BOY JACK, 3YO colt by Creative Cause – Gold N Shaft ($14,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; $20,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Don’t Tell My Wife Stable) (career 10-3-3-2, $645,145) O- Don’t Tell My Wife Stables & Monomoy Stables; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Keith Desormeaux
2- Telekinesis, 3YO colt by Ghostzapper – Intentional Cry ($470,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Stonestreet Stables) O- Stonestreet Stables; B- William Graham (ON); T- Mark Casse
Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates ran 1-2 in the Fantasy S. (G3) on 4/13 at Oaklawn:
1- SASSY SIENNA, 3YO filly by Midshipman – Tap for Gold ($65,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) (career 9-3-2-2, $394,600) O- Medallion Racing & Jerry McClanahan; B- Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Brad Cox
2- Wonder Gadot, 3YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Loving Vindication ($80,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Anderson Farms, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Gary Barber; B- Anderson Farms (ON); T- Mark Casse
HIGH NORTH, 3YO colt by Midnight Lute – Spacy Tracy ($230,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent; Buyer- Shortleaf Stable) Won $150,000 Northern Spur S. on 4/14 at Oaklawn (career 7-2-1-0, $168,950) O- Shortleaf Stable; B- Mercedes Stables (KY); T- Brad Cox
MITOLE, 3YO colt by Eskendereya – Indian Miss ($20,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Chestnut Valley Farm) Won $150,000 Bachelor S. on 4/12 at Oaklawn (career 6-3-2-1, $228,710) O- Bill & Corinne Heiligbrodt; B- Edward Cox (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
Keeneland September Sale graduates finished 1-2 in the $100,000 Giant’s Causeway S. on 4/14 at Keeneland:
1- TRIPLE CHELSEA, 5YO mare by Hat Trick (JPN – Oceane Music (FR) ($22,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Calvin Johnston) (career 20-8-2-6, $368,789) O- Brad Grady; B- Liberty Road Stables (KY); T- Joe Sharp
2- Lady Aurelia, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – D’Wildcat Speed ($350,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James Herbener Jr., agent; Buyer- George Bolton & Peter Leidel) O- Stonestreet Stables & Peter Leidel; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Wesley Ward
BLACK STETSON, 3YO gelding by More Than Ready – Ida Clark ($55,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Moon Bloodstock) Won $100,000 Bridgetown S. on 4/14 at Aqueduct (career 5-2-1-0, $99,028) O- Ten Strike Racing; B- Levi Dunlap, Jacob Dunlap, Town & Country Horse Farms et al. (KY); T- Juan Carlos Guerrero