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Keeneland Sales Alumni Dominate Entries for Peter Pan, Lazaro Barrera

May 11, 2018

Keeneland sales alumni are showcased in Saturday’s two graded stakes for 3-year-olds – the Peter Pan (G3) at Belmont and Lazaro Barrera (G3) at Santa Anita.

Six of the eight entries for the Peter Pan went through the Keeneland sales ring, led by Jeff Ruby (G3) winner Blended Citizen, Federico Tesio winner Diamond King and Northern Spur winner High North. Five of the seven sophomores to compete in the Lazaro Barrera are Keeneland sales alumni, including trainer Bob Baffert’s talented duo of Zulfikhar and McKale, and maiden winners Calexman and King Cause

Blended Citizen

Among the other Keeneland sales alumni prominent on Saturday’s card at Belmont are Man o’ War (G1) entrants One Go All Go, winner of the Dixiana Elkhorn (G2) at Keeneland in his last start, and graded stakes winner Money Multiplier. Keeneland sales graduates comprise five of the six fillies and mares slated for the Vagrancy (G3), led by stablemates Holiday Disguise, recent winner of the Distaff (G3), and Correction Stakes winner Sounds Delicious.   

Saturday, May 12

MAN O’WAR (G1), Belmont, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

ONE GO ALL GO, 6YO horse by Fairbanks – See Ashleigh Run ($62,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Rodney Paden) O- Rodney Paden; B- Albert Coppola (VA); T- Charles Dickey

MONEY MULTIPLIER, 6YO ridgling by Lookin At Lucky – Intensify ($100,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Wark Bloodstock; $260,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Al Shahania Stud; B- Machmer Hall & Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

PETER PAN S. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs

ZING ZANG, 3YO colt by Tapit – Jet Away ($300,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Jackpot Ranch) O- Jackpot Ranch; B- Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

JUST WHISTLE, 3YO colt by Pioneerof the Nile – And Why Not ($190,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent) O/B- Helen Groves (KY); T- Michael Matz

BLENDED CITIZEN, 3YO colt by Proud Citizen – Langara Lass ($57,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, agent) O- Greg Hall & SAYJAY Racing; B- Ray Hanson (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

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, Leonard Green & LC Racing; B- JSM Equine (KY); T- John Servis

HIGH NORTH, 3YO colt by Midnight Lute – Spacy Tracy ($230,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent; Buyer- Shortleaf Stable) O- Shortleaf Stable; B- Mercedes Stable (KY); T- Brad Cox

GOTTA GO, 3YO colt by Shanghai Bobby – Disturbingly Hot ($250,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Lothenbach Stables) O- Lothenbach Stables; B- Machmer Hall (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

VAGRANCY H. (G3), Belmont, 6½ Furlongs, 4YOs & Up, F&M

SOUNDS DELICIOUS, 4YO filly by Yes It’s True – Dulce Realidad ($17,500, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent; Buyer- J. D. Robinson, agent) O- Stud El Aguila; B- Eric DelValle (KY); T- Linda Rice

KIRBY’S PENNY, 5YO mare by Macho Uno – Spirit Seeker ($70,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock, agent) O- Kent Spellman; B- Hidden Springs Farm (KY); T- Wesley Ward

ACERTAIN, 4YO filly by Blame – Forestier ($115,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $125,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent, Buyer- Steven W. Young, agent) O- Bortolazzo Stable; B- Alan Kline (MD); T- Todd Pletcher

SWING AND SWAY, 4YO filly by Maclean’s Music – Placerita ($50,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock; Buyer- Walter Bloodstock) O- Westrock Stables; B- Canyon Lake Thoroughbreds (NY); T- Ron Moquett

HOLIDAY DISGUISE, 4YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – Thin Disguise ($70,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- John Greathouse, agent) O- Lady Sheila Stable; B- Dr. William Wilmot & Dr. Joan Taylor (NY); T- Linda Rice

BEAUGAY S. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

TRICKY ESCAPE, 5YO mare by Hat Trick (JPN) – Island Escape ($65,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent) O- Jon Marshall; B- Robert Trussell Jr. & John T.L. Jones III (KY); T- Gerald Iverson

BROKEN BRIDLE, 5YO mare by Broken Vow – Wild Forest ($32,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Gary Capuano, agent) O- Gary Capuano & Paul Fowler Jr.; B- Herman Sarkowsky (KY); T- Gary Capuano

LAZARO BARRERA S. (G3), Santa Anita, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs

CALEXMAN, 3YO colt by Midshipman – Mattie Cakes ($7,000, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Paul Schaffer) O- Holly & David Wilson; B- Sue Sanders (KY); T- Vladimir Cerin

MCKALE, 3YO colt by Congrats – Lofty Lizzy ($140,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Timber Town, agent; Buyer- Three Amigos) O- Karl Watson, Mike Pegram & Paul Weitman; B- Willow Oaks Stable (MD); T- Bob Baffert

ZULFIKHAR, 3YO colt by Bodemeister – Pink Diamond ($190,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Nursery Place, agent; Buyer- EQB Inc, agent) O- Sheikh Mohammed al Khalifa Al Maktoum; B- Nursery Place, Donaldson, Broadbent & Hughes (KY); T- Bob Baffert

KING CAUSE, 3YO gelding by Creative Cause – Street Mate ($27,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Parrish Farms) O- Kramer Racing, Nice Guys Stables & Steven Keh; B- Bret Jones (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

BOCEPHUS, 3YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Dance Card ($12,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Molly Pearson, agent) O- Regan Anderson & Molly Pearson; B- Godolphin (KY); T- Molly Pearson

HANSHIN CUP (G3), Arlington, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

MATROOH, 8YO gelding by Distorted Humor – Rockcide ($550,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd.) O- Crystal Racing & Contreras Stable; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Cipriano Contreras

WELLABLED, 4YO colt by Shackleford – Expressive Diva ($70,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Summerfield Sales, agent; $50,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield Sales, agent, Buyer- Redwings) O- Carolyn Wilson; B- PTS Ranch (KY); T- Larry Rivelli

CREWMAN, 7YO gelding by Candy Ride (ARG) – Lake Naivasha ($410,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Maverick Racing) O- Dundalk 5; B- Emory Hamilton (KY); T- Dee Poulos

Sunday, May 13

MARINE S. (G3), Woodbine, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs


MACHTREE, 3YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Lady Lumberjack ($450,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clearsky Farms; Buyer- Bluesky Bloodstock, Aquis Farm & Stonestreet Stables) O- Stonestreet Stables & Aquis Farm; B- Clearsky Farms (KY); T- Mark Casse

ARCHAGGELOS, 3YO colt by Temple City – Mien ($200,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Monticule) O/B- Monticule; T- Michael Dickinson