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Keeneland Sales Alumni Highlight Weekend Graded Stakes Entries

April 26, 2019

Keeneland sales alumni are featured in weekend graded stakes. September Yearling Sale graduate Beach Flower, third in the Rood & Riddle Dowager (G3) last fall, returns to Keeneland for today’s closing-day Bewitch (G3). September Sale graduate Lemoona, an impressive allowance winner in her last start, goes postward in the Santa Margarita (G2) at Santa Anita on Saturday. Dual Keeneland sales alumnus and Grade 1 winner Bowies Hero makes his 5-year-old debut in the San Francisco Mile (G3) at Golden Gate tomorrow.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

BEWITCH S. (G3), Keeneland, 1½ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

BEACH FLOWER, 6YO mare by Flower Alley – Hogan Beach ($30,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Cross Keys Sales, agent; Buyer- Hugh Robertson) O- Hugh Robertson, Jeff Larson & John Mentz; B- T/C Stable (KY); T- McLean Robertson

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

SANTA MARGARITA S. (G2), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles, 4YO & Up, F&M

LEMOONA, 4YO filly by Lemon Drop Kid – Singita ($170,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; B- Thor-Bred Stables (KY); T- Richard Baltas

JUST A SMIDGE, 4YO filly by Into Mischief – Pooh Corner ($39,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Meadowlark Valley Sales, agent) O- Debbie Lanni; B- Carolyn Vogel (KY); T- Bob Baffert

 

SAN FRANCISCO MILE S. (G3), Golden Gate, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up

BOWIES HERO, 5YO horse by Artie Schiller – Remembered ($16,000 RNA, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Pope McLean (Crestwood Farm), agent; $17,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean (Crestwood Farm), agent, Buyer- RJG Racing) O- Agave Racing Stable, ERJ Racing & Madaket Stables; B- Pope McLean, Pope McLean Jr. & Marc McLean (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

MITHQAAL, 6YO gelding by Speightstown – Bestowal ($270,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd) O- Sterling Stables, Neil Haymes & Steven Keh; B- Extern Developments (KY); T- Jonathan Wong

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

STEVE SEXTON MILE S. (G3), Lone Star, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

ANALYZE THIS JET, 3YO gelding by Overanalyze – Jettin Black ($5,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Kim Smith, agent) O- Johnny Evans & Terry Eoff; B- Jay Goodwin, Al Adams & Chip Montgomery (KY); T- Terry Eoff