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Keeneland Sales Alumni Prominent on Stephen Foster Card

June 14, 2019

Keeneland sales alumni, among them La Troienne (G1) winner She’s a Julie and Pat Day Mile (G3) winner Mr. Money, headline the graded stakes entries on the Stephen Foster (G2) race card at Churchill Downs on Saturday night.

She’s a Julie, winner of the La Troienne and Bayakoa (G3) in her last two starts, seeks an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) with a victory in the Fleur de Lis (G2). Mr. Money is the morning-line favorite in the Matt Winn (G3), which also features Grade 1 winner Knicks Go and Limonite, winner of an allowance race at Churchill on Derby Day.

Regally bred Winter Sunset headlines the Regret (G3) following her third-place finish in the Edgewood (G3) on Oaks Day.

Five Keeneland sales alumni go postward in the featured Stephen Foster Presented by GE Appliances (G2), a “Win & You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). They include Sunland Park Handicap winner Runaway Ghost, Grade 3 winner King Zachary and Alysheba (G2) runner-up Tom’s d’Etat

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

STEPHEN FOSTER (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up

THIRSTFORLIFE, 5YO gelding by Stay Thirsty – Promenade Girl ($240,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- Roma Farm) O/T- Wesley Hawley; B- Camas Park Stud (KY)

RUNAWAY GHOST, 4YO colt by Ghostzapper – Rose’s Desert ($240,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent) O/B- Joe Peacock (KY); T- Todd Fincher 

KING ZACHARY, 4YO colt by Curlin – On My Way ($550,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Tom Conway) O- Thomas Conway; B- Waymore (KY); T- Graham Motion

TOM’S D’ETAT, 6YO horse by Smart Strike – Julia Tuttle ($330,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- GMB Racing) O- G M B Racing; B- SF Bloodstock (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.

EXULTING, 6YO gelding by Tapit – Magical Feeling ($500,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- John Ferguson) O- Michael Hui, Hooties Racing & WSS Racing; B- Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Michael Maker

WISE DAN S. (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

GET WESTERN, 4YO gelding by Get Stormy – Marquetessa ($1,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Greg Green) O- Ward Pitfield; B- Barr Inman (KY); T- Charlie LoPresti

FIRST PREMIO, 5YO horse by Pure Prize – Perils of Pauline ($15,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- BBA Ireland) O- Team Valor International; B- Ronald McPeek (KY); T- Mark Casse

HOT SPRINGS, 4YO colt by Uncle Mo – Magical Victory ($750,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Columbiana Farm, agent; Buyer- Lane’s End) O- Woodford Racing; B- Bo Hirsch (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

HOLIDAY STONE, 5YO horse by Harlan’s Holiday – Lucifer’s Stone ($180,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) O- Jim & Susan Hill; B- Nesco II (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

SIEM RIEP, 5YO gelding by Tapit – Amansara ($150,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- China Horse Club) O- Marc Detampel; B- R. A. Hill Stable (KY); T- Ben Colebrook

CULLUM ROAD, 3YO gelding by Quality Road – R Charlie’s Angel ($140,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Three Diamonds Farm; B- Hargus & Sandra Sexton & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Michael Maker

PARLOR (AE), 5YO gelding by Lonhro (AUS) – My McIntosh ($60,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- KatieRich Farms; Buyer- Brad Anderson) O- Anderson Stables; B- KatieRich Farms (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

FLEUR DE LIS S. (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

SKEPTIC, 4YO filly by Tiznow – Clear Thinking ($100,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Bo Bromagen, agent) O- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & Ashbrook Farm; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & St. George Farm (KY); T- George Arnold II

SHE’S A JULIE, 4YO filly by Elusive Quality – Kydd Gloves ($160,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Whispering Oaks) O- Whispering Oaks Farm, Team Hanley, Bradley Thoroughbreds, Madaket Stables, Tim & Anna Cambron; B- Godolphin (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

MATT WINN S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

LIMONITE, 3YO colt by Lemon Drop Kid – Colina Verde (BRZ) ($115,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- ECL Gaming) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds & Willis Horton Racing; B- Roberto Mesquita (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

NOLO CONTESTO, 3YO ridgling by Pioneerof the Nile – Applauding ($385,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Martin Anthony) O- Hronis Racing; B- Ramona Bass (KY); T- John Sadler

KNICKS GO, 3YO colt by Paynter – Kosmo’s Buddy ($40,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bill Reightler, Buyer- Northface Bloodstock; $87,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent, Buyer- Korea Racing Authority) O- KRA Stud Farm; B- Angie Moore (MD); T- Ben Colebrook

MR. MONEY, 3YO colt by Goldencents – Plenty O’Toole ($130,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- J. Stevens Bloodstock, agent) O- Allied Racing Stable; B- Spruce Lane Farm (KY); T- Bret Calhoun

 

REGRET S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

WINTER SUNSET, 3YO filly by Tapit – Winter Memories (RNA to Sale, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent) O- Coffepot Stables & Phillips Racing Partnership; B- Phillips Racing Partnership (KY); T- Wayne Catalano

DELTA’S KINGDOM, 3YO filly by Animal Kingdom – My Spanx ($85,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Blue Sky Stable) O- Maram LLC; B- H. Allen Poindexter (KY); T- Bill Mott

CRAFTY’S DREAM, 3YO filly by Bodemeister – Cause She’s Crafty ($45,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O- Sheltowee Farm & Virginia Tarra Trust; B- Virginia Tarra Trust (KY); T- Michael Evans II

FORTUNATE GIRL, 3YO filly by Hard Spun – A P Mink ($60,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- K. D. Bloodstock) O- John C. Oxley; B- Grousemont Farm (KY); T- Mark Casse

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

POKER S. (G3), Belmont, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up

CLYDE’S IMAGE, 5YO gelding by Get Stormy – Marquetessa ($24,000, 2015 Sept Yearling Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Crestwood Farm, agent) O- Sullimar Stable; B- Barr Inman (KY); T- Thomas Bush

HEMBREE, 5YO horse by Proud Citizen – Knockatrina ($40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Royal Oak Farm, agent; Buyer- Ken & Sarah Ramsey) O- Three Diamonds Farm; B- Derby Lane Farm (KY); T- Michael Maker

TICONDEROGA, 5YO horse by Tapit – Keertana ($850,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Woodford Racing) O- Woodford Racing; B- Bryant H. Prentice III (KY); T- Chad Brown

TRILLIUM S. (G3), Woodbine, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

DIXIE MOON, 4YO filly by Curlin – Dixie Chicken ($150,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent) O/B- Sean & Dorothy Fitzhenry; T- Catherine Day Phillips 

SHE’S THE BERRIES, 4YO filly by Badge of Silver – Just Like Daddy ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- South Point Sales Agency, agent) O/B- Brereton C. Jones (ON); T- Mark Casse

SUMMER LUCK, 5YO mare by Lookin At Lucky – Seasonal ($17,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent, Buyer- Walter Bloodstock; $40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Atlantic Bloodstock) O- Gary Barber; B- Imperious Stable & Lookin At Lucky Syndicate (KY); T- Mark Casse

LADIES NIGHT, 4YO filly by Eskendereya – Lemondropontherox ($70,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hinkle Farms; Buyer- Gail Cox, agent) O- John Menary & Gail Cox; B- Hinkle Farms (KY); T- Gail Cox

 

AFFIRMED S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

ALWAYS FORGIVEN, 3YO colt by Blame – Fast Alexia ($10,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Ron Dart) O- Gwendolyn Dart, Ron Dart & Keith Desormeaux; B- Builder’s Mart (KY); T- Keith Desormeaux

MANHATTAN UP, 3YO colt by Street Boss – In the Frame ($37,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent) O- Charles Gust & John Warren; B- Kathleen McIsaac (KY); T- Philip Oviedo

ROADSTER, 3YO colt by Quality Road – Ghost Dancing ($525,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm; Buyer- Speedway Stables) O- Speedway Stable; B- Stone Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

MUCHO GUSTO, 3YO colt by Mucho Macho Man – Itsagiantcauseway ($14,000, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent, Buyer- Kelly Lively; $95,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- S. R. Schwartz, agent) O- Michael Lund Peterson; B- Teneri Farm & Bernardo Alvarez Calderon (KY); T- Bob Baffert