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Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Field for Grade 3 Lecomte

January 17, 2020

Keeneland sales alumni comprise 11 of the 14 sophomores entered for the Lecomte (G3) on Saturday at Fair Grounds, a prep on the 2020 Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1).

The Lecomte marks the stakes debut for talented allowance winner Lynn’s Map and for MrMonomoy, a half-brother to champion Monomoy Girl. Other prominent entries include Coronation Futurity winner Halo Again and Enforceable, third in Keeneland’s Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (G1) last fall. 

On the same Fair Grounds card, Keeneland sales alumni and Grade 3 winners Silver DustMy Boy Jack and Blended Citizen go postward in the Louisiana (G3). His Glory and Portrait, second and third, respectively, in the Pocahontas (G2) last fall, seek points on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1) in the Silverbulletday.

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18

LECOMTE S. (G3), Fair Grounds, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

MR. MONOMOY, 3YO colt by Palace Malice – Drumette ($60,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Fir Grove Farm) O- Madaket Stables, Michael Dubb & Doheny Racing; B- FPF & Highfield Ranch (KY); T- Brad Cox

PERFECT STAR, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Chic Dancer ($190,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Bradley Thoroughbreds, agent) O- Anton Kubacak; B- S. D. Brilie (KY); T- Scott Gelner

SCABBARD, 3YO colt by More Than Ready – Cowgirl Mally ($190,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O/B- Joseph Sutton; T- Eddie Kenneally 

EXCESSION, 3YO colt by Union Rags – Draw It ($150,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Calumet Farm) O- Calumet Farm; B- Randal Family Trust (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

NEW EAGLE, 3YO colt by Street Boss – One Fell Swoop ($27,000, 2018 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Mulholland Farm; Buyer- Calumet Farm) O- Calumet Farm; B- Joe Jr., John & Karen Mulholland (KY); T- Mike Maker

HALO AGAIN, 3YO colt by Speightstown – Halo’s Verse ($600,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Anderson Farms, agent; Buyer- Winchell Thoroughbreds) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds & Willis Horton Racing; B- Anderson Farms (ON); T- Steve Asmussen

SILVER STATE, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – Supreme ($450,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Winchell Thoroughbreds) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds & Willis Horton Racing; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

ENFORCEABLE, 3YO colt by Tapit – Justwhistledixie ($800,000 RNA to Sale, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clearsky Farms, agent; Buyer- Justine Casse, agent) O- John C. Oxley; B- Clearsky Farms (KY); T- Mark Casse

SHASHASHAKEMEUP, 3YO colt by Shackleford – Churchflower ($5,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Potrero Stables) O- Calumet Farm; B- Larkspur Thoroughbreds & Darby Dan (KY); T- Keith Desormeaux

SYCAMORE RUN, 3YO colt by Street Sense – Dattt Echo ($175,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Anderson Farms, agent; Buyer- Scott & Evan Dilworth) O- Scott & Evan Dilworth; B- Anderson Farms (ON); T- Joe Sharp

LYNN’S MAP, 3YO colt by Liam’s Map – Puxa Saco ($270,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Randy Bradshaw, agent) O- HRH Prince Sultan Bin Mishal Al Saud; B- Alastar Thoroughbred Company (KY); T- Mark Casse

 

TOBOGGAN S. (G3), Aqueduct, 7 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up

AMERICAN ANTHEM, 6YO horse by Bodemeister – Indy’s Windy ($180,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- E.J. Stable) O- Don Tiger; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Danny Gargan

ARCH CAT, 6YO gelding by Arch – Miss Lavinia ($40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- Douglas Dwight Pruett) O- Burns Thoroughbred Racing; B- Santucket Stables & Indian Creek (KY); T- Daniel Velazquez

 

LOUISIANA S. (G3), Fair Grounds, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up

MY BOY JACK, 5YO horse 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) O- Don’t Tell My Wife Stables & Monomoy Stables; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Keith Desormeaux

SILVER DUST, 6YO gelding by Tapit – Filare l’Oro ($270,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- de Meric Stables) O- Tom Durant; B- Don Alberto Corp (KY); T- Bret Calhoun

BLENDED CITIZEN, 4YO colt by Proud Citizen – Langara Lass ($57,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, agent) O- Greg Hall, SAYJAY Racing & Brooke Hubbard; B- Ray Hanson (KY); T- Brad Cox

GUN IT, 4YO colt by Tapit – Miss Besilu ($2.6 Million, 2107 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Whisper Hill Farm) O- Whisper Hill Farm & Three Chimneys Farm; B- Three Chimneys Farm & Besilu Stables (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

TONE BROKE, 4YO colt by Broken Vow – Mendocino Beano ($40,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent; Buyer- L&N Racing) O- L and N Racing; B- Sean Fitzhenry (ON); T- Steve Asmussen

 

SILVERBULLETDAY S., Fair Grounds, 1 Mile 70 Yards, 3YO Fillies

TEMPERS RISING, 3YO filly by Bayern – Marchmont ($50,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Baccari Bloodstock; $70,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Baccari Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- McKathan Bros.) O- Mark & Nancy Stanley; B- Dr. Bryan Boone (KY); T- Dallas Stewart

HIS GLORY, 3YO filly by Mineshaft – Glorious Sky ($52,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Louisiana Leasing) O- Ben & Sheila Rollins; B- Farm III Enterprises (FL); T- Tom Amoss

MAGA SUITE, 3YO filly by Palace Malice – Guest House ($75,000 RNA to Sale, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Thomas McCrocklin, agent; $22,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Beth Bayer, agent; $220,000 RNA, 2019 April Sale, Consignor- Ballysax Bloodstock, agent) O- TOLO Thoroughbreds & Iron Oaks Farm; B- Hartmuth H. Malluche & Silesia Farm (KY); T- Tracey Glover

PORTRAIT, 3YO filly by Tapizar – My Bellamy ($75,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Clear Ridge Stables; $140,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- Solis/Litt) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- Alvin Haynes (KY); T- Brad Cox

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19

ASTRA S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1½ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

TRUST FUND KITTY, 5YO mare by Kitten’s Joy – Broken Trust Fund ($20,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Mike Machowsky, agent) O- Richard Barton; B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); T- Val Brinkerhoff

SIBERIAN IRIS (IRE), 6YO mare by Excelebration (IRE) – Dawn To Dance (IRE) ($70,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent) O- Calumet Farm; B- Sahara Group Holdings (IRE); T- Richard Mandella

MS PEINTOUR, 5YO mare by Paynter – Dyna’s Destiny ($24,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- James B. Keogh) O- Jay Em Ess Stable; B- Bill Adair, Phyllis Adair & Connie Brown (KY); T- Brian Koriner

HEATHERS GREY, 4YO filly by The Factor – Jinny Jump Up ($80,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Castle Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Brooke Hubbard, agent) O- Sayjay Racing; B- Frederick C. Wieting (KY); T- Sean McCarthy