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Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Field for Grade 3 Southwest

February 15, 2020

Keeneland sales are represented by seven of the nine entries for Monday’s Southwest (G3) at Oaklawn, a prep on the 2020 Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). Among them are Grade 1-placed Shoplifted and Answer In, first and second, respectively, in the Remington Springboard Mile Stakes; Smarty Jones Stakes winner Gold Street; Kentucky Jockey Club (G2) winner Silver Prospector; multiple graded stakes-placed Chase Tracker and Taishan, fourth in the recent Sham (G3).

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17 

SOUTHWEST S. (G3), Oaklawn, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

WELLS BAYOU, 3YO colt by Lookin At Lucky – Whispering Angel ($50,000, 2018 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Willow Pond Stable; $18,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Whitman Sales & Judy Karlin) O- Lance Gasaway & Clint Gasaway; B- Knowles Bloodstock (KY); T- Brad Cox

SILVER PROSPECTOR, 3YO colt by Declaration of War – Tap Softly ($50,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Ed & Susie Orr; B- Sandra & Hargus Sexton & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

SHOPLIFTED, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Shopit ($525,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Grandview Equine, Cheyenne Stables & LNJ Foxwoods; B- Machmer Hall, Carrie & Craig Brogden (KY): T- Steve Asmussen

GOLD STREET, 3YO colt by Street Boss – Morakami ($150,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St George Sales, agent; Buyer- Mike McCarty) O- Mike McCarty; B- Erich Brehm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

CHASE TRACKER, 3YO colt by Verrazano – Nutmeg ($67,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Rosilyn Polan, agent; Buyer- Cruipi’s New Castle) O- St. Elias Stable; B- Marcuzzi Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

TAISHAN, 3YO colt by Twirling Candy – Grace Phil ($22,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Nursery Place, agent; Buyer- J. C. Corporation) O- Calvin Nguyen & Joey Tran; B- Nursery Place, Donaldson & Broadbent (KY); T- Richard Baltas

ANSWER IN, 3YO gelding by Dialed In – D’ya Knowwhatimean ($175,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Whitehorse Stables) O- Robert LaPenta & Madaket Stables; B- Glen Oak Farm & Two Stamp Stables (KY); T- Brad Cox

 

RAZORBACK S. (G3), Oaklawn, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up

 EXULTING, 7YO 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

JOEVIA, 4YO colt by Shanghai Bobby – Peace Process ($34,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent) O- Michael & Jeff Fazio; B- Ikhana Farm (KY); T- Gregory Sacco

PIONEER SPIRIT, 7YO horse by Malibu Moon – Hafifah ($380,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Top Line Sales, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Heads Up Racing; B- Mikhail Yanakov (KY); T- Robertino Diodoro

CAMPAIGN, 5YO horse by Curlin – Arania ($675,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Lane’s End) O- Woodford Racing; B- Alexander-Groves Thoroughbreds (KY); T- John Sadler

SNAPPER SINCLAIR, 5YO horse by City Zip – True Addiction ($30,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Cool Hill Farm) O- Bloom Racing Stable; B- K & G Stables (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

BAYAKOA H. (G3), Oaklawn, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M 

GOLD STANDARD, 4YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Mi Vida ($200,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Hades Stable) O- Stonestreet Stables & LNJ Foxwoods; B- Don Alberto Corp. (KY); T- Brad Cox

CAIRENN, 6YO mare by First Dude – Expect Nothing ($180,000, 2019 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE, agent; Buyer- WSS Racing) O- WSS Racing; B- Best A Luck Farm (FL); T- John Alexander Ortiz

MOTION EMOTION, 4YO filly by Take Charge Indy – Golden Motion ($55,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Michael Puhich) O- Abbondanza Racing, Mark DeDomenico & Medallion Racing; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Richard Baltas

LADY SUEBEE, 5YO mare by First Defence – Freeroll ($85,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent, Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock Agency; $230,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE, Buyer- Ingordo Bloodstock) O- Hronis Racing; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

WHOA NELLIE, 4YO filly by Orb – Allegheny Angel ($220,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Fox Hill Farm) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- Doug & Felicia Branham (KY); T- Larry Jones