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Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Prestigious Weekend Races around the World

March 29, 2019

 Keeneland sales graduates are preparing to compete this weekend in the sport’s most prestigious races, including the world’s richest race – $12 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) – and a major prep race for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) – $1 million Xpressbet Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park.

Sales graduates entered in the Dubai World Cup are Grade 1 winner Pavel, multiple graded stakes winner Gunnevera and 2018 Belmont (G1) runner-up Gronkowski.

Florida Derby entrants include Xpressbet Fountain of Youth (G2) winner Code of Honor.

The race awards the winner 100 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby.

At Santa Anita, Saturday graded stakes action includes Grade 1 winner Next Shares, entered in the Frank E. Kilroe Mile (G1).

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

SAN LUIS REY S. (G2), Santa Anita, 1½ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

RISKY PROPOSITION, 4YO gelding by Bodemeister – Risk ($60,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- P.M.S. Racing Stable) O- Tom Acker, Barry Becker, Judith Becker, Michael Bloom, Jon Lindo & Thomas Wafer Jr.; B- Glencrest Farm (KY); T- William Spawr

UNAPOLOGETIC, 6YO gelding by Temple City – Seekingvindication ($22,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- William Butler; $67,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Larry Zap, agent/Joe Ciaglia) O- Tom Acker, Allen Racing, Michael Bloom & Jon Lindo; B- Darrell Brown & Lendy Brown (KY); T- Bill Spawr

BEACH VIEW, 6YO horse by Giant’s Causeway – Love’s Blush ($180,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Levy Racing; B- Sycamore Hall Thoroughbreds (MD); T- Leonard Powell

 

APPLETON S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up

COWBOY’S HERO, 6YO gelding by Cowboy Cal – Refugee ($145,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent) O- Northwest Stables Stud; B- Barronstown Stud (KY); T- Pedro Castillo

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- George Weaver

DOCTOR MOUNTY, 6YO horse by Street Sense – On a Roll ($150,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Never Forever Stable) O- Larry Pratt & Dave Alden; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr., Susan Keller, Vicki Oliver & G. Watts Humphrey III (KY); T- Shug McGaughey

 

ORCHID S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

A. A. AZULA’S ARCH, 4YO filly by Arch – Song of Solomon ($35,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr.) O- A & A Farms; B- Fox Hill Farms (KY); T- Kevin Attard

HOMELAND SECURITY, 5YO mare by Smart Strike – Forever Beautiful ($240,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Man O War Farm, agent, Buyer- Oaks Bluff Partners; $220,000 RNA, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE) O- Moyglare Stud Farm; B- Reiko Baum & Michael Baum (KY); T- Christophe Clement

SHEZAPRADO, 5YO mare by Paddy O’Prado – Jeopardy Lady ($13,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent, Buyer- MJK Bloodstock; $40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- MJK Bloodstock, Buyer- Cool Hill Farm) O- Out of This World Racing; B- Paradox Farm & D. Andrews (KY); T- Michael Maker

KALLIO, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – Smokey Diplomacy ($100,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Cobble View Stable) O- Madakat Stables, Tim Cambron, Anna Cambron & Bradley Thoroughbreds; B- Nolan Creek Farm (KY); T- Brendan Walsh

SANTA MONICA (GB), 6YO mare by Mastercraftsman (IRE) – Zacchera (GB) ($675,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE) O- Mrs. John Magnier, Madaket Stables & Deron Pearson; B- D. J. Erwin Bloodstock (GB); T- Chad Brown

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

XPRESSBET FLORIDA DERBY (G1), Gulfstream, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs

CURRENT, 3YO colt by Curlin – Crosswinds ($725,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hinkle Farms; Buyer- Whitehorse Stables & Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Robert LaPenta & Dixiana Farms; B- Hinkle Farms (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

BOURBON WAR, 3YO colt by Tapit – My Conquestadory ($410,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- S. L. P. H.; $525,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent) O- Bourbon Lane Stable & Lake Star Stable; B- Conquest Stables (KY); T- Mark Hennig

EVERFAST, 3YO colt by Take Charge Indy – Awesome Surprise ($47,000, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Frankfort Park Farm, agent; Buyer- Calumet Farm) O- Calumet Farm; B- Extern Developments (KY); T- Dale Romans

HARD BELLE, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – Bourbon Belle ($50,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center) O- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center; B- Charles Fipke (KY); T- Jaime Mejia

BODEXPRESS, 3YO colt by Bodemeister – Pied a Terre ($45,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mulholland Springs) O- Top Racing, Global Thoroughbred & GDS Racing Stable; B- Martha Jane Mulholland (KY); T- Gustavo Delgado

CODE OF HONOR, 3YO colt Noble Mission (GB) – Reunited ($70,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O/B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Shug McGaughey

 

FRANK E. KILROE MILE S. (G1), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up

CATAPULT 6YO horse by Kitten’s Joy – Gata Bella ($235,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages. C- Castle Park Farm (Noel Murphy), agent; B- Philip Blake; $350,000 2014 Sept Yearling. C- Lane’s End, agent; B- I. B. S.) O- Woodford Racing; B- Breffni Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

NEXT SHARES, 6YO gelding by Archarcharch – Two Dot Slew ($190,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE; Buyer- David Meah, agent) O- Michael & Jules Iavarone, Jerry McClanahan, Christopher Dunn, William Marasa, Ritchie Robershaw & Mark Taylor; B- Buck Pond Farm (KY); T- Richard Baltas

 

BEHOLDER MILE S. (G1), Santa Anita, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up, F&M

SECRET SPICE, 4YO filly by Discreet Cat – Chimayo ($4,500, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Paul Sharp, agent) O- Little Red Feather Racing; B- Godolphin (KY); T- Richard Baltas

MARLEY’S FREEDOM, 5YO mare by Blame – Relaxing Green ($35,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Cicero Farms) O- Cicero Farms; B- Jack Swain III (KY); T- Bob Baffert

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

MOPOTISM, 5YO mare by Uncle Mo – Peppy Rafaela ($135,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent) O- Reddam Racing; B- Frank Batten (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

 

GULFSTREAM PARK MILE (G2), Gulfstream, 1 Mile, 4YOs & Up

MILLIONAIRE RUNNER, 3YO colt by Warrior’s Reward – Petite Charme ($1,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm; Buyer- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center) O- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center; B- Brandywine Farm (KY); T- Jaime Mejia

ALL GOLDEN, 4YO colt by Alternation – Mocha d’Oro ($2,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center) O- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center; B- Albert Bell & Joyce Bell (KY); T- Jaime Mejia

GUY CABALLERO, 5YO gelding by Quality Road – Dixie Chicken ($85,000 RNA, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent; $65,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Keith Lancaster, agent) O- Steven Duffield; B- Sean & Dorothy Fitzhenry (ON); T- Saffie Joseph Jr.
 

GULFSTREAM PARK OAKS (G2), Gulfstream, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies

POINT OF HONOR, 3YO filly by Curlin – Zayanna (RNA to Sale, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Stetson Racing; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- George Weaver

BELLA CIAO, 3YO filly by Flatter – Anandi ($47,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; $30,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Antonio Sano, agent) O- Magic Stables; B- Dr. & Mrs. Walter Zent (KY); T- Antonio Sano

CHAMPAGNE ANYONE, 3YO filly by Street Sense – Lucevan ($70,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent; Buyer- John Seiler) O- Six Column Stables & Randy Bloch; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

DUNBAR ROAD, 3YO filly by Quality Road – Gift List ($350,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- White Birch Farm) O- Peter Brant; B- Jeffrey Drown (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

PAN AMERICAN S. (G2), Gulfstream, 1½ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

FOCUS GROUP, 5YO horse by Kitten’s Joy – Cocktail Hour ($140,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Klaravich Stables & William H. Lawrence; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- Chad Brown

SOGLIO, 5YO gelding by Scat Daddy – Sea of Showers ($240,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O- Ken & Sarah Ramsey; B- Flaxman Holdings (KY); T- Michael Maker

 

SAN CARLOS S. (G2), Santa Anita, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

ZATTER, 4YO colt by Midnight Lute – Katori ($160,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Zayat Stables; B- Sean  & Barbara Speck (KY); T- Bob Baffert

 

SANTA ANA S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1¼ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

INDIA MANTUANA, 5YO mare by Wilburn – Speed Wagon ($8,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- Antonio Sano, agent; $65,000 RNA, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE) O- Richard Bell; B- Paul Knapper (KY); T- Thomas Ray Bell II

ELYSEA’S WORLD (IRE), 6YO mare by Champs Elysees (GB) – Ideal World (IRE) ($500,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE; Buyer- Abbondanza Racing) O- Abbondanza Racing, Christopher Dunn & Jerry McClanahan; B- Haras D’Haspel (IRE); T- Richard Baltas

 

DUBAI WORLD CUP SPONSORED BY EMIRATES AIRLINE (G1), Meydan,

1¼ Miles, 3YOs & Up

GUNNEVERA, 5YO horse by Dialed In – Unbridled Rage ($16,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm & Stephen Upchurch; Buyer- Antonio Sano, agent) O- Margoth; B- Brandywine Farm & Stephen Upchurch (KY); T- Antonio Sano

PAVEL, 5YO horse by Creative Cause – Mons Venus ($90,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent, Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent; $80,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent) O- Reddam Racing; B- Brereton C. Jones & WinStar Farm (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

GRONKOWSKI, 4YO colt by Lonhro (AUS) – Four Sugars ($75,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Margaret O’Toole) O- Phoenix Thoroughbred III; B- Epic Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Salem Bin Ghadayer

 

DUBAI GOLDEN SHAHEEN SPONSORED BY GULF NEWS (G1), Meydan,

6 Furlongs, 3YO & Up

ROY H, 7YO gelding by More Than Ready – Elusive Diva ($115,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent, Buyer- Ciaran Dunne; $310,000, 2014 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Wavertree Stables, agent, Buyer- Rockingham Ranch) O- Rockingham Ranch & David Bernsen; B- Ramona Bass (KY); T- Peter Miller

PROMISES FULFILLED, 4YO colt by Shackleford – Marquee Delivery ($37,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) O- Robert Baron; B- David Jacobs (KY); T- Dale Romans

SWITZERLAND, 5YO horse by Speightstown – Czechers ($170,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent, Buyer- Fairwinter Farm; $175,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- McKathan Bros.) O- Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi; B- Branch Family Trust (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

MATERA SKY, 5YO horse by Speightstown – Mostageleh ($140,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Cobra Farm; $350,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Teruo Ono) O- Tsuyoshi Ono; B- Lynch Bages (KY); T- Hideyuki Mori

 

UAE DERBY SPONSORED BY SAEED & MOHAMMED AL NABOODAH GROUP (G2), Meydan, 1 3/16 Miles, 3YOs

GOLDEN JAGUAR, 3YO colt by Animal Kingdom – Golden Sunray ($90,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent) O- Phoenix Ladies Syndicate; B- William Betz & Peter Lamantia (KY); T- Ahmad Bin Harmash

PLUS QUE PARFAIT, 3YO ridgling by Point of Entry – Belvedera ($24,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; $135,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- Oracle Bloodstock, agent) O- Imperial Racing; B- Calloway Stables (KY); T- Brendan Walsh

DIVINE IMAGE, 3YO filly by Scat Daddy – Sure Route (GB) ($195,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent) O- Godolphin; B- Peter Magnier (KY); T- Charlie Appleby

SUPERIOR, 3YO colt by Majesticperfection – Tiz Fate ($5,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent; Buyer- John Castillo) O- Phoenix Ladies Syndicate; B- Judy Hicks & Kathryn Nikkel (KY); T- Ahmad Bin Harmash

RAZEENA, 3YO filly by Malibu Moon – Pink Palace ($27,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Anderson Farms, agent) O- Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi; B- Anderson Farms (ON); T- Doug Watson

AL HAYETTE, 3YO filly by Union Rags – Water of Life ($20,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Walking by Faith Farm; $12,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Centaur Bloodstock) O- Ismaeel Mohammed; B- Patrick Davis & W.S. Farish (KY); T- Ismail Mohammed

STUBBINS, 3YO colt by Morning Line – Sierra Vista (GB) ($20,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- South Point Sales Agency, agent; $22,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- South Point Sales Agency, agent) O- McShane Racing; B- Patrick & Brittney Durtschi (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

 

GODOLPHIN MILE SPONSORED BY MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM CITY-DISTRICT ONE (G2), Meydan, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

TRUE TIMBER, 5YO horse by Mineshaft – Queen’s Wood ($170,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent; Buyer- Calumet Farm) O- Calumet Farm; B- Mr. & Mrs. Marc Ferrell (KY); T- Kiaran McLaughlin

KIMBEAR, 5YO horse by Temple City – Sky Dreamer ($30,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm; Buyer- Lewkowitz Partners) O- Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi; B- John C. Oxley (KY); T- Doug Watson

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

SAN SIMEON S. (G3), Santa Anita, 6½ Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up

CONQUEST TSUNAMI, 7YO gelding by Stormy Atlantic – Classic Neel ($190,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Conquest Stables; $140,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- TM Investments) O- Gary Barber; B- Josham Farms & Yvonne Schwabe Thoroughbreds (ON); T- Peter Miller

LAW ABIDIN CITIZEN, 5YO gelding by Twirling Candy – Honest Answer ($100,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Mark Glatt) O- Dan Agnew, Gerry Schneider & John Xitco; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale (KY); T- Mark Glatt

CISTRON, 5YO horse by The Factor – Major Allie ($180,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- D. M. I) O- Hronis Racing; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

AIR VICE MARSHAL, 6YO horse by War Front – Gold Vault ($2.2 Million, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- M. V. Magnier) O- Purple Rein Racing; B- Cherry Valley Farm (KY); T- Doug O’Neill