Keeneland sales graduates Maximus Mischief and Marley’s Freedom established themselves as divisional contenders with victories in the Remsen (G2) and Go for Wand (G3), respectively, at Aqueduct on Saturday.
Maximus Mischief followed his two eye-catching wins at Parx Racing with a front-running victory in the Remsen to remain undefeated and earn 10 points on the 2019 Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). The Go for Wand marked the fourth graded stakes win of the season for Marley’s Freedom, who is a contender for champion female sprinter honors.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
MAXIMUS MISCHIEF, 2YO colt by Into Mischief – Reina Maria ($165,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mulholland Springs; Buyer- Machmer Hall) Won Remsen S. (G2) on 12/1 at Aqueduct (career 3-3-0-0, $192,100) O- Cash Is King & LC Racing; B- Martha Jane Mulholland (KY); T- Robert E. Reid Jr.
MARLEY’S FREEDOM, 4YO filly by Blame – Relaxing Green ($35,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Cicero Farms) Won Go for Wand H. (G3) on 12/1 at Aqueduct (career 14-7-2-0, $815,935) O- Cicero Farms; B- Jack Swain III (KY); T- Bob Baffert
SUENO, 2YO colt by Atreides – Class Above ($1,500, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Aidan Jennings; $61,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent, Buyer- Silverton Hill) Won$75,900 Gold Rush S. on 12/1 at Golden Gate Fields (career 3-2-0-1, $70,440) O- Silverton Hill; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings (KY); T- Keith Desormeaux
GOLDBERRY, 4YO filly by War Chant – Gush ($5,500, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Karen Schaeffer) Won $50,000 Holiday Inaugural S. on 11/30 at Turfway (career 10-5-0-3, $128,445) O- Karen Schaeffer; B- Flaxman Holdings (KY); T- Marco Castaneda