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Keeneland Sales Graduates Sweep Weekend’s Five Graded Classic Preps

March 9, 2020

Keeneland sales alumni won all five graded preps held Saturday and Sunday on the Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks(G1).

Authentic remained undefeated in winning the San Felipe (G2) to rank No. 1 on the Derby leaderboard. September Yearling Sale alumni finished 1-2-3 in the Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (G2), led by upset winner King GuillermoMischevious Alex followed his win in the Swale (G3) with a victory in the Gotham (G3). 

Shedaresthedevil and Donna Veloce each earned 50 points on the Road to the Oaks with wins in the Honeybee (G3) and Santa Ysabel (G3), respectively.

Keeneland sales alumni captured the top three spots in the Santa Anita Handicap (G1). Owner Hronis Racing purchased winner Combatant during the horses of racing age portion of the 2019 November Breeding Stock Sale. Also on Saturday, two-time Canadian champion Starship Jubilee continued her winning ways in the Hillsborough (G2). 

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Santa Anita H. (G1) on 3/7 at Santa Anita:

1- COMBATANT, 5YO ridgling by Scat Daddy – Border Dispute ($320,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent, Buyer- Winchell Thoroughbreds; $220,000, 2019 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- David Ingordo) (career 24-4-5-4, $1,032,498) O- Hronis Racing; B- Paget Bloodstock (KY); T- John Sadler

2- Multiplier, 5YO gelding by The Factor – Trippi Street ($62,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock. Consignor- Burleson Farm, agent; Buyer- Walter Bloodstock; $220,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling. Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm) O- Wachtel Stable, George J. Kerr & Gary Barber; B- Mark Stansell (KY); T- Peter Miller

3- Midcourt, 5YO gelding by Midnight Lute – Mayo On the Side ($450,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Mayberry Farm) O- C R K Stable; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- John Shirreffs

AUTHENTIC, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Flawless ($350,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bridie Harrison, agent; Buyer- SF Bloodstock/Starlight West) Won San Felipe S. (G2) on 3/7 at Santa Anita (career 3-3-0-0, $331,200) O- SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Fred Hertrich III, John Fielding & Golconda Stables; B- Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Bob Baffert

 

Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates ran 1-2-3 in the Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (G2) on 3/7 at Tampa Bay Downs:

1- KING GUILLERMO, 3YO colt by Uncle Mo – Slow Sand ($90,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent) (career 4-2-0-1, $240,350) O- Victoria’s Ranch; B- Carhue Investments, Grouseridge & Marengo Investments (KY); T- Juan Carlos Avila

2- Sole Volante, 3YO colt by Karakontie (JPN) – Light Blow ($6,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- New Hope) O- Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Andie Biancone & Limelight Stables; B- Flaxman Holdings (KY); T- Patrick Biancone

3- Texas Swing, 3YO colt by Curlin – Derby Eve ($275,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- DCTM) O- Harrell Ventures; B- Susan Casner (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

STARSHIP JUBILEE, 7YO mare by Indy Wind – Perfectly Wild ($425,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent) Won Hillsborough S. (G2) on 3/7 at Tampa Bay Downs (career 35-17-5-3, $1,498,667) O- Blue Heaven Farm; B- William Sorren (FL); T- Kevin Attard

MISCHEVIOUS ALEX, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – White Pants Night ($75,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) Won Gotham S. (G3) on 3/7 at Aqueduct (career 7-4-1-1, $344,230) O- Cash Is King & LC Racing; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- John Servis

SHEDARESTHEDEVIL, 3YO filly by Daredevil – Starship Warpspeed ($100,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Big Cuse Bloodstock; $20,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent) Won Honeybee S. (G3) on 3/7 at Oaklawn (career 6-2-2-1, $297,648) O- Flurry Racing Stables & Qatar Racing; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Brad Cox

DONNA VELOCE, 3YO filly by Uncle Mo – Coin Broker (IRE) ($450,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds) Won Santa Ysabel S. (G3) on 3/8 at Santa Anita (career 4-2-2-0, $490,000) O- Kaleem Shah, Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith; B- Coin Broker Syndicate (KY); T- Simon Callaghan

TROPHY CHASER, 4YO colt by Twirling Candy – European Union ($35,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- Cockaigne; $55,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent) Won Challenger S. (G3)on 3/7 at Tampa Bay Downs (career 11-4-3-1, $243,350) O- JCA Racing Stable; B- Overbrook Farm & Kildare Stud (KY); T- Juan Carlos Avila

DIAMOND KING, 5YO horse by Quality Road – Akron Moon ($55,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Waves Bloodstock) Won $126,500 Stymie S. on 3/7 at Aqueduct (career 18-6-4-3, $713,350) O- Cash Is King & LC Racing; B- JSM Equine (KY); T- John Servis

CRIMSON FROST, 6YO mare by Stormy Atlantic – Rock Jasmine ($10,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mulholland Farm; Buyer- S. F. Henderson) Won $124,750 Heavenly Prize Invitational S. on 3/8 at Aqueduct (career 28-6-6-5, $476,278) O- Barry Ostrager; B- Joe Mulholland Jr., John Mulholland & Keith Desormeaux (KY); T- Michelle Nevin

DOC BOY, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Peggy May ($100,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Sierra Farm, Buyer- Springhouse Farm; $325,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Stallionaire Enterprises) Won$75,000 Columbia S. on 3/7 at Tampa Bay Downs (career 6-3-0-1, $153,155) O- Stallionaire Enterprises; B- Sierra Farm (KY); T- Michael Stidham