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Keeneland September Sale Alumni, Led by Concrete Rose, Capture 11 Graded Stakes during July 4 Holiday Week

July 8, 2019

Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni created fireworks on the July 4 racing calendar, accounting for 11 graded stakes at Belmont, Los Alamitos, Delaware Park and Prairie Meadows.

September Sale alumni captured four graded stakes during Belmont’s Stars and Stripes Racing Festival on Saturday. Concrete Rose took the Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1) to earn a $2,500 Keeneland September Sale Seller Bonus for Ron Patterson, the filly’s owner at the time of sale. (Concrete Rose won a $7,500 Seller Bonus for her win in the 2018 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine-G2 at Keeneland toward the maximum $10,000 Seller Bonus.) Promises Fulfilled won an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) with his victory in the John A. Nerud (G2). Preservationist won the Suburban (G2) in his stakes debut, and Code of Honor returned to the races after a freshening to win the Dwyer (G3).

Other notable winners who are September Sale graduates include Marley’s Freedom, who successfully defended her title in the Great Lady M (G2) at Los Alamitos, and champion Jaywalk, who cruised to a nine-length victory in the Delaware Oaks (G3).

Two graduates each secured a $5,000 September Sale Seller Bonus for their weekend wins. Eons earned a bonus for Camas Park Stud for his win in the Kent (G3) at Delaware. Royal Charlotte won the Victory Ride (G3) at Belmont to earn a bonus for Rodney Shockley.  

September Sale graduates also recently won listed races in England and Ireland: Hidden Message took the Coral Distaff at Sandown, and Strive for Glory won the Coolmore US Navy Flag Tipperary Stakes.

 

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

CONCRETE ROSE, 3YO filly by Twirling Candy – Solerina ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; $20,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- J. W. Bloodstock) Won Belmont Oaks Invitational S. (G1) on 7/6 at Belmont (career 6-5-0-0, $818,650) O- Ashbrook Farm & BBN Racing; B- Ron Patterson (KY); T- George Arnold II

Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2-3 in the Suburban S. (G2) on 7/6 at Belmont:

1- PRESERVATIONIST, 6YO horse by Arch – Flying Dixie ($485,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Centennial Farms) (career 8-5-1-2, $572,300) O- Centennial Farms; B- Emory Hamilton (KY); T- James A. Jerkens

2- Catholic Boy, 4YO colt by More Than Ready – Song of Bernadette ($170,000 RNA to Sale, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Jonathan Thomas, agent for Whitehorse Stables) O- Robert LaPenta, Madaket Stables, Siena Farm & Twin Creeks Racing Stables; B- Fred W. Hertrich III & John D. Fielding (KY); T- Jonathan Thomas

3- 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

 

Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates ran 1-2-3 in the John A. Nerud S. (G2) on 7/6 at Belmont:

1- PROMISES FULFILLED, 4YO colt by Shackleford – Marquee Delivery ($37,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) (career 15-7-0-3, $1,437,280) O- Robert Baron; B- David Jacobs (KY); T- Dale Romans

2- Warrior’s Club, 5YO horse by Warrior’s Reward – Thirty Eighth St. ($25,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent; Buyer- Jay Rogers) O- Churchill Downs Racing Club; B- John O’Meara (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

3- Killybegs Captain, 5YO horse by Mizzen Mast – Al Maha ($20,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- H. Allen Poindexter) O- Curragh Stables; B- H. Allen Poindexter (KY); T- John Terranova II

 

Keeneland September Sale graduates finished 1-2 in the Great Lady M S. (G2) on 7/6 at Los Alamitos: 

1- MARLEY’S FREEDOM, 5YO mare by Blame – Relaxing Green ($35,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Cicero Farms) (career 18-9-4-0, $1,233,935) O- Cicero Farms; B- Jack Swain III (KY); T- Bob Baffert

2- Anonymity, 5YO mare by Tapit – Stormy Sunday ($600,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Solis/Litt) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- Kendall Hansen (KY); T- Richard Mandella

 

Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2 in the Dwyer S. (G3) on 7/6 at Belmont:

1- CODE OF HONOR, 3YO colt Noble Mission (GB) – Reunited ($70,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) (career 7-3-2-1, $1,215,820) O/B- W.S. Farish (KY); T- Shug McGaughey

2- Final Jeopardy, 3YO colt by Street Sense – Addison Run ($110,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Gary & Mary West; B- Bloodstock Investment (KY); T- Jason Servis

 

Keeneland September Sale graduates finished 1-2 in the Delaware Oaks (G3) on 7/6 at Delaware: 

1- JAYWALK, 3YO filly by Cross Traffic – Lady Pewitt ($190,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- John Servis, agent) (career 9-5-1-1, $1,611,500) O- D. J. Stable & Cash is King; B- Gainesway (KY); T- John Servis

2- Fashion Faux Pas, 3YO filly by Flatter – Clash ($65,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock) O- Denlea Park & Kent Spellman; B- Claiborne Farm & Adele Dilschneider (KY); T- Arnaud Delacour

GENTLE RULER, 4YO filly by Colonel John – Winikins ($18,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent) Won Robert G. Dick Memorial S. (G3) on 7/6 at Delaware (career 15-4-3-5, $340,053) O- Morsches Stable; B- Builder’s Mart (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

EONS, 3YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Golden Antigua ($300,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Clancy Bloodstock) Won Kent S. (G3) on 7/6 at Delaware (career 6-4-0-0, $229,165) O- Mark Grier; B- Camas Park Stud (KY); T- Arnaud Delacour

LADY APPLE, 3YO filly by Curlin – Miss Mary Apples ($100,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- KatieRich Farms) Won Iowa Oaks (G3) on 7/5 at Prairie Meadows (career 9-4-2-1, $685,950) O- Phoenix Thoroughbred III & KatieRich Stables; B- KatieRich Farms (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

ROYAL CHARLOTTE, 3YO filly by Cairo Prince – Sass and Class ($70,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent) Won Victory Ride S. (G3) on 7/5 at Belmont (career 4-4-0-0, $201,900) O- First Row Partners; B- Rhineshire Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

NOTAPRADAPRICE, 5YO mare by Paddy O’Prado – Brenda’s Slew ($14,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Equus Farm, agent) Won Dr. James Penny Memorial S. (G3) on 7/2 at Parx Racing (career 24-7-6-3, $352,300) O- Main Line Racing Stable; B- Equus Farm (KY); T- John Servis

HIDDEN MESSAGE, 3YO filly by Scat Daddy – Secret Charm (IRE) ($150,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Hunter Valley Farm) Won Coral Distaff (L) on 7/6 at Sandown (career 5-2-0-0, $48,049) O- Qatar Racing; B- Frank Hutchinson (KY); T- William Haggas

STRIVE FOR GLORY, 2YO colt by Dialed In – Chu and You ($80,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Upson Downs Farm, agent; Buyer- Robert Cowell) Won Coolmore US Navy Flag Tipperary S. (L) on 7/4 at Tipperary (career 4-2-0-1, $47,350) O- T. W. Morley; B- Michael & Amy Feuerborn (KY); T- Robert Cowell 

MR. HUSTLE, 2YO gelding by Declaration of War – Ready Ready Ready ($60,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Scott & Evan Dilworth; $235,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter-Gentry Sales, agent, Buyer- William K. Werner) Won $106,200 Victoria S. on 7/7 at Woodbine (career 2-2-0-0, $77,700) O- William K. Werner; B- V. Gail Ray (KY); T- Roger Attfield

FAST SCENE, 2YO filly by Fast Anna – Scenic Drive ($32,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) Won $104,400 My Dear S. on 7/6 at Woodbine (career 2-2-0-0, $77,700) O- Three Chimneys Farm & Blazing Meadows Farm; B- Three Chimneys Farm (KY); T- Timothy Hamm

MOONLIT GARDEN, 5YO mare by Malibu Moon – Winter Garden ($120,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) Won $100,000 Iowa Distaff S. on 7/6 at Prairie Meadows (career 22-4-5-6, $361,073) O- Tracy Marks; B- Town & Country Farms Corp (KY); T- Brad Cox

SENSITIVE, 5YO mare by Divine Park – Kittery Point ($475,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- Solis/Litt) Won $75,000 Ellis Park Turf S. on 7/7 at Ellis Park (career 14-4-5-1, $236,041) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Brad Cox

COWBOY’S HERO, 6YO gelding by Cowboy Cal – Refugee ($145,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent) Won $75,000 Mecke S. on 7/7 at Gulfstream (career 16-3-1-2, $129,335) O- Charlotte Racing Stable; B- Barronstown Stud (KY); T- Francisco D’Angelo

NET GAIN, 7YO gelding by Include – Triple o’ Five ($120,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent; Buyer- Claim to Fame Stable) Won $65,000 Cyclones H. on 7/6 at Prairie Meadows (career 46-8-7-10, $478,256) O- Claim to Fame Stable; B- Lane Thoroughbreds (IA); T- Clinton Stuart

EXPLODE, 3YO gelding by Trappe Shot – Light Blow ($2,500, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Ole A. Nielsen) Won $50,000 Chris Loseth H. on 6/30 at Hastings (career 8-4-3-1, $101,746) O- Canmor Farms; B- Flaxman Holdings (KY); T- Mark Cloutier

GEM ALTA, 4YO gelding by Gemologist – Court Reception ($70,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock; Buyer- Riversedge Racing) Won $50,000 Fred Jones H. on 6/30 at Century Mile (career 13-4-1-1, $67,553) O- Riversedge Racing Stables; B- Dr. Thomas Castoldi (KY); T- Tim Rycroft

ANYPORTINASTORM, 5YO horse by City Zip – La Defense ($70,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Kaizen Sales, agent) Won $50,000 Budweiser S. on 6/30 at Emerald Downs (career 13-7-1-4, $241,025) O- Peter Redekop B.C.; B- Sally Andersen (FL); T- Blaine Wright