Keeneland September Yearling Sales alumni comprise four of the six entries for Saturday’s Ogden Phipps (G1) at Belmont, led by Grade 1 winner Ollie’s Candy and Grade 2 winner Point of Honor, second and third, respectively, in their last start, the Apple Blossom (G1) at Oaklawn.
Also among the talented field in the Ogden Phipps are Grade 1 winner She’s a Julie and multiple Grade 3 winner Blamed.
Arklow, a Grade 1 winner on turf, is the morning-line favorite for the Louisville (G3) at Churchill Downs.
SATURDAY, JUNE 13
OGDEN PHIPPS S. (G1), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M
POINT OF HONOR, 4YO filly by Curlin – Zayanna (RNA to Sale, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners & Stetson Racing; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- George Weaver
SHE’S A JULIE, 5YO mare by Elusive Quality – Kydd Gloves ($160,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Whispering Oaks) O- Bradley Thoroughbreds, Madaket Stables, Tim & Anna Cambron, Denali Stud & Rigney Racing; B- Godolphin (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
BLAMED, 5YO mare by Blame – Salsa Star ($70,000 RNA to Sale, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Upson Downs Farm, agent; Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock) O- Cleber Massey; B- Sagamore Farm (MD); T- Bill Mott
OLLIE’S CANDY, 5YO mare by Candy Ride (ARG) – Afternoon Stroll ($45,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O/B- Paul & Karen Eggert (KY); T- John Sadler
LOUISVILLE S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1½ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up
ARKLOW, 6YO horse by Arch – Unbridled Empire ($160,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing, Joseph Bulger & Peter Coneway; B- John & Frank Penn (KY); T- Brad Cox
LOMBO, 5YO gelding by Graydar – Burg Berg ($110,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Springdell Farm) O- Michael Lombardi; B- Twin Creeks Farm (KY); T- Philip D’Amato
JAIS’S SOLITUDE, 4YO gelding by Afleet Alex – Privacy ($65,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- EQB, agent) O- Black Ship Racing, Homewrecker Racing, Brian Chenvert & Eddie Kenneally; B- Lambholm (FL); T- Eddie Kenneally
SUNDAY, JUNE 14
SAN FRANCISCO MILE (G3), Golden Gate Fields, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up
ARCH PRINCE, 6YO gelding by Arch – Westling ($20,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Imagine) O- Mary Tucker; B- Pin Oak Stud (KY); T- Samuel Calvario
MAJESTIC EAGLE, 5YO gelding by Medaglia d’Oro – Double Tapped ($250,000 RNA to Sale, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent) O- John Lindley & Ray Morton; B- B. Flay Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Neil Drysdale
NEPTUNE’S STORM, 4YO gelding by Stormy Atlantic – Immortal Life (IRE) ($50,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Sheltowee Sales, agent, Buyer- War Horse Place; $70,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- War Horse Place, Buyer- Bradley Thoroughbreds, agent) O- CYBT, Saul Gevertz, Lynn Gotimer, Mike Goetz, Michael Nentwig & Daniel Weiner; B- Tracy Farmer (KY); T- Richard Baltas
RESTRAINEDVENGENCE, 5YO gelding by Hold Me Back – Cupids Revenge ($67,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bettersworth Westwind Farms; Buyer- Bobby Grayson) O- Kelly Brinkerhoff & Bob Grayson Jr.; B- Westwind Farms (KY); T- Val Brinkerhoff