Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Champagne Anyone and Plus Que Parfait vaulted to the top of the Kentucky Oaks (G1) and Kentucky Derby (G1) leaderboards, respectively, with graded stakes wins on Saturday. As graduates of Keeneland’s 2017 September Sale, both also earned Seller Bonuses for their victories.
Champagne Anyone secured 100 points on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks for her win in the Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2). The filly also earned a $7,500 September Sale Seller Bonus for Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings, her owner at the time of sale.
Plue Que Parfait captured the UAE Derby Sponsored by Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2) at Dubai’s Meydan Racecourse to earn 100 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. He earned a $7,500 Seller Bonus for Dan Considine. The son of Point of Entry also was offered as a weanling at the November Breeding Stock Sale.
The September Sale Seller Bonus Program, initiated by Keeneland in 2017, offers cash rewards to sellers (owners at the time of sale) of horses sold at the September Sale that win Grade/Group 1, 2 or 3 stakes as a 2- or 3-year-old. Sellers receive cash rewards based on the following criteria: $10,000 Seller Bonus for your first Grade/Group 1 stakes win; $7,500 for your first Grade/Group 2 win; and $5,000 for your first Grade/Group 3 victory.
Keeneland September Sale graduate Secret Spice was an easy winner of the Beholder Mile (G1) at Santa Anita on Saturday.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates finished 1-2 in the Beholder Mile (G1) on 3/30 at Santa Anita:
1- SECRET SPICE, 4YO filly by Discreet Cat – Chimayo ($4,500, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Paul Sharp, agent) (career 10-3-2-2, $352,510) O- Little Red Feather Racing; B- Godolphin (KY); T- Richard Baltas
2- 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
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) Won UAE Derby Sponsored by Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2) on 3/30 at Meydan (career 7-2-1-2, $1,590,400) O- Imperial Racing; B- Calloway Stables (KY); T- Brendan Walsh
Keeneland September Sale graduates ran 1-2 in the Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2) on 3/30 at Gulfstream:
1- CHAMPAGNE ANYONE, 3YO filly by Street Sense – Lucevan ($70,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent; Buyer- John Seiler) (career 7-3-0-3, $267,950) O- Six Column Stables & Randy Bloch; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Ian Wilkes
2- 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
FOCUS GROUP, 5YO horse by Kitten’s Joy – Cocktail Hour ($140,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) Won Pan American S. (G2) on 3/30 at Gulfstream (career 12-5-0-3, $438,164) O- Klaravich Stables & William H. Lawrence; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- Chad Brown
SANTA MONICA (GB), 6YO mare by Mastercraftsman (IRE) – Zacchera (GB) ($675,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE) Won Orchid S. (G3) on 3/29 at Gulfstream (career 30-5-4-3, $433,024) O- Mrs. John Magnier, Madaket Stables & Deron Pearson; B- D. J. Erwin Bloodstock(GB); T- Chad Brown
ELYSEA’S WORLD (IRE), 6YO mare by Champs Elysees (GB) – Ideal World (IRE) ($500,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE; Buyer- Abbondanza Racing) Won Santa Ana S. (G3) on 3/30 at Santa Anita (career 24-7-5-3, $626,573) O- Abbondanza Racing, Christopher Dunn & Jerry McClanahan; B- Haras D’Haspel (IRE); T- Richard Baltas
Keeneland September Sale graduates finished 1-2 in the San Simeon S. (G3) on 3/31 at Santa Anita:
1- 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) (career 19-5-2-4, $298,665) O- Dan Agnew, Gerry Schneider & John Xitco; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale (KY); T- Mark Glatt
2- 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
SERGEI PROKOFIEV, 3YO colt by Scat Daddy – Orchard Beach ($1.1 million, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Anderson Farms; Buyer- M. V. Magnier) Won Cork S. (L) on 3/30 at Navan (career 9-4-1-1, $175,724) O- Derrick Smith, Susan Magnier & Michael Tabor; B- Anderson Farms (ON); T- Aidan O’Brien
PAT’S NO FOOL, 3YO filly by Cross Traffic – Dream Affair ($35,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Gary Capuano, agent) Won $101,900 Maddie May S. on 3/31 at Aqueduct (career 4-2-0-1, $82,545) O- Harry Loso; B- Banahan Farms & Saratoga Glen Farm (NY); T- Gary Capuano
MARCONI, 4YO colt by Tapit – Ponche de Leona ($2 million, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Bridlewood Farms & M. V. Magnier) Won $100,000 Skip Away S. on 3/29 at Gulfstream (career 7-2-1-1, $149,702) O- Bridlewood Farm, Mrs. John Magnier, Derrick Smith & Michael Tabor; B- Brushwood Stable (KY); T- Todd Pletcher