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Keeneland September Sale Graduates Focus Group, Owendale Headline Saturday Graded Stakes

June 21, 2019

Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate and Grade 2 winner Focus Group, from the powerful stable of trainer Chad Brown, leads entries for the United Nations (G1) on Saturday at Monmouth.

Keeneland sales graduates top entries in graded stakes across the U.S. September Sales graduates Owendale, winner of Keeneland’s Stonestreet Lexington (G3) and third in the Preakness (G1), and Peter Pan (G3) winner Global Campaign highlight the field for the Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown. Storm the Hill, who closed 2018 with a win in the Senator Ken Maddy (G3), defends her title in her season debut, the Wilshire (G3) at Santa Anita.


UNITED NATIONS S. (G1), Monmouth, 1 3/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

FOCUS GROUP, 5YO horse by Kitten’s Joy – Cocktail Hour ($140,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Klaravich Stables & William H. Lawrence; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- Chad Brown

HUNTER O’RILEY, 6YO ridgling by Tiz Wonderful – Oblige ($120,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Jarazen Stable) O- Sean Shay & Michael Ryan; B- Mike Rutherford (KY); T- James Toner

OHIO DERBY (G3), Thistledown, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YOs

OWENDALE, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Aspen Light ($200,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- John Wentworth) O- Rupp Racing; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Brad Cox

GLOBAL CAMPAIGN, 3YO colt by Curlin – Globe Trot ($250,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Sagamore Farm) O- Sagamore Farm & WinStar Farm; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Stanley Hough

GOING FOR GOLD, 3YO gelding by Atreides – Smart Indeed ($26,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- EQB Inc., agent) O- Ron Paolucci Racing; B- Machmer Hall, Carrie Brogden & Craig Brogden (KY); T- Robert B. Hess Jr.

EATONTOWN S. (G3), Monmouth, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

CONQUEST HARDCANDY, 5YO mare by Candy Ride (ARG) – Dade Babe ($40,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Antonio Sano, agent) O- Alfonso Cammarota; B- New Hill Farm (NY); T- James Ryerson

DYNATAIL, 5YO mare by Hightail – Southern Dynamo ($6,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Fredricktown Farms) O- Ballybrit Stable; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Michael Dini

PHILIP H. ISELIN S. (G3), Monmouth, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up

DIAMOND KING, 4YO colt by Quality Road – Akron Moon ($55,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Waves Bloodstock) O- Cash is King, D. J. Stable & LC Racing; B- JSM Equine (KY); T- John Servis

WILSHIRE S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

OLLIE’S CANDY, 4YO filly 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

STORM THE HILL, 5YO mare by Get Stormy – Thornhill ($275,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Alastar Thoroughbreds) O- Alastar Thoroughbred Company & Michael Valdes; B- Kimberly & William Bradley (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

GLIDING BY, 6YO mare by Artie Schiller – Flying Arch ($62,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE; Buyer- David Meah, agent) O- Harry Bederian, Harout Kamberian & Hagop Nakkashian; B- Greenwood Lodge Farm (KY); T- Richard Baltas

DON’T BLAME JUDY, 4YO filly by Blame – Zultanite ($97,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Shawhan Place, agent; Buyer- John Sondereker) O- R. Albert, E. Dunham, F. Lewkowitz, K. Lewkowitz & J. Sondereker; B- Michael Waresk Cane Street Stables (KY); T- Eric Kruljac



AMERICAN S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up

SHARP SAMURAI, 5YO gelding by First Samurai – Secret Wish ($85,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Mark Glatt) O- Red Baron’s Barn, Rancho Temescal & Mark Glatt; B- Cudney Stables (KY); T- Mark Glatt

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) O- Dan Agnew, Gerry Schneider & John Xitco; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale (KY); T- Mark Glatt

MAJESTIC EAGLE, 4YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Double Tapped ($225,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent) O- John Lindley & Ray Morton; B- B. Flay Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1¾ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

YA GOTTA WANNA, 5YO gelding by Proud Citizen – Wahoo Gold ($20,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- James Pippo) O- Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock, Michael House & Aaron Sones; B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

ORIGINAL INTENT, 4YO gelding by Creative Cause – Barby Sue ($95,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bettersworth Westwind Farms; Buyer- Waves Bloodstock) O- Elizabeth Gallegos & Dean Greenman; B- James Gallagher (KY); T- Dean Greenman

CAUSEFORCOMMOTION, 5YO mare by Americain – Causey ($40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Sondereker & Kruljac Partners) O- E. Dunham, J. Kruljac, Jim Reed, J. Sondereker and S. & D. Yip; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Eric Kruljac