Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Tom’s d’Etat and Got Stormy captured Grade 1 wins to headline racing over the long Thanksgiving holiday.
Tom’s d’Etat continued his winning streak with an easy 3¼-length victory in the Clark Presented by Norton Heathcare (G1) at Churchill Downs on Friday. The son of Smart Strike came into the Clark off a win in Keeneland’s Hagyard Fayette (G2) on Oct. 26.
Got Stormy earned her second Grade 1 win of 2019 in the Matriarch on Sunday’s closing day at Del Mar. The filly previously beat the boys in the Fourstardave (G1) at Saratoga in August.
Keeneland sales were represented by graded stakes winners across the country this weekend, including Silver Prospector(Kentucky Jockey Club-G2), Next Shares (Seabiscuit-G2), Zuzanna (Red Carpet-G3); Bellera (Comely-G3) and Kallio(Cardinal-G3).
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Clark S. Presented by Norton Healthcare (G1) on 11/29 at Churchill Downs:
1- TOM’S D’ETAT, 6YO horse by Smart Strike – Julia Tuttle ($330,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- GMB Racing) (career 16-9-2-1, $1,236,572) O- G M B Racing; B- SF Bloodstock (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.
2- 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
3- Mr Freeze, 4YO colt by To Honor and Serve – Heavenly Cat ($75,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) O- Jim Bakke & Gerald Isbister; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- Dale Romans
Keeneland sales graduates ran 1-2 in the Matriarch S. (G1) on 12/1 at Del Mar:
1- GOT STORMY, 4YO filly by Get Stormy – Super Phoebe ($23,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean, agent; Buyer- Equine Investments) (career 18-8-3-3, $1,430,578) O- Gary Barber; B- Mt. Joy Stables, Pope McLean, Marc McLean & Pope McLean Jr. (KY); T- Mark Casse
2- Daddy Is a Legend, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – Randie’s Legend ($140,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent, Buyer- Cavalier Bloodstock; $160,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent, Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) O- Jim & Susan Hill; B- HnR Nothhaft Horseracing (PA); T- George Weaver
SILVER PROSPECTOR, 2YO colt by Declaration of War – Tap Softly ($50,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) Won Kentucky Jockey Club S. (G2) on 11/30 at Churchill Downs (career 6-2-0-2, $255,551) O- Ed & Susie Orr; B- Sandra & Hargus Sexton & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
NEXT SHARES, 6YO gelding by Archarcharch – Two Dot Slew ($190,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE; Buyer- David Meah, agent) Won Seabiscuit H. (G2) on 11/30 at Del Mar (career 29-7-4-2, $1,677,771) O- Debby Baltas, Richard Baltas, Christopher Dunn, Michael & Jules Iavarone, Jerry McClanahan, Ritchie Robershaw & Mark Taylor; B- Buck Pond Farm (KY); T- Richard Baltas
ZUZANNA, 5YO mare by Wilburn – Zaphia ($15,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- St George Sales, agent; Buyer- Jefferson Ltd) Won Red Carpet H. (G3) on 11/30 at Del Mar (career 32-9-2-3, $271,751) O- Brian Ferguson, Kurt Hoover, Jeffrey Lambert, Larry Rodriguez & Robert Toland; B- Mike Bilbrey (KY); T- Robert Hess Jr.
BELLERA, 3YO filly by Bernardini – Habiboo ($90,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Mathis Stables) Won Comely S. (G3) on 11/29 at Aqueduct (career 6-3-2-0, $209,960) O- Mathis Stable; B- Hardacre Farm (FL); T- Todd Pletcher
Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Cardinal S. (G3) on 11/28 at Churchill Downs:
1- KALLIO, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – Smokey Diplomacy ($100,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Cobble View Stable) (career 16-4-2-3, $336,095) O- Madaket Stables, Tim & Anna Cambron and Bradley Thoroughbreds; B- Nolan Creek Farm (KY); T- Brendan Walsh
2- Starship Jubilee, 6YO mare by Indy Wind – Perfectly Wild ($425,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent) O- Blue Heaven Farm; B- William Sorren (FL); T- Kevin Attard
MIDCOURT, 4YO gelding by Midnight Lute – Mayo On the Side ($450,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Mayberry Farm) Won Native Diver S. (G3) on 11/23 at Del Mar (career 7-4-1-0, $198,695) O- C R K Stable; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- John Shirreffs
Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates finished 1-2 in the Bob Hope S. (G3) on 11/16 at Del Mar:
1- HIGH VELOCITY, 2YO colt by Quality Road – Ketel Twist ($350,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St George Sales, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) (career 2-2-0-0, $90,000) O- Mary & Gary West; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert
2- Strongconstitution, 2YO colt by Constitution – Earlybird Road ($57,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stonehaven Steadings; Buyer- Grassroots Training & Sales) O- Roadrunner Racing & Sayjay Racing; B- Stonehaven Steadings (KY); T- Doug O’Neill
MOTION EMOTION, 3YO filly by Take Charge Indy – Golden Motion ($55,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Michael Puhich) Won $237,500 Zia Park Oaks on 11/27 at Zia (career 10-3-3-0, $418,845) O- Abbondanza Racing, Mark DeDomenico & Medallion Racing; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Richard Baltas
HALO AGAIN, 2YO colt by Speightstown – Halo’s Verse ($600,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Anderson Farms, agent; Buyer- Winchell Thoroughbreds) Won $225,000 Coronation Futurity on 11/23 at Woodbine (career 2-2-0-0, $137,725) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds & Willis Horton Racing; B- Anderson Farms Ont. (ON); T- Steve Asmussen
TEMPLE, 3YO gelding by Temple City – Desant ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent) Won $150,900 Gio Ponti S. on 11/29 at Aqueduct (career 13-4-2-2, $208,970) O- Paradise Farms Corp. & Mad Dog Racing Stable; B- Mark Toothaker & Dan White (KY); T- Mike Maker
RESTRAINEDVENGENCE, 4YO gelding by Hold Me Back – Cupids Revenge ($67,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bettersworth Westwind Farms; Buyer- Bobby Grayson) Won $150,000 Zia Park Championship H. on 11/27 at Zia (career 19-5-2-1, $360,220) O- Kelly Brinkerhoff & Bob Grayson Jr.; B- Westwind Farms (KY); T- Val Brinkerhoff
ARCHIDUST, 3YO colt by Verrazano – Chilling Effect ($85,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- D. M. I.; $85,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- K.O.I.D.) Won $125,000 OBS Sprint S. on 11/26 at Ocala Training Center (career 10-5-1-1, $246,050) O- Ivan Rodriguez & Albert & Michelle Crawford; B- Wolverton Mountain Farm (KY); T- Jorge Navarro
NEEDS SUPERVISION, 3YO filly by Paynter – Moroccan Rose ($22,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent) Won $100,000 Imagining Safely Kept S. on 11/30 at Laurel (career 8-4-2-0, $253,030) O- Howling Pigeon Farms, Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable & Madaket Stable; B- Mike Abraham (KY); T- Jeremiah O’Dwyer
BOBBY’S WICKED ONE, 4YO colt by Speightstown – Wicked Charm ($130,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Autumn Hill Farm) Won $100,000 Thanksgiving Classic S. on 11/28 at Fair Grounds (career 14-5-4-1, $484,257) O- Autumn Hills Farms Racing Stables; B- Ramona Bass (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.
NEWSTOME, 2YO colt by Goldencents – Newstouse ($27,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) Won $100,000 James F. Lewis III S. on 11/16 at Laurel (career 4-3-0-0, $165,000) O- Marie Trombetta; B- Equivine Farm (PA); T- Michael Trombetta
SHE’S MY GEM, 3YO filly by Into Mischief – Our Unbridled Gem ($160,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Dale Taylor) Won $95,000 Zia Park Distaff S. on 11/27 at Zia (career 3-2-0-0, $81,100) O- Dale Taylor Racing; B- Don & Pam Mattox (KY); T- Todd Fincher
TONALIST’S SHAPE, 2YO filly by Tonalist – Hitechnoweenie ($45,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) Won $75,000 Hut Hut S. on 11/30 at Gulfstream (career 3-3-0-0, $98,280) O- Slam Dunk Racing, Doug Branham & Legacy Ranch; B- Sabana Farm (KY); T- Saffie Joseph Jr.
SOLE VOLANTE, 2YO gelding by Karakontie (JPN) – Light Blow ($6,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- New Hope AB) Won $75,000 Pulpit S. on 11/30 at Gulfstream (career 2-2-0-0, $66,510) O- Andie Biancone & Limelight Stables Corp.; B- Flaxman Holdings (KY); T- Patrick Biancone
SOROS, 2YO colt by Commissioner – Eastern Ruckus ($40,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- OGMA Investment) Won $75,000 Smooth Air S. on 11/30 at Gulfstream (career 2-1-1-0, $51,775) O- OGMA Investments; B- Shain Crain (KY); T- Gustavo Delgado
HOTSHOT ANNA, 5YO mare by Trappe Shot – Avalos ($20,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paul Tackett; Buyer- Hugh H. Robertson) Won $75,000 Richard R. Scherer Memorial S. on 11/30 at Fair Grounds (career 24-12-6-1, $956,440) O/T- Hugh H. Robertston; B- Paul Tackett (KY)