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Keeneland Sale Graduates Will Take Charge, Game On Dude Face Off in Big ‘Cap

LEXINGTON, KY (March 7, 2014) – Keeneland is well represented among the handicap division this weekend: champion Will Take Charge and multiple Grade 1 stakes winner Game On Dude lead five Keeneland sale alumni entered in the prestigious Santa Anita Handicap (G1), while Belmont (G1) winner Palace Malice and graded stakes winner Itsmyluckyday square off in the Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2). A total of 45 Keeneland sales graduates are competing in 10 graded stakes across the U.S.

Keeneland-Sold Sophomores Make Headlines with Graded Stakes Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (March 3, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni Gala Award, Spot and Awesome Baby scored high profile wins on the East and West coasts this weekend. Gala Award established himself as a potential Kentucky Derby (G1) contender with a victory in the Palm Beach (G3), while fellow September Sale alum Spot pulled off an upset win in the Swale (G2), both at Gulfstream.

Keeneland-Sold Group 1 Winner No Nay Never Makes Season Debut in Swale

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 28, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduate No Nay Never, winner of the 2013 Darley Prix Morny (G1) at Deauville and Norfolk (G2) at Royal Ascot, makes his 3-year-old debut in Saturday’s Swale (G2) at Gulfstream. At Aqueduct, six of the 11 sophomores entered in the Gotham (G3), a prep on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), are graduates of Keeneland sales, including the talented Financial MogulIn Trouble and Harpoon.


Keeneland Sales Alumni Showcased in Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 21, 2014) – More than 30 Keeneland sales graduates will compete in graded stakes across the U.S. on Saturday.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Pontchatrain Captures Buena Vista

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 18, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alum Pontchatrain notched her sixth win in eight career starts on Monday, taking the Buena Vista (G2) at Santa Anita. The War Front filly won the 2013 Senator Ken Maddy (G3) and 2014 Monrovia (G2) in her previous two starts.

Keeneland Sale Graduate Groupie Doll Closes Race Career in Championship Fashion

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 10, 2014) – Keeneland sale graduate and two-time champion Groupie Doll on Sunday marked the end of a remarkable racing career with an exclamation point when she rallied from last to win the Hurricane Bertie Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream by 7 lengths. Owner Mandy Pope purchased Groupie Doll for $3.1 million at Keeneland’s 2013 November Breeding Stock Sale.

Sunday Spotlight on Keeneland-Sold Champions Will Take Charge and Groupie Doll

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 7, 2014) – On Sunday at Gulfstream, Keeneland sales graduate and champion 3-year-old male Will Take Charge makes his 2014 debut in the Donn Handicap (G1), while fellow sales alum and two-time champion female sprinter Groupie Doll closes out her extraordinary career in the Hurricane Bertie (G3). On Saturday, Keeneland sales alum and multiple Grade 1 stakes winner Game On Dude opens his 2014 season in the San Antonio (G2) at Santa Anita.


Keeneland Sales Graduate Fashion Plate Impressive in Las Virgenes Win

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 3, 2014) – Fashion Plate, sold as a weanling at Keeneland’s 2011 November Breeding Stock Sale, established herself as a leading contender for the Kentucky Oaks (G1) with her wire-to-wire win in Saturday’s Las Virgenes (G1) at Santa Anita.





Keeneland Sales Alumni Highlight Classic Preps

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 31, 2014) – Keeneland sale graduates test their skills this weekend on the roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1): graded stakes-placed Scotland and maiden winner Street Gent go postward in the Withers (G3) at Aqueduct; the talented fillies Taste Like Candy and Fashion Plate highlight entries for the Las Virgenes (G1) at Santa Anita; Cup and Saucer Stakes winner Matador carries co-high weight in the Sam F.




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