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Keeneland Sales Graduates, Led by Favored Untrapped, Dominate Entries for Grade 3 Lecomte

January 20, 2017

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 20, 2017) – Keeneland sales are represented by seven of the 12 sophomores seeking points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) in Saturday’s Lecomte (G3) at Fair Grounds. Highlighting the field is the talented trio of favored Untrapped, graded stakes-placed Tip Tap Tapizar and the promising Totality, all Keeneland sales alumni from the powerful barn of trainer Steve Asmussen. 

On Saturday at Santa Anita, Keeneland sales graduate Finest City, a finalist for the Eclipse Award as champion female sprinter, is scheduled to make her 2017 debut in the Santa Monica (G2).



SANTA MONICA S. (G2), Santa Anita, 7 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up, F&M

FINEST CITY, 5YO mare by City Zip – Be Envied ($50,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Cobra Farm; $85,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Seltzer Thoroughbreds) O- Seltzer Thoroughbreds; B- HnR Nothhaft Horseracing (PA); T- Ian Kruljac

FANTASTIC STYLE, 5YO mare by Harlan’s Holiday – Ruby Summer ($40,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent) O- Kaleem Shah; B- C. Kidder, N. Cole & E. Voute (KY); T- Doug O’Neill


LECOMTE S. (G3), Fair Grounds, 1 Mile 70YDS, 3YOs 

ARKLOW, 3YO colt by Arch – Unbridled Empire ($160,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- John & Frank Penn (KY); T- Brad Cox

TOTALITY, 3YO colt by Tapit – Jackpot Joanie ($625,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent) O/B- Winchell Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

SHAREHOLDER VALUE, 3YO colt by Uncle Mo – Rylee’s Song ($100,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Lantern Hill Farm, agent, Buyer- Equine Solutions; $190,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent, Buyer- Klaravich Stables) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Zell Family Trust (KY); T- Tom Amoss

UNTRAPPED, 3YO colt by Trappe Shot – Exit Three ($97,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Springhouse Farm; $150,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- B.L.B. Inc.) O- Michael Langford; B- Indian Creek & Jonathan Sheppard (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

TIP TAP TAPIZAR, 3YO colt by Tapizar – Counterpoise ($175,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Carol Castille) O- Whispering Oaks Farm; B- Summer Hill Farm (LA); T- Steve Asmussen

RUNNING MATE, 3YO colt by Creative Cause – Street Mate ($65,000 RNA, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brereton Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent) O/B- Bret Jones (KY); T- Larry Jones

TAKEOFF, 3YO colt by Arch – Frisk Her ($150,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent; Buyer- Scott & Evan Dilworth) O- John C. Oxley; B- JMJ Racing Stables (KY); T- Mark Casse


COLONEL E.R. BRADLEY H. (G3), Fair Grounds, Abt. 1 1/16 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up 

ROCKET TIME, 6YO gelding by Tiz Wonderful – Schism ($47,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Columbiana Farm; Buyer- Mt. Baldy Equine) O- Frank Fletcher Racing; B- Columbiana Farm (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.

WESTERN RESERVE, 5YO gelding by Indian Charlie – Visit (GB) ($87,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Marc Detampel) O- Marc Detampel; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Brad Cox

GREENGRASSOFYOMING, 7YO gelding by Quest – Flick ($3,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm; Buyer- Dwight Preston) O- Michael M. Hui; B- Stone Farm (KY); T- Mike Maker

CHOCOLATE RIDE, 6YO gelding by Candy Ride (ARG) – Heatherdoesntbluff ($260,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Mark Casse, agent) O- GenStar Thoroughbreds; B- Brian Kahn (KY); T- Brad Cox