Keeneland September Sale Alumni Tom’s Tribute, Stopchargingmaria Earn Grade 1 Wins.

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LEXINGTON, KY (July 21, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Tom’s Tribute and Stopchargingmaria each were impressive in capturing their first Grade 1 wins, taking Sunday’s Eddie Read (G1) at Del Mar and the Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) at Saratoga, respectively. September Sale alumni also scored significant juvenile stakes victories this weekend: Big Trouble won the Sanford (G2) while Fashion Alert took the Schuylerville (G3), both at Saratoga.




Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2 in the Eddie Read (G1) on 7/20 at Del Mar:

1- TOM’S TRIBUTE, 4YO colt by Lion Heart – Halloween Fun ($60,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stony Point; Buyer- Purpoodock Bloodstock) (career 12-5-3-1, $442,880) O- Braly Family Trust; B- Laura McKinney & Ouisha McKinney (KY); T- James Cassidy

2- Summer Front, 5YO horse by War Front – Rose of Summer ($475,000, 2011 April 2YO in Training, Consignor- Niall Brennan Stables, agent; Buyer- Steven Young, agent) O- Waterford Stable; B- Graceville Breeding (KY); T- Christophe Clement


STOPCHARGINGMARIA, 3YO filly by Tale of the Cat – Exotic Bloom ($47,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Woodford Thoroughbred Sales) Won Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) on 7/20 at Saratoga (career 9-5-1-1, $1,054,000) O- Repole Stables; B- Harvey Clark & Brookdale Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

BIG TROUBLE, 2YO colt by Tiz Wonderful – Silver Lullaby ($230,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Columbiana Farm; Buyer- Team D) Won Sanford (G2) on 7/19 at Saratoga (career 2-2-0-0, $235,000) O- Team D; B- Columbiana Farm (KY); T- Anthony Dutrow


Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Schuylerville (G3) on 7/18 at Saratoga: 

1- FASHION ALERT, 2YO filly by Old Fashioned – Titan Queen ($25,000 RNA, 2013 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $125,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- George Bolton) (career 2-2-0-0, $250,000)  O- George Bolton & Barry Hall; B- Mike Abraham & Jacob Nance (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

2- Take Charge Brandi, 2YO filly by Giant’s Causeway – Charming ($435,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Willis Horton) O- Willis D. Horton; B- Charming Syndicate (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas


Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2-3 in the Arlington Oaks (G3) on 7/19 at Arlington:

1- AURELIA’S BELLE, 3YO filly by Lemon Drop Kid – Aurelia ($170,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; T- Jim Miller) (career 8-4-1-2, $339,247) O- James Miller; B- Alexander-Groves-Matz (KY); T- Wayne Catalano

2- Stellaris, 3YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – Stellas New Groove ($70,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter Sales, agent) O- Tom VanMeter & Michael Stidham; B- T.F. VanMeter II (KY); T- Michael Stidham

3- She’s Offlee Good, 3YO filly by Offlee Wild – La Belle ($15,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Royal Flush Racing) O- Holmark Stables; B- Dr. Jacqueline Smith (KY); T- R. Scherer


PIRATE’S TROVE, 3YO filly by Speightstown – Authentic Deed ($110,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James Keogh, agent, Buyer- Cobra Farm) Won $116,451 Duchess S. on 7/20 at Woodbine (career 2-2-0-0, $91,470) O- Al Shahania Racing; B- WinStar Farm & M R Capital (KY); T- Michael Stidham

COZZE UP LADY, 5YO mare by Cozzene – The White Lady ($32,000 RNA, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) Won $103,250 Osunitas S. on 7/19 at Del Mar (career 16-7-2-2, $352,919) O- Martin Racing, Morgan Thoroughbreds, Westwind Property & Farfellow Farms; B- Farfellow Farms (KY); T- Keith Desormeaux

PRIVATE PROSPECT, 2YO colt by Discreet Cat – Private Deputy ($20,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Richard & Connie Snyder; $28,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Big Chief Racing) Won $75,000 Prairie Gold Juvenile S. on 7/19 at Prairie Meadows (career 2-2-0-0, $57,600) O- Mellon Patch; B- Randal Family Trust (KY); T- Michael Campbell

STRAWBERRY BABY, 2YO filly by Warrior’s Reward – Kendall Hill ($3,500, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent, Buyer- Brandywine Farm; $15,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, Buyer- Brad Miller) Won $75,000 Prairie Gold Lassie S. on 7/19 at Prairie Meadows (career 2-2-0-0, $56,880) O- Brad & Julie Miller; B- Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm (KY); T- J.R. Caldwell

STORMY NOVEL, 3YO filly by Bernardini – Teton National ($160,000, 2011 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Dragon Fly Family Trust; $300,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Baccari Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Cam Allard) Won $72,800 Miss Woodford S. on 7/20 at Monmouth (career 8-3-2-0, $130,240) O- Cam Allard; B- Fred Hertrich III & John Field (KY); T- John Servis

OLE’S MISS, 3YO filly by Officer – Gypsy Cab Company ($19,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Beau Lane Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Ole Nielsen ) Won $50,000, Kent H. on 7/19 at Emerald Downs (career 7-4-1-2, $129,113) O- Ole Nielsen; B- Big Z Thoroughbreds (ON); T- L. Tracy McCarthy



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