Keeneland September Sale Alumni Sweep Three Classic Preps
LEXINGTON, KY (March 27, 2017) – Arrogate, purchased by owner Juddmonte Farms at Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale, boosted his career earnings to more than $17 million with his stunning rally from last to win the $10 million Dubai World Cup (G1) at Meydan on Saturday to become the richest North American Thoroughbred in racing history. (Click here for video of Arrogate selling at Keeneland.)
Additionally on Dubai World Cup Day at Meydan, Keeneland sales graduates Mind Your Biscuits and Second Summer won the Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) and Godolphin Mile (G2), respectively.
Keeneland is the only North American sales company to have sold winners of stakes on Dubai World Cup Day.
Keeneland sales graduates won three classic preps in the U.S. this weekend. At Turfway on Saturday, Fast and Accurate was an upset winner of the JACK Cincinnati Casino Spiral (G3), a prep for the Kentucky Derby (G1), while Purely a Dream won her season debut in the Bourbonette Oaks (G3), a prep on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1). On Sunday, Ghalia remained undefeated in winning the Sunland Park Oaks and with it earning points on the Kentucky Oaks leaderboard.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
ARROGATE, 4YO colt by Unbridled’s Song – Bubbler ($560,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Clearsky Farms, agent; Buyer- Juddmonte Farms) Won Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) on 3/25 at Meydan (career 8-7-0-1, $17,084,600) O- Juddmonte Farms; B- Clearsky Farms (KY); T- Bob Baffert (click here for video of Arrogate selling at 2014 September Sale)
MIND YOUR BISCUITS, 4YO colt by Posse – Jazzmane ($47,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Machmer Hall) Won Dubai Golden Shaheen Sponsored by Gulf News (G1) on 3/25 at Meydan (career 15-5-6-2, $2,015,166) O- J Stables, Head of Plains Partners, Summers, Summers, Kisber & Summers; B- Jumping Jack Racing (NY); T- Chad Summers (click here for video of Mind Your Biscuits selling at 2014 January Sale)
SECOND SUMMER, 5YO gelding by Summer Bird – Greenstreet ($72,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield; Buyer- Ciaglia Racing) Won Godolphin Mile Sponsored by Meydan Sobha (G2) on 3/25 at Meydan (career 17-5-3-1, $920, 955) O- Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi; B- Richard Shultz (FL); T- Doug Watson
FAST AND ACCURATE, 3YO colt by Hansen – It’s Heidi’s Dance ($24,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, agent) Won JACK Cincinnati Casino Spiral S. (G3) on 3/25 at Turfway (career 6-3-1-0, $340,362) O- Kendall Hansen; B- John Penn (KY); T- Michael Maker
PURELY A DREAM, 3YO filly by Pure Prize – Yorksters Girl (IRE) ($60,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent; Buyer- Kenny McPeek) Won Bourbonette Oaks (G3) on 3/25 at Turfway (career 4-2-1-0, $105,952) O- Living the Dream Stable; B- James Bredin (KY); T- Kenny McPeek
GHALIA, 3YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Verdana Bold ($600,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Brookdale, agent) Won $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks on 3/26 at Sunland Park (career 3-3-0-0, $166,800) O- Sumaya U.S. Stable; B- Edward Seltzer, Beverly Anderson & Darley (KY); T- Todd Pletcher
K P WILDCAT, 4YO filly by Include – Londolozi ($22,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent) Won $100,000 Harry Henson H. on 3/26 at Sunland (career 11-6-2-2, $290,645) O- Karl Pergola; B- Cloyce Clark (KY); T- Weston Martin
NIKKI MY DARLING, 3YO filly by Creative Cause – Zamindarling ($47,000 RNA, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Sheltowee Sales, agent; $47,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Sheltowee Sales, agent) Won $75,000 Southern Park S. on 3/25 at Mahoning Valley (career 6-3-0-0, $83,713) O- Loooch Racing Stables & Imaginary Stables; B- Sheltowee Farm & James Evans (OH); T- Jeffrey Radosevich