Featured News

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Shine on International Stage; Catch a Glimpse Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth with Grade 1 Victory

July 11, 2016

LEXINGTON, KY (July 11, 2016) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Catch a Glimpse earned an automatic berth in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1) with her impressive victory in the Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1) on Saturday to highlight another week of September Sale alumni flourishing on national and international stages.

Catch a Glimpse, the 2015 Canadian Horse of the Year who was purchased at the 2014 September Sale, remained perfect on turf and pushed her career earnings to more than $1.7 million. In addition, 2015 September Sale graduates won a pair of Group 2 races at Newmarket in the United Kingdom: with Roly Poly winning the Duchess of Cambridge S. on Friday and Boynton taking the Superlative S. on Saturday.


Click here to visit the September Sale microsite that features profiles of grade/group stakes-winning sales graduates, stakes replays and video of each horse selling at Keeneland. The site will be updated through the summer, leading up to the Monday, Sept. 12, start of the 2016 September Sale.



CATCH A GLIMPSE, 3YO filly by City Zip – Halo River ($75,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Windways Farm Limited) Won Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1) on 7/9 at Belmont (career 9-8-0-0, $1,748,052) O- Gary Barber, Michael James Ambler & Windways Farm; B- Branch Equine LLC (KY); T- Mark Casse (Click here to view Catch a Glimpse’s profile page featuring racing and sale video.)

BOYNTON, 2YO colt by More Than Ready – Baffled ($750,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- John Ferguson) Won Superlative (G2) on 7/9 at Newmarket (career 2-2-0-0, $63,427) O- Godolphin; B- Twin Creeks Farm (KY); T- Charlie Appleby

ROLY POLY, 2YO filly by War Front – Misty For Me (IRE) ($575,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent) Won Duchess of Cambridge (G2) on 7/8 at Newmarket (career 5-3-0-0, $114,592) O- Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Mrs. John Magnier; B- Misty For Me Syndicate (KY); T- Aidan O’Brien

DARK NILE, 3YO filly by Pioneerof the Nile – Royal Society ($135,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Maverick Racing; $52,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Future Bloodstock) Won Delaware Oaks (G3) on 7/9 at Delaware Park (career 5-4-0-1, $243,980) O- WinStar Farm; B- Blackstone Farm LLC (PA); T- Arnaud Delacour

GREENGRASSOFYOMING, 6YO gelding by Quest – Flick ($3,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm; Buyer- Dwight Preston) Won Stars and Stripes (G3) on 7/9 at Arlington Park (career 36-8-8-5, $383,526) O- Michael M. Hui; B- Stone Farm (KY); T- Mike Maker

WAKE UP IN MALIBU, 5YO gelding by Malibu Moon – Wake Up Kiss ($100,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent for Edition Farm; Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) Won $100,000 Saginaw S. on 7/8 at Belmont (career 16-5-3-5, $286,110) O- Saul J. & Max Kupferberg; B- Edition Farm (NY); T- Charlton Baker 

NO DISTORTION, 3YO colt by Distorted Humor – Pacific Spell ($350,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud Inc., agent) Won $100,000 Long Branch S. on 7/9 at Monmouth Park (career 11-3-2-2, $142,480) O/B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Larry Jones