Update on the recent graded stakes winners that are Keeneland graduates both on a national and international front. Into Mischief progeny continue to impress both in stakes as well as debut juvenile runners.
Keeneland sales graduate Mr Dumas turned in an impressive performance to win his stakes debut in Saturday’s Commonwealth Turf (G3) at Churchill Downs.
Keeneland sales graduates captured six graded/group stakes held Breeders’ Cup weekend in addition to the five World Championship events won by Vino Rosso, Bricks and Mortar, Mitole, Covfefe and Structor.
September Yearling Sale graduates accounted for two group stakes in England: Kameko won the Vertem Futurity Trophy (G1) at Newcastle, and Kenzai Warrior took the Heath Court Hotel Horris Hill S. (G3) at Newmarket.
Other recent graded stakes-winning sales graduates are Toinette (Goldikova-G2), Special Forces (Autumn-G2), Sally’s Curlin(Chilukki-G3) and Independence Hall (Nashua-G3).
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
MR DUMAS, 3YO colt by Majesticperfection – Ready Love ($4,200, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- MJK Bloodstock) Won Commonwealth Turf S. (G3) on 11/9 at Churchill Downs (career 6-3-0-3, $211,160) O- WSS Racing & Hooties Racing; B- Ramspring Farm (KY); T- John Alexander Ortiz
KAMEKO, 2YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Sweeter Still (IRE) ($90,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- David Redvers) Won Vertem Futurity Trophy S. (G1) on 11/1 at Newcastle (career 4-2-2-0, £157,837) O- Qatar Racing; B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Andrew Balding
TOINETTE, 4YO filly by Scat Daddy – I Bet Toni Knows ($120,000 RNA, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent; $110,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent, Buyer- Shawn Dugan, agent) Won Goldikova S. (G2) on 11/3 at Santa Anita (career 10-7-0-1, $488,720) O- Ken Baca & Joseph & Lynne Hudson; B- J. D. Stuart, P. C. Bance & A. R. Enterprises (KY); T- Neil Drysdale
SPECIAL FORCES, 4YO gelding by Candy Ride (ARG) – Special Me ($220,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Global Thoroughbreds) Won Autumn S. (G2) on 11/3 at Woodbine (career 17-5-5-1, $196,881) O- Kevin Attard & Soli Mehta; B- Machmer Hall, Carrie & Craig Brogden (KY); T- Kevin Attard
SALLY’S CURLIN, 3YO filly by Curlin – Cabo Queen ($160,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) Won Chilukki S. (G3) on 11/2 at Churchill Downs (career 9-4-0-3, $287,196) O- CJ Thoroughbreds, Left Turn Racing & Casner Racing; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Dale Romans
INDEPENDENCE HALL, 2YO colt by Constitution – Kalahari Cat ($100,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Charlestown Investments) Won Nashua S. (G3) on 11/3 at Aqueduct (career 2-2-0-0, $127,500) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Twin Creeks Racing Stables, Kathleen & Robert Verratti; B- Woodford Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Michael Trombetta
KENZAI WARRIOR, 2YO colt by Karakontie (JPN) – Lemon Sakhee ($6,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Chad Schumer, agent) Won Heath Court Hotel Horris Hill S. (G3) on 11/2 at Newmarket (career 2-2-0-0, $35,298) O- Mr. & Mrs. Rae Borras; B- John D. Gunther (KY); T- Roger Teal
MAEDEAN, 2YO filly by Tapit – Summer Solo ($450,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent; Buyer- Courtlandt Farm) Won $150,000 Tempted S. on 11/1 at Aqueduct (career 3-2-0-0, $128,250) O- Courtlandt Farms; B- Payson Stud (KY); T- Mark Hennig
EMPRESSOF THE NILE, 5YO mare by Pioneerof the Nile – Argenta ($75,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent, Buyer- William Clifton Jr.; $300,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent, Buyer- BSW Bloodstock) Won $128,438 Zagora S. on 11/3 at Aqueduct (career 19-4-3-1, $331,112) O- Madaket Stables, Manganaro Bloodstock & Robert Masiello; B- Pam Doddridge (KY); T- Graham Motion
RECRUITING READY, 5YO horse by Algorithms – Need ($110,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Jack Hester, agent) Won $123,375 Bet On Sunshine S. on 11/2 at Churchill Downs (career 25-9-3-5, $799,189) O- Sagamore Farm; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- Stanley Hough
MIA MISCHIEF, 4YO filly by Into Mischief – Greer Lynn ($135,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- McKathan Bros.) Won $121,680 Dream Supreme S. on 11/1 at Churchill Downs (career 19-8-6-1, $1,083,834) O- Heiligbrodt, Heiligbrodt, Heider Family Stables & Madaket Stables; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
LEUCOTHEA, 2YO filly by Midshipman – Any for Love (ARG) ($40,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Peter Miller, agent) Won $100,351 Desi Arnaz S. on 11/10 at Del Mar (career 6-3-0-0, $127,682) O- Altamira Racing Stable, Socal Seven Racing & Brian McGoldrick; B- Woods Edge Farm (KY); T- Peter Miller
SPEAKTOMEOFSUMMER, 2YO filly by Summer Front – Silver Reunion ($135,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- Steven W. Young, agent) Won $100,000 Chelsey Flower S. on 11/3 at Aqueduct (career 3-2-0-0, $84,000) O- Waterford Stable; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Christophe Clement
MO DONT NO, 6YO gelding by Uncle Mo – Lilah ($50,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Steven W. Young, agent) Won $75,000 Cardinal H. on 11/9 at Mahoning Valley (career 40-19-10-2, $983,020) O- Ron Paolucci Racing; B- Beechwood Racing Stable (OH); T- Tom Amoss
MISCHEVIOUS ALEX, 2YO colt by Into Mischief – White Pants Night ($75,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) Won $75,000 Parx Juvenile S. on 11/5 at Parx Racing (career 5-2-1-1, $89,020) O- Cash is King; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- John Servis