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30+ Keeneland Sales Graduates to Compete in Weekend Graded Stakes

May 24, 2019

More than 30 Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes at major North American race tracks this weekend. Among the headliners are graded stakes winner Prime Attraction in the Charles Whittingham (G2) and recent Kona Gold (G2) winner Cistron in the Triple Bend (G2), both at Santa Anita on Saturday; and multiple graded stakes-placed Markitoff in the Monmonth (G2). 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 25

CHARLES WHITTINGHAM S. (G2), Santa Anita, 1¼ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

PRIME ATTRACTION, 6YO horse by Unbridled’s Song – Strawberry Sense ($335,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent; Buyer- D P Racing) O- D P Racing; B- Payson Stud (KY); T- James Cassidy

MORSE CODE, 6YO horse by Tapit – Serena’s Cat ($32,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- David Meah, agent) O- Abbondanza Racing & Richard Baltas; B- Dell Ridge Farm & Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings (KY); T- Richard Baltas

YA GOTTA WANNA, 5YO gelding by Proud Citizen – Wahoo Gold ($20,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- James Pippo) O- Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock, Michael House & Aaron Sones; B- Brereton Jones (KY); T- Philip D’Amato

UNITED, 4YO gelding by Giant’s Causeway – Indy Punch ($240,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Glencrest Farm) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- Rosemont Farm (KY); T- Richard Mandella

 

TRIPLE BEND S. (G2), Santa Anita, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up

AMERICAN ANTHEM, 5YO horse by Bodemeister – Indy’s Windy ($180,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- E.J. Stable) O- O- WinStar Farm & China Horse Club; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

CISTRON, 5YO horse by The Factor – Major Allie ($180,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- D. M. I) O- Hronis Racing; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

LAW ABIDIN CITIZEN, 5YO gelding by Twirling Candy – Honest Answer ($100,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Mark Glatt) O- Dan Agnew, Gerry Schneider & John Xitco; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale (KY); T- Mark Glatt

MAJESTIC EAGLE, 4YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Double Tapped ($225,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent) O- David Heerensperger; B- B. Flay Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

 

MONMOUTH S. (G2), Monmouth, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

MARKITOFF, 5YO horse by Giant’s Causeway – Myriad ($160,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Three Diamonds Farm; B- Alpha Delta Stables (KY); T- Michael Maker

UP THE ANTE, 4YO colt by Smart Strike – Ask Me When ($225,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) O- Castleton Lyons; B- Castleton Lyons & Kilboy Estate (KY); T- Christophe Clement

 

SALVATOR MILE S. (G3), Monmouth, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

DIAMOND KING, 4YO colt by Quality Road – Akron Moon ($55,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Waves Bloodstock) O- Cash Is King, D. J. Stable & LC Racing; B- JSM Equine (KY); T- John Servis

FOREWARNED, 4YO colt by Flat Out – Fortune Play ($65,000 RNA, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Trin-Brook Stables; B- Preston Stables (OH); T- Uriah St. Lewis

 

MARINE S. (G3), Woodbine, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

SKYWIRE, 3YO colt by Afleet Alex – Meandering Stream ($47,000, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- deMeric Stables, agent) O- Gary Barber & Lucio Tucci; B- William Graham (ON); T- Mark Casse

HOFFA’S UNION, 3YO gelding by Union Rags – Malibu Red ($40,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- King’s Equine) O- Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable, Christopher Dunn, Rose Petal Stable & Foard Wilgis; B- Fredrick Allor (KY); T- Mark Casse

 

WINNING COLORS S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 6 Furlongs, 3YOs & Up, F&M

ANNATHELA, 6YO mare by Elusive Quality – Ethel Anna ($120,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Man O War Farm, agent) O/B- Michael & Reiko Baum; T- George R. Arnold II

UPSET BREWING, 4YO filly by Justin Phillip – Tipperary Moon ($30,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- J. Stevens Bloodstock, agent) O- Allied Racing Stable; B- Castleton Lyons & Kilboy Estate (KY); T- William B. Bradley

CLASSY ACT, 4YO filly by Into Mischief – Acting Class ($92,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Carl Moore Management) O- Carl Moore Management; B- George Krikorian (KY); T- Joe Sharp

LET IT RIDE MOM, 5YO mare by Into Mischief – Golden Marlin ($77,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Threave Main Stud, agent; Buyer- Woodford Sales) O- Live Oak Plantation; B- Thornton, Watt, Glass & Foley (KY); T- Mark Casse

AWESTRUCK, 5YO mare by Tapit – Tizfiz ($525,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Baccari Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- G. Watts Humphrey Jr.) O- G. Watts Humphrey Jr.; B- Chester & Anne Prince (KY); T- George R. Arnold II

SALT BAE, 4YO filly by Paynter – Agatha ($100,000, 2016 Jan Horse of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- N. Chowhan) O- Naveed Chowhan; B- Fred W. Hertrich III & John D. Fielding (KY); T- Bernie Flint

HONEY BUNNY, 5YO mare by Tapizar – Sennockian Storm ($82,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Martin Racing Stable) O- Hooties Racing, WSS Racing & 4G Racing; B- Frederick Allor & Michael Barnett (KY); T- John Alexander Ortiz

SUZETTE, 4YO filly by Overanalyze – Anna Bird Rulez ($17,000 RNA, 2019 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent) O- Peter Varga; B- 3480 Equine (KY); T- Tina Rena Hurley

 

DAYTONA S. (G3), Santa Anita, 5 Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up

BLAMEITONTHELAW, 6YO horse by Blame – Letter of the Law ($70,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Doubledown Stables; B- Northern Bloodstock (KY); T- Ron Ellis

BUCKYS PICK, 5YO gelding by Exchange Rate – Blind Date ($50,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Chilly Bleak Farm, agent; Buyer- Miguel Angel Rubio Fernandez) O- ERJ Racing, Westside Racing Stable & Sheila Bambauer; B- William Backer (VA); T- Doug O’Neill

WHAT’SONTHEAGENDA, 5YO gelding by Dialed In – Open Agenda ($30,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lantern Hill Farm, agent; Buyer- Mike Neatherlin) O- Beerman Family Trust, Greg Hall & Sayjay Racing; B- Lantern Hill Farm (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

 

SUNDAY, MAY 26

MONROVIA S. (G2), Santa Anita, 5 Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

ROCKY POLICY, 7YO mare by Rock Slide – Smart Policy ($47,000 RNA, 2019 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent) O- Del Mar Summer Racing Club, Barry Amason, John Cavali & Eric Homme; B- Shamrock Farm ((MD); T- Andrew Lerner

GLIDING BY, 6YO mare by Artie Schiller – Flying Arch ($62,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE; Buyer- David Meah, agent) O- Harry Bederian, Harout Kamberian & Hagop Nakkashian; B- Greenwood Lodge Farm (KY); T- Richard Baltas

LADY SUEBEE, 4YO filly by First Defence – Freeroll ($85,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent, Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock Agency; $230,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE, Buyer- Ingordo Bloodstock) O- Hronis Racing; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- John Sadler

 

SUMMERTIME OAKS (G2), Santa Anita, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies

BIZWHACKS, 3YO filly by Fed Biz – Be Smart ($105,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter-Gentry Sales, agent; Buyer- Stallionaire Enterprises) O- Reddam Racing; B- T. F. VanMeter & Ken Meng (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

COLONIAL CREED, 3YO filly by Jimmy Creed – Neverthesame ($160,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- South Point Sales Agency, agent) O- Doug Branham, Richard Baltas & Jerry McClanahan; B- Doug & Felicia Branham (KY); T- Richard Baltas

 

NASSAU S. (G2), Woodbine, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

SUMMER LUCK, 5YO mare by Lookin At Lucky – Seasonal ($17,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent, Buyer- Walter Bloodstock; $40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Atlantic Bloodstock) O- Gary Barber; B- Imperious Stable & Lookin At Lucky Syndicate (KY); T- Mark Casse

STARSHIP JUBILEE, 6YO mare by Indy Wind – Perfectly Wild ($425,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent) O- Blue Heaven Farm; B- William Sorren (FL); T- Kevin Attard