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43 Keeneland Sales Alumni Dominate Graded Stakes Entries on Kentucky Oaks Day

May 2, 2019

Forty-three Keeneland sales alumni – headlined by morning-line favorite Bellafina and Central Bank Ashland (G1) winner Out for a Spin in the $1.25 million Kentucky Oaks and Grade 1 winners Secret Spice and McKinzie – dominate the fields for the six graded stakes featured Friday at Churchill Downs.  

Twelve graduates of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale were entered in the Kentucky Oaks. Among the other prominent Keeneland sales graduates in the field are champion Jaywalk and graded stakes winners Lady AppleLioraChampagne AnyoneJeltrinSerengeti Empress and Restless Rider

September Sale graduate Secret Spice ships in from California, where she won the Beholder Mile (G1), to contest the La Troienne Presented by Inside Access from Chase (G1). Eight of the 10 older fillies and mares entered in the La Troienne are Keeneland sales graduates, including graded stakes winners MopotismChocolate Martini and Divine Miss Grey

McKinzie is the marquee name in the Alysheba Presented by Sentient Jet (G2). 

Herecomesthebride (G3) winner Cambier Parc and Florida Oaks (G3) winner Concrete Rose top the field in the Edgewood Presented by Forcht Bank (G3).

 

FRIDAY, MAY 3

KENTUCKY OAKS (G1), Churchill Downs, 1 1/8 Miles, 3YO Fillies

OUT FOR A SPIN, 3YO filly by Hard Spun – My Mammy ($75,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Randy Bradshaw, agent) O- Commonwealth Stable, Randy Bradshaw & Stonestreet Stables; B- William Backer (VA); T- Dallas Stewart

LADY APPLE, 3YO filly by Curlin – Miss Mary Apples ($100,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- KatieRich Farms) O- Phoenix Thoroughbred III & KatieRich Stables; B- KatieRich Farms (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

BELLAFINA, 3YO filly by Quality Road – Akron Moon ($220,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Kaleem Shah; B- JSM Equine (KY); T- Simon Callaghan

JAYWALK, 3YO filly by Cross Traffic – Lady Pewitt ($190,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- John Servis, agent) O- D. J. Stable & Cash is King; B- Gainesway (KY); T- John Servis

MOTION EMOTION, 3YO filly by Take Charge Indy – Golden Motion ($55,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Michael Puhich) O- Mark DeDomenico; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Tom Van Berg

LIORA, 3YO filly by Candy Ride (ARG) – Giant Mover ($175,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Coffeepot Stables) O- Coffeepot Stables; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Wayne Catalano

CHAMPAGNE ANYONE, 3YO filly by Street Sense – Lucevan ($70,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent; Buyer- John Seiler) O- Six Column Stables & Randy Bloch; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

JELTRIN, 3YO filly by Tapizar – Song to the Moon ($7,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Juan C. Sanchez) O- ADR Racing Stable; B- C. Kidder, N. Cole, J. K. Griggs & Linda Griggs (KY); T- Alexis Delgado

SERENGETI EMPRESS, 3YO filly by Alternation – Havisham ($25,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Dixon Enterprises; $70,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent, Buyer- Joel Politi) O- Joel Politi; B- Tri Eques Bloodstock (KY); T- Tom Amoss

RESTLESS RIDER, 3YO filly by Distorted Humor – Silky Serenade ($150,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Kenny McPeek, agent) O- Fern Circle Stables & Three Chimneys Farm; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Kenny McPeek

DUNBAR ROAD (AE), 3YO filly by Quality Road – Gift List ($350,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- White Birch Farm) O- Peter Brant; B- Jeffrey Drown (KY); T- Chad Brown

POINT OF HONOR (AE), 3YO filly by Curlin – Zayanna (RNA to Sale, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners & Stetson Racing; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- George Weaver

 

LA TROIENNE S. PRESENTED BY INSIDE ACCESS FROM CHASE (G1), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M

SHE’S A JULIE, 4YO filly by Elusive Quality – Kydd Gloves ($160,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Whispering Oaks) O- Whispering Oaks Farm, Team Hanley, Bradley Thoroughbreds, Madaket Stables, Tim & Anna Cambron; B- Godolphin (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

DIVINE MISS GREY, 5YO mare by Divine Park – Seattle Grey ($100,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent; Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) O- Corms Racing Stable & R. A. Hill Stable; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Danny Gargan

AWE EMMA, 4YO filly by War Front – Awesome Maria ($2 Million, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Willis Horton) O- Willis Horton Racing; B- Rhinestone Bloodstock (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

MOPOTISM, 5YO mare by Uncle Mo – Peppy Rafaela ($135,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent) O- Reddam Racing; B- Frank Batten (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

CHOCOLATE MARTINI, 4YO filly by Broken Vow – Nicksappealinglady ($65,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Buckland Sales, agent; Buyer- Carl Moore Management) O- Double Doors Racing & Nine Thirty Racing; B- Savino Capilupi (KY); T- Tom Amoss

TERESA Z, 5YO mare by Smart Strike – With Flying Colors ($635,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle) O- St. Elias Stable; B- Besilu Stables (KY); T- Anthony Margotta Jr.

SECRET SPICE, 4YO filly by Discreet Cat – Chimayo ($4,500, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Paul Sharp, agent) O- Little Red Feather Racing; B- Godolphin (KY); T- Richard Baltas

VIVA FOREVER, 5YO mare by Milwaukee Brew – Kinnoull Hill ($75,000, 2019 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Zach Madden, agent for Ron Paolucci Racing) O- Ron Paolucci Racing; B- Paul O’Sullivan (ON); T- Peter Walder

 

ALYSHEBA S. PRESENTED BY SENTIENT JET (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up

MCKINZIE, 4YO colt by Street Sense – Runway Model ($170,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Three Amigos) O- Karl Watson, Mike Pegram & Paul Weitman; B- Summer Wind Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

TOM’S D’ETAT, 6YO horse by Smart Strike – Julia Tuttle ($330,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent; Buyer- GMB Racing) O- G M B Racing; B- SF Bloodstock (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.

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

CASINO STAR, 6YO horse by Flatter – Greenstreet ($250,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Kay Stillman; B- Richard Shultz (KY); T- Tom Van Berg

INSTILLED REGARD, 4YO colt by Arch – Enhancing ($110,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- KatieRich Farms) O- OXO Equine; B- KatieRich Farms (KY); T- Chad Brown

MULTIPLIER 5YO gelding by The Factor – Trippi Street ($62,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock. Consignor- Burleson Farm, agent; Buyer- Walter Bloodstock; $220,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling. Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm) O- Wachtel Stable, George J Kerr & Gary Barber; B- Mark Stansell (KY); T- Bill Mott

SILVER DUST, 5YO gelding by Tapit – Filare l’Oro ($270,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- de Meric Stables) O- Tom Durant; B- Don Alberto Corp (KY); T- Bret Calhoun

COPPER BULLET, 4YO colt by More Than Ready – Allegory ($200,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Winchell Thoroughbreds) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds & Willis Horton Racing; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

EIGHT BELLES S. PRESENTED BY DERBY CITY GAMING (G2), Churchill Downs, 7 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies

PROUD EMMA, 3YO filly by Include – Debutante Dreamer ($9,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- South Point Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Philip A. Sims) O- Gem Inc., Last Call Racing & Steven Tartglione; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Peter Miller

DEL MAR MAY, 3YO filly by Jimmy Creed – Big Lou ($55,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Cross Keys Sales, agent; Buyer- David Meah, agent) O- Calvin Nguyen; B- T/C Stable (KY); T- Richard Baltas

LYRICAL LADY, 3YO filly by More Than Ready – La Song ($77,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Greenfield Farm, agent) O- Phoenix Thoroughbred III; B- Centaur Farms (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

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

MOTHER MOTHER, 3YO filly by Pioneerof the Nile – Mother ($450,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter-Gentry Sales, agent; Buyer- George Bolton) O- George Bolton, Barry Hall, Barry Lipman, Mark Mathieson & Andrew Molasky; B- T. F. VanMeter (KY); T- Bob Baffert

 

TWINSPIRES TURF SPRINT PRESENTED BY MASSMUTUAL (G2), Churchill Downs, 5½ Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up

BOUND FOR NOWHERE, 5YO horse by The Factor – Fancy Deed ($310,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent; Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock) O/T- Wesley Ward; B- Wayne Lyster, Gray Lyster & Bryan Lyster (KY)

MR. CROW, 5YO horse by Tapizar – Black Chocolate ($12,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Thoroughbreds Champion Training Center) O- KRA Stud Farm; B- Avalon Farms & Scott Swaim (KY); T- Ben Colebrook

SMART REMARK, 4YO gelding by First Defence – Sarcastic ($4,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- G. Watts Humphrey Jr.) O- G. Watts Humphrey Jr., Brendan O’Brien & Brian Klatsky; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & St. George Farm (KY); T- Vicki Oliver

JAZZY TIMES, 6YO gelding by Discreetly Mine – Jazzy Melissa ($45,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean, agent; Buyer- Win Some Racing) O/T- Wesley Hawley; B- RDurham Racing (KY)

CHAOS THEORY, 4YO gelding by Curlin – Chaotic Cat ($260,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Stonestreet Stables; $47,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- James Keogh, agent) O- Marc Detampel & Sunshine State Racing; B- Bluewater Sales & Mike Carpenter (KY); T- Brendan Walsh

UNDRAFTED, 9YO gelding by Purim – French Jeannette ($50,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Runnymede Farm, agent; Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock, agent) O- Wes Welker & Elizabeth Kumin; B- Catesby Clay Investment (KY); T- Wesley Ward

 

EDGEWOOD S. PRESENTED BY FORCHT BANK (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

CAMBIER PARC, 3YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Sealy Hill ($1.25 million, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- OXO Equine) O- OXO Equine; B- Bonne Chance Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

WINTER SUNSET, 3YO filly by Tapit – Winter Memories (RNA to Sale, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent) O- Coffepot Stables & Phillips Racing Partnership; B- Phillips Racing Partnership (KY); T- Wayne Catalano

FORTUNATE GIRL, 3YO filly by Hard Spun – A P Mink ($60,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- K. D. Bloodstock) O- John C. Oxley; B- Grousemont Farm (KY); T- Mark Casse

CONCRETE ROSE, 3YO filly by Twirling Candy – Solerina ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; $20,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- J. W. Bloodstock) O- Ashbrook Farm & BBN Racing; B- Ron Patterson (KY); T- George Arnold II