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45 Keeneland Sales Alumni Competing in Graded Stakes During Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

June 3, 2021

Forty-five Keeneland sales alumni, led by Grade 1 winners Rock Your World, champion Swiss SkydiverShedaresthedevilKnicks GoGot Stormy and Colonel Liam, are entered in 14 graded stakes held as part of the three-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival celebrating the $1.5 million Belmont (G1) Presented by NYRA Bets.

Among the prominent Keeneland sales graduates competing on the Belmont Day card:

  • Runhappy Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner Rock Your World, Japan-based France Go de Ina and graded stakes-placed Overtook, all graduates of the 2019 September Yearling Sale, vie for a classic win in the Belmont;
  • Highweight and multiple Grade 1 winner Knicks Go seeks an automatic berth to defend his title in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) with a victory in the Hill ‘n’ Dale Metropolitan Handicap (G1). Also in the field are Carter Handicap (G1) winner Mischevious Alex, Oaklawn Handicap (G2) winner Silver State and Westchester (G3) winner Dr Post;
  • Colonel Liam, winner of the Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1) and Old Forester Bourbon Turf Classic (G1), headlines the Resorts World Casino Manhattan (G1); 
  • Grade 3 winner Search Results, second by a neck in the Kentucky Oaks (G1), goes postward in the Acorn (G1);
  • Swiss Skydiver and 2020 Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Shedaresthedevil renew their rivalry in the Ogden Phipps (G1), a Challenge event for the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1).
  • Grade 1 winner Jackie’s Warrior and Dream Shake, first and second, respectively, in the Pat Day Mile (G2) Presented by LGE & KU on Kentucky Derby Day, meet again in the Woody Stephens (G1) Presented by Nassau County Industrial Development Agency; and
  • Multiple Grade 1 winner Got Stormy and defending champion Oleksandra (AUS) take on males in the Jackpocket Jaipur (G1), a Challenge event for the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1). Other notable contenders are Bound for Nowhere, winner of the Shakertown (G2) at Keeneland in April, and multiple Grade 3 winner Sombeyay.  

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 3

INTERCONTINENTAL S. (G3), Belmont, 7 Furlongs (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

CHANGE OF CONTROL, 5YO mare by Fed Biz – America’s Blossom ($27,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Maharg Management) O- Perry Harrison; B- Mr. John O’Meara (KY); T- Michelle Lovell

PIEDI BIANCHI, 6YO mare by Overanalyze – Adore You ($60,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Roman Bloodstock; $80,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- H. Hatch, agent) O- Jay Oringer, Jack Bick, Al Bianchi Racing, Adam Bayroff & Mike Maturo; B- Deann & Dr. Greg Bauer (IN); T- Carlos Martin

I’LLHANDALTHECASH, 5YO mare by Point of Entry – Sudden Ghost ($1,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent) O- VinLaur Racing Stables, Dark Horse Racing Stable & Taste of Victory Stables; B- Wynnstay & Jay McKee (KY); T- Mike Maker

REGAL GLORY, 5YO mare by Animal Kingdom – Mary’s Follies ($925,000, 2021 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- White Birch Farm) O- Peter Brant; B- Paul Pompa (KY); T- Chad Brown

AUNT KAT, 4YO filly by Uncle Mo – Carolyn’s Cat ($410,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Carl Pollard; B- Bonne Chance Farm (KY); T- Bill Mott

 

WONDER AGAIN S. (G3), Belmont, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

MIA MARTINA, 3YO filly by Not This Time – Proud and Charming ($2,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners & Gianni Fittipaldi; B- CESA Farm (FL); T- Graham Motion

CON LIMA, 3YO filly by Commissioner – Second Street City ($15,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- V. C. Corp.; $19,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Jospeh Graffeo, Eric Nikolaus Del Toro & Troy Johnson; B- Lisa Kuhlmann (TX); T- Todd Pletcher

CREATIVE CAIRO, 3YO filly by Cairo Prince – Let’s Be Creative ($72,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, Buyer- Cavalier Bloodstock; $47,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent) O/B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Christophe Clement

PLUM ALI, 3YO filly by First Samurai – Skipping ($65,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm; Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock) O- Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables & Michael Caruso; B- Stone Farm (KY); T- Christophe Clement

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 4

BELMONT GOLD CUP S. (G2), Belmont, 2 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

TIDE OF THE SEA, 5YO horse by English Channel – Routine ($80,000, 2019 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Timber Town, agent; Buyer- Three Diamonds Farm) O- Three Diamonds Farm; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Mike Maker

CONVICTION TRADE, 5YO horse by Exchange Rate – Street Rumor ($275,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Eurowest Bloodstock Services, agent) O- Paradise Farms Corp & David Staudacher; B- John D. Gunther (KY); T- Mike Maker

KINENOS, 4YO colt by Empire Maker – Stellaris ($225,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter-Gentry Sales, agent; Buyer- Jim Moloney) O- Anstu Stables; B- T. F. VanMeter (KY); T- Brad Cox

AJOURNEYTOFREEDOM, 4YO gelding by Hard Spun – Imprecation ($65,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O- Paradise Farms Corp & David Staudacher; B- Pursuit of Success (KY); T- Mike Maker

 

TRUE NORTH S. (G2), Belmont, 6½ Furlongs, 4YOs & Up

LOOKING AT BIKINIS, 5YO horse by Lookin At Lucky – Bikini Beauty ($45,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- Dennis Miller) O- Long Lake Stable, Madaket Stables, Thomas Coleman & Doheny Racing Stable; B- Neil Jones (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

BED O’ ROSES S. (G3), Belmont, 7 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up, F&M

PIEDI BIANCHI, 6YO mare by Overanalyze – Adore You ($60,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent, Buyer- Roman Bloodstock; $80,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- H. Hatch, agent) O- Jay Oringer, Jack Bick, Al Bianchi Racing, Adam Bayroff & Mike Maturo; B- Deann & Dr. Greg Bauer (IN); T- Carlos Martin

BAYERNESS, 4YO filly by Bayern – Weight No More ($170,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Spartan Bloodstock) O- Belladonna Racing; B- Machmer Hall (KY); T- Cherie DeVaux

VICTIM OF LOVE, 5YO mare by Speightstown – Spacy Tracy ($160,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Tommy Town Thoroughbreds) O- Tommy Town Thoroughbreds; B- Daniel Burke (KY); T- Todd Beattie

PACIFIC GALE, 6YO mare by Flat Out – Pacific Whisper ($50,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Garrencasey Sales, agent; Buyer- Colt Creek) O- Holly Hill Stables; B- Bally Breeders (KY); T- John Kimmel

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 5

BELMONT S. (G1) PRESENTED BY NYRA BETS, Belmont, 1½ Miles, 3YOs

FRANCE GO DE INA, 3YO colt by Will Take Charge – Dreamy Blues ($100,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Hideyuki Mori) O- Yuji Inaida; B- Betz, Kidder & Canetti (KY); T- Hideyuki Mori

ROCK YOUR WORLD, 3YO by Candy Ride (ARG) – Charm the Maker ($650,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Winter Quarter Farm, agent; Buyer- Sapphire Stable) O- Hronis Racing & David Michael Talla; B- Ron & Deborah McAnally (KY); T- John Sadler

OVERTOOK, 3YO colt by Curlin – Got Lucky ($1 Million, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Repole Stables, St. Elias & M.V. Magnier) O- Repole Stable, St. Elias Stable, Michael Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier & Derrick Smith; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings & Philip Steinberg (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

HILL ‘N’ DALE METROPOLITAN MILE (G1), Belmont, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

MISCHEVIOUS ALEX, 4YO colt by Into Mischief – White Pants Night ($75,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Cash Is King & LC Racing; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Saffie Joseph Jr.

DR POST, 4YO colt by Quality Road – Mary Delaney ($200,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Hunter Valley Farm; $400,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle/J. J. Crupi, agent) O- St. Elias Stable; B- Cloyce C. Clark (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

SILVER STATE, 4YO colt by Hard Spun – Supreme ($450,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Winchell Thoroughbreds) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds & Willis Horton Racing; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

KNICKS GO, 5YO horse by Paynter – Kosmo’s Buddy ($40,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bill Reightler, Buyer- Northface Bloodstock; $87,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent, Buyer- Korea Racing Authority) O- Korea Racing Authority; B- Angie Moore (MD); T- Brad Cox

 

RESORTS WORLD CASINO MANHATTAN S. (G1), Belmont, 1¼ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

COLONEL LIAM, 4YO colt by Liam’s Map – Amazement ($50,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Waves Bloodstock) O- Robert & Lawana Low; B- Phillips Racing Partnership (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

 

ACORN S. (G1), Belmont, 1 Mile, 3YO Fillies

MISS BRAZIL, 3YO filly by Palace Malice – Baytree ($170,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Team D) O- Team D & Madaket Stables; B- Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Anthony Dutrow

SEARCH RESULTS, 3YO filly by Flatter – Co Cola ($310,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- Klaravich Stables; B- Machmer Hall (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

OGDEN PHIPPS S. (G1), Belmont, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M

SWISS SKYDIVER, 4YO filly by Daredevil – Expo Gold ($35,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Kenny McPeek, agent) O- Peter Callahan; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Kenny McPeek

SHEDARESTHEDEVIL, 4YO filly by Daredevil – Starship Warpspeed ($100,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Big Cuse Bloodstock; $20,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; $280,000, 2019 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Flurry Racing Stables) O- Flurry Racing Stables, Qatar Racing & Autry Lowry Jr.; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Brad Cox

 

JUST A GAME S. (G1), Belmont, 1 Mile (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M

DADDY IS A LEGEND, 6YO mare by Scat Daddy – Randie’s Legend ($140,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent, Buyer- Cavalier Bloodstock; $160,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent, Buyer- Jim & Susan Hill) O- Jim & Susan Hill; B- HnR Nothhaft Horseracing (PA); T- George Weaver

REGAL GLORY, 5YO mare by Animal Kingdom – Mary’s Follies ($925,000, 2021 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- White Birch Farm) O- Peter Brant; B- Paul Pompa (KY); T- Chad Brown

ABSCOND, 4YO filly by Blame – Solitary Life ($35,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent, Buyer- Jerry Romans Jr.; $90,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lisa & Tim Turney, agent; Buyer- Apogee Bloodstock) O- Apogee Racing; B- Michael Niall (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

 

WOODY STEPHENS (G1) PRESENTED BY NASSAU COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, Belmont, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs

NOVA RAGS, 3YO colt by Union Rags – Wishful Splendor ($275,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hartwell Farm, agent) O/B- Michael Shanley (KY); T- Bill Mott 

JACKIE’S WARRIOR, 3YO colt by Maclean’s Music – Unicorn Girl ($95,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Kirk Robison) O- Kirk & Judy Robison; B- J & J Stables (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

DREAM SHAKE, 3YO colt by Twirling Candy – Even Song ($32,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Foxpointe Thoroughbreds) O- Exline-Border Racing, Peter Eurton, Richard Hausman & Stonestreet Stables; B- Dunwoody Farm (KY); T- Peter Eurton

TULANE TRYST, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Desire Street ($310,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Cotton Plant Inc.) O- David Ingordo; B- Machmer Hall (KY); T- Cherie DeVaux

 

JACKPOCKET JAIPUR S. (G1), Belmont, 6 Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up

CASA CREED, 5YO horse by Jimmy Creed – Achalaya ($105,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Kelli Mitchell, agent; Buyer- Kenny McPeek, agent) O- LRE Racing & JEH Racing Stable; B- Silver Springs Stud (KY); T- Bill Mott

BOUND FOR NOWHERE, 7YO 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)

SECRET RULES, 4YO colt by Secret Circle – Missy Rules ($5,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Patrick Hoppel) O- LRE Racing & JEH Racing Stable; B- Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings (KY); T- Bill Mott

OLEKSANDRA (AUS), 7YO mare by Animal Kingdom – Alexandra Rose (SAF) ($1.45 million RNA, 2020 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent) O- Team Valor International; B- Team Valor (AUS); T- Neil Drysdale

STUBBINS, 5YO horse by Morning Line – Sierra Vista (GB) ($20,000 RNA, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- South Point Sales Agency, agent; $22,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- South Point Sales Agency, agent) O- McShane Racing; B- Patrick & Brittney Durtschi (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

GOT STORMY, 6YO mare by Get Stormy – Super Phoebe ($23,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean, agent; Buyer- Equine Investments) O- My Racehorse & Spendthrift Farm; B- Mt. Joy Stables, Pope McLean, Marc McLean & Pope McLean Jr. (KY); T- Mark Casse

SOMBEYAY, 5YO horse by Into Mischief – Teroda ($125,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent, Buyer- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $230,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Starlight) O- Swifty Farms; B- J. D. Stuart & Mueller Farms (KY); T- Peter Miller

 

BROOKLYN S. (G2) PRESENTED BY NORWELL HEALTH, Belmont, 1½ Miles, 4YOs & Up

YOU’RE TO BLAME, 7YO horse by Distorted Humor – Bon Jovi Girl ($400,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent, Buyer- Woodford Racing; $440,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Steven Young, agent) O- Flurry Racing Stables; B- Bryant H. Prentice III (KY); T- Ron Moquett

CAMPAIGN, 6YO horse by Curlin – Arania ($675,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Lane’s End) O- Woodford Racing; B- Alexander-Groves Thoroughbreds (KY); T- John Sadler

ROCKETRY, 7YO horse by Hard Spun – Smart Farming ($195,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent; $450,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent, Buyer- Centennial Farms) O- Centennial Farms; B- Gainesway (KY); T- James A. Jerkens

 

MONROVIA S. (G2), Santa Anita, 6½ Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

NASTY, 4YO filly by Street Sense – Valiant Passion ($230,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Solis/Litt) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Richard Baltas

TRICKLE IN, 4YO filly by Temple City – Knox County Zip ($14,000, 2018 Jan Horses of Racing Age, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Potomac Bloodstock; $72,000, 2019 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE, agent, Buyer- CJ Thoroughbreds) O- What Time Is It Racing; B- Fred W. Hertrich III (KY); T- Dan Blacker

SHE’S SO SPECIAL, 4YO filly by Hard Spun – Born Special ($12,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners; B- Gary & Mary West Stables (KY); T- Peter Miller

VENETIAN HARBOR, 4YO filly by Munnings – Sounds of the City ($110,000, 2018 Sept Yearling Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent; Buyer- Jesse Hoppel, agent) O- Ciaglia Racing, Highland Yard, River Oak Farm & Dominic Savides; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- Richard Baltas

SUPERSTITION, 4YO filly by Ghostzapper – Grand Glory ($850,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Steven W. Young, agent) O- Perry Bass II & Ramona Bass; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Richard Mandella

 

MONMOUTH S. (G3), Monmouth, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

WINTERS BACK, 4YO colt by Summer Front – Mattieandmorgan ($105,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Threave Main Stud, agent; Buyer- Steven W. Young, agent) O- Waterford Stable; B- Tim Thornton & Quint Tatro (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

KITTEN’S SPA, 5YO gelding by Kitten’s Joy – Easy Enigma ($70,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O/T- Jose Lozano Sanchez; B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY)