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Keeneland Sales Alumni Sittin On Go, Spielberg Highlight Kentucky Derby Preps on Saturday

January 29, 2021

 Keeneland sales alumni seek points on the 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) in the Holy Bull (G3) at Gulfstream and Robert B. Lewis (G3) at Santa Anita on Saturday.

Sittin On Go, winner of the Iroquois (G3) Presented by Ford at Churchill Downs last fall, leads the field for the Holy Bull. Also featured are Prime Factor, an 8¾-length winner of his career debut in December, and stakes-placed PapetuAwesome Gerry and Tarantino.   

Recent Los Alamitos Futurity (G2) winner Spielberg headlines the Robert B. Lewis. 

Competitive Speed brings a record of three wins in four starts, including a victory in the Glitter Woman Stakes in her last outing, into the Forward Gal (G3), a prep on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1).

Keeneland sales alumni also headline the San Pasqual (G2) for older horses at Santa Anita on Saturday. Grade 2 winner King Guillermo makes his West Coast debut, where he will meet graded stakes-placed Idol and Express Train

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30

SAN PASQUAL S. (G2), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles, 4YOs & Up

IDOL, 4YO colt by Curlin – Marion Ravenwood ($375,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- John Holmes) O- Calvin Nguyen; B- My Meadowview (KY); T- Richard Baltas

KING GUILLERMO, 4YO colt by Uncle Mo – Slow Sand ($90,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent) O- Victoria’s Ranch; B- Carhue Investments, Grouseridge & Marengo Investments (KY); T- Juan Carlos Avila

EXPRESS TRAIN, 4YO colt by Union Rags – I’m a Flake ($500,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Mayberry Farm) O- C R K Stable; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- John Shirreffs

 

HOLY BULL S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

PAPETU, 3YO colt by Dialed In – Lady Malkin ($80,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Jose DeFreitas) O- Magic Stables; B- Almar Farm (KY); T- Antonio Sano

TARANTINO, 3YO colt by Pioneerof the Nile – Without Delay ($610,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- SF/Starlight/Madaket; $240,000 RNA, 2020 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE, agent) O- SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Stonestreet Stables, Golconda Stables, Siena Farm & Robert Masterson; B- Fred W. Hertrich III & John D. Fielding (KY); T- Rodolphe Brisset

PRIME FACTOR, 3YO colt by Quality Road – Haylie Brae ($900,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- China Horse Club & Maverick Racing) O- CHC Inc. & WinStar Farm; B- Two Hearts Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

SITTIN ON GO, 3YO colt by Brody’s Cause – Set’n On Ready ($65,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Wynnstay Sales, Buyer- Albaugh Family Stable; $62,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Albaugh Family Stables; B- Wynnstay (KY); T- Dale Romans

AWESOME GERRY, 3YO colt by Liam’s Map – Star of Munster $45,000 RNA, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $37,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- South Point Sales Agency, agent) O- John Fanelli, Cash is King, LC Racing, Paul Braverman & Timothy Pinch; B- John Liviakis (KY); T- Saffie Joseph Jr.

 

KITTEN’S JOY S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs

CHAO, 3YO colt by Noble Mission (GB) – Cruz to the Top ($4,000, 2019 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- Jesus Estrada; $12,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent, Buyer- Best Friends Partners) O- Mad Dog Racing Stable; B- Kinga Farm & W.S. Farish (KY); T- Saffie Joseph Jr.

NEVER SURPRISED, 3YO colt by Constitution – Tiz Dixie ($30,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Mike Schiano di Cola; $200,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Repole Stable) O- Repole Stable; B- Golden Pedigree (KY);       T- Todd Pletcher

 

CLAIBORNE FARM SWALE S. (G3), Gulfstream, 7 Furlongs, 3YOs

LIKEABLE, 3YO colt by Frosted – Dashing Debby ($350,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Repole Stable & St. Elias) O- Repole Stable, St. Elias Stable & Stonestreet Stables; B- Stonestreet (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

KING’S OVATION, 3YO colt by Not This Time – Karen’s Silk ($100,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Albaugh Family Stable; $100,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Recio/Hubbard, agent) O- West Point Thoroughbreds & Peacock Stable; B- Roxanne Martin Stable (KY); T- Dale Romans

ULTIMATE BADGER, 3YO colt by Commissioner – El Rebecca ($140,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) O- Jim Bakke & Gerald Isbister; B- Erv Woolsey & Ralph Kinder (KY); T- Dale Romans

BY GEORGE, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Phoenician Moon ($190,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Marchmont Stable) O- Jump Sucker Stable, Claiborne Farm & Adele Dilschneider; B- H. Allen Poindexter (KY); T- Christophe Clement

 

FORWARD GAL S. (G3), Gulfstream, 7 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies

COMPETITIVE SPEED, 3YO filly by Competitive Edge – Shopped Out ($50,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- John Minchello; B- White Fox Farm (KY); T- Javier Gonzalez

QUEEN ARELLA, 3YO filly by Speightster – Unbridled Sonya ($475,000 RNA, 2020 Horses of Racing Age Digital Sale, Consignor- J Stables) O- J Stables; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Roderick Rodriguez

LADY TRAVELER, 3YO filly by Quality Road – Ask the Question ($350,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- West Point, Larsen/L.E.B., agent) O- West Point Thoroughbreds, John Ballantyne, William Freeman & Michael Valdes; B- Hidden Brook Farm, Candy Meadows & Chris Swann (KY); T- Dale Romans

 

SWEETEST CHANT S. (G3), Gulfstream, 1 Mile (T), 3YO Fillies

QUEEN OF THE GREEN, 3YO filly by Summer Front – Heart of Midway ($50,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud, agent, Buyer- Five Star Racing Stables; $110,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- VanMeter-Gentry Sales, agent) O- NBS Stable; B- Brereton C. Jones (KY); T- Jon Arnett

HONEY PANTS, 3YO filly by Cairo Prince – Queens Carousel ($90,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Timber Stables) O- Jim Bakke & Gerald Isbister; B- Betz, Lamantia & Betz (KY); T- Christophe Clement

CANDACE O, 3YO filly by Declaration of War – That Voodoo Youdo ($65,000 RNA, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) O- River Oak Farm; B- Crosshaven Bloodstock (KY); 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, Del Toro, Eric Nikolaus & Troy Johnson; B- Lisa Kuhlmann (TX); T- Todd Pletcher

DOMAIN EXPERTISE, 3YO filly by Kitten’s Joy – Teroda ($200,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services Inc., agent; Buyer- deMeric Stables, agent) O- Klaravich Stables; B- J D Stuart, Mueller Farms & Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); T- Chad Brown

 

ROBERT B. LEWIS S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

PARNELLI, 3YO colt by Quality Road – Sip Sip ($500,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Mayberry Farm) O- C R K Stable; B- Gainesway (KY); T- John Shirreffs

ROMAN CENTURIAN, 3YO colt by Empire Maker – Spare Change ($550,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Ben McElroy, agent) O- Don Alberto Stable & Qatar Racing; B- Don Alberto Corp. (KY); T- Simon Callaghan

WIPE THE SLATE, 3YO colt by Nyquist – Fancy and Flashy ($125,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Q Bar J) O- Reddam Racing; B- Brookfield Stud (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

SPIELBERG, 3YO colt by Union Rags – Miss Squeal ($1 million, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- SF/Starlight/Madaket) O- SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Golconda Stables, Siena Farm & Robert Masterson; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- Bob Baffert

 

TOBOGGAN S. (G3), Aqueduct, 7 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up

PETE’S PLAY CALL, 8YO gelding by Munnings – Taft Lil Queen ($90,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Mark Glatt) O- Michael Dubb; B- Mr. & Mrs. Charles McGinnes (MD); T- Rudy Rodriguez

SHARE THE RIDE, 6YO gelding by Candy Ride (ARG) – Belle of the Hall ($35,000 RNA to Sale, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Miacomet Bloodstock) O- Silvino Ramirez; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- Antonio Arriaga

STAN THE MAN, 7YO gelding by Broken Vow – Nite in Rome ($82,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Garrencasey Sales, agent; Buyer- JSM Equine) O- Long Lake Stable; B- Emma Quinn, Dermot Quinn, Scott Pierce & Debbie Pierce (KY); T- John Terranova II

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 31

HOUSTON LADIES’ CLASSIC S. (G3), Sam Houston, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M

MOTION EMOTION, 5YO mare by Take Charge Indy – Golden Motion ($55,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Michael Puhich) O- MyRacehorse.com & Spendthrift Farm; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

JEWELED PRINCESS, 4YO filly by Cairo Prince – Jersey Jules ($50,000 RNA, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O- Walking L Thoroughbreds; B- Mary Reynolds (KY); T- Kenny McPeek

LADY APPLE, 5YO mare by Curlin – Miss Mary Apples ($100,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- KatieRich Farms) O- Phoenix Thoroughbred III; B- KatieRich Farms (KY); T- Steve Asmussen 

 

JOHN B. CONNALLY TURF CUP (G3), Sam Houston, 1½ Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

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

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

MARZO, 6YO gelding by Medaglia d’Oro – Spring Party ($1 million, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- M. V. Magnier; $140,000, 2019 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Pindell Equine) O- Three Diamonds Farm; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Mike Maker