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Keeneland Sales Graduates Led by Gamine and No Parole Sweep Graded Stakes From Coast to Coast

June 22, 2020

Keeneland sales graduates captured graded stakes across North America this weekend, led by Gamine’s stakes-record, 18 3/4-length win in the Acorn (G1) and No Parole’s gate-to-wire victory in the Woody Stephens Presented by Claiborne Farm (G1).
Other graded stakes-winning graduates were Decorated Invader (Pennine Ridge-G2), Factor This (Wise Dan-G2), Sweet Melania (Wonder Again-G3), Toinette (Wilshire-G3) and Collusion Illusion (Lazaro Barrera-G3).

GAMINE, 3YO filly by Into Mischief – Peggy Jane ($220,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent; Buyer- Grand Oaks) Won Acorn S. (G1) on 6/20 at Belmont (career 3-3-0-0, $234,600) O- Michael Lund Petersen; B- Grace Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Bob Baffert

Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Woody Stephens S. Presented by Claiborne Farm (G1) on 6/20 at Belmont:
1- NO PAROLE, 3YO colt by Violence – Plus One ($75,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Maggi Moss) (career 6-5-0-0, $295,366) O- Maggi Moss & Greg Tramontin; B- Coteau Grove Farms (LA); T- Tom Moss
2- Echo Town, 3YO colt by Speightstown – Letgomyecho ($100,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- L & N Racing) O- L & N Racing; B- Betz, Betz, Burns, CHNNHK Thoroughbreds, Magers, et al (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
3- Shoplifted, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Shopit ($525,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Zayat Stables) O- Grandview Equine, Cheyenne Stables & LNJ Foxwoods; B- Machmer Hall, Carrie & Craig Brogden (KY): T- Steve Asmussen

DECORATED INVADER, 3YO colt by Declaration of War – Gamely Girl ($200,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- West Point Thoroughbreds) Won Pennine Ridge S. (G2) on 6/20 at Belmont (career 6-4-1-0, $370,535) O- West Point Thoroughbreds, William Freeman, William Sandbrook & Cheryl Manning; B- Redmon Farm (KY); T- Christophe Clement

FACTOR THIS, 5YO gelding by The Factor – Capricious Miss (GB) ($2,700, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Maccabee Farm; Buyer- Captain America Racing) Won Wise Dan S. (G2) on 6/20 at Churchill Downs (career 29-10-3-4, $844,070) O- Gaining Ground Racing; B- Maccabee Farm (KY); T- Brad Cox

SWEET MELANIA, 3YO filly by American Pharoah – Sweet N Discreet ($600,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- West Bloodstock) Won Wonder Again S. (G3) on 6/20 at Belmont (career 7-3-1-3, $376,500) O- Robert & Lawana Low; B- St. Elias Stables (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

TOINETTE, 5YO mare 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 Wilshire S. (G3) on 6/20 at Santa Anita (career 12-9-0-1, $566,720) O- Ken Baca & Joseph & Lynne Hudson; B- J. D. Stuart, P. C. Bance & A. R. Enterprises (KY); T- Neil Drysdale

Keeneland September Sale graduates ran 1-2 in the Lazaro Barrera S. (G3) on 6/20 at Santa Anita:

1- COLLUSION ILLUSION, 3YO colt by Twirling Candy – Natalie Grace ($50,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Don’t Tell My Wife Stables) (career 5-4-0-0, $248,751) O- Dan Agnew, Rodney Orr, Jerry Schneider & John Xitco; B- Donald Dizney (FL); T- Mark Glatt

2- Ragtime Blues, 3YO colt by Union Rags – Home of the Blues ($500,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- SF Bloodstock/Starlight West) O- SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Stonestreet Stables, Fred W. Hertrich III, John D. Fielding & Golconda Stables; B- Mike Pietrangelo (KY); T- Bob Baffert

RATAJKOWSKI, 6YO mare by Drosselmeyer – Quiet North ($33,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Silver Oaks Farm) Won $121,250 Critical Eye S. on 6/18 at Belmont (career 8-5-1-1, $369,490) O- Gary Broad; B- John Hicks & H&H Farm (NY); T- Graham Motion

BIG RUNNUER, 5YO horse by Stormy Atlantic – Elusive Luci ($95,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent; Buyer- Juan Garcia) Won $83,100 Siren Lure S. on 6/21 at Santa Anita (career 6-3-1-2, $133,660) O- Juan Garcia; B- Mercedes Stables (KY); T- Victor Garcia