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Keeneland Sales Graduates Malathaat, Shedaresthedevil Headline Kentucky Oaks Day Racing

April 29, 2021

Keeneland sales alumni are showcased in graded stakes competition on Kentucky Oaks (G1) Day, Friday, April 30 at Churchill Downs.

Undefeated Malathaat, sold for $1.05 million at Keeneland’s 2019 September Yearling Sale and recent winner of the Central Bank Ashland (G1), is the 5-2 morning-line favorite for the $1.25 million Kentucky Oaks. Co-second choice at 3-1 is another September Sale graduate, Search Results, who is perfect in three starts including the Gazelle (G3) on April 3.

Keeneland sales have produced the past four winners of the 1 1/8-mile Kentucky Oaks: champion Abel Tasman (2017), champion Monomoy Girl (2018), Serengeti Empress (2019) and Shedaresthedevil (2020).

Shedaresthedevil, winner of the Azeri (G2) in March, tops the field for the La Troienne (G1) Presented by TwinSpires.com, where she will meet Grade 1 winners and September Sale graduates Dunbar Road and Paris Lights

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale alum Diamond Oops seeks to become the first repeat winner of the Twin Spires Turf Sprint (G2) Presented by Sysco.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 30

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

MALATHAAT, 3YO filly by Curlin – Dreaming of Julia ($1.05 million, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Company Ltd) O- Shadwell Stable; B- Stonestreet (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

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

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

 

LA TROIENNE S. (G1) PRESENTED BY TWINSPIRES.COM, Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M

ENVOUTANTE, 4YO filly by Uncle Mo – Enchante ($250,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Baccari Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Kenny McPeek) O- Walking L Thoroughbreds & Three Chimneys Farm; B- Jumping Jack Racing (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 & Big Aut Farms; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Brad Cox

DUNBAR ROAD, 5YO mare 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

BAJAN GIRL, 4YO filly by Speightstown – Dazzling (IRE) ($110,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Trackside Farm, agent; Buyer- Carlo Vaccarezza) O- Robert Slack & Daniel Walters; B- St. Elias Stables (KY); T- Rohan Crichton

PARIS LIGHTS, 4YO filly by Curlin – Paris Bikini ($200,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent) O- WinStar Stablemates Racing; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Bill Mott

 

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

SONNEMAN, 4YO colt by Curlin – Zardana (BRZ) ($375,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Winter Quarter Farm, agent; Buyer- Courtlandt Farm) O- Courtlandt Farms; B- Arnold Zetcher (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

ATTACHMENT RATE, 4YO colt by Hard Spun – Aristra ($100,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- Rexy Bloodstock; $200,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) O- Jim Bakke & Gerald Isbister; B- Mr. & Mrs. Oliver Iselin III (VA); T- Dale Romans

ROADSTER, 5YO horse by Quality Road – Ghost Dancing ($525,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm; Buyer- Speedway Stables) O- Speedway Stables; B- Stone Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

 

EDGEWOOD S. (G2) PRESENTED BY NEWPORT RACING & GAMING, Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles (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- Jason Barkley

BARISTA, 3YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Callista ($100,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Atlas Bloodstock, agent) O- Miacomet Farm & Michael Pietrangelo; B- Courtlandt Farm (KY); T- James Baker

 

EIGHT BELLES (G2) PRESENTED BY SMITHFIELD, Churchill Downs, 7 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies

CANTATA, 3YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Stoweshoe ($950,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Stonestreet Stables) O- Stonestreet Stables; B- Doug & Felicia Branham (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

WINDMILL, 3YO filly by Street Sense – Zaharias ($330,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent; Buyer- Fox Hill Farm) O- Fox Hill Farms; B- Nesco II (KY); T- Larry Jones

LI’L TOOTSIE, 3YO filly by Tapiture – Informative Style ($13,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Michelle Redding; $105,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Dr. Joel Politi) O- Joel Politi; B- Davant Latham (KY); T- Tom Amoss

ABROGATE, 3YO filly by Outwork – Hot Coffee ($75,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- M B Stable; $270,000, 2019 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Alex & JoAnn Lieblong) O- Alex & JoAnn Lieblong; B- Sandra Sexton & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

 

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

JOHNNY UNLEASHED, 4YO gelding by Colonel John – Ready to Unleash ($10,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Eric Foster) O- Foster Family Racing, Lonnie Reynolds, H&H Horses & Joseph Mills; B- St. Simon Place, Scott Stephens & Betsy Wells (KY); T- Eric Foster

SMART REMARK, 6YO 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

DIAMOND OOPS, 6YO gelding by Lookin At Lucky – Patriotic Viva ($42,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent) O- Diamond 100 Racing Club, Amy Dunne, D P Racing & Patrick Biancone Racing; B- Kin Hui Racing Stables (KY); T- Patrick Biancone

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