Keeneland sales graduates figure prominently in graded stakes at Churchill Downs and Santa Anita this weekend.
Mia Mischief, winner of the 2019 Humana Distaff (G1), returns to Churchill Downs for the Winning Colors (G3) on Saturday. The 5-year-old Into Mischief mare is undefeated in two starts this year, having won the Carousel Stakes (L) at Oaklawn in her last start. Also entered is multiple Grade 1 winner and millionaire Spiced Perfection, who captured the 2019 Madison (G1) and Thoroughbred Club of American (G2) at Keeneland.
Two-time Grade 2 winner Beau Recall (IRE) will make her 2020 debut in the Old Forester Mint Julep (G3) on the same card at Churchill.
Grade 1 winner Hard Not to Love highlights the Santa Maria (G2) at Santa Anita on Sunday. In two starts this season, the Hard Spun filly has won the Santa Monica (G2) and finished second in the Beholder Mile (G1).
SATURDAY, MAY 30
WINNING COLORS S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 6 Furlongs, 4YOs & Up, F&M
UNIQUE FACTOR, 4YO filly by The Factor – Try to Catch Her ($7,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- MJK Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Valorie Lund) O- Pantofel Stable, Wachtel Stable & Peter Deutsch; B- Sebastien Murat, Martin Keogh, Justin Wojczynski & Gemma Freeman (KY); T- Peter Miller
SPICED PERFECTION, 5YO mare by Smiling Tiger – Perfect Feat ($1.35 million RNA, 2019 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE, agent) O- Pantofel Stable, Wachtel Stable & Peter Deutsch; B- Premier Thoroughbreds (CA); T- Peter Miller
MIA MISCHIEF, 5YO mare by Into Mischief – Greer Lynn ($135,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- McKathan Bros.) O- Stonestreet Stables; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
LADY SUEBEE, 5YO mare by First Defence – Freeroll ($85,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent, Buyer- Cromwell Bloodstock Agency; $230,000, 2018 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- ELiTE, Buyer- Ingordo Bloodstock) O- Hronis Racing; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- John Sadler
OLD FORESTER MINT JULEP S. (G3), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up, F&M
BEAU RECALL (IRE), 6YO mare by Sir Prancealot (IRE) – Greta d’Argent (IRE) ($385,000 RNA, 2019 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Slam Dunk Racing & Medallion Racing; B- Tom Wallace (IRE); T- Brad Cox
WINNING ENVELOPE, 4YO filly by More Than Ready – Granby Girl ($3,000, 2018 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Hutch Holsapple) O- Lothenbach Stables; B- Ramspring Farm (KY); T- Chris Block
COCO CHANNEL, 6YO mare by English Channel – A. P. Petal ($19,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent) O/B- Calumet Farm (KY); T- Charlie LoPresti
HONEYMOON S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies
K P DREAMIN, 3YO filly by Union Rags – Litigating ($100,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- X-60 Ranch) O- Karl Pergola; B- Vegso Racing Stable (FL); T- Jeff Mullins
LAURA’S LIGHT, 3YO filly by Constitution – Light of a Star ($95,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent; $25,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent) O- Gary Barber; B- Golden Pedigree (KY); T- Peter Miller
SUNDAY, MAY 31
SANTA MARIA S. (G2), Santa Anita, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M
HARD NOT TO LOVE, 4YO filly by Hard Spun – Loving Vindication ($400,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Anderson Farms, agent; Buyer- West Point Thoroughbreds & Vosburgh) O- Mercedes Stables, West Point Thoroughbreds, Scott Dilworth, Dorothy Ingordo, David Ingordo & Steve Mooney; B- Anderson Farms (ON); T- John Shirreffs