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Keeneland September Sale Graduates Showcased on Kentucky Oaks Day

September 4, 2020

Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni take center stage on Kentucky Oaks Day today at Churchill Downs. Seven of the nine fillies entered in the Kentucky Oaks (G1) are September Sale graduates, led by Grade 1 winners and early favorites Gamine and Swiss Skydiver. The La Troienne Presented by Oak Grove Racing and Gaming (G1) marks a showdown between champion Monomoy Girl and recent Grade 1 winner Vexatious, who finished 1-2 in the Ruffian (G2) in July at Belmont. Multiple Grade 1 winner and multimillionaire McKinzie defends his title in the Alysheba Presented by Sentient Jet (G2).

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

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

SWISS SKYDIVER, 3YO 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

TEMPERS RISING, 3YO filly by Bayern – Marchmont ($50,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Baccari Bloodstock; $70,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Baccari Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- McKathan Bros.; $150,000 RNA, 2020 Online Select Sale of Horses of Racing Age Sale, Consignor- Mark Stanley, agent) O- Mark & Nancy Stanley; B- Dr. Bryan Boone (KY); T- Dallas Stewart

DONNA VELOCE, 3YO filly by Uncle Mo – Coin Broker (IRE) ($450,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds) O- Kaleem Shah, Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith; B- Coin Broker Syndicate (KY); T- Simon Callaghan

GAMINE, 3YO filly by Into Mischief – Peggy Jane ($220,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent; Buyer- Grand Oaks) O- Michael Lund Petersen; B- Grace Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Bob Baffert

BAYERNESS, 3YO 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

SHEDARESTHEDEVIL, 3YO 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

HOPEFUL GROWTH, 3YO filly by Tapiture – Maiden America ($160,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle/J.J. Crupi, agent) O- St. Elias Stable; B- Phillips Racing Partnership (KY); T- Anthony Margotta Jr.

 

LA TROIENNE S. PRESENTED BY OAK GROVE RACING AND GAMING (G1), Churchill Downs, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up, F&M

VEXATIOUS, 6YO mare by Giant’s Causeway – Dream of Summer ($150,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- BBA Ireland) O- Calumet Farm; B- James Weigel & Giant’s Causeway Syndicate (KY); T- Jack Sisterson

SARACOSA, 5YO mare by Bernardini – Homeschooling ($85,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Patricia Clark, agent) O- Chad Schumer; B- Meritage Ventures (KY); T- Cipriano Contreras

SHE’S A JULIE, 4YO filly by Elusive Quality – Kydd Gloves ($160,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent; Buyer- Whispering Oaks) O- Bradley Thoroughbreds, Madaket Stables, Tim & Anna Cambron, Denali Stud & Rigney Racing; B- Godolphin (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

LADY KATE, 4YO filly by Bernardini – Princess Haya ($485,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm, agent; Buyer- Anderson Stables) O- Anderson Stables; B- Eileen Hartis & Godolphin (KY); T- Eddie Kenneally

MONOMOY GIRL, 5YO are by Tapizar – Drumette ($100,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- BSW Bloodstock/Liz Crow, agent) O- Michael Dubb, Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group & Bethlehem Stables; B- FPF & Highfield Ranch (KY); T- Brad Cox

 

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

SILVER DUST, 6YO gelding by Tapit – Filare l’Oro ($270,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- de Meric Stables) O- Tom Durant; B- Don Alberto Corp (KY); T- Bret Calhoun

MCKINZIE, 5YO horse by Street Sense – Runway Model ($170,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Three Amigos) O- Karl Watson, Mike Pegram & Paul Weitman; B- Summer Wind Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

OWENDALE, 4YO colt by Into Mischief – Aspen Light ($200,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- John Wentworth) O- Rupp Racing; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Brad Cox

MR FREEZE, 5YO horse by To Honor and Serve – Heavenly Cat ($75,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Dale Romans, agent) O- Jim Bakke & Gerald Isbister; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- Dale Romans

BODEXPRESS (SCRATCHED), 4YO colt by Bodemeister – Pied a Terre ($45,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mulholland Springs) O- Top Racing, Global Thoroughbred & GDS Racing Stable; B- Martha Jane Mulholland (KY); T- Gustavo Delgado

 

EIGHT BELLES S. PRESENTED BY TWINSPIRES.COM (G2), Churchill Downs, 7 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies

PURRFECTLY CLAIRE, 3YO filly by Munnings – Magical Belle ($250,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Rigney Racing) O- Rigney Racing; B- Vegso Racing Stable (FL); T- Philip Bauer

 

EDGEWOOD S. PRESENTED BY FORCHT BANK (G2), Churchill Downs, 1 Mile (T), 3YO Fillies

HENDY WOODS, 3YO filly by Uncle Mo – Separate Forest ($95,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent) O- Stonestreet Stables; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Mark Casse

LUCKY BETTY, 3YO filly by Munnings – Cherokee Beads ($145,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Taproot Bloodstock) O- Dennis Park; B- TK Stables (KY); T- William VanMeter

 

TWIN SPIRES TURF SPRINT S. PRESENTED BY SYSCO (G2), Churchill Downs, 5½ Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up

DIAMOND OOPS, 5YO 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

WELLABLED, 6YO horse by Shackleford – Expressive Diva ($70,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Summerfield Sales, agent; $50,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, Buyer- Red Wings) O- Carolyn Wilson; B- PTS Ranch (KY); T- Larry Rivelli

REAL NEWS, 4YO colt by The Factor – Missy’s Advantage ($85,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Gary Broad) O- Town and Country Racing; B- Georgia Farms (KY); T- Albert Stall Jr.

BOUND FOR NOWHERE (SCRATCHED), 6YO 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)

SMART REMARK, 5YO 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

JAZZY TIMES, 7YO gelding by Discreetly Mine – Jazzy Melissa ($45,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean, agent; Buyer- Win Some Racing) O/T- Wesley Hawley; B- RDurham Racing (KY)

FIELDER, 6YO gelding by Sidney’s Candy – Karakorum Fugitive ($47,000 RNA, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; $180,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Equest Thoroughbreds, agent, Buyer- Juddmonte Farms) O- Ron Paolucci Racing; B- HnR Nothhaft Horseracing (PA); T- Anthony Quartarolo