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Keeneland September Sale Graduates Venetian Harbor, Decorated Invader Featured in Weekend Graded Stakes

October 16, 2020

Venetian Harbor and Decorated Invader, both graduates of Keeneland’s 2018 September Yearling Sale, top the fields for the Lexus Raven Run (G2) at Keeneland and Hill Prince (G2) at Belmont, respectively.

Venetian Harbor, winner of the Las Virgenes (G2) at Santa Anita in February, has finished second in her past three races, including the Central Bank Ashland (G1) and Test (G1).

Grade 1 winner Decorated Invader counts the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame (G2) and Pennine Ridge (G2) among his wins this year.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16

PIN OAK VALLEY VIEW S. (G3), Keeneland, 1 1/16 Miles (T), 3YO Fillies

DUOPOLY, 3YO filly by Animal Kingdom – Justaroundmidnight (IRE) ($160,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Chilmark Bloodstock) O- Klaravich Stables; B- Jamm Ltd (KY); T- Chad Brown

LUCKY BETTY (SCRATCHED), 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

STUNNING SKY, 3YO filly by Declaration of War – Sky Walk ($85,000 RNA, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Kaizen Sales, agent; $100,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Kaizen Sales, agent, Buyer- Kim Valerio, agent) O- Paradise Farms Corp. & Parkland Thoroughbreds; B- Stephen McDonald (KY); T- Mike Maker

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17

LEXUS RAVEN RUN S. (G2), Keeneland, 7 Furlongs, 3YO Fillies

VENETIAN HARBOR, 3YO filly by Munnings – Sounds of the City ($110,000, 2018 Sept Yearling Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent; Buyer- Jesse Hoppel, agent) O- Ciaglia Racing, Highland Yard, River Oak Farm & Dominic Savides; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- Richard Baltas

TONALIST’S SHAPE, 3YO filly by Tonalist – Hitechnoweenie ($45,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent) O- Slam Dunk Racing, Doug Branham & Legacy Ranch; B- Sabana Farm (KY); T- Saffie Joseph Jr.

 

AUTUMN MISS S. (G3), Santa Anita, 1 Mile (T), 3YO Fillies

QUIET SECRETARY, 3YO filly by Hard Spun – Game Fair ($180,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Cooper Family Trust) O- Clarke Cooper Family Trust, Rockie Cooper, Ian Kruljac, Frank & Karen Lewkowitz & Henry Nunez; B- J. V. Shields Jr. (KY); T- Ian Kruljac

NASTY, 3YO filly by Street Sense – Valiant Passion ($230,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Solis/Litt) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Richard Baltas

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18

NORTHERN DANCER TURF S. (G1), Woodbine, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up

NAKAMURA, 5YO gelding by Animal Kingdom – I’m Always Hopeful ($110,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Jane Buchanan, agent) O- Staghawk Stables; B- The Elkstone Group (MD); T- Graham Motion

 

NEARCTIC S. (G2), Woodbine, 6 Furlongs (T), 3YOs & Up

RECONFIGURE, 8YO gelding by Lemon Drop Kid – Meadow Slipper ($100,000 RNA, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Pope McLean (Crestwood Farm), agent; $110,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Pope McLean (Crestwood Farm), agent) O/T- Robert Tiller; B- Patricia Moseley (KY)

OLYMPIC RUNNER, 4YO gelding by Gio Ponti – Nadadora ($27,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Equest Thoroughbreds; $180,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Equest Thoroughbreds, Buyer- Justin Casse) O- Gary Barber; B- Eutophia Farm (KY); T- Mark Casse

 

TWILIGHT DERBY (G2), Santa Anita, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 3YOs

EXPRESS TRAIN, 3YO 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

KISS TODAY GOODBYE, 3YO colt by Cairo Prince – Savvy Hester ($150,000, 2018 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Lisa & Tim Turney, agent; Buyer- John Sondereker) O- John Sondereker; B- Debmar Stables (KY); T- J. Eric Kruljac

SCARTO, 3YO gelding by Paynter – Eagle Putt ($7,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Amador Sanchez) O- Little Red Feather Racing & Marsha Naify; B- Halleywood Farm (KY); T- Mike Puype

 

HILL PRINCE S. (G2), Belmont, 1 Mile (T), 3YOs

GLYNN COUNTY, 3YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Quad Tens ($45,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Patrick Hoppel) O- Three Diamonds Farm; B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); T- Mike Maker

DECORATED INVADER, 3YO colt by Declaration of War – Gamely Girl ($200,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent; Buyer- West Point Thoroughbreds) O- West Point Thoroughbreds, William Freeman, William Sandbrook & Cheryl Manning; B- Redmon Farm (KY); T- Christophe Clement

BODECREAM, 3YO gelding by Bodemeister – Call Mariah ($50,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St George Sales, agent; Buyer- Frank Alosa, agent) O- Repole Stable; B- Judy Hicks, Kathryn Nikkel & Sanford Robertson (KY); T- Mike Maker

 

ROOD & RIDDLE DOWAGER S. (G3), Keeneland, 1½ Miles (T), 3YOs & Up, F&M

BLAME DEBBIE, 3YO filly by Blame – Jadwa ($65,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Threave Main Stud, agent) O- Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Michael Cloonan & Timothy Thornton; B- Tim Thornton & Tony Holmes (KY); T- Graham Motion

SIBERIAN IRIS (IRE), 6YO mare by Excelebration (IRE) – Dawn To Dance (IRE) ($70,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent) O- Calumet Farm; B- Sahara Group Holdings (IRE); T- Richard Mandella