LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 2, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates won graded/group stakes on both sides of the Atlantic on Saturday. Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale graduate Beach Patrol earned a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) with a five-length victory in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1) at Belmont. It was the second consecutive Grade 1 win for Beach Patrol, who took the Arlington Million in August.
September Yearling Sale graduates were impressive winners in England and France. Roaring Lion won the Juddmonte Royal Lodge (G2) at Newmarket to remain undefeated in three career races and secure a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1). Taareef was all the best in the Qatar Prix Daniel Wildenstein (G2) at Chantilly.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
BEACH PATROL, 4YO colt by Lemon Drop Kid – Bashful Bertie ($250,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) Won Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1) on 9/30 at Belmont (career 16-5-5-3, $1,756,945) O- James Covello, Sheep Pond Partners & Head of Plains Partners; B- Nancy Shuford (KY); T- Chad Brown
ROARING LION, 2YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Vionnet ($160,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- David Redvers) Won Juddmonte Royal Lodge S. (G2) on 9/30 at Newmarket (career 3-3-0-0, $87,408) O- Qatar Racing; B- Ran Jan Racing (KY); T- John Gosden
TAAREEF, 4YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Sacred Feather ($675,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Shadwell Estate Co Ltd) Won Qatar Prix Daniel Wildenstein (G2) on 9/30 at Chantilly (career 12-7-2-0, €539,890) O- Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum; B- Dixiana Farms (KY); T- Jean-Claude Rouget
SEABHAC, 2YO colt by Scat Daddy – Curlin Hawk ($170,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) Won Pilgrim S. (G3)on 9/30 at Belmont (career 3-1-1-0, $144,100) O- Donegal Racing; B- Three Chimneys Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher
Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Lukas Classic S. (G3) on 9/30 at Churchill Downs:
1- HONORABLE DUTY, 5YO gelding by Distorted Humor – Mesmeric ($130,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- David A. Ross) (career 15-7-4-1, $795,796) O- DARRS Inc; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Brendan Walsh
2- Money Flows, 6YO gelding by Malibu Moon – Words of War ($130,000, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Columbine Stable) O- Columbine Stable; B- Malibu Farm (KY); T- Al Stall Jr.
ARCHAGGELOS, 2YO colt by Temple City – Mien ($200,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Monticule) Won Grey S. (G3) on 10/1 at Woodbine (career 3-2-1-0, $89,742) O/B- Monticule; T- Michael Dickinson
MR. ROARY, 4YO gelding by Scat Daddy – If Angels Sang ($50,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- St. George Sales, agent; Buyer- GDS Racing Stable) Won Eddie D S. (G3) on 9/29 at Santa Anita (career 18-4-2-2, $243,310) O- Kretz Racing; B- Judy Hicks & Kathryn Nikkel (KY); T- George Papaprodromou
JUST HOWARD, 3YO colt by English Channel – Aruban Sandwich ($37,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Skeedattle Associates) Won Commonwealth Derby Presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance and the Virginia HBPA (G3) on 9/30 at Laurel (career 9-4-2-1, $266,520) O- Skeedattle Associates; B- Howard Bender (MD); T- H. Graham Motion
APOLLO KENTUCKY, 5YO horse by Langfuhr – Dixiana Delight ($55,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Murayama Bloodstock) Won Nihon TV Hai (L) on 9/27 at Funabashi (JAPAN) (career 22-9-3-2) O- Apollo Thoroughbred Club; B- Doug Branham; T- Kenji Yamauchi
MADEFROMLUCKY, 5YO horse by Lookin At Lucky – Home From Oz ($70,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr., agent; Buyer- Crupi New Castle Farm) Won $200,000 Temperence Hill Invitational S. on 10/1 at Belmont (career 24-6-5-5, $1,351,500) O- Cheyenne Stables & Mac Nichol; B- RMF Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Todd Pletcher
LET IT RIDE MOM, 3YO filly by Into Mischief – Golden Marlin ($77,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Threave Main Stud, agent; Buyer- Woodford Sales) Won $107,800 La Lorgnette S. on 9/30 at Woodbine (career 9-3-3-0, $187,106) O- Live Oak Plantation; B- Tim Thornton, Robert Watt, Doug Glass & Greg Foley (KY); T- Mark Casse
RENAISANCE FROLIC, 2YO colt by Paynter – Frolic’s Appeal ($90,000 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; $60,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent) Won $75,000 Armed Forces S. on 9/30 at Gulfstream (career 5-2-0-0, $77,070) O/B- Stride Rite Racing Stable (KY); T- David Fawkes
RESPECT THE HUSTLE, 2YO colt by Colonel John – Aqualane Shores ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; $32,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) Won $75,450 Oak Tree Juvenile S. on 9/30 at Oak Tree at Pleasanton (career 5-2-0-1, $84,985) O- C. Carpenter, C. Desimone, F. Desimone, G. Kelly, A. MacLennan, M. Peters & B. McLean; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Bill McLean
QUEEN CAROLINE, 4YO filly by Blame – Queens Plaza ($170,000 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Morgan’s Ford Farm; Buyer- Amy Moore) Won $60,000 Brookmeade S. on 9/30 at Laurel (career 16-6-3-1, $374,813) O- Amy Moore; B- Morgan’s Ford Farm (VA); T- Michael Matz
EXAGGERATED, 5YO mare by Blame – Miz United States ($170,000, 2013 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Glencrest Farm) Won $60,000 Oakley S.on 9/30 at Laurel (career 11-6-0-2, $205,874) O- Lael Stables; B- Hart Farm (VA); T- Arnaud Delacour