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September Sale Graduates Accelerate, Deeply Undervalued Post Standout Grade 2 Stakes Wins

September 26, 2016

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 26, 2016) – Graduates of Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale were impressive Saturday in the Los Alamitos Derby (G2) and Laurel’s Commonwealth Derby (G2). Accelerate turned in a gritty performance to catch Semper Fortis at the wire to win the Los Alamitos Derby. September Sale alumni finished 1-2-3-4 in the Commonwealth Derby, where Deeply Undervalued came from off the pace to make a big move on the outside and win over IsothermHe’ll Pay and American Patriot.    



Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni ran 1-2 in the Los Alamitos Derby (G2) on 9/24 at Los Alamitos: 

1- ACCELERATE, 3YO colt by Lookin At Lucky – Issues ($380,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- L. E. B.) (career 6-3-1-1, $236,880) O- Hronis Racing; B- Mike Abraham (KY); T- John Sadler

2- Semper Fortis, 3YO colt by Distorted Humor – Rebridled Dreams ($525,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Spendthrift Farm; Buyer- Beau Lane Bloodstock) O- Reddam Racing; B- Coffee Pot Stable (KY); T- Doug O’Neill


Keeneland September Sale graduates were 1-2-3 in the Commonwealth Derby (G2) on 9/24 at Laurel:

1- DEEPLY UNDERVALUED, 3YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Dream About ($200,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Noepe Partners) (career 6-2-3-0, $213,132) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Stonestreet (KY); T- Chad Brown

2- Isotherm, 3YO colt by Lonhro (AUS) – Game for More ($120,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Rockbridge Bloodstock) O- Matthew Schera; B- H. Allen Poindexter (KY); T- George Weaver

3- He’ll Pay, 3YO colt by Haynesfield – Mons Venus ($120,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud Inc., agent) O- Brereton C. Jones; B- Brereton C. Jones & WinStar Farm LLC (KY); T- Larry Jones

SARAH SIS, 4YO filly Sharp Humor – Emerald Gal ($10,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Luis Chonqui) Won Presque Isle Downs Masters S. (G2) on 9/19 at Presque Isle Downs (career 21-8-4-0, $911,000) O- Joe Ragsdale; B- Catherine Rene White (KY); T- Ingrid Mason 


Keeneland sales alumni were 1-2 in the Noble Damsel (G3) on 9/24 at Belmont: 

1- MRS MCDOUGAL, 4YO filly Medaglia d’Oro – Distorted Passion ($450,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Walnut Green) (career 11-5-0-2, $481,880) O- Mr. & Mrs. William Warren Jr.; B- Aaron & Marie Jones (KY); T- Chad Brown

2- Zindaya, 5YO mare by More Than Ready – Aristocratic Lady ($145,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; $550,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Three Chimneys Farm, agent, Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- eFive Racing; B- Grapestock (KY); T- Chad Brown


Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Gallant Bob S. (G3) on 9/24 at Parx Racing:

1- NOHOLDINGBACK BEAR, 3YO colt by Put It Back – Pleasant Quality ($25,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Bear Stables) (career 11-5-4-1, $504,980) O- Bear Stables; B- Jerry Jamgotchian (KY); T- Michael De Paulo

2- Mind Your Biscuits, 3YO colt by Posse – Jazzmane ($47,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Machmer Hall) O- J Stables, M. Scott, Hope & Daniel Summers; B- Jumping Jack Racing (NY); T- Robert Falcone Jr.

CYRUS ALEXANDER, 4YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Supercharger ($1.7 million, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Spendthrift & Stonestreet Stables) Won$150,000 PA Derby Champion S. on 9/24 at Parx Racing (career 18-5-5-2, $429,705) O- Spendthrift Farm & Stonestreet Stables; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

ROSE BRIER, 7YO gelding by Mizzen Mast – Mexicali Rose ($67,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- H.H.T.S.) Won $60,000 Bert Allen S. on 9/24 at Laurel (career 35-14-9-6, $477,286) O- Panic Stable; B- Ann Backer (VA); T- Jane Cibelli

RAPID RHYTHM, 4YO filly by Successful Appeal – Patriot Miss ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent) Won $60,000, Oakley S. on 9/24 at Laurel (career 17-6-1-1, $170,523) O- DARRS Inc; B- Lazy Lane Farms (VA); T- Michael Stidham