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Keeneland Sales Graduate Maftool Highlights UAE Derby Entries

· 2:22 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (March 27, 2015) – Maftool, sold as a weanling at Keeneland’s 2012 November Breeding Stock Sale and winner of the UAE 2000 Guineas (G3) at Meydan in February, returns in Saturday’s UAE Derby (G2). Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) winner Secret Circle is among five Keeneland sales alumni competing in the Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1).

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Showcased on Roads to Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks

· 2:20 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (March 27, 2015) – Keeneland sales alumni are top contenders in this weekend’s classic preps. On the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) on Saturday, Itsaknockout, winner of the Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (G2), and stakes winner Materiality highlight entries for the Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream, while...

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Keeneland Barn Notes for March 27

· 10:12 am

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

·GORGEOUS BIRD WORKS TOWARD LIKELY TOYOTA BLUE GRASS START

·PROBABLE FIELDS FOR OPENING WEEKEND STAKES



GORGEOUS BIRD WORKS TOWARD LIKELY TOYOTA BLUE GRASS START

Marylou Whitney’s homebred Gorgeous Bird,...

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Keeneland Barn Notes for March 26

· 7:12 pm
THURSDAY, MARCH 26
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Keeneland-Sold Firing Line Romps in Sunland Derby

· 10:59 am

LEXINGTON, KY (March 24, 2015) Firing Line, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2012 November Breeding Stock Sale and 2014 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale, established himself as a leading contender on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) with a 14¼-length victory in Sunday’s Sunland Derby (G3).

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Keeneland Sales Alum Race Day Prevails in Razorback

· 10:59 am

LEXINGTON, KY (March 16, 2015) – Keeneland sales alum Race Day turned in a gutsy performance to win Oaklawn’s Razorback Handicap (G3) by a neck on Saturday.

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES STAKES WINNERS

RACE DAY, 4YO colt by...

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Keeneland Sales Alumni Celebrate Graded Stakes Wins in U.S. and Dubai

· 1:16 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (March 9, 2015) – Keeneland sales alumni swept graded stakes across the U.S. and in Dubai on Saturday.

Sophomore standouts Dortmund and Carpe Diem rank among the top pointearners on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by TwinSpires.com following their respective wins in the San Felipe (G2) at Santa Anita and Tampa Bay...

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Keeneland Sales Graduates in Classic Spotlight

· 11:21 am

LEXINGTON, KY (March 6, 2015) – Keeneland will be represented by more than 50 sales graduates entered in graded stakes across the U.S. on Saturday.

Keeneland sales alumni headline the three major preps for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1): Los Alamitos Futurity (G1) winner Dortmund, San Vincente (G2) winner Lord Nelson...

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Keeneland September Sale Represented By Grade 3 Winners Devine Aida, Almoonqith

· 11:16 am

Keeneland September Sale Represented By Grade 3 Winners Devine Aida, Almoonqith

 

LEXINGTON, KY (March 2, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Devine Aida splashed to a 6¾-length win in the Herecomesthebride (G3) during a Saturday card at Gulfstream which was abbreviated by torrential...

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Weekend Graded Stakes Headlined by Keeneland-Sold Daredevil, Consumer Credit, Rainha Da Bateria

· 12:12 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 27, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduates comprise the majority of entries for each of Saturday’s graded stakes, highlighted by Champagne (G1) winner Daredevil, who makes his 2015 debut in the Swale (G2) at Gulfstream; Sweetest Chant (G3) winner Consumer Credit, who carries high weight of 123 pounds in the Herecomesthebride (G3...

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Shine in Derby/Oaks Prep Races

· 7:58 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 23, 2015) – Keeneland sales graduates Itsaknockout and Far Right scored major wins on this weekend’s Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), capturing the Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream and Southwest (G3) at Oaklawn, respectively.

Alumni of Keeneland sales swept Saturday’s three...

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Keeneland Sale Graduates Among Leading Classic Prep Contenders

· 2:27 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 20, 2015) – Sixty-six Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes across the U.S. this weekend. Keeneland sales alumni dominate entries for the three preps on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, highlighted by Mucho Macho Man Stakes winner Bluegrass Singer and undefeated Itsaknockout in the...

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Keeneland Sale Graduate Metaboss Dominates El Camino Real Derby

· 11:17 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 18, 2015) Metaboss, sold as a weanling at Keeneland’s 2012 November Breeding Stock Sale, rolled to a 2½-length win in Saturday’s El Camino Real Derby (G3) at Golden Gate to establish himself among the leading point earners on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1).

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Keeneland-Sold Conquest Typhoon Headlines El Camino Real Derby

· 12:15 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 13, 2015) – Keeneland sales alumni comprise half the 10-horse field entered for Saturday’s El Camino Real Derby (G3) at Golden Gate Fields, led by multiple graded stakes winner Conquest Typhoon and the talented Indianaughty. The El Camino Real Derby is the next stop on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands...

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Keeneland Sales Alumni Far From Over, Dortmund Sweep Weekend Kentucky Derby Preps

· 7:07 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 9, 2015) – Keeneland sales alumni Far From Over and Dortmund each remained undefeated with their respective wins in the Withers (G3) at Aqueduct and the Robert B. Lewis (G3) at Santa Anita, and both earned points in the standings on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1). At Gulfstream, Keeneland sales...

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Entries for Withers, Robert B. Lewis

· 12:21 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 6, 2015) – Keeneland sales alumni take center stage in Saturday’s two preps for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1). Four of the seven 3-year-olds entered for Aqueduct’s Withers (G3) are Keeneland sales graduates, including the talented Classy Class, Far From Over, March and Unrivaled...

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Keeneland September Sale Graduates Lord Nelson, Texas Red Sweep Top Spots in San Vicente

· 10:21 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 2, 2015) – Sophomore standouts Lord Nelson and Texas Red, both graduates of Keeneland’s 2013 September Yearling Sale, ran 1-2, separated by only a neck, in Sunday’s San Vicente (G2) at Santa Anita. Fellow 2013 September Sale alum and 2014 champion juvenile filly Take Charge Brandi earned points on the Road...

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Keeneland-Sold Breeders’ Cup Winner Texas Red Makes Sophomore Debut in Sunday’s San Vicente

· 1:39 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 30, 2015) – Texas Red, a graduate of Keeneland’s 2013 September Yearling Sale, makes his 3-year-old bow in Sunday’s San Vicente (G2) at Santa Anita. On Saturday at Santa Anita, six of the 10 3-year-old fillies entered in the Las Virgenes (G1) are Keeneland sales alumni, led by Grade 1 stakes-placed Maybellene and stakes winner Light...

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Texas Red, Take Charge Brandi, Lady Eli Lead Experimental Free Handicap

· 11:21 am

Video of Texas Red selling for $17,000 at 2013 Keeneland September Yearling Sale

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Keeneland November Sale Graduate Barbados Prevails in Hutcheson

· 9:03 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 26, 2015) – Favored Barbados turned in a gritty performance to win Saturday’s Hutcheson (G3) at Gulfstream, his second consecutive victory since being purchased by owner Paul Hanifl at Keeneland’s 2014 November Breeding Stock Sale. Also at Gulfstream on Saturday, Keeneland sales alum Birdatthewire earned points on the Road...

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Keeneland Connections Earn Eight Eclipse Awards

· 5:55 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 18, 2015) – Keeneland congratulates all the 2014 Eclipse Award winners announced last night in a ceremony at Gulfstream Park. Five newly crowned champions were sold at the Keeneland sales or competed during Keeneland’s 2014 Spring or Fall Meets: Take Charge Brandi (2-year-old filly), Judy the Beauty (female sprinter),...

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Keeneland September Sale Grad Sam’s Sister Cross-Entered in La Canada, Santa Monica

· 1:57 pm

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 16, 2015) – Keeneland sales alumni lead entries for this weekend’s graded stakes: Sam’s Sister, upset winner of the La Brea (G1) last month, is entered in both Saturday’s La Canada (G2) and Monday’s Santa Monica (G2), both at Santa Anita; dual stakes winner and co-high weight Four Leaf Chief is among seven sales graduates...

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Hoppertunity, Mshawish Post Grade 2 Stakes Wins

· 7:15 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 12, 2015) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale alum Hoppertunity was a decisive winner of the San Pasqual (G2) at Santa Anita on Saturday, while at Gulfstream, Keeneland-sold Mshawish prevailed by a neck in the Ft. Lauderdale (G2) to record his first U.S. graded stakes win.

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Keeneland-Sold Grade 1 Winners Hoppertunity, Majestic Harbor Top San Pasqual

· 10:08 am

Keeneland-Sold Grade 1 Winners Hoppertunity, Majestic Harbor Top San Pasqual

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 9, 2015) – Grade 1 stakes winners Hoppertunity and Majestic Harbor, both graduates of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, lead entries for Saturday’s San Pasqual (G2) at Santa Anita. Graded stakes-winning...

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Keeneland-Sold Seduire Romps in Santa Ynez

· 11:46 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 5, 2015) – Alumni of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale scored graded stakes wins this weekend, led by Seduire, who positioned herself among the early point leaders on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1) with an easy win in the Santa Ynez (G2) at Santa Anita on Saturday. The same day, fellow 2012 November Sale alum Ekati’s...

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Keeneland Sales Alumni Finish 1-2-3 in Grade 1 La Brea

· 9:03 am

Keeneland Sales Alumni Finish 1-2-3 in Grade 1 La Brea

 

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 29, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates, led by winner Sam’s Sister, swept the top three spots in Friday’s La Brea (G1) at Santa Anita. Other Keeneland sales alumni to win...

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35 Keeneland Sales Graduates in Graded Stakes Spotlight

· 11:51 am

35 Keeneland Sales Graduates in Graded Stakes Spotlight

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 26, 2014) – Keeneland sales graduates headline graded stakes racing on both coasts this holiday weekend. Among...

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Sales Alum Sweep Top Three Spots in Los Al Futurity

· 7:17 am

Keeneland Sales Alumni Sweep Top Three Spots In Grade 1 Los Alamitos Futurity

 

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 22, 2014) – Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2-3 in a thrilling finish to Saturday’s Los Alamitos Futurity (G1), won by unbeaten Dortmund.

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Keeneland Sales Alumni Dominate Entries for Los Alamitos Futurity

· 7:51 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 18, 2014) – Four of the five juveniles entered in Saturday’s Los Alamitos Futurity (G1), are Keeneland sales alumni, led by the undefeated Big Brown colt Dortmund and including No Problem, Mr. Z and Firing Line.

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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Take Charge Brandi Enhances Bid for Champion Juvenile Filly with Win in Grade 1 Starlet

· 7:01 am

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 15, 2014) Take Charge Brandi, purchased by owner Willis Horton at Keeneland’s 2013 September Yearling Sale, likely earned champion juvenile filly honors with her win in Saturday’s Starlet (G1) at Los Alamitos. It was the second Grade 1 victory and third consecutive graded stakes win for the Giant’s Causeway filly, who also captured the 14...

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