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Keeneland Sales Graduates Hoppertunity, Diversify Top Grade 1 Clark Handicap on Friday

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 22, 2017) – Twenty-eight Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes at major race tracks across the country during the Thursday/Friday Thanksgiving holiday. Keeneland sales alumni dominate the field for the Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (G1) on Friday at Churchill Downs.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Field for Grade 3 Cardinal

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 17, 2017) – Keeneland sales are represented by seven of the 12 fillies and mares entered for Saturday’s Cardinal (G3) at Churchill Downs. Among the alumni are Violet (G3) winner Tricky Escape; Grade 1 winner Weep No More; Grade 3 winner Fair Point; and Res Ipsa, winner of back-to-back allowance races at Kentucky Downs and Keeneland.

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Grade 1 Travers Field Dominated by Keeneland September Sale Graduates

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 25, 2017) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates headline one of the strongest Travers (G1) fields ever assembled, counting eight of the 12 entries for Saturday’s “Midsummer Derby” at Saratoga. Among the alumni are Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

Keeneland Sales Graduate Beach Patrol Captures Arlington Million; Copper Bullet, Run Away Romp in Saratoga Special, Best Pal

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 14, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduate Beach Patrol claimed racing’s biggest prize of the weekend, gamely turning back challengers to win the $1 million Arlington Million (G1).

Keeneland sales alumni Copper Bullet and Run Away turned in dominating performances to win the Saratoga Special (G2) by four lengths and Best Pal (G2) at Del Mar by 3½ lengths, respectively.

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Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Juvenile Graded Stakes Entries At Del Mar, Saratoga this Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 11, 2017) – More than 50 Keeneland sales graduates are entered in North American graded stakes this weekend, and horses sold here headline 2-year-old graded stakes at both Del Mar and Saratoga.

Lady Aurelia Turns in Final Keeneland Work Before Return to England

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 8, 2017) – European champion Lady Aurelia, based at Keeneland with trainer Wesley Ward, on Tuesday covered 5 furlongs on a firm turf course in 1:02 in her final work here before her next scheduled start in England in the Aug. 25 Coolmore Nunthorpe (G1) at York. The 3-year-old Scat Daddy filly is to leave tomorrow for England, where she won the King’s Stand (G1) at Royal Ascot on June 20. 

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Keen Ice, War Story Seek Breeders’ Cup Classic Berth in Grade 1 Whitney

LEXINGTON, KY (Aug. 4, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates comprise four of the seven entries for Saturday’s Whitney (G1) at Saratoga, with the winner earning an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Nov. 4 at Del Mar. Among the Whitney field are September Yearling Sale graduates Keen Ice and War Story, each coming off graded stakes wins in the Suburban (G2) and Brooklyn Invitational (G2), respectively, at Belmont in their last start.

Keeneland Sales Alumni Girvin, El Deal and Roly Poly Capture G1 Stakes in U.S. and France

LEXINGTON, KY (July 31, 2017) – Keeneland sales alumni continue to excel globally, accounting for Grade/Group 1 wins on both sides of the Atlantic this weekend. In the U.S., Girvin prevailed in an exciting finish to take the $1 million Betfair.com Haskell Invitational (G1) at Monmouth while El Deal romped to an eight-length win in the Alfred G.

Keeneland September Sale Graduates Lady Eli, Abel Tasman Sweep Weekend Grade 1 Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (July 24, 2017) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Lady Eli and Abel Tasman each showed her class with determined wins in the Diana (G1) and Coaching Club American Oaks (G1), respectively, at Saratoga this weekend.

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