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Keeneland Sales Graduates Lady Eli, Cupid Sweep Grade 1 Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (May 30, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates Lady Eli and Cupid captured the weekend’s two Grade 1 stakes, taking the Gamely (G1) and Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1), respectively, at Santa Anita on Saturday.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (April 24, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates swept four graded stakes on Saturday, led by Imperative’s gutsy win in the Charles Town Classic (G2) for his second victory in the million-dollar stakes. That same day, Multiplier rallied in the stretch to take the Illinois Derby (G3) at Hawthorne, while Collected and Inordinate won the Californian (G2) and San Juan Capistrano (G3), respectively, at Santa Anita.

Keeneland Sales Grads Dominate Kentucky Derby Preps, Top Leaderboard

September Sale Alum Unique Bella Wins Santa Ysabel; Early Kentucky Oaks Favorite

LEXINGTON, KY (March 6, 2017) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates captured the top spots in Saturday’s two preps on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1), led by Xpressbet Fountain of Youth (G2) winner Gunnevera and Gotham (G3) winner J Boys Echo, who vaulted to 1-2, respectively, on the Kentucky Derby leaderboard with their 50-point victories. 

Keeneland September Sale Alum Girvin Tops Kentucky Derby Point Standings with Risen Star Win

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 27, 2017) – Keeneland sales alumni Girvin, Untrapped and Local Hero finished 1-2-3 in the Risen Star (G2) at Fair Grounds on Saturday. With the upset victory, Girvin earned 50 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and vaulted to the top of the leaderboard standings.

Keeneland September Sale Graduate Uncontested Establishes Credentials with Smarty Jones Romp

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 17, 2017) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Uncontested cruised to a 5¼-length win in the Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn on Monday, and with the victory moved into fourth place on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) leaderboard. Other recent September Sale stakes-winning alumni are Flatlined, who got up in the final strides to take the Ft. Lauderdale (G2) at Gulfstream, and Reynaldothewizard, winner for the third consecutive year of the Dubawi (L) at Meydan. 

 

Pletcher Trio of Keeneland September Sale Graduates Take Top Billing in Harlan’s Holiday

Keeneland Sale Graduates Mastery, Union Strike Top Entries for CashCall Futurity, Starlet

Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Delta Downs Jackpot Field

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 18, 2016) – Keeneland sales graduates comprise nine of the 10 juveniles entered for Saturday’s $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (G3) at Delta Downs. Keeneland is represented by morning-line favorite and Saratoga Special (G2) winner Gunnevera; second choice Hot Sean, impressive in recent maiden and allowance victories; Oak Tree Juvenile Stakes winner Dangerfield; Jean Lafitte Stakes winner Line Judge; and graded stakes-placed Tip Tap Tapizar and Thirstforlife, among others.

95 Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Breeders’ Cup Weekend Graded Stakes

Keeneland Sales and Racing Well Represented at Breeders’ Cup World Championships

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 1, 2016) – Sixty-seven Keeneland sales graduates and 30 horses that raced and/or trained here during the recently concluded Fall Meet headline entries for the 33rd Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita.

Through 2015, 88 graduates of Keeneland sales have won 95 Breeders’ Cup races. The Fall Meet has produced 40 horses that have won 43 Breeders’ Cup races.

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