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Keeneland Sales Graduates Shine at Del Mar on Breeders’ Cup Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 6, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates accounted for four Breeders’ Cup World Championship races as well as major undercard stakes at Del Mar this weekend.

Keeneland Sales, Racing Produce Saturday Breeders’ Cup Winners at Del Mar

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 4, 2017) – Horses who sold at Keeneland or raced here during the 2017 Fall Meet excelled Saturday during the second day of the 34th Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar.

Two colts by Curlin who both are graduates of the 2016 September Yearling Sale finished 1-2 in the $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1). The winner, Good Magic, scored his first career win when he defeated Solomini.

Keeneland Racing and Sales Have Strong Showing at Breeders’ Cup World Championships

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 31, 2017) – Sixty-six Keeneland sales graduates and 28 horses that raced and/or trained here during the recently concluded Fall Meet headline entries for the 34th running of the more than $28 million Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Friday and Saturday at Del Mar.

Through 2016, 95 graduates of Keeneland sales have won 103 Breeders’ Cup races. The Fall Meet has produced 42 horses that have won 45 Breeders’ Cup races.

Keeneland Sales Graduate and Champion Finest City Highlights Beholder Mile

LEXINGTON, KY (June 2, 2017) – Reigning champion female sprinter Finest City, sold as a weanling at Keeneland’s 2012 November Breeding Stock Sale and as a yearling at the 2013 September Sale, headlines entries for Saturday’s Beholder Mile (G1) at Santa Anita. Finest City kicked off the 2017 racing season with a victory in the Santa Monica (G2) at Santa Anita followed by second-place finishes in the Santa Margarita (G1), also at Santa Anita, and Humana Distaff (G1) at Churchill Downs on Derby Day. 

Timeline, American Anthem Lead Keeneland September Sale Sweep of Peter Pan, Lazaro Barrera Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (May 15, 2017) – Graduates of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale dominated Saturday’s Peter Pan (G3) at Belmont and Lazaro Barrera (G3) at Santa Anita, finishing 1-2-3 in both stakes. Timeline remained undefeated with his authoritative win in the Peter Pan, establishing himself as a rising star in the 3-year-old colt ranks. At Santa Anita, American Anthem posted a solid win in the Lazaro Barrera to give sire Bodemeister yet another graded stakes winner from his first crop.

Keeneland Sale Graduate Malagacy Remains Undefeated with Grade 2 Rebel Win

LEXINGTON, KY (March 20, 2017) – Malagacy, sold as a weanling at Keeneland’s 2014 November Breeding Stock Sale, remained perfect in winning Saturday’s Rebel (G2) at Oaklawn and established himself as a top contender on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). The same day at Gulfstream another November Sale graduate, Distinta, swept to victory in the Inside Information (G2).