Keeneland Sales Graduates

Rocket Fuel

Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Competitive Ohio Derby Field

LEXINGTON, KY (June 23, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates comprise seven of the nine talented 3-year-olds entered for Saturday’s Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown, headlined by morning-line favorite and multiple Grade 2 winner Girvin; Toyota Blue Grass (G2) winner Irap; Jack Cincinnati Casino Spiral (G3) winner Fast and Accurate; multiple graded stakes-placed Untrapped and undefeated Game Over.

Keeneland Racing and Sales Send Horses to Royal Ascot

LEXINGTON, KY (June 19, 2017) – A number of horses sold at Keeneland and/or raced or trained here are in England to compete during the prestigious Royal Ascot meet, which begins Tuesday and runs through Saturday.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Notch Stakes Wins in U.S. and Europe

LEXINGTON, KY (June 19, 2017) – Graduates of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale and November Breeding Stock Sale were stakes winners in the U.S. and Europe this weekend.

Ballagh Rocks and Classy Class were confident winners of the Poker (G3) at Belmont and Salvator Mile (G3) at Monmouth, respectively. Timeline remained undefeated in four career starts with his easy 3½-length victory in the Pegasus (G3), also at Monmouth. 

Keeneland Sales Alumni Shine in North American, Japanese Weekend Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (June 12, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates captured stakes across North America and in Japan this weekend.

The Keeneland Sales Vault: Belmont Stakes

Keeneland Sales Graduates have won an unprecedented 17 of the last 30 editions of the Belmont Stakes. Take a look back through the Keeneland sales vault at these Classic winners.

60+ Keeneland Sales Graduates in Graded Stakes Spotlight Belmont Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (June 8, 2017) – More than 60 Keeneland sales graduates are showcased in graded stakes held this weekend, culminating with Saturday’s Belmont (G1).

Six 3-year-old colts from Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale were entered in the Belmont, including Kentucky Derby (G1) runner-up Lookin At Lee; multiple Grade 1 winner Gormley; graded stakes winners J Boys Echo, Senior Investment and Multiplier; and Meantime, second in the recent Peter Pan (G3).  

Six Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Belmont

LEXINGTON, KY (June 7, 2017) – Six alumni of Keeneland’s 2015 September Yearling Sale, including Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) runner-up Lookin At Lee, are among the 12 horses entered today in the 149th running of the $1.5 million Belmont (G1) Presented by NYRA Bets on Saturday at Belmont Park.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Canadian Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (June 5, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates Tower of Texas and Commute finished 1-2, separated by only a nose, in Saturday’s Connaught Cup (G2) at Woodbine. The following day at Woodbine, Keeneland sales graduates, led by Code Warrior, ran 1-2-3 in the Hendrie (G3).

Keeneland sales alumnus Frostmourne kicked to a 1¼-length victory over a solid field of sophomores in Saturday’s Penn Mile (G2) at Penn National.


Grade 1 Stakes-Winning Keeneland Sales Graduates Top Holiday Weekend Racing

LEXINGTON, KY (May 26, 2017) – Grade 1 stakes winners Midnight Storm, Lady Eli, Illuminant and Catch a Glimpse highlight the more than 30 Keeneland sales alumni entered in graded stakes celebrating this Memorial Day weekend.

30+ Keeneland Sales Grads Highlight Graded Stakes on Preakness Saturday

Nine of the 10 Preakness Entrants are Keeneland Sale Graduates

LEXINGTON, KY (May 19, 2017) – More than 30 Keeneland sales graduates are entered in graded stakes across North America on Saturday, led by nine of the 10 sophomores, including Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming, scheduled to contest the $1.5 million Preakness (G1) at Pimlico, the second jewel of racing’s Triple Crown.