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Keeneland Sales Graduates Sweep Weekend Graded Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 11, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates won the weekend’s three graded stakes, led by the Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity (G1) and Starlet (G1), both preps on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1), respectively. At Los Alamitos on Saturday, Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni McKinzieInstilled Regard and Solomini took the top three spots in the Futurity, while Dream Tree remained undefeated with an easy win in the Starlet.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Stand Out in Holiday Stakes

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 27, 2017) – During the Thanksgiving holiday, Keeneland sales graduates accounted for stakes at nine race tracks across the U.S., ranging from Aqueduct to Zia Park. Four of those wins came in graded stakes at Del Mar: Mo Town (Hollywood Derby-G1), Daddy Is a Legend (Jimmy Durante-G3), Analyze It (Cecil B.

Keeneland Sales Graduates Pursue Classic Aspirations In Kentucky Jockey Club, Golden Rod

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 24, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates comprise half the entries for the Kentucky Jockey Club (G2) and Golden Rod (G2) at Churchill Downs on Saturday. Both stakes award points on the 2018 Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1). Headlining the Kentucky Jockey Club are the 1-2 finishers in the recent Street Sense Stakes at Churchill Downs, Gotta Go and Lone Sailor. Undefeated fillies Monomoy Girl, winner of the recent Rags to Riches Stakes at Churchill Downs, and Stronger Than Ever highlight the field for the Golden Rod.   

Keeneland Sales Graduate Order of St George (IRE) Earns Cartier Award

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 15, 2017) – For the second consecutive year, Keeneland sales graduate Order of St George (IRE) has received the Cartier Racing Award as Europe’s champion stayer. The awards, European racing’s equivalent of the Oscars, were presented Tuesday in London.

Order of St George, one of a record 27 Group 1 winners trained by Aidan O’Brien this year, is a 5-year-old son of Galileo (IRE) who maintained a high level of form throughout the year, led by a 9-length victory in the Comer Group Irish St. Leger (G1).

Keeneland Sales Graduates Dominate Belmont’s Stars and Stripes Racing Festival

LEXINGTON, KY (July 10, 2017) – Keeneland sales graduates and millionaires New Money Honey, Keen Ice, Mind Your Biscuits and Practical Joke turned in memorable performances to capture four of the five graded stakes held during the Stars and Stripes Racing Festival at Belmont Park on Saturday.

Keeneland Sales Alumni Earn Graded Stakes Wins in North America and France

LEXINGTON, KY (July 5, 2017) – Keeneland sales alumni found graded stakes victories at home and abroad this past week. Keeneland was represented by September Yearling Sale graduates Rainha Da Bateria, dead-heat winner of the Dance Smartly (G2) at Woodbine in Canada, and Last Kingdom, who captured the Prix Daphnis (G3) at Maisons-Laffitte in France. At Churchill Downs, Keeneland sales alumni swept the top three spots in the Bashford Manor (G3), won from off the pace by Ten City.


Keeneland Sales Graduates Seek North American Graded Stakes Success this Weekend

LEXINGTON, KY (June 30, 2017) – Thirty-seven Keeneland sales graduates will compete in graded stakes at major race tracks across the U.S. and in Canada this weekend, with additional sales alumni entered in the $1 million Queen’s Plate on Sunday at Woodbine.  

Keeneland September Sale Alumni Triumph at Royal Ascot, Dominate U.S. Graded Stakes

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.