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Keeneland’s Influential September Yearling Sale Opens Monday

Keeneland’s Influential September Yearling Sale Opens Monday

Sale debuts September Sale Bonus Program, new format

LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 7, 2017) – Keeneland begins its 74th annual September Yearling Sale on Monday with a premier Book 1 sale of 167 elite yearlings that starts at 3 p.m. ET. A total of 4,139 yearlings have been cataloged to the September Sale, which will cover 12 sessions through Saturday, Sept. 23.

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 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.

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.