Keeneland January Sale Graduates Mind Your Biscuits, Practical Joke Lead Field for Grade 1 Cigar Mile

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LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 1, 2017) – Multiple Grade/Group 1 winners Mind Your Biscuits and Practical Joke, both graduates of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, headline entries for the Cigar Mile Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) at Aqueduct on Saturday. Six of the 10 Cigar Mile contenders are Keeneland sales graduates and also include Tom’s Ready and Beasley, first and third, respectively, in the recent Bold Ruler (G3) at Belmont.

On the Cigar Mile undercard, Keeneland sales alumni top the fields for the Remsen (G2) and Demoiselle (G2), classic preps on the 2018 Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1), respectively. Highlighting the Remsen entries are January Sale alum and With Anticipation (G3) winner Catholic Boy and impressive maiden winner Biblical, a half-brother to 2013 Kentucky Oaks winner Princess of Sylmar. The Demoiselle features September Yearling Sale graduates Wonder Gadot, winner of the Mazarine (G3) and third in the Natalma (G1), and undefeated allowance winner Maurer Power

On Sunday, five of the eight fillies and mares entered in the Bayakoa (G2) at Los Alamitos are Keeneland sales alumni, led by champion Champagne Room and Grade 1 winner Constellation

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

CIGAR MILE PRESENTED BY NYRA BETS (G1), Aqueduct, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

MIND YOUR BISCUITS, 4YO colt by Posse – Jazzmane ($47,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Machmer Hall) O- J Stables, Head of Plains, M. S., D. & C. Summers, M. E. Kisber; B- Jumping Jack Racing (NY); T- Chad Summers

TOM’S READY, 4YO colt by More Than Ready – Goodbye Stranger ($145,000 RNA, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) O- GMB Racing; B- Blackstone Farm (PA); T- Dallas Stewart

VULCAN’S FORGE, 4YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Possibly a Ten ($190,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Hell Pony) O- William & Corinne Heiligbrodt and Team Valor International; B- Gabriel Duignan, Crosshaven Bloodstock, Petaluma Bloodstock & Ashleigh Stud (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

PRACTICAL JOKE, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Halo Humor ($135,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- Clear Ridge Stables; $240,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- Aquinnah Ventures) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Whispering Oaks (KY); T- Chad Brown

SUMMER REVOLUTION, 4YO colt by Summer Bird – Revolutionary Act ($40,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Champions Training Center) O- Jeff Drown; B- Camelia Casby (KY); T- Rudy Rodriguez

BEASLEY, 3YO colt by Shackleford – In Truth ($65,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Clear Ridge Stables) O- Lee Lewis & Mark Grier; B- Nancy Shuford (KY); T- Mark Hennig

REMSEN S. (G2), Aqueduct, 1 1/8 Miles, 2YOs

BIBLICAL, 2YO colt by Tapit – Storm Dixie ($500,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Hunter Valley Farm) O- China Horse Club International; B- Barronstown Stud (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

CATHOLIC BOY, 2YO colt by More Than Ready – Song of Bernadette ($170,000 RNA, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Robert LaPenta; B- Fred W. Hertrich III & John D. Fielding (KY); T- Jonathan Thomas

MILLIONAIRE RUNNER, 2YO colt by Warrior’s Reward – Petite Charme ($1,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm; Buyer- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center) O/T- Jaime Mejia; B- Brandywine Farm (KY)

VOUCH, 2YO colt by Yes It’s True – Justmeandmyshadow ($230,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Lael Stables & Three Chimneys) O- Lael Stables & Three Chimneys Farm; B- Fedai Kahraman (KY); T- Arnaud Delacour

 

DEMOISELLE S. (G2), Aqueduct, 1 1/8 Miles, 2YO Fillies

WONDER GADOT, 2YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Loving Vindication ($80,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Anderson Farms, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Gary Barber; B- Anderson Farms (ON); T- Mark Casse

INDY UNION, 2YO filly by Union Rags – Fapindy ($50,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Highclere, agent; Buyer- Vinery Sales, agent) O- Robert Hahn; B- Mt. Joy Stables & Highclere (KY); T- Jeremiah Englehart

MAURER POWER, 2YO filly by Violence – Arboresque ($180,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Baccari Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Chuck Zacney) O- Cash is King; B- Seclusive Farm & Chester Prince (KY); T- John Servis

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

BAYAKOA S. (G2), Los Alamitos, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

STREET SURRENDER, 4YO filly by Street Boss – Sweet Sierra ($55,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Sally Thomas; Buyer- Grassroots Training & Sales) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; B- Sally Thomas & New Dawn Stable (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

CHAMPAGNE ROOM, 3YO filly by Broken Vow – Lucky to Be Me ($70,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent, Buyer- Summerfield Sales, agent; $55,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent) O- Alesia, Christensen, Ciaglia Racing,  Exline-Border Racing & Gulliver Racing; B- Respite Farm (KY); T- Peter Eurton

CONSTELLATION, 4YO filly by Bellamy Road – For Royalty ($155,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Northwest Stud) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

PACIFIC WIND, 3YO filly by Curlin – Shag ($200,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Joe Ciaglia) O- Sharon Alesia, Ciaglia Racing, Peter Brant & Dominic Savides; B- Sarah Farish (KY); T- Peter Eurton

BERNINA STAR, 3YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – Date to Remember ($300,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- D P Racing) O- D P Racing; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- Jim Cassidy

LEXINGTON, KY (Dec. 1, 2017) – Multiple Grade/Group 1 winners Mind Your Biscuits and Practical Joke, both graduates of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, headline entries for the Cigar Mile Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) at Aqueduct on Saturday. Six of the 10 Cigar Mile contenders are Keeneland sales graduates and also include Tom’s Ready and Beasley, first and third, respectively, in the recent Bold Ruler (G3) at Belmont.

On the Cigar Mile undercard, Keeneland sales alumni top the fields for the Remsen (G2) and Demoiselle (G2), classic preps on the 2018 Roads to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1), respectively. Highlighting the Remsen entries are January Sale alum and With Anticipation (G3) winner Catholic Boy and impressive maiden winner Biblical, a half-brother to 2013 Kentucky Oaks winner Princess of Sylmar. The Demoiselle features September Yearling Sale graduates Wonder Gadot, winner of the Mazarine (G3) and third in the Natalma (G1), and undefeated allowance winner Maurer Power

On Sunday, five of the eight fillies and mares entered in the Bayakoa (G2) at Los Alamitos are Keeneland sales alumni, led by champion Champagne Room and Grade 1 winner Constellation

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

CIGAR MILE PRESENTED BY NYRA BETS (G1), Aqueduct, 1 Mile, 3YOs & Up

MIND YOUR BISCUITS, 4YO colt by Posse – Jazzmane ($47,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Machmer Hall) O- J Stables, Head of Plains, M. S., D. & C. Summers, M. E. Kisber; B- Jumping Jack Racing (NY); T- Chad Summers

TOM’S READY, 4YO colt by More Than Ready – Goodbye Stranger ($145,000 RNA, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent) O- GMB Racing; B- Blackstone Farm (PA); T- Dallas Stewart

VULCAN’S FORGE, 4YO colt by Giant’s Causeway – Possibly a Ten ($190,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Hell Pony) O- William & Corinne Heiligbrodt and Team Valor International; B- Gabriel Duignan, Crosshaven Bloodstock, Petaluma Bloodstock & Ashleigh Stud (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

PRACTICAL JOKE, 3YO colt by Into Mischief – Halo Humor ($135,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent, Buyer- Clear Ridge Stables; $240,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent, Buyer- Aquinnah Ventures) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Whispering Oaks (KY); T- Chad Brown

SUMMER REVOLUTION, 4YO colt by Summer Bird – Revolutionary Act ($40,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Champions Training Center) O- Jeff Drown; B- Camelia Casby (KY); T- Rudy Rodriguez

BEASLEY, 3YO colt by Shackleford – In Truth ($65,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent; Buyer- Clear Ridge Stables) O- Lee Lewis & Mark Grier; B- Nancy Shuford (KY); T- Mark Hennig

 

REMSEN S. (G2), Aqueduct, 1 1/8 Miles, 2YOs

BIBLICAL, 2YO colt by Tapit – Storm Dixie ($500,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Hunter Valley Farm) O- China Horse Club International; B- Barronstown Stud (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

CATHOLIC BOY, 2YO colt by More Than Ready – Song of Bernadette ($170,000 RNA, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O- Robert LaPenta; B- Fred W. Hertrich III & John D. Fielding (KY); T- Jonathan Thomas

MILLIONAIRE RUNNER, 2YO colt by Warrior’s Reward – Petite Charme ($1,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm; Buyer- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center) O/T- Jaime Mejia; B- Brandywine Farm (KY)

VOUCH, 2YO colt by Yes It’s True – Justmeandmyshadow ($230,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Lael Stables & Three Chimneys) O- Lael Stables & Three Chimneys Farm; B- Fedai Kahraman (KY); T- Arnaud Delacour

 

DEMOISELLE S. (G2), Aqueduct, 1 1/8 Miles, 2YO Fillies

WONDER GADOT, 2YO filly by Medaglia d’Oro – Loving Vindication ($80,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Anderson Farms, agent; Buyer- Eisaman Equine) O- Gary Barber; B- Anderson Farms (ON); T- Mark Casse

INDY UNION, 2YO filly by Union Rags – Fapindy ($50,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Highclere, agent; Buyer- Vinery Sales, agent) O- Robert Hahn; B- Mt. Joy Stables & Highclere (KY); T- Jeremiah Englehart

MAURER POWER, 2YO filly by Violence – Arboresque ($180,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Baccari Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Chuck Zacney) O- Cash is King; B- Seclusive Farm & Chester Prince (KY); T- John Servis

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

BAYAKOA S. (G2), Los Alamitos, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs & Up, F&M

STREET SURRENDER, 4YO filly by Street Boss – Sweet Sierra ($55,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Sally Thomas; Buyer- Grassroots Training & Sales) O- West Point Thoroughbreds; B- Sally Thomas & New Dawn Stable (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

CHAMPAGNE ROOM, 3YO filly by Broken Vow – Lucky to Be Me ($70,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent, Buyer- Summerfield Sales, agent; $55,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Summerfield, agent) O- Alesia, Christensen, Ciaglia Racing,  Exline-Border Racing & Gulliver Racing; B- Respite Farm (KY); T- Peter Eurton

CONSTELLATION, 4YO filly by Bellamy Road – For Royalty ($155,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Northwest Stud) O- LNJ Foxwoods; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

PACIFIC WIND, 3YO filly by Curlin – Shag ($200,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Joe Ciaglia) O- Sharon Alesia, Ciaglia Racing, Peter Brant & Dominic Savides; B- Sarah Farish (KY); T- Peter Eurton

BERNINA STAR, 3YO filly by Harlan’s Holiday – Date to Remember ($300,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- D P Racing) O- D P Racing; B- Siena Farms (KY); T- Jim Cassidy

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