Keeneland Sales Alumni Girvin, El Deal and Roly Poly Capture G1 Stakes in U.S. and France

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LEXINGTON, KY (July 31, 2017) – Keeneland sales alumni continue to excel globally, accounting for Grade/Group 1 wins on both sides of the Atlantic this weekend. In the U.S., Girvin prevailed in an exciting finish to take the $1 million Haskell Invitational (G1) at Monmouth while El Deal romped to an eight-length win in the Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1) at Saratoga. Roly Poly followed her breakthrough victory in the Falmouth (G1) earlier this month at Newmarket with a gritty performance to win the Prix Rothschild (G1) at Deauville.

These were among nine graded/group stakes wins by Keeneland sales alumni that included Hunter O’Riley (Bowling Green-G2) and Paid Up Subscriber (Shuvee-G3), both at Saratoga; Money Multiplier (Monmouth-G2) and Money’soncharlotte (Molly Pitcher-G3), both at Monmouth; Jennifer Lynette (Royal North-G3) at Woodbine; and Curlin Road (Cougar II-G3) at Del Mar.

September Yearling Sale Microsite

Keeneland features profiles of its Grade/Group 1 and 2 stakes-winning September Yearling Sale graduates on its comprehensive September Yearling Sale microsite. Profiles offer sales ring footage, stakes photos, video race replays and quotes from winning connections. Profile links of weekend graded stakes winners are embedded in the names below.  


GIRVIN, 3YO colt by Tale of Ekati – Catch the Moon ($140,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent) Won Haskell Invitational (G1) on 7/30 at Monmouth (career 7-4-2-0, $1,574,400) O- Brad Grady; B- Bob Austin & John Witte (KY); T- Joe Sharp

EL DEAL, 6YO horse by Munnings – Spirit of Wailea ($57,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Clarkland Farm; Buyer- Passion Stable) Won Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1) on 7/29 at Saratoga (career 16-9-2-1, $505,025) O- Michelle & Albert Crawford; B- Martha Buckner (KY); T- Jorge Navarro

ROLY POLY, 3YO filly by War Front – Misty For Me (IRE) ($575,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent) Won Prix Rothschild (G1) on 7/30 at Deauville (career 14-5-4-0, €692,290) O- Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Susan Magnier; B- Misty For Me Syndicate (KY); T- Aidan O’Brien

HUNTER O’RILEY, 4YO ridgling by Tiz Wonderful – Oblige ($120,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Jarazen Stable) Won Bowling Green S. (G2) on 7/29 at Saratoga (career 15-4-2-4, $361,460) O- Sean Shay & Michael Ryan; B- Mike Rutherford (KY); T- James Toner

MONEY MULTIPLIER, 5YO ridgling by Lookin At Lucky – Intensify ($100,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Wark Bloodstock; $260,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bedouin Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) Won Monmouth S. (G2) on 7/30 at Monmouth (career 16-4-6-1, $773,917) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Machmer Hall & Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Chad Brown

PAID UP SUBSCRIBER, 5YO mare by Candy Ride (ARG) – Shriek ($135,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent; Buyer- Nick de Meric, agent) Won Shuvee H. (G3) on 7/30 at Saratoga (career 15-5-3-2, $862,850) O- Peter Brant & Joseph Allen; B- Bruce & Laurie Berenson (KY); T- Chad Brown 

JENNIFER LYNNETTE, 4YO filly by Elusive Quality – Lynnette ($110,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Cara Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Conrad Farms) Won Royal North S. (G3) on 7/29 at Woodbine (career 11-4-3-3, $262,213) O- Conrad Farms; B- Christine Katherine Hayden (ON); T- Mark Casse

Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Molly Pitcher S. (G3) on 7/30 at Monmouth: 

1- MONEY’SONCHARLOTTE, 5YO mare by Mizzen Mast – Something Wicked ($135,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- George & Lori Hall; $72,000, 2012 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- Merel & Darryl Dixon) (career 20-6-2-2, $338,395) O- George E. Hall; B- Dr. Oscar Benavides (KY); T- Kelly Breen

2- Eskenformoney, 5YO mare by Eskendereya – But for Money ($225,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Starlight) O- StarLadies Racing & Lisa Troutt; B- Ramspring Farm (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

CURLIN ROAD, 4YO gelding by Curlin – Spread ($27,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mineola Farm, agent; Buyer- Bruno DeBerdt, agent) Won Cougar II H. (G3) on 7/26 at Del Mar (career 24-4-3-3, $231,750) O- R3Racing, Calara Farm & ERJ Racing; B- Mineola Farm, James Hirschmann & Silent Groves Farm (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

MISS ELLA, 5YO mare by Exchange Rate – Sweet Tune ($37,000 RNA, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent) Won $200,000 Caress S. on 7/24 at Saratoga (carer 16-6-3-1, $595,334) O/B- Jack Swain III (KY); T- H. Graham Motion

OUTPLAY, 3YO colt by Bernardini – Miss Kate ($70,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- B.L.B. Inc.) Won $100,000 Curlin S. on 7/28 at Saratoga (career 7-3-2-1, $163,000) O- Repole Stable; B- G. Watts Humphrey Jr. (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

SECRET PASSION, 2YO filly by Archarcharch – Seattle Artist ($20,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James B. Keogh, agent; Buyer- Scott Gelner) Won $65,000 Prairie Gold Lassie S. on 7/27 at Prairie Meadows (career 3-2-1-0, $63,375) O- Norman Stables; B- Paul King (KY); T- Scott Gelner

THE TABULATOR, 2YO colt by Dialed In – Fly to the Stars ($15,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent, Buyer- Blackburn Farm; $92,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blackburn Farm, agent, Buyer- Rayben Stables) Won$65,000 Prairie Gold Juvenile S. on 7/28 at Prairie Meadows (career 2-2-0-0, $55,200) O- Carolyn Wilson; B- Extern Developments (KY); T- Larry Rivelli

MO MAVERICK, 3YO colt by Uncle Mo – Lemon Splendor ($200,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) Won $59,400 Lamplighter S. on 7/29 at Monmouth (career 9-4-2-1, $204,700) O- R.A. Hill Stable & Gatsas Stables; B- Gentry Stable (NY); T- George Weaver

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