2014 Keeneland Yearlings Outperform

2014 Keeneland Yearlings Outperform

Graduates of Keeneland’s 2014 September Yearling Sale were impressive Saturday in the Los Alamitos Derby (G2) and Laurel’s Commonwealth Derby (G2). Accelerate turned in a gritty performance to catch Semper Fortis at the wire to win the Los Alamitos Derby. September Sale alumni finished 1-2-3-4 in the Commonwealth Derby, where Deeply Undervalued came from off the pace to make a big move on the outside and win over Isotherm, He’ll Pay and American Patriot.


Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni ran 1-2 in the Los Alamitos Derby (G2) on 9/24 at Los Alamitos:

1- ACCELERATE, 3YO colt by Lookin At Lucky – Issues ($380,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- L. E. B.) (career 6-3-1-1, $236,880) O- Hronis Racing; B- Mike Abraham (KY); T- John Sadler

2- Semper Fortis, 3YO colt by Distorted Humor – Rebridled Dreams ($525,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Spendthrift Farm; Buyer- Beau Lane Bloodstock) O- Reddam Racing; B- Coffee Pot Stable (KY); T- Doug O’Neill

Keeneland September Sale graduates were 1-2-3 in the Commonwealth Derby (G2) on 9/24 at Laurel:

1- DEEPLY UNDERVALUED, 3YO colt by Kitten’s Joy – Dream About ($200,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- Noepe Partners) (career 6-2-3-0, $213,132) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Stonestreet (KY); T- Chad Brown

2- Isotherm, 3YO colt by Lonhro (AUS) – Game for More ($120,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Rockbridge Bloodstock) O- Matthew Schera; B- H. Allen Poindexter (KY); T- George Weaver

3- He’ll Pay, 3YO colt by Haynesfield – Mons Venus ($120,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brereton C. Jones/Airdrie Stud Inc., agent) O- Brereton C. Jones; B- Brereton C. Jones & WinStar Farm LLC (KY); T- Larry Jones

SARAH SIS, 4YO filly Sharp Humor – Emerald Gal ($10,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Bluewater Sales, agent; Buyer- Luis Chonqui) Won Presque Isle Downs Masters S. (G2) on 9/19 at Presque Isle Downs (career 21-8-4-0, $911,000) O- Joe Ragsdale; B- Catherine Rene White (KY); T- Ingrid Mason

Keeneland sales alumni were 1-2 in the Noble Damsel (G3) on 9/24 at Belmont:

1- MRS MCDOUGAL, 4YO filly Medaglia d’Oro – Distorted Passion ($450,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Walnut Green) (career 11-5-0-2, $481,880) O- Mr. & Mrs. William Warren Jr.; B- Aaron & Marie Jones (KY); T- Chad Brown

2- Zindaya, 5YO mare by More Than Ready – Aristocratic Lady ($145,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; $550,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Three Chimneys Farm, agent, Buyer- Mike Ryan, agent) O- eFive Racing; B- Grapestock (KY); T- Chad Brown

Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Gallant Bob S. (G3) on 9/24 at Parx Racing:

1- NOHOLDINGBACK BEAR, 3YO colt by Put It Back – Pleasant Quality ($25,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Bear Stables) (career 11-5-4-1, $504,980) O- Bear Stables; B- Jerry Jamgotchian (KY); T- Michael De Paulo

2- Mind Your Biscuits, 3YO colt by Posse – Jazzmane ($47,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Machmer Hall) O- J Stables, M. Scott, Hope & Daniel Summers; B- Jumping Jack Racing (NY); T- Robert Falcone Jr.

CYRUS ALEXANDER, 4YO colt by Medaglia d’Oro – Supercharger ($1.7 million, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Spendthrift & Stonestreet Stables) Won$150,000 PA Derby Champion S. on 9/24 at Parx Racing (career 18-5-5-2, $429,705) O- Spendthrift Farm & Stonestreet Stables; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer

ROSE BRIER, 7YO gelding by Mizzen Mast – Mexicali Rose ($67,000, 2010 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- H.H.T.S.) Won $60,000 Bert Allen S. on 9/24 at Laurel (career 35-14-9-6, $477,286) O- Panic Stable; B- Ann Backer (VA); T- Jane Cibelli

RAPID RHYTHM, 4YO filly by Successful Appeal – Patriot Miss ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent) Won $60,000, Oakley S. on 9/24 at Laurel (career 17-6-1-1, $170,523) O- DARRS Inc; B- Lazy Lane Farms (VA); T- Michael Stidham

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Shayne Heffernan Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.

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