Keeneland sales graduate Beach Patrol claimed racing’s biggest prize of the weekend, gamely turning back challengers to win the $1 million Arlington Million (G1).
Keeneland sales alumni Copper Bullet and Run Away turned in dominating performances to win the Saratoga Special (G2) by four lengths and Best Pal (G2) at Del Mar by 3½ lengths, respectively.
Keeneland will feature a half-brother to Copper Bullet and a half-sister to Pucker Up (G3) winner Fault at its September Yearling Sale, to be held Sept. 11-23. Siblings to horses that won or placed in weekend graded stakes and are cataloged for the September Sale are indicated in red below.
BEACH PATROL, 4YO colt by Lemon Drop Kid – Bashful Bertie ($250,000, 2013 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) Won Arlington Million (G1) on 8/12 at Arlington (career 15-4-5-3, $1,456,945) O- James Covello, Sheep Pond Partners & Head of Plains Partners; B- Nancy Shuford (KY); T- Chad Brown
Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2-3 in the Saratoga Special S. (G2) on 8/13 at Saratoga:
1- COPPER BULLET, 2YO colt by More Than Ready – Allegory ($200,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Winchell Thoroughbreds) (career 4-2-2-0, $177,800) O- Winchell Thoroughbreds & Willis Horton Racing; B- Dell Ridge Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen (Hip 1921 – a half-brother by Verrazano consigned to the September Sale by James M. Herbener Jr., agent)
2- Hollywood Star, 2YO colt by Malibu Moon – Hollywood Story ($550,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Albaugh Family Stable) O- Albaugh Family Stable; B- George Krikorian (KY); T- Dale Romans (Hip 23 – Hollywood Wife, a half-sister by Giant’s Causeway consigned to the September Sale by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent)
3- Tempestad, 2YO colt by Uncle Mo – Amansara ($275,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Todd Pletcher, agent) O- Sumaya U S Stable; B- R. A. Hill Stable (KY); T- Todd Pletcher
Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2-3 in the Best Pal S. (G2) on 8/12 at Del Mar:
1- RUN AWAY, 2YO colt by Run Away and Hide – Cabales ($9,500 RNA, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Bill Murphy, agent) (career 3-3-0-0, $212,400) O- Kaleem Shah; B- Erv Woolsey & Ralph Kinder (KY); T- Simon Callaghan
2- Dia De Pago, 2YO colt by Macho Uno – Out of My Dreams ($120,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Holly & David Wilson) O- Holly & David Wilson; B- T/C Stable (KY); T- Vladimir Cerin
3- Fleetwood, 2YO colt by Munnings – Knight of Thunder ($125,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Big Chief Racing) O- Big Chief Racing, Rocker O Ranch & Keith Desormeaux; B- George Krikorian (KY); T- Keith Desormeaux (Hip 1288 – Thunderousapplause, a half-brother by Congrats consigned to the September Sale by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent)
Keeneland sales graduates finished 1-2 in the Monmouth Oaks (G3) on 8/12 at Monmouth:
1- TERESA Z, 3YO filly by Smart Strike – With Flying Colors ($635,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle) (career 10-3-2-2, $124,120) O- St. Elias Stable; B- Besilu Stables (KY); T- Anthony Margotta Jr.
2- Sine Wave, 3YO filly by Big Brown – Curlina ($53,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Mulholland Springs, agent; Buyer- Bill & Corinne Heiligbrodt) O- Jeremiah Kane; B- John & Martha Jane Mulholland (KY); T- Ben Perkins Jr. (Hip 1154 – a half-brother by Street Sense consigned to the September Sale by Paramount Sales, agent)
Keeneland sales alumni ran 1-2 in the Pucker Up S. (G3) on 8/12 at Arlington:
1- FAULT, 3YO filly by Blame – Charming N Lovable ($120,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Klaravich Stable) (career 9-3-3-1, $142,595) O- Agave Racing Stable; B- Claiborne Farm (KY); T- Michelle Lovell (Hip 3185 – a half-sister by Lookin At Lucky consigned to the September Sale by Claiborne Farm, agent)
2- Journey Home, 3YO filly by War Front – Soul Search ($200,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Sam-Son Farm) O- Sam-Son Farm; B- W.S. Farish & Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership (KY); T- H. Graham Motion (Hip 777 – a half-sister by Quality Road consigned to the September Sale by Lane’s End, agent)
THEPERFECTVOW, 3YO filly by Majesticperfection – Prenuptial Vow ($65,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Patrice Miller EQB Inc., agent ) Won $103,500 Iowa Breeders’ Oaks on 8/12 at Prairie Meadows (career 7-5-0-0, $198,711) O- River Ridge Ranch; B- H. Allen Poindexter (IA); T- Robertino Diodoro
THERMISTOR, 2YO colt by Frost Giant – Sinister Quill ($15,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brandywine Farm, agent; Buyer- Mojo Racing Partners) Won $100,000 Gold Rush Futurity on 8/13 at Arapahoe (career 2-2-0-0, $72,360) O- JR Caldwell & Mojo Racing Partners; B- Golden Goose Enterprises (NY); T- J. R. Caldwell
INVOLUNTARY, 4YO filly by City Zip – Invariable ($80,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Claiborne Farm, agent; Buyer- Adena Springs Farm) Won $100,000 Flaming Page S. on 8/11 at Woodbine (career 10-4-3-1, $195,254) O- Stronach Stables; B- Catherine Wills (KY); T- Josie Carroll
MSBROOKLYNBRAWLER, 2YO filly by Into Mischief – Miss Brooklyn B ($55,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent) Won $93,150 Iowa Sorority S. on 8/12 at Prairie Meadows (career 2-2-0-0, $80,696) O- Brian Hall, Jason & Justin Loutsch, Jason Cline & Nick Jensen; B- H. Allen Poindexter (IA); T- Kelly Von Hemel
PLENTIFUL, 3YO gelding by Harlan’s Holiday – Spring Street ($115,000, 2014 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Stonereath Stud; $160,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stonereath Stud, agent, Buyer- Maverick Racing & China Horse Club; $52,000, 2016 Nov Sale, Consignor- WinStar Racing, agent, Buyer- Bradley Shannon, agent) Won $75,000 Manitoba Derby on 8/7 at Assiniboia Downs (career 14-5-1-1, $87,934) O- Murray Duncan & Estate of Garylle Stewart; B- Hunter Valley Farm (KY); T- Murray Duncan
STREET LAD, 4YO gelding by Street Cry (IRE) – Lady Lochinvar ($220,000 RNA, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Elm Tree Farm, agent) Won $58,600 Joseph T. Grace H. on 8/12 at Santa Rosa (career 10-4-0-1, $93,540) O/B- Mr. & Mrs. Larry Williams (KY); T- Jerry Hollendorfer
ARTIE B GOOD, 2YO colt by Artie Schiller – Joonbi ($24,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paul Tackett) Won $55,225 Jess Jackson Juvenile S. on 8/13 at Santa Rosa (career 2-2-0-0, $47,600) O- Joseph Morey Jr. Revocable Trust; B- Paul Tackett Revocable Trust (KY); T- William Morey
TAKE CHARGE PAULA, 2YO filly by Take Charge Indy – Perfect Paula (GB) ($40,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent, Buyer- E.J. Sipus Jr.; $47,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Richwood South, agent) Won $50,375 White Clay Creek S. on 8/9 at Delaware (career 2-2-0-0, $51,600) O- Bruce Tallisman; B- Extern Developments (KY); T- Kelly Breen
MY AUNT MO, 2YO filly by Uncle Mo – The Other Woman ($30,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- Athens Woods Farm; $85,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent, Buyer- North American Thoroughbred Company) Won $50,000 Hard Rock Casino S. on 8/7 at Hastings (career 3-2-0-1, $37,332) O- North American Thoroughbred Horse Company; B- Michael Reavis & Frank Mancari (IL); T- Glen Todd
FLATLINED, 5YO gelding by Flatter – Buttercup’s Song ($65,000, 2013 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Bryan Hytrek) Won $50,000 Cliff Guilliams H. on 8/13 at Ellis Park (career 24-6-4-2, $387,725) O- B. Hytrek, Rodney Paden & R. Kuhn; B- B & B Thoroughbreds & Marty Hughes (KY); T- Charles Dickey