Keeneland Debut Winners Added to April Sale

Seven supplemental entries have been added to the Keeneland April Horses of Racing Age Sale to be held Friday evening following the closing day card at the Lexington track. The latest entries to the auction include: Life Advice (Into Mischief), consigned by Gainesway, agent; Low Country Magic (Good Magic), a three-length winner in her Apr. 17 career debut at Keeneland, consigned by I. C. Racing, agent; Maghra (Ire) (No Nay Never), consigned by Grovendale Sales, agent; Now and Later (Candy Ride {Arg}), consigned by Claiborne Farm, agent; Proud Mary (Point...

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Dew Sweepers On Track For July Sale

When Jack Goldthorpe and Ciaran Dunne came up with the Dew Sweepers partnership, the plan was always to buy yearlings, try and get them to Royal Ascot, and then sell them all in the Fasig-Tipton July Horses of All Ages Sale. On Monday, the final step of their plan will go into action when seven juveniles go through the ring in a complete dispersal through the Grovendale Sales consignment. "Ciaran went to Royal Ascot last year and said, 'Goldie, this was some sort of fun. We've got to do it.'...

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The TDN Writers' Room On Site at Keeneland

In advance of the April Horses of Racing Age sale, the writers ventured to Keeneland this week for in-person chats with Keeneland's Vice President of Sales Tony Lacy and Grovendale Sales' Chance Timm. Trainer Michael Stidham was also featured on the TDN Writers' Room presented by Keeneland. The upcoming sale features a number of new concepts, including dropping a requirement that horses in the sale be present at Keeneland. The sale will also take place on a racing day, after the conclusion of the card on Friday, the last day...

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Keeneland November Sale Starts Monday

LEXINGTON, KY - The action moves from the racetrack to the sales ring at Keeneland Monday with the first session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. The 10-day auction kicks off with a single select Book 1 section that begins at noon and continues through Nov. 18 with subsequent sessions beginning at 10 a.m. "I think the sale will be good," Marshall Taylor of Taylor Made Sales Agency said on an unseasonably warm November morning at the Keeneland sales grounds Sunday. "We have a lot of good horses and...

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Honor Code Gets First Japanese Winner

Lane's End Farm's Honor Code (A.P. Indy--Serena's Cat, by Storm Cat) was represented by his first Japanese winner when the U.S.-conceived Queen's V V (Jpn) graduated at second asking in Saturday's first race at Hanshin Racecourse. Sent off the narrow second choice at odds of 23-10 to improve off a courageous fourth on course-and-trip debut Dec. 15, the registered black filly landed in midfield and about 10 lengths off the pace set by Bateau du Ciel (Jpn) (Lord Kanaloa {Jpn}). The latter took the field into the lane and Queen's...

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