Violence Gets First Winner at Keeneland

2nd at KEE, Msw, $60,000 (4 1/2f)Winner: Buy Sell Hold, f, 2 by Violence

Buy Sell Hold | Coady

2nd-KEE, $59,847, Msw, 4-20, 2yo, f, 4 1/2f, :51.84, ft.
+BUY SELL HOLD (f, 2, Violence–Melody Lady {SW}, by Unbridled’s Song) broke on top and led all the way to become the first winner for her freshman sire (by Medaglia d’Oro) at Keeneland. Showing a pair of unassuming local breezes, the gray was given a 53-10 chance and came out running to lead in the early stages. Pressed by Vida Leva Eu (Tizdejavu) passing a :22.57 quarter, Buy Sell Hold shook loose from that one in early stretch and rolled home 4 1/2 lengths to the good of her pace companion. Classy Music (Maclean’s Music) finished a green third, while even-money Wesley Ward favorite Ultima D (Scat Daddy) was fifth. The victress is the first foal out of a stakes-winning dam who foaled her full-brother last term and produced a Bayern colt Apr. 5. Second dam Lady Tak (Mutakddim) captured the GI Test S. in 2003. Sales History: $67,000 Ylg ’16 KEESEP. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $36,000. Click for the chart or VIDEO, sponsored by Fasig-Tipton.
O-J. Kirk & Judy Robison; B-Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings, Inc & Stretch Run Ventures, LLC (KY); T-Steven M. Asmussen.

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