Thursday, April 02, 2009


Songandaprayer Colt Breezes an Eighth in :9.4 During Keeneland April Sale Preview Show


Lexington, KY (April 2, 2009) – A colt by Songandaprayer breezed an eighth of a mile in :9.4 over the Polytrack during today’s Preview Show works, conducted prior to Keeneland’s April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. The April Sale will be held Monday – Tuesday evenings, April 6-7. Sessions begin at 7 p.m. ET each night.

The colt, Hip #23, is out of the Storm Bird mare Beach Bunny, and from the family of Canadian champion Regal Intention. He is consigned by Wavertree Stables Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), agent.


A Forestry colt, Hip #65, posted the fastest time of the day at a quarter-mile on the Polytrack, getting the distance in :20.4. Consigned by Kirkwood Stables, agent, the colt is out of the Mr. Prospector mare Juke and is a half-brother to Haka, recently second in the Las Virgenes Stakes (G1).

Replays of the Preview Show works will be available at Keeneland.com through next week’s sale. Work video also will be shown in the Keeneland sales pavilion TV viewing room beginning at 8 a.m., Friday, April 3. HRTV will air a 90-minute broadcast showcasing Preview Show highlights on Saturday, April 4, at 9 a.m.

HRTV will provide live coverage of each sale session beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. The entire sale also will be streamed live at Keeneland.com.


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