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Sunday, October 07 2012


Keeneland Barn Notes


• SPRING IN THE AIR EXITS DARLEY ALCIBIADES VICTORY IN GREAT SHAPE
• AMOSS WEIGHING BREEDERS’ CUP POSSIBILITIES WITH PHOENIX WINNER SUM OF THE PARTS
• DATA LINK READY TO GO ANOTHER MILE
• SWIFT WARRIOR FINALLY GETS KEENELAND SHOT IN SHADWELL TURF MILE
• NOBLE’S PROMISE MIGHT BE HEADED TO BREEDERS’ CUP
• KENTUCKY DOWNS JUVENILE FILLIES WINNER OSCAR PARTY TOPS NOMINEES FOR JPMORGAN CHASE JESSAMINE
• BUFFALO TRACE FRANKLIN COUNTY ATTRACTS 46 NOMINATIONS
• GALLOPING OUT
• WORK TAB
• KEENELAND TO SIMULCAST ARC DE TRIOMPHE SUNDAY MORNING
• KEENELAND TO CARRY HOOSIER PARK SATURDAY





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Wise Dan Wins Shadwell Turf Mile


Wise Dan Wins Shadwell Turf Mile; Joha and Tapitsfly Post Grade 1 Wins; Groupie Doll Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth with Thoroughbred Club of America Triumph; Bridgetown Takes Woodford

LEXINGTON, KY (October 6, 2012) – Morton Fink’s homebred Wise Dan cruised to the lead leaving the far turn and coasted to a 2¼-length victory over Willcox Inn to win the 27th running of the $750,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1), the centerpiece of a five-stakes program before a crowd of 22,292 on a bright fall afternoon at Keeneland.





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Saturday, October 06 2012


$175,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G3)


Tom Amoss (winning trainer of Sum of the Parts)

“I was really pleased that we made the lead as easy as we did. Julien’s a great rider here at Keeneland, handled the front end well with this horse. He knows this horse well. We got beat at Belmont with this horse about 3 ½ weeks ago (in the Groovy on September 13, in which he was second), but it probably was a blessing. It was his first start since June. I think it got him ready for this race.”

On the colt’s next start, possibly the Breeders’ Cup Xpressbet Sprint (G1) on

“That is the day of the Alabama-LSU football game, so we’ll have to talk about it a little bit (with a laugh).”




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Keeneland Stays Connected Through Social Media, Advanced Technology


LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 4, 2012) – Keeneland is an industry leader in employing social media and advanced technology to interact with its fan base, attract new fans and deliver the latest news and handicapping information directly to its customers.

Keeneland has expanded its social media presence to enhance the fan experience during its fall race meet, to be run October 5-27.





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Aruna to Face 12 Rivals in Bid for Juddmonte Spinster Repeat


LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 4, 2012) – Flaxman Holdings’ Aruna, seeking to become the fourth horse to win back-to-back runnings of the Juddmonte Spinster (G1), will face 12 rivals Sunday in the 57th running of the $500,000 race at 1 1/8 miles on the main track.

The Juddmonte Spinster is a “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (G1) to be held November 2 at Santa Anita.

The Juddmonte Spinster will go as the eighth race on Sunday’s nine-race program with a 4:49 p.m. (ET) post time. First post time is 1:05 p.m.




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Keeneland Barn Notes Thursday, October 4, 2012


• WITH ANTICIPATION WINNER BALANCE THE BOOKS HEADS OVERFLOW FIELD FOR SUNDAY’S BOURBON
• TEN FILLIES ACCEPT INVITATIONS TO 29th QUEEN ELIZABETH II CHALLENGE CUP
• TIZ MIZ SUE TO MAKE RETURN TO POLYTRACK IN JUDDMONTE SPINSTER
• PLETCHER BARN WILL HAVE HEAVY PRESENCE FOR FALL STARS WEEKEND
• WORK TAB




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Friday, October 05 2012


Keeneland Barn Notes Friday, October 5, 2012


FALL STARS WEEKEND OPENS KEENELAND’S 2012 FALL MEET
• DARLEY ALCIBIADES CONTENDER GOLD EDGE CATALOGED FOR NOVEMBER SALE
• STOLL KEENON OGDEN PHOENIX HAS RICH HISTORY
• FALL HAS BEEN WINNING SEASON FOR McPEEK
• WORTHADD SEEKS TO ENHANCE INTERNATIONAL RESUME IN SHADWELL TURF MILE
• ARUNA COULD JOIN ELITE GROUP OF JUDDMONTE SPINSTER WINNERS
• FALL STARS WEEKEND SPECIAL EVENTS




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Wednesday, October 03 2012


Keeneland Barn Notes, Wed, Oct 3—Groupie Doll Tops Field for Saturday’s TCA


GROUPIE DOLL TOPS FIELD OF NINE FOR SATURDAY’S THOROUGHBRED CLUB OF AMERICA

Fred Bradley, trainer Buff Bradley, Carl Hurst and Brent Burns’ Groupie Doll, a dominating graded stakes winner in her past three starts, heads a field of nine fillies and mares entered Wednesday morning for Saturday’s 32nd running of the $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America (G2).

The six-furlong sprint on the main track, a “Win and You’re In” race for the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint to be run November 3 at Santa Anita, will go as the sixth race on Saturday’s 10-race program with a 3:45 p.m. (ET) post time. First post time Saturday is 1:05 p.m.





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Wise Dan Headlines 12-Horse Shadwell Turf Mile


LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 3, 2012) – Morton Fink’s Wise Dan, last seen at Keeneland smashing the main track record in a 10½-length victory in the Ben Ali (G3) in April, headlines a field of 12 entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 27th running of the $750,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1).

The Shadwell Turf Mile serves as the centerpiece of the 10-race Saturday card that features five graded stakes races, including the $400,000 Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity (G1) that drew an overflow field of 14 with two also-eligibles, and the $350,000 First Lady (G1) that attracted six entrants.





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Tuesday, October 02 2012


Keeneland Barn Notes, Tues. Oct. 2—Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Attracts Field of 10


STOLL KEENON OGDEN PHOENIX ATTRACTS FIELD OF 10

An evenly matched field of 10 sprinters was entered Tuesday morning for Friday’s 160th running of the $175,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G3) at six furlongs on the main track. The race, won last year by Hoofit (NZ), is a “Win and You’re In” event for the Breeders’ Cup Xpressbet Sprint (G1) to be run November 3 at Santa Anita.

The Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix is scheduled as the eighth race on Friday’s 10-race card with a 4:49 p.m. (ET) post time. First post time daily for the 17-day Fall Meet is 1:05 p.m.





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Full Field Entered for Friday’s Darley Alcibiades


LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 2, 2012) – An overflow field of 16 was entered Tuesday morning for Friday’s 61st running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1) for 2-year-old fillies going 1 1/16 miles on the main track. The Darley Alcibiades is the first of five Grade 1 contests to be run during Fall Stars Weekend that kicks off Keeneland’s 17-day Fall Meet that runs through October 27.

The Darley Alcibiades is a “Win and You’re In” race for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Grey Goose Juvenile Fillies (G1) to be run November 2 at Santa Anita. The Darley Alcibiades is the ninth race on a 10-race card with a 5:21 p.m. (ET) post time. First post on Friday is 1:05 p.m.





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Thursday, September 13 2012


Bernardini Colt Brings $1.55 Million to Punctuate Bullish Market at Keeneland


LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 12, 2012) – Brisk business drove across-the-board gains during the third session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, which was boosted by the sale of a Bernardini colt for $1.55 million, the second-highest-priced yearling to date in the auction.

Keeneland sold 196 horses on Wednesday for $34,573,000, a 5.34 percent increase from a year ago when 215 yearlings brought $32,819,500. The session average of $176,393 was up 15.55 percent from $152,649 in 2011, while the median rose 11.54 percent from $130,000 to $145,000.





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