KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Keertana||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Johar - Motokiks, Storm Cat
Sire: Johar , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 6 wins, $1,494,496. Lifetime: 126 yearlings sold, median $14,300.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Keeneland Association January 2013 Horses of All Ages Sale, $1,000,000.
|2||My Baby Baby||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: C+||$30,000|
2005 | Bay Mare | Bernstein - Sarah Darling, Wavering Monarch
Sire: Bernstein, Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $173,120. Lifetime: 373 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Wavering Monarch, Bay, 1979. In 2009: 1.25 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2006 Yearling Sale, $50,000.
|3||Honimiere (IRE)||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$15,000|
2006 | Bay Mare | Fasliyev - Sugar (GB), Hernando (FR)
Sire: Fasliyev, Bay, 1997. Raced 1 years. 5 starts, 5 wins, $366,473. Lifetime: 550 yearlings sold, median $45,609.
Broodmare Sire: Hernando (FR), Bay, 1990.
Keeneland Association January 2012 Horses of All Ages Sale, $105,000.
|1||Keertana||Jose Lezcano||Thomas F. Proctor|
|2||My Baby Baby||Alan Garcia||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|3||Honimiere (IRE)||Javier Castellano||Roger L. Attfield|
|4||La Luna de Miel (GER)||John R. Velazquez||H. Graham Motion|
|5||Endless Expanse (IRE)||Julien R. Leparoux||Christophe Clement|
|6||Silver La Belle||Calvin H. Borel||Dallas Stewart|
|7||Super Espresso||Garrett K. Gomez||Todd A. Pletcher|
On the day he broke the Keeneland record for most wins in a single spring meet, jockey Joel Rosario guided 18-1 shot Strathnaver to victory in the $150,000 Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 25 on the turf.Thursday, April 25, 2013
Orchid Stakes (gr. IIIT) winner Regalo Mia meets Gathering, returning to Keeneland after an impressive allowance win in her first start in the U.S. earlier this month, in the $150,000 Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 21.Sunday, April 21, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
Whiteley's arrangement with Richard and Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm to support their young stallion Medaglia d'Oro resulted indirectly in the recent Palm Beach S. (gr. IIIT) winner Rydilluc.
The second-highest-priced yearling to ever sell at Keeneland January and the beginning of a dispersal of an apparently deep group of horses from Fares Farm helped the Lexington sale to a strong start.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The legacy of the late Barbara Hunter was on full display Jan. 8 during the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, with Keertana selling for $1 million and Snow Top Mountain bringing $950,000.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Keertana brought some excitement to the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8 when she fetched $1 million from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Buyers will have the opportunity to purchase horses from the Issam Fares' Fares Farm dispersal at a Keeneland January sale that will feature a larger catalog compared with last year.Friday, January 04, 2013
Barbara Hunter, 78, who owned Brownwood Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., died at the farm Nov. 8 after a long illness. She had recent success with homebreds Keertana and Snow Top Mountain.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Barbara Hunter's multiple graded stakes-winning mare Snow Top Mountain, in foal to Blame, has been retired from racing with earnings of $525,303.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Barbara Hunter's homebred Keertana, who last year became the first female to win the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) since Our Request in 1951, has been retired from racing.Sunday, May 20, 2012
Upperline, runner-up in her last two stakes tries, found another gear in the late stages to win the $150,000 Grey Goose Bewitch (gr. IIIT) by 1 1/2 lengths April 26 at Keeneland.Thursday, April 26, 2012
Senada and Upperline, the respective winner and runner-up in the Rood & Riddle Dowager last fall over the Keeneland turf course, will meet again in the $150,000 Grey Goose Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 26.Sunday, April 22, 2012
Five-time graded stakes winner Keertana was a close second in her most recent start and will likely be favored to break through this time when she leads a field of nine fillies and mares in the $150,000 Orchid (gr. III).Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Taking advantage of a heady rail-skimming trip from Joe Bravo, Brazilian-bred Here to Win outkicked Keertana in the stretch for an 11-1 upset in $100,000 The Very One (gr. IIIT) Feb. 25 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 25, 2012
Odds-on favorite Zagora, off for nearly five months, was razor sharp in her return Feb. 4 at Tampa Bay Downs, taking over at the top of the stretch en route to winning the $150,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT).Saturday, February 04, 2012
Keertana, a winner in four of her five starts last year including three in graded ranks, returns from an extended layoff as one of the main contenders in the $150,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 4 at Tampa Bay Downs.Thursday, February 02, 2012
German-bred Daveron, who won three of her four starts in 2011, will tote top weight of 123 pounds in the $100,000 Marshua's River (gr. IIIT), which drew a full field of fillies and mares Jan. 7 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Bobby Flay's Super Espresso, a graded stakes winner, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare.Sunday, November 27, 2011
Ravi's Song, second to well-regarded Deluxe in the Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) over the Churchill Downs turf earlier this month, switches to the main track for the Thanksgiving Day feature, the $175,000 Falls City Handicap.Sunday, November 20, 2011
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay's two Breeders' Cup contenders were on the Oct. 29 worktab at Churchill Downs, as Her Smile turned in a sparkling four-furlong breeze in :48 2/5 and Super Espresso worked five furlongs.Saturday, October 29, 2011
Sidney's Candy, a TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) hopeful, covered a half mile on firm turf in :50 at Churchill Downs Oct. 25. He is trained by Todd Pletcher for WinStar Farm and Rubio Stable.Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Shug McGaughey, Bill Mott, and Todd Pletcher, who have won three of the last four editions of the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I), are back again with multiple contenders in the prestigious race Oct. 9 at Keeneland.Thursday, October 06, 2011
Royal Delta will run into Havre de Grace when she faces older horses for the first time in the $350,000 Beldame Invitational (gr. I) Oct. 1 at Belmont Park.Friday, September 30, 2011
With owner Mike Repole and trainer Todd Pletcher watching, 2010 juvenile champion Uncle Mo blazed four furlongs in a bullet :46.57 over Belmont Park's training track for his next start in the one-mile Kelso Handicap (gr. II).Sunday, September 25, 2011
A well-matched stakes undercard featuring a pair of grade III events and two other races worth $100,000 apiece supports the WinStar Kentucky Cup in its return to Turfway Park Sept. 24 after a one-year absence.Thursday, September 22, 2011