The $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland April 21 could have implications on starting berths in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs May 5.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2009
|Trainer||Steven M. Asmussen|
|Jockey||Luis S. Quinonez|
|Owner||Steven M. Asmussen|
|Gold Megillah View Five-Cross Pedigree||Purim||Dynaformer|
|Touch Me Once||Touch Gold|
|Theresa the Teacha|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Paragon Farms, agent||($21,000)|
|Two-year-old||Buzz Chace, agent for West Point Thoroughbreds||Blazing Meadows Farm, agent||$50,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Awesome Belle, Bet to Win, and Say a Novena, all consistent performers until their most recent stakes efforts, will try to take a step back in the right direction when they contest the Old Hat (gr. III) Jan. 1 at Gulfstream.
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.