Keeneland's September yearling sale posted more across-the-board gains Sept. 17 at its ninth session as four horses brought $200,000 or more, helping the 13-day sale remain ahead of last year on average and median prices.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2008
Top filly Kathmanblu started her 2011 campaign with a professional 1 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Sweetest Chant Stakes as the 1-2 favorite at Gulfstream Park Jan. 22.
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Sharp filly Turbulent Descent, unbeaten in two starts, faces a field that includes grade I winner Tell a Kelly in the $300,000 Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) Dec. 11 at Hollywood Park.
Anne's Beauty, a 2-year-old daughter of Artie Schiller, came from off the pace to nip odds-on favorite Nina Fever by a head in Woodbine's $149,047 Glorious Song Stakes Nov. 14.
Heiligbrodt Racing Stable's homebred Tristanme, graded stakes-placed in her last start, leads a field of 10 in the $150,000 Adirondack Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-old fillies at Saratoga on Aug. 14.
Trainer Wesley Ward ran one-two in last year's race and has a pair for this year's running. Also, last year's third-place finisher was Mission Impazible, who runs in Saturday's Kentucky Derby.
Grade I winner Borrego sired his first winner when his daughter Nina Fever won by eight lengths at Keeneland April 3.
|Trainer||Wesley A. Ward|
|Owner||Bell, Gatewood and Ward, Wesley A.|
|Breeder||Dennis Foster & John J. Greely IV|
|Nina Fever View Five-Cross Pedigree||Borrego||El Prado (IRE)|
|Sweet as Honey|
|Impact Now||Major Impact|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||McMahon Bloodstock, agent||John J. Greely III, agent||$40,000|
|Yearling||Hat Creek Racing Company||Hidden Brook, agent||$32,000|