Although Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is some 650 miles south of Lexington, an outbreak of equine herpesvirus at the New Orleans facility is having an effect on the Keeneland horses of all ages sale that begins Jan. 9.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2011
Gary Barber's 2014 Canadian Horse of the Year Lexie Lou returned to the winner's circle for the first time since that breakout year May 29 in the $200,000 Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine.
A two-time group winner in England and Ireland, Curvy made the most of her second North American start, taking the $500,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes Presented by HPIBet (Can-IT) Oct. 18 at Woodbine.
Half of the 12 horses entered in the E. P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) will be making their first or second start in North America.
John Unger's homebred Strut the Course punched her ticket to the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT) with a determined effort in the $300,000 Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) Sept. 13 at Woodbine.
Since relocating from England, Flaxman Holdings' homebred Hoop of Colour hasn't had a misfire, and she will look to keep her unblemished North American record intact in the $300,000 Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine.
Triton Racing's Uchenna bided her time at the back of the pack and then pounced with a bold rail move July 25 to win the $150,000 Ontario Matron (Can-III), taking her first graded stakes for trainer Roger Attfield.
John Unger's homebred champion Strut the Course seeks her second graded stakes win of the year when she faces six other older fillies and mares in the $150,000 Ontario Matron Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine July 25.
|Trainer||Mark E. Casse|
|Uchenna (IRE) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Fastnet Rock (AUS)||Danehill|
|Piccadilly Circus (AUS)|
|Uriah (GER)||Acatenango (GER)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Blandford Bloodstock||Eyrefield House Stud||$70,573|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||David Simcock||Trillium Place Stables||$47,302|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Justin Casse||Darby Dan Farm, agent||$315,000|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Bluewater Sales, agent||($290,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.