Horses to Watch in Keeneland's Session 2

Horses to Watch in Keeneland's Session 2
Photo: Mathea Kelley
Hip No. 117, a Forestry – Stirring filly worked an eighth of a mile in :10.

Following is a list of horses to keep an eye on during the April 7 second session of the Keeneland sale of 2-year-olds in training in Lexington:

HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR WORKOUT TIMES

Hip No. 117, a Forestry   – Stirring filly that worked an eighth of a mile in :10.

Hip No. 181, a Leroidesanimaux   – Java Drums colt that worked an eighth in :10.

Hip No. 203, a Smart Strike   – Private Feeling colt that worked an eighth in :10.

Hip No. 182, an Elusive Quality   – Kim’s Blues colt that worked a quarter mile in :21.

Hip No. 201, a Woke Up Dreamin – Peyvon filly that worked a quarter in :21.


HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR 2008 YEARLING PURCHASE PRICES

Hip No. 214, a Distorted Humor   – Storm Minstrel colt that was purchased for $450,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 187, an Afleet Alex   – Love You Madly colt that was purchased for $350,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 165, an Afleet Alex – Expanse colt that was purchased for $245,000 at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

Hip No. 148, an Indian Charlie – Channing Way filly that was purchased for $240,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 117, a Forestry – Stirring filly that was purchased for $220,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 174, a Saint Liam – Golf Girl colt that was purchased for $220,000 at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

Hip No. 181, a Leroidesanimaux – Java Drums colt that was purchased for $180,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling sale.


HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR PEDIGREES

Hip No. 128, a Medaglia d'Oro   – York Woods colt that is a half-brother to Kelso Handicap (gr. II), Dixie Stakes (gr. II), and Bernard Baruch Handicap (gr. II) winner Middlesex Drive.

Hip No. 132, a Limehouse   – Afleet Would colt that is out of a stakes-placed half-sister to Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) and American Derby (gr. IIT) winner Vaudeville.

Hip No. 133, a Mr. Greeley – All Blonde colt whose dam is a half-sister to Chilean champion Maria Candela, Chilean group I winner and North American grade I winner Miss Brio, and stakes winner Private Status, the dam of Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) and Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Secret Status, Ben Ali (gr. III) and Fayette (gr. III) Stakes winner Alumni Hall, and stakes winner Private Gift.

Hip No. 134, Miss Celebration, a Tiznow   – Always Ready filly that is out of a half-sister to King’s Bishop Stakes (gr. I) winner and successful sire More Than Ready.

Hip No. 143, a Ghostzapper   – Belva filly that is a half-sister to champion English Channel.

Hip No. 150, a Songandaprayer   – Cloud Break filly that is a half-sister to champion Lost in the Fog.

Hip No. 152, a Mr. Greeley – Concentric colt that is a half-brother to Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) winner Circle of Life, the dam of Hopeful Stakes winner Circular Quay.

Hip No. 155, a Stormy Atlantic   – Cryptoqueen filly that is a half-sister to Violet (gr. III) and Eatontown (gr. III) Handicap winner Clearly a Queen.

Hip No. 157, an Elusive Quality – Desert Queen colt that is a half-brother to Matron Sakes (gr. I) winner Marylebone.

Hip No. 160, an Unbridled's Song – D’Wildcat Speed filly that is out of a Puerto Rican Horse of the Year.

Hip No. 163, a Thunder Gulch   – Ed’s Holy Cow colt that is a half-brother to stakes-placed Allude and is out of a half-sister to Horse of the Year Holy Bull, stakes winner Winnie D., and the winner Brandy Rose, dam of Alabama Stakes (gr. I) winner Sweet Symphony and two other stakes winners.

Hip No. 167, Indy News, an A.P. Indy – Fashion Star colt that is a half-brother to Pimlico Special (gr. I) winner Eddington.

Hip No. 168, a Rock Hard Ten – Fiddlin Devon colt that is a half-brother to stakes-paced Bear’s Swan and is out of a half-sister to Ballerina Handicap (gr. I) and Test Stakes (gr. I) winner Chaposa Springs and Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) winner You and I.

Hip No. 171, a Consolidator – Going Low colt that is out of a half-sister to Oak Tree Turf Championship Stakes (gr. II) winner Military and whose second dam is Canadian champion Wavering Girl.

Hip No. 182, an Elusive Quality – Kim’s Blues colt that is a half-brother to three stakes winners, including Lotta Kim, the dam of Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II) and Golden Rod Stakes (gr. II) winner Rachel Alexandra.

Hip No. 192, a Forest Danger – Mirror Me colt that is a half-brother to stakes-placed Floresta and is out of a half-sister to Strub Stakes (gr. I) winner Victory Speech, stakes winner Euro Code, and stakes producer Ligurian.

Hip No. 193, a Medaglia d’Oro – Mossflower colt that is out of a Hempstead Handicap (gr. I) winner.

Hip No. 196, an Aldebaran – Offtheoldblock filly that is a half-sister to Boyd Gaming’s Delta Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) winner Z Humor.

Hip No. 200, a Street Cry   – Pay Bird filly that is a half-sister to two-time Peruvian Horse of the Year Black Coffey and Catawba, the dam of two stakes winners.

Hip No. 201, a Woke up Dreamin – Peyvon filly that is out of and added-money winner and is a half-sister to Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III) winner Massive Drama.

Hip No. 204, a More Than Ready   – Proud n’ Appeal filly that is out of a stakes winner and is a half-sister to Excelsior Breeders’ Cup Handicap (gr. III) winner Smart Coupons and Affectionately Handicap (gr. III) winner Theresa the Teacha.

Hip No. 211, A Little Polish, an Eddington   – Runnel filly that is out of a half-sister to Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I) winner Lion Tamer.
 
 

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