Horses to Watch in Keeneland's Session 1

Horses to Watch in Keeneland's Session 1
Photo: Mathea Kelley
Hip No. 64, a Tiznow - Jenny Lake colt, worked an eighth in :10.

The following is a list of horses to keep an eye on during the April 6 first session of the Keeneland sale of 2-year-olds in training in Lexington:

HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR WORKOUT TIMES

Hip No. 23, a Songandaprayer   – Beach Bunny colt that worked an eighth of a mile in :9 4/5.

Hip No. 47, a Touch Gold   – Field of Glory filly that worked an eighth in :10.

Hip No. 64, a Tiznow   – Jenny Lake colt that worked an eighth in :10.

Hip No. 103, a Posse   – Rare Executive filly that worked an eighth in :10.

Hip No. 65, a Forestry   – Juke colt that worked a quarter mile in :20 4/5.

Hip No. 54, a Five Star Day – Golden Trevally colt that worked a quarter in :21.

Hip No. 98, a Cozzene – Play School filly that worked a quarter in :21.


HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR 2008 YEARLING PURCHASE PRICES

Hip No. 37, a Forestry – Country Melody filly that was bought for $225,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale.

Hip No. 45, Tiznow – Ennui filly that was bought for $200,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 49, a Pleasantly Perfect   – Fordyce filly that was bought for $170,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 57, a Saint Liam – Honky Tonk Pat filly that was bought for $160,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale.

Hip No. 61, an Unbridled's Song – In the Storm colt that was bought for $160,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 43, a Medaglia d'Oro   – Drifa colt that was bought for $160,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.


HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR PEDIGREES

Hip No. 9, a Medaglia d’Oro – Tee Off colt whose dam is a half-sister to Beldame Stakes (gr. I) and Gazelle Handicap (gr. I) winner Tactile; winner Reina Terra, the dam of Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. III) winner Brushing Gloom and stakes winner Clash By Night; and Queen of Spirit, the dam of Bonnie Miss Stakes (gr. II) winner Last Song.

Hip No. 10, a Medaglia d’Oro – Ten’s Testamony filly that is a half-sister to Hawthone Gold Cup (gr. II) and Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) winner Duckhorn.

Hip No. 12, Isn’t She Gorgeous, a Yes It's True   – Till Tomorrow filly whose dam is a full sister to Tremont Stakes (gr. III) winner Heckle and a half-sister to Sword Dancer Handicap (gr. I) winner Spectacular Tide and stakes winner Check Ride. Other family members include champion Life’s Magic.

Hip No. 17, Songandaprayer – Alaska Queen filly that is a half-sister to Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) and Tokyo City (gr. III) Handicap winner Fairbanks and Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. II) winner Keats.

Hip No. 22, Vallenzeri, an A.P. Indy – Azeri colt that is by and out of Horses of the Year.

Hip No. 29, a Bernstein – Catchascatchcan filly that is out of an Aston Upthorpe Yorkshire Oaks (Eng-I) winner and is a half-sister to Anheuser-Busch Railway Stakes (Ire-II) winner Antonius Pius, who finished second in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (gr. IT).

Hip No. 32, a Malibu Moon   – Chipeta Springs colt that is a half-brother to Virginia Derby (gr. II), Hill Prince Stakes (gr. III), and Sir Beaufort Stakes (gr. III) winner Gio Ponti and stakes winners Fisher Pond and Bon Jovi Girl.

Hip No. 34, an Eddington   – City Band colt that is out of an Oak Leaf Stakes (gr. I) winner and is a half-brother to stakes winners Weather Warning and Foolishly.

Hip No. 37, a Forestry – Country Melody filly that is out of a half-sister to Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I) winner Bob and John and is a half-sister to stakes-placed Bequia Beauty.

Hip No. 41, a Vindication – Dossier colt whose second dam is champion Sacahuista and whose dam is a half-sister to Gran Premio del Jockey Club (Ity-I) winner Ekraar.

Hip No. 45, a Tiznow – Ennui filly whose second dam is Ashland Stakes (gr. I) and John A. Morris Handicap (gr. I) winner Urbane and whose dam is a half-sister to grade II winner Suave.

Hip No. 46, a Malibu Moon – Fairy Heights filly that is a half-sister to stakes-placed Mr. Mahatan and whose dam won the Fillies Mile Stakes (Eng-I).

Hip No. 49, a Pleasantly Perfect – Fordyce filly that is a half-sister to Stonerside Beaumont Stakes (gr. II) winner Victory U. S. A.

Hip No. 51, a Medaglia d’Oro – Gerri n Jo Go filly that is a half-sister to ATS Euromaster Prestige Stakes (Eng-III) winner and stakes producer Freefourracing.

Hip No. 55, a Consolidator – Her Temper colt whose dam won the Beaumont Stakes (gr. II).

Hip No. 58, an Aldebaran – Hot Pillow colt that is a half-brother to Pegasus Stakes (gr. III) and Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III) winner Pies Prospect.

Hip No. 59, a Grand Slam – I’m in Celebration colt that is out of a half-sister to grade I winner Little Baby Bear and is a half-brother to stakes winners Nice to Know and Cheers and Tears and stakes producers Sommerfest and Accomplished.

Hip No. 61, an Unbridled’s Song – In the Storm colt that is a half-brother to Mr. Prospector Handicap (gr. III) winner Noonmark and is out of a half-sister to Woodward Stakes (gr. I) and Donn Handicap (gr. I) winner Formal Gold.

Hip No. 63, a Mr. Greeley – Jane’s the Name colt that is a half-brother to Oceanport Stakes (gr. III) winner Silent Roar and is out of a half-sister to Early Times Turf Classic Stakes (gr. II) winner Joyeux Danseur, Anne Arundel Handicap (gr. III) winner Doubles Partner, and the dam of champion and European Horse of the Year Arazi.

Hip No. 66, a Vindication – Julie Mis filly that is a half-sister to Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. III) winner and stakes producer Summer Mis and stakes winner Julie’s Prize.

Hip No. 71, a Mr. Greeley – Livia B colt that 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. 72, an Eddington – Lovely Martha filly that is a half-sister to Diana Stakes (gr. I) winner Sand Springs.

Hip No. 76, a Speightstown   – Makin a Statement colt that is a half-sister to Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I) winner On a Soap Box, who is the dam of English group II winner Soapy Danger.

Hip No. 81, a Cactus Ridge – Merchant colt that is a half-brother to Thoroughbred Club of America (gr. III) and Azalea (gr. III) Stakes winner Indyanne and Panamanian imported champion Distintoydiferente.

Hip No. 96, an Afleet Alex   – Party Cited filly that is out of a Yerba Buena Handicap (gr. III) winner and is a half-sister to Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I) and Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) winner Composure and West Virginia Derby (gr. III) winner Ready Set.

Hip No. 100, a Storm Cat – Profit Column colt that is out of a Carousel Stakes (gr. III) winner and is a half-brother to La Troienne Stakes (gr. III) winner Final Round.
                                                          
 

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