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Keeneland January Registers Strong Second Day

Keeneland January Registers Strong Second Day

The second-highest-priced yearling to ever sell at Keeneland January and the beginning of a dispersal of an apparently deep group of horses from Fares Farm helped the Lexington sale to a strong start.

Top Turf Mare Keertana Sells for $1 Million

Top Turf Mare Keertana Sells for $1 Million

Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Keertana brought some excitement to the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8 when she fetched $1 million from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud.

Breeder/Owner Barbara Hunter Dies

Breeder/Owner Barbara Hunter Dies

Barbara Hunter, 78, who owned Brownwood Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., died at the farm Nov. 8 after a long illness. She had recent success with homebreds Keertana and Snow Top Mountain.

Classy Keertana Scores Bewitch

Classy Keertana Scores Bewitch

Barbara Hunter's homebred mare Keertana took over from Honimiere approaching the sixteenth pole and bounded home for a convincing 1 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Grey Goose Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 28 at Keeneland

Hot Cha Cha Back for Mrs. Revere Stakes

Hot Cha Cha Back for Mrs. Revere Stakes

Nelson McMakin's homebred Hot Cha Cha tries to put the finishing touches on a terrific 3-year-old campaign in the $175,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) Nov. 17 at Churchill Downs, but she will have to take down an overflow field of improving sophomore fillies.

Keeneland's Valley View Split Into Two Races

Keeneland's Valley View Split Into Two Races

Interest in Keeneland's Pin Oak Valley View (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies was so high that the Oct. 23 stakes will be run in two divisions. The first division has been carded as the seventh race and attracted 12 runners, and the second division, with a field of 12 and one also-eligible, is the ninth race. Each race will hold its grade III status.

Consequence Back at Saratoga in Lake George

Consequence Back at Saratoga in Lake George

Last August, Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey watched with satisfaction as a 2-year-old chestnut daughter of El Prado named Consequence made an inside move to win her debut by three lengths at Saratoga Race Course.

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