Keeneland race notes, Sept. 30.
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|October 7||Darley Alcibiades S||$400,000g||2yo, f||8.5f|
|October 7||Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix||$250,000g||3&up,||6f|
|October 8||Claiborne Breeders' Futurity||$500,000g||2yo,||8.5f|
|October 8||First Lady S||$400,000g||3&up, f/m||8f T|
|October 8||Shadwell Turf Mile||$1,000,000g||3&up,||8f T|
|October 8||Thoroughbred Club of America S||$250,000g||3&up, f/m||6f|
|October 8||Woodford Presented by Keeneland Select||$150,000g||3&up,||5.5f T|
|October 9||Dixiana Bourbon S||$250,000g||2yo,||8.5f T|
|October 9||Juddmonte Spinster S||$500,000g||3&up, f/m||9f|
|October 12||JPMorgan Chase Jessamine S||$150,000g||2yo, f||8.5f T|
|October 14||Buffalo Trace Franklin County S||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||5.5f T|
|October 15||Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane's End||$500,000g||3yo, f||9f T|
|October 20||Sycamore S||$100,000g||3&up,||12f T|
|October 21||Pin Oak Valley View S||$150,000g||3yo, f||8.5f T|
|October 22||Lexus Raven Run S||$250,000g||3yo, f||7f|
|October 23||Rood & Riddle Dowager S||$125,000g||3&up, f/m||12f T|
|October 29||Hagyard Fayette S||$200,000g||3&up,||9f|
Robert Masterson’s champion turf female Tepin, continues to march toward the Breeders’ Cup as the 5-year-old mare worked a half-mile in :49.01 Sept. 30 over the turf at Saratoga Race Course. The move was the fastest of 24 on the day’s tab at the Spa.
Only sires with a median above $500,000
Chris McCarron calls for a national uniform medication policy as the Honor Guest at the Thoroughbred Club of America's testimonial dinner Sept. 25 at Keeneland.
James McIngvale's champion sprint male Runhappy worked five furlongs in :58 1/5 Sept. 25 at Keeneland in preparation for his 2016 debut in Churchill Downs' Oct. 1 Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III).
Robert Masterson's brilliant mare Tepin, the reigning champion turf female, headlines the list of horses nominated to Keeneland's Fall Stars Weekend Oct. 7-9, opening weekend of the Lexington track's fall meet.
Toronto icon and 2014 Canadian Horse of the Year Lexie Lou has officially been retired from racing, according to trainer Mark Casse.
Keeneland reported gains in gross and average Sept. 23 during the 11th session of the September yearling sale, highlighted by the sale of a colt from the first crop of Point of Entry for $100,000.
John C. Oxley's promising 2-year-old Classic Empire worked from the starting gate over the Churchill Downs main track Sept. 23.
Two horses sold for $200,000 and up during the start of Keeneland September yearling sale's Book 5. The session average dipped by less than 2% compared with the same session of 2015.
Owner Joe Ragsdale reports his winner of the Sept. 19 Presque Isle Masters Stakes (gr. II), will likely make her next start in Keeneland's Thoroughbred Cup of America Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 8.
Looking at how North American yearling averages have changed since 2012 among the top 10 Keeneland September sires by average price through Sept. 19.
Claire Novak recaps Day 3 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, including a look at some of the top sellers, and an overall look at Book 1. Also includes comments from Geoffrey Russell. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency
Claire Novak recaps Day 2 of the 2016 Keeneland September yearling sale, including a look at some of the top sellers. Also includes comments from Geoffrey G. Russell, Keeneland Director of Sales. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency
The first colt produced from Horse of the Year Havre de Grace was bought back by Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm for $1.9 million during the Sept. 13 second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.
Claire Novak brings us the Keeneland September Yearling Sale session 1 numbers. Listen to Geoffrey Russell and Bob Elliston share thoughts on how session 1 finished and their projections for the rest of the sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales
A War Front filly who had a significant update in her pedigree became the second-highest priced offering at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 12 when agent John Ferguson went to $900,000 to acquire the bay filly on behalf of Sheikh Mohammed
A Medaglia d'Oro colt became the first seven-figure offering during the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale when he was bought by M. V. Magnier of Coolmore Stud for $1 million early during the Sept. 12 session.
Claire Novak previews the Keeneland September yearling sale, including highlighting some of the yearlings with famous relations. Also includes comments from Mark Taylor about the sale. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales Agency
Keeneland's September yearling sale opens its 73rd edition at 11 a.m. EDT, Monday, Sept. 12. A total of 4,479 horses are cataloged to the sale, which will cover 13 sessions through Sunday, Sept. 25 and be streamed live on Keeneland.com.