The first half of Book Four of the Keeneland September yearling sale sees fillies fill the top three price slots.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2004
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Parading returns to the scene of his most lopsided stakes victory earlier this year when he takes on nine rivals in Keeneland's $150,000 Fayette Stakes on Oct. 31, closing day for the Lexington track's short fall meet.
Jockey Luis Quinonez registered back-to-back stakes wins at Remington Park Sept. 7 with Going Ballistic in the Governor's Handicap and Tizfiz in the Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial.
Diamond Diva, last seen winning the CashCall Mile (gr. IIT) July 5, returns to the Hollywood Park turf course to defend her crown in the $100,000 Wilshire Handicap (gr. IIIT) on May 2.
Foxysox and Black Mamba, separated by a nose when they ran first and second, respectively, in last year's Santa Barbara Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita, return in what should be an intriguing renewal of the $200,000 grass event April 18.
Heavily favored Jibboom, able to post soft fractions while dueling for the lead into the stretch, pulled away in the lane to score an easy 2 1/2-length win in the off-the-turf $150,000 Buena Vista Handicap (gr. III) at soggy Santa Anita Feb. 16.
A dozen older fillies and mares take a shot at grade I glory in a deeply contentious renewal of the $300,000 Santa Maria Handicap at Santa Anita Feb. 14.
Tizfiz, claimed for $50,000 by trainer Ralph DeLeon last fall, took the San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) field all the way, outlasting Marzelline by a nose in an upset on the Santa Anita turf course Jan. 4.
The multiple graded stakes winner Valbenny lands in a good spot to try to end an eight-race losing streak in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. II) on the Santa Anita turf Jan. 4.
|Jockey||E. T. Baird|
|Owner||Brian Kahn and Richard J. O'Neill Trust (Tony Moiso)|
|Breeder||Diamond A Racing Corp.|
|Tizfiz View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tiznow||Cee's Tizzy|
|Gin Running||Go for Gin|
|Crafty and Evil|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Broodmare||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||($325,000)|
|Broodmare||Twin Creeks Farm||Baccari Bloodstock, agent||$125,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.