Keeneland has cataloged 73 horses for its Horses of Racing Age April sale, which will be held on Friday April 29 after the races on the closing day of the Spring Meet. The sale, which will begin around 6:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast live on Keeneland.com, will take place as an integrated event, with auctioneers live in Keeneland and with horses presented for sale both physically in Keeneland. and in off-site locations. . Keeneland will also offer online and telephone auctions for buyers who wish to participate remotely.
“We’re really excited to be running the April sale as a complement to Spring Meet this year,” said Keeneland Vice President of Sales Tony Lacy. “The afternoon race and evening sale will combine to show what Keeneland does best and provide a fantastic experience for our customers. ‘summer.
On April 29, the start time for the first Keeneland race will be at 12:30 p.m. to accommodate 10 races, led by the GIII Bewitch S. The final race will start at around 5:09 p.m. and the April sale will start at around 6:30 p.m.
Catalog highlights include:
• West Rivera 3-year-old winning colt by Tapit who is a full brother of the winner of the GI Belmont S. Creator and who is shown at the GIII Peter Pan S. on May 14 in Belmont
• To acta 5-year-old daughter of Blame who won April 2 Carousel S. in Oaklawn.
• Bling Battlea 4-year-old winner from Vancouver (Aus).
• Cazaderoa 4-yr-old Street Sense ‘TDN Rising Star’ son out of Year 3 winner and millionaire Wild Gams who won GIII Bashford Manor (G3) 2020 at Churchill Downs;
• Cowana 4-year-old stake-winning colt by Kantharos who finished second in the 2020 GII Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint and won the Duncan F. Kenner S.
• North Dakotaa 6 year old son of Medaglia d’Oro who is a half brother to the leading sire War Front and won the GIII Red Smith S 2020.
• Sianaraa 4-year-old Malibu Moon winning daughter who is a half-sister to Forbidden Kingdom (American pharoah) 3-year-old MGSW.
Keeneland will continue to accept additional entries approved at the April sale until the sale date.
Click here for the enhanced digital catalog at Keeneland.com. The catalog, also available via the Equibase iPad app, includes pedigrees, past performances from Equibase and racing videos, past performances from Daily Racing Form and figures from Ragozin and Thoro-Graph. Senders can upload walking photos and videos.
Printed copies of the catalog will be available at Keeneland from April 18. An additional printed catalog will also be available prior to the sale.
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