Keeneland November Sale 2014; Book Three Selections
Keeneland November Sale 2014; Book Three Selections: Now that Breeders’ Cup is over, the fall sales begin. Fasig-Tipton may have three Kentucky Oaks winning mares, but Keeneland has just the right amount of quality and bargain. The Keeneland November sale begins Tuesday November 4 and continues until Friday, November 14. The sale is a mixed sale of weanlings and breeding stock. Book three will extend over Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9 at 11:00 AM.
Hip 1327 – Weanling Colt – This colt is apart of the first crop of Bodemeister, who finished second in 2/3 of the 2012 Triple Crown. While Bodemeister doesn’t have any statistics to go off of, the cross of Empire Maker over the Distorted Humor mare should attract some looks.
Hip 1393 – Danzig’s Dreamer – this mare is, by Rubiano has produced two graded stakes winners and two other winners out of twelve mating’s. The mare is a half sibling to top sire Distorted Humor. She is offered here, in foal, on a May 27th cover, to Preakness winner Oxbow.
Hip 1567 – Weanling Colt – This Smart Strike colt has a lot on his distaff side going for him. His dam, Noble Idea, is a half sibling to Key Phrase, producer of sire Yankee Gentleman. Noble Idea is also half to Common Hope, producer of 2013 Juvenile Champion Shared Belief. If this colt follows in his distaff line, he is likely going to be a force to reckon with.
Hip 1585 – Palais Versailles – This Pulpit mare has a couple of famous half siblings in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf winner George Vancouver and Remsen Stakes winner Saarland. Palais Versailles is offered here, in foal on a June 12th cover, to Bodemeister.
Hip 1624 – Weanling Colt – Hard Spun babies have been on the rise this year, with Wicked Strong coming on to become a strong three-year-old and Hardest Core surprising the Arlington Million. This colt is out of the A.P. Indy mare Ruly, who is a half sibling to champion three-year-old filly Questing. This colt has perfect breeding for the classic distances.
Hip 1687 – Ticket to Seattle – This Capote mare is a half sister to the speedy Tizway. While she was decently successful on the track, she went to the breeding shed with more light. With five foals, three to race, only one is a winner. She is offered here, in foal on a May 15th cover, by Midnight Lute.
Hip 1822 – Danzig’s Humor – This Lemon Drop Kid mare has a lot to offer breeders, pedigree wise. In five mating, she has three offspring of racing age, only one to race, which was a winner. This mare is a half sibling to top sire Distorted Humor. She is offered here, in foal on June 19th cover, to Take Charge Indy.
Hip 1953 – Weanling Filly – This filly is apart of the first crop of young sire Bodemeister. Out of the A.P. Indy mare, Mindy, this filly should have a lot of pedigree behind her. A.P. Indy has proven to be a valuable sire of fillies and mares. The second dam, Mining my Business, is a half sibling to near Triple Crown winner real Quiet. This filly should get some attention in the ring.