(Charlatan wins first division of the G1 Arkansas Derby / Coady Photography & Courtesy of Oaklawn Park)

(Nadal wins the second division of the G1 Arkansas Derby / Coady Photography & Courtesy of Oaklawn Park)

From the Keeneland Media Team:

Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Charlatan and Nadal, both trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, won the first and second divisions, respectively, of Saturday’s Arkansas Derby (G1) to remain undefeated and enhance their standings atop the Kentucky Derby (G1) leaderboard.

On Friday at Oaklawn, September Sale graduates Swiss Skydiver won the Fantasy (G3) to vault to the top of the Kentucky Oaks (G1) leaderboard.



Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates ran 1-2-3 in the Arkansas Derby (G1) (1st div.) on 5/2 at Oaklawn:

1- CHARLATAN, 3YO colt by Speightstown – Authenticity ($700,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- SF Bloodstock/Starlight West) (career 3-3-0-0, $367,200) O- SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Stonestreet Stables, Fred Hertrich III, John Fielding & Golconda Stables; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Bob Baffert

2- Basin, 3YO colt by Liam’s Map – Appenzell ($150,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent; Buyer- Jackpot Farm) O- Jackpot Farm; B- Cottonwood Stables (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

3- Gouverneur Morris, 3YO colt by Constitution – Addison Run ($200,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Phoenix Thoroughbred) O- Team Valor International & WinStar Farm; B- Machmer Hall, Carrie Brogden, Craig Brogden & James Miller (KY); T- Todd Pletcher


Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates finished 1-2 in the Arkansas Derby (G1) (2nd div.) on 5/2 at Oaklawn:

1- NADAL, 3YO colt by Blame – Ascending Angel ($25,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Sierra Farm; Buyer- Randy Bradshaw, agent) (career 4-4-0-0, $1,053,000) O- George Bolton, Arthur Hoyeau, Barry Lipman & Mark Mathiesen; B- Sierra Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

2- King Guillermo, 3YO colt by Uncle Mo – Slow Sand ($90,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Blandford Stud, agent) O- Victoria’s Ranch; B- Carhue Investments, Grouseridge & Marengo Investments (KY); T- Juan Carlos Avila


Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2-3 in the Fantasy S. (G3) on 5/1 at Oaklawn:

1- SWISS SKYDIVER, 3YO filly by Daredevil – Expo Gold ($35,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Select Sales, agent; Buyer- Kenny McPeek, agent) (career 6-3-1-1, $437,980) O- Peter Callahan; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Kenny McPeek

2- Venetian Harbor, 3YO filly by Munnings – Sounds of the City ($110,000, 2018 Sept Yearling Consignor- Ashview Farm, agent; Buyer- Jesse Hoppel, agent) O- Ciaglia Racing, Highland Yard, River Oak Farm & Dominic Savides; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- Richard Baltas

3- Shedaresthedevil, 3YO filly by Daredevil – Starship Warpspeed ($100,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, Buyer- Big Cuse Bloodstock; $20,000 RNA, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent) O- Flurry Racing Stables, Qatar Racing & Big Aut Farms; B- WinStar Farm (KY); T- Brad Cox

MIA MISCHIEF, 5YO mare by Into Mischief – Greer Lynn ($135,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- McKathan Bros.) Won $125,000 Carousel S. on 4/25 at Oaklawn (career 21-10-6-1, $1,215,234) O- Stonestreet Stable; B- Spendthrift Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

PIECE OF MY HEART, 3YO filly by Flat Out – Intheriver ($7,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Hugh Robertson, agent) Won $80,000 Gardenia S. on 5/1 at Oaklawn (career 8-3-2-1, $135,750) O- Wolfe Racing & Hugh Robertson; B- Hidden Point Farm (FL); T- McLean Robertson

DR POST, 3YO colt by Quality Road – Mary Delaney ($200,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Select Sales, agent, Buyer- Hunter Valley Farm; $400,000, 2018 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- Crupi’s New Castle/J. J. Crupi, agent) Won $75,000 Unbridled S. on 4/25 at Gulfstream (career 3-2-0-0, $76,635) O- St. Elias Stable; B- Cloyce Clark (KY); T- Todd Pletcher

SLEEPY EYES TODD, 4YO colt by Paddy O’Prado – Pledge Mom ($9,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Jonathan Wong) Won $54,750 Gus Fonner S. on 4/29 at Fonner Park (career 10-5-1-0, 240,915) O- Thumbs Up Racing; B- Two Hearts Farm & Kristen Goncharoff (KY); T- Miguel Angel Silva