September 17, 2023 Edition

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Hip 1778, a Florida-bred filly by Malibu Moon/Thoroughstride photo courtesy of Keeneland

Florida-bred Malibu Moon Filly Brings $485,000 Sunday at Keeneland September


A Florida-bred filly by Malibu Moon sold for $485,000 to Shawn Dugan as agent on Sunday during Session 6 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, the second day of Book 3. The September Sale runs daily through Saturday, Sept. 23 for a total of 12 sessions.

Selling as Hip 1778 from the Paramount Sales as agent consignment, the bay filly is out of the stakes-placed mare Madam Aamoura, by Zensational. Bred by Elizabeth LaPierre, Jennifer Given and Spendthrift Stallions LLC, the filly is from the family of multiple graded stakes-winner Anguilla.

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Inside This Issue

Florida-bred Malibu Moon Filly Brings $485,000

• Florida-bred Jasper Robusto Wins Hanshin Racecourse Maiden

• Florida-bred Miss Sayely Dominates Gulfstream Maiden Fillies

• Florida-breds in Stakes

• Florida-breds Selling at Keeneland

• Florida Stallion Progeny 

• Florida Breeders’ List

• W2W Business Place

The Florida Horse Podcast

Nick de Meric a thoroughbred consignor and member of the Florida Thoroughbred industry.

E25 – Dr. Saundra Tenbroeck

Getting to know UF Animal Sciences’ Dr. Tenbroeck.

Hanshin Racecourse - Hanshin Racecourse website

Florida-bred Jasper Robusto Wins Hanshin Racecourse Maiden


Jasper Robusto, a 2-year-old Florida-bred colt by Journeyman Stud's leading Florida sire Khozan, won a $121,757 maiden race at Hanshin Racecourse in Komanocho, Takarazuka, Hyogo, Japan Saturday with jockey Fuma Matsuwak aboard. Trained by Hideyuki Mori, Jasper Robusto won the 1,800-meter maiden in his second start after finishing second in his debut.

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Florida-bred MIss Sayely/

Ryan Thompson photo

Florida-bred Miss Sayely Dominates Gulfstream Maiden Fillies


Florida-bred filly Miss Sayely cruised to an 11-length victory Sunday at Gulfstream Park in a $50,000 maiden special weight for 2-year-old Florida-bred fillies in the fifth race.

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Saturday, September 16

All Times Eastern

Delaware Park

$200,000 Cape Henlopen S. Won by Really Good (Ky)

3-year-olds and older, 1 ½ miles turf

..... Tee At One (#6) Second

Ocala/Levy County Note: Really Good is a graduate of the 2022 OBS Spring Sale where Mike Maker purchased him for $125,000 out of the Randy Bradshaw consignment. The Randy Bradshaw Breaking and Training Center is located in Williston, Fla. in Levy County.

Really Good is a graduate of the 2022 OBS Spring Sale


CA$500,000 Summer S. (Grade 1) Won by Carson's Run (Ky)

2-year-olds, one mile turf

..... Souper Attentative (#1) Fifth

Ocala/Marion County Notes: Carson’s Run is a graduate of the 2023 OBS Spring Sale where he was purchased by West Point Thoroughbreds for $170,000 from the Randy Miles consignment. Randy Miles Bloodstock is based in Ocala, Fla.

Carson's Run is a graduate of the 2022 OBS Spring Sale

Gulfstream Park

$75,000 Bear’s Den S. Won by Amstrong (Ky)

3-year-olds, 1 mile and 70 yards synthetic

..... Smart Striker (#1) Third

..... Lightning Tones (#3) Sixth

..... Loco Abarrio (#4) Scratched

..... Rockin Roller (#5) Fourth

..... Free Smoke (#9) Fifth



CA$150,000 Vigil S. (Grade 3) Won by Patches O'houlihan (Ont)

3-year-olds and older, $150,000

..... Old Chestnut (#2) Sixth

..... Souper Watson (#3) Fifth

Pimlico Race Course

$100,000 Weather Vane S. Won by Apple Picker (Ky)

3-year-old fillies, 6 furlongs

..... Ms. Bucchero (#4) Sixth

..... Our Liberty Belle (#7) Fourth


Pimlico Race Course

$200,000 Baltimore/Washington International Turf Cup (Grade 3) Won by Highestdistinction (Ky)

3-year-olds and older, one mile turf

..... Tee At One (#8) Scratched

Sunday, September 17

All Times Eastern

Los Alamitos Race Course

$100,000 Los Alamitos Special S. Won by Arham (Ky)

3-year-olds and older non-winners of a stakes, 1 1/16 miles

..... It’s My House (#4) Fourth

..... Handy Dandy (#6) Scratched

Monday, September 18

All Times Eastern

Presque Isle Downs

$300,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters S. (Grade 2)

[Race 7, 5:42 p.m.]

3-year-olds and older, 6 ½ furlongs synthetic

..... Midnight Stroll (#2)

..... Loyalty (#12)

Assiniboia Downs

CA$50,000 Manitoba Matron S.

[Race 7, 11:05 p.m.]

Fillies and mares, 3-years-old and older, 1 1/8 miles

..... Reasonably Lovely (#2)

..... Orange Theory (#5)

Tuesday, September 19

All Times Eastern

Assiniboia Downs 

CA$50,000 Winnipeg Futurity 

[Race 3, 9:25 p.m.] 

2-year-olds, 6 furlongs 

..... Happy Hour (#2) 

..... Kontie (#3)

Saturday, September 23

All Times Eastern

Churchill Downs

$300,000 Harrods Creek S.

[Race 8, 9:39 p.m.]

3-year-olds, 7 furlongs

..... Bounder (#4)

Sunday, September 24

All Times Eastern

Remington Park

$50,000 Gaylord Memorial S.

[Race 5, 6:05 p.m.]

2-year-old fillies, 6 ½ furlongs

..... Chi Chi (#5)


Remington Park

$400,000 Oklahoma Derby (Grade 3)

[Race 10, 8:48 p.m.]

3-year-olds, 1 1/8 miles

..... Cagliostro (#4)

Complete results for Florida-breds cataloged in Sunday's session

of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale

will appear in the Monday issue of Wire to Wire.

Fla-breds at Keeneland Sept.

Florida Stallion Progeny for

Monday & Tuesday, Sept. 18 & 19

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Florida Breeders' List for

Monday & Tuesday, Sept. 18 & 19

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