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LEXINGTON: Keeneland April Sale Preview Day to be held today

2012 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale Set for April 9

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 4, 2012) — Juveniles cataloged for Keeneland’s upcoming April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale will be showcased under tack during Preview Day, Thursday, April 5, beginning at 10:30 a.m..

Keeneland has cataloged 161 two-year-olds for its 20th annual April Sale, scheduled for Monday, April 9, at 4 p.m.

Preview Day works will be streamed live at Keeneland.com, and within hours of their conclusion, Keeneland will post videos of each workout on its website. Videos will be available for viewing through the April 9 sale.

Work replays also will be available in Keeneland’s sales pavilion TV viewing room beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, April 6, through the sale.

Keeneland will provide live coverage of the sale at Keeneland.com.

The April Sale has produced five classic winners in its brief history, led by 2009 graduate Lookin At Lucky, winner of five Grade 1 stakes, including the 2010 Preakness (G1), and one of only five colts in racing history to be named champion at both two and three. Other classic-winning April Sale alumni are Kentucky Derby (G1) and Preakness winner Big Brown; Kentucky Derby and Belmont (G1) winner Thunder Gulch; and Kentucky Oaks (G1) winners Keeper Hill and Gal in a Ruckus.

Many of the world‚s most fashionable sires are among the 75 stallions represented by April Sale juveniles, including A.P. Indy, Bernardini, Big Brown, Candy Ride (ARG), Curlin, Distorted Humor, Dixie Union, Dynaformer, Empire Maker, Giant‚s Causeway, Hard Spun, Henrythenavigator, Indian Charlie, Lemon Drop Kid, Malibu Moon, Medaglia d’Oro, More Than Ready, Pulpit, Raven’s Pass, Scat Daddy, Smart Strike, Speightstown, Street Sense, Tapit, Tiznow and Unbridled’s Song.

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