04/08/2013 5:30PM

Keeneland April: Repole buys Bernardini colt for $500,000

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Owner Mike Repole, with trainer Todd Pletcher acting as agent, went to $500,000 Monday evening to acquire a colt by prominent young stallion Bernardini at the Keeneland April 2-year-olds in training sale.

The bay colt, who was consigned by Ciaran Dunne's Wavertree Stables, agent, worked one furlong in :10:20 seconds over Keeneland’s Polytrack surface on Thursday at the pre-sale under-tack show.

The colt is out of Grade 3-placed, stakes-winning Thunder Gulch mare Jaramar Rain, who is the dam of four winners from five to race, including Grade 2-placed Imperial Council and stakes placed Minesave.

Jaramar Rain is a half sister to stakes winner Harbor Mist and stakes producer Carson's Star.

Ricky Williams More than 1 year ago
You can't buy yourself a Kentucky derby trophy brother!!! Just ask Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum...
Frank More than 1 year ago
I give Repole 5-7yrs tops and he wont have a pot to piss in.
Larry Kaufman More than 1 year ago
he got 4 billion dollars when he sold vitamin water to coca cola, dont think he can blow all that money in 7 years
Nathan More than 1 year ago
mike, ????????????????/ stick to claiming high priced claimers off of lousy trainers. get rid of pletcher and stick with levine. remember your roots. i guarantee you that at least 1/2 of the 500k went to the bloodstock agent and friends. start having fun again. to prove my point, take all the $$$ you have spent on yearlings and deduct their NET earnings after all expenses.. also what % of them have NOT made it to the races. they saw you coming and now it's time to get back to what you know best. the claiming game.
Kevin Mitchell More than 1 year ago
And how much was made on Stay Thirsty and Uncle Mo going to stud??