09/16/2013 6:29PM

Keeneland September: Day Eight hips to watch


Hip No. 2131, dark by or brown filly, by Henrythenavigator—Fifth Avenue Doll, by Marquetry, consigned by James B. Keogh, agent.
A half-sister to Arctic Cosmos, who won the English Group 1 Ladbroke’s St. Ledger in 2010 and retired to stud in Ireland in 2013. Bred in Kentucky by Iadora Farm, the filly is out of the winning Marquetry mare Fifth Avenue Doll, who is a producer of two winners from three foals to race. Her family also includes Grade/Group 2 winners Sir Shackleton, Castle Royale and Katima, Group 3 winners Eishin Tennessee, Tennessee Girl, and A Shin Memphis, Trinidad and Tobago champion Grand Riviere, and Malaysian Triple Crown winner Speed Baby.

Hip No. 2151, bay filly, by All American—Ginger Ginger, by Fred Astaire, consigned by Paramount Sales, agent.
This filly’s dam, Fred Astaire mare Ginger Ginger, is a producer of four winners from as many foals to race, most notably multiple Grade 1 winner Take the Points and stakes winner Tin Man Commin. She was bred in Kentucky by Ramiro Salazar and Denise Lyn Belcher, and hails from the family of French Group 2 winner Condorcet.

Hip No. 2153, bay filly, by Indian Charlie—Glasgow’s Gold, by Seeking the Gold, consigned by VanMeter Sales, agent.
From the final crop of deceased sire Indian Charlie, this filly is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Swift Temper and German stakes winner Croisiere. Her dam, winner Glasgow’s Gold, has had six winners from as many foals to race, and the filly’s list of notable family members features Kentucky Oaks winner Seaside Attraction, Canadian champion Key to the Moon, Grade/Group 1 winners Gorgeous, Turbulent Descent and Music Show, Group 2 winners Galan de Cine and Sarach, and Group 3 winner Hiaam.

Hip No. 2235, dark bay or brown filly, by Hat Trick—Mien, by Nureyev, property of Monticule.
A half-sister to dual classic-winning champion Big Brown, this filly is out of the winning Nureyev mare Mien, whose seven foals to race are all winners. Bred in Kentucky by Monticule, the same operation that bred Big Brown, the filly is also a half-sister to Group 3-placed winner Afonso de Sousa. Her page also includes champion Hidden Lake and Grade 3 winner Friendly Circle.

Hip No. 2279, chestnut filly, by Pomeroy—Prettyatthetable, by Point Given, consigned by Brookdale Sales, agent for Hardacre Farm.
Multiple Grade 2 winner Pomeroy’s Pistol is a full sister to this filly, who is out of the unraced Point Given mare Prettyatthetable. The dam’s four winners from as many foals to race also include stakes-placed winners D’cat’s Meow and Wildcat Creek. The Florida-bred filly’s family includes Grade 1 winner and sire Harlan and Grade 2-placed stakes winner Swearingen.

Hip No. 2306, bay filly, by Blame—Sage Cat, by Tabasco Cat, consigned by Brookdale Sales, agent.
This filly is a half-sister to Grade 2 winner and young stallion Desert Party, from the first crop of sire Blame. Winning Tabasco Cat mare Sage Cat is the dam of four winners from five foals to start, including stakes winner Elliecat. Grade 2 winner Good and Tough and Grade 3 winner Amy Be Good are among the filly’s most successful family members. Steven Sinatra and David Smith bred the filly in Kentucky.

Hip No. 2521, bay colt, by Canadian Frontier—Executricker, by El Prado, consigned by Shawhan Place, agent for Austin and Brenda Paul.
A full brother to Grade 1 winner Hilda’s Passion, who is one of five winners from six foals to race out of the winning El Prado mare Executricker. Bred in Kentucky by Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Kuster, the colt sold as a weanling for $42,000 at last year’s Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Group 1 winner All at Sea and Group 3 winner Over the Ocean are among his most successful relatives.