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MESHELL & RACE DAY win at Keeneland

November 3, 2015

Our friends/clients bred horses that won at Keeneland on Friday and Saturday.  Audrey Otto (Jamm Ltd.) bred MESHELL who won a stakes race and Jim Miller bred RACE DAY who won a G2 race.  Congratulations on these wins during two incredible days of Breeders' Cup races.  

FORT SPRINGS S., $100,000, KEE, 10-31, 3yo, f, 6f, 1:10.30, ft.
1 - MESHELL, 118, f, 3, by Elusive Quality/Kobla Cat, by Tale of the Cat
($12,500 Ylg '13 FTKOCT). O-Andrew Knapczyk & Douglas Arnold; B-Jamm, Ltd. (KY); T-Jeffery C. Lynn; J-Florent Geroux.  $60,000. Lifetime Record: 9-3-1-4, $153,900.
2--Clothes Fall Off, 118, f, 3, Daaher--Tequilas Dayjur, by Dayjur.
O-Cheyenne Stables LLC, Southern Equine Stable LLC & Hat Creek Racing; B-Dean Hayes & Shadwell Farm LLC (KY); T-Kiaran P. McLaughlin. $20,000.
3--Coco's Wildcat, 118, f, 3, Wildcat Heir--Coco's for Real, by Sword Dance (Ire). O-Gilbert G. Campbell; B-Gilbert G.
Campbell (FL); T-Kathleen O'Connell. $10,000.
Meshell rated off the rail in midpack down the backstretch and swung out about four wide at the top of the lane. She charged down the straight, rallied alongside Clothes Fall Off after midstretch and hit the wire in front. 

Friday, Keeneland
HAGYARD FAYETTE S.-GII, $200,000, KEE, 10-30, 3yo/up, 1 1/8m, 1:47.90, ft.
1--RACE DAY, 123, c, 4, by Tapit/ Rebalite, by More Than Ready
($120,000 RNA Ylg '12 KEESEP; $285,000 3yo '14 KEENOV).
O-Matthew Schera; B-James Miller (KY); T-Todd A. Pletcher; J-John R. Velazquez. $120,000. Lifetime Record: 11-6-1-2, $733,450. *1/2 to Banded (Bandini), $153,721. 
2--Hoppertunity, 123, c, 4, Any Given Saturday--Refugee, by Unaccounted For.  O-Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman; B-Betz/D.J. Stable/Kidder/J. Betz/Robenalt (KY); T-Bob Baffert. $40,000.
3--Encryption, 121, c, 4, Exchange Rate--Mystic Soul, by Bahri.
O-Stoneway Farm; B-Greenwood Lodge Farm (KY); T-Kelly J. Breen. $20,000.
Margins: 3/4, 4, 1HF. Odds: 4.30, 2.10, 10.10.
Matt Schera’s Race Day, who takes up stud duties at Spendthrift Farm next season, held off favored Hoppertunity to
secure a 3/4-length victory while setting a new track record in Friday’s GII Fayette S. at Keeneland.