September Graduates Capture Top Two Spots in Oaks
Keeneland September Sale Graduates Run 1-2 in Kentucky Oaks
Kentucky Oaks Success
Malathaat wins the 2021 Kentucky Oaks
Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Malathaat and Search Results finished 1-2 in the Kentucky Oaks (G1) at Churchill Downs.
A Source for Classic Success
The Keeneland September Yearling Sale has produced the past five winners of the Kentucky Oaks (G1): champion Abel Tasman (2017), champion Monomoy Girl (2018), Serengeti Empress (2019), Shedaresthedevil (2020) and Malathaat (2021).
(Curlin – Dreaming of Julia) Owner Shadwell Stable paid $1.05 million for Malathaat at the 2019 September Sale. Bred by Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings, she was consigned by Denali Stud, agent for Stonestreet Bred & Raised. Malathaat is trained by Todd Pletcher and was ridden by John Velazquez.
Owner: Shadwell Stable
Breeder: Stonesteet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC
Consignor: Denali Stud
Buyer: Shadwell Estate Company Ltd.
Undefeated on Racing's Biggest Stages
Undefeated in five starts, Malathaat was favored in the Kentucky Oaks following a win in Keeneland's Central Bank Ashland (G1) on April 3. She becomes the 14th filly to win the Central Bank Ashland and Kentucky Oaks. Thirty-five fillies who have competed in the Central Bank Ashland have won the Oaks.
(Flatter – Co Cola) Select Sales, agent for breeder Machmer Hall, consigned Oaks runner-up Search Results to the 2019 September Sale, where she sold to Mike Ryan, agent, for $310,000. The filly is owned by Klaravich Stables and trained by Chad Brown. She was ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr.
Owner: Klaravich Stables, Inc.
Breeder: Machmer Hall
Consignor: Select Sales, agent
Buyer: Mike Ryan, agent