Tiz The Law Yearlings Set for Keeneland September
This year’s Keeneland September Yearling Sale sees 49 yearlings from four-time Grade 1 winner Tiz The Law’s first crop cataloged for the Kentucky sale.
The first offered by the stallion comes from the Woods Edge Farm consignment as Hip 269.
The colt is the third out of the Grade III-placed Our Majesty and sold for $140,000 to Vanny Investment at the Keeneland January sale from the Lane’s End consignment. Bred by Sun Bloodstock Racing, his dam is a half-sister to multiple stakes winner Overvalued and stakes winner I Spy Wolfie in addition to the stakes placed Montana Banana.
Our Majesty’s juvenile sold for $250,000 at last year’s Keeneland September Yearling Sale and the mare visited Uncle Mo this year.
Tiz The Law’s second through the ring is also the second horse offered in Book 2 when Taylor Made Sales sends a son of Watch Me Burn through the ring as Hip 402.
The colt bred by Mike Freeny, Bob Grayson Jr, and Val Brinkerhoff is the first out of the stakes winning Watch Me Burn, who won four races in her career. That mare is a half-sister to Grade III winner Bob’s Edge and is out of a half-sister to four stakes performers led by Grade III winner and multiple Grade I-placed Restrainedvengence and stakes winner B G Suavecito.
Watch Me Burn had a filly by Tiz The Law this year on March 22.
Hip 491 from the Hunter Valley Farm consignment is a granddaughter of dual Grade I winner Ask The Moon. Ask The Moon has produced the multiple stakes winning Belgrano and Grade III placed Sundaysatthebeach among her three winners with this filly’s multiple winning dam the third of the group.
The filly’s dam Dalsaros saw her first foal sell for $300,000 as a weanling at the 2021 Fasig-Tipton November Sale. Both of Dalsaros’ foals were bred by Petaluma Bloodstock. Dalsaros visited Eclipse champion and Ashford freshman sire Epicenter in 2023.
Bred by Dr. Steve Laymon, Hip 582 is offered by Nursery Place and is a half-brother to the stakes-placed Aquila Moon and one other winners from two to race. Their dam Katie’s Keepsake is a half-sister to last year’s Champion Female Sprinter Goodnight Olive, who added the Grade I Madison and one other graded stakes win to her record this year before finishing second in the Grade I Ballerina Handicap on August 26.
Katie’s Keepsake is out of the multiple Grade III winner and Grade II-placed Salty Strike, who is one of five stakes performers out of her own dam. Katie’s Keepsake returned to the Ashford breeding shed this year when visiting Munnings.
Breeder Columbiana Farm is the consignor of Hip 682, a half-sister to Grade III winner By Your Side and Grade III-placed Highly Respected.
Their dam Revered is a half-sister to the stakes winner and Grade III-placed Lady’s Laughter and out of the stakes winning Lady Tap.
Lady Tap is a half-sister to the dams of Grade I winners Pure Fun and Chelsey Flower with 22 stakes performers listed under this filly’s first three dams with 13 winning at least one stakes.
Hip 1132 offered by Eaton Sales is out of the Grade II winner and multiple Grade I-placed Well Monied and was bred by Summerhill Farm.
Well Monied is the granddam of the Grade III winner and last year’s Grade I Kentucky Oaks third Will’s Secret in addition to the Grade III-placed Ben Diesel. Well Monied is one of five stakes winners out of Quiet American mare Queen of America.
In addition to Well Monied, she has also produced the Grade III winner and Grade I-placed Economic Model, Grade III winner Happy American and two stakes winners. Queen Of America’s unraced daughter Nippy is the dam of Grade III winner Gibberish and Grade III-placed Carom. Well Monied’s Justify 3-year-old sold for $500,000 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale in 2021 and finished second in his debut earlier this year in his only start.
Highgate Sales sends Hip 1328 through the ring during the first day of Book 3. Bred by Newstead Corp, the filly is a half-sister to dual Grade I winner Avenge, Grade III winner Liguria, and stakes winner Lira. Lira is also the dam of Uncle Mo’s stakes winner Lia Marina. In all, Lerici has produced eight winners from 10 to race. Lerici is one of three stakes producers out of the winning Nijinsky mare Balinese with one of Lerici’s half-sisters producing Grade III winner and Grade I-placed Grasshopper and another producing Grade I placed Easy Grades.
Lerici had an Uncle Mo colt in 2023 and visited Practical Joke this year.
American Pharoah’s winning daughter Speedy Vanessa is the dam of Hip 1479. Bred by Breed First, the filly is offered by Runnymede Farm as the first foal out of a half-sister to Grade I winner Karlovy Vary and Grade II placed Rocket Legs.
Karlovy Vary is also a successful broodmare as well with her foals including multiple Grade II winner and Grade I-placed Mean Mary and Uncle Mo’s Grade III winner and Grade I-placed Bye Bye Melvin.
Six of this colt’s first seven dams with racing aged foals have produced stakes performers with five of them producing stakes winners.
A stakes placed half-sister to champion Abel Tasman is the dam of the China Horse Club-bred Hip 2214 consigned by Highgate Sales. The filly is out of Moonlight Sky, who is also the dam of Grade III-placed Urban from her only foal to race.
In addition to Abel Tasman, Moonlight Sky is also a full sister to Grade III winner Sky Girl with the trio out of the Deputy Minister mare Vargas Girl. That mare is a half-sister to Grade I winner Bevo and Grade III winner Moonlight Sonata. Moonlight Sonata produced Grade II winners Wilburn and Beethoven with three of Moonlight Sonata’s daughters also producing stakes performers.
Mill Ridge Sales is the consignor of Hip 2451, a half-sister to Grade III winner Dixie City, stakes winner Win The War, and stakes-placed Union City.
A $100,000 Keeneland January purchase by Sycamore Hall Thoroughbreds, the filly was bred by Charles and Caroline Hynes out of the Grade II-placed City Sister. City Sister’s daughters have produced Korean champion and Grade I-placed Blue Chipper, multiple graded stakes winner and Grade I-placed Unified, and multiple stakes winner Hasafet with one of her daughters also the grandam of Grade II winner Bubble Rock.
Tiz The Law’s final through the ring is consigned by Sally Thomas as Hip 3812.
The filly bred by Sally Thomas and New Dawn Stable is a half-sister to four winners from five runners, led by Phantom Currency, who has won two graded stakes in 2023. Their dam Phantom Rising is the winning Mr. Greeley mare Phantom Rising, who is a daughter of stakes placed Lifting the Veil and a half-sister to the dam of stakes placed Pickens. The page includes 10 stakes performers, led by four stakes winners.
The sale kicks off on September 11 and runs through September 23 with Tiz The Law’s final yearling set to sell on September 22.