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"The Sale of Selected Yearlings" AT KEENELAND RACE COURSE Lexington, Kentucky 4 July 30— August 2 The Seventy-First Kentucky Derby Eight of the sixteen entries in the seventy-first running: of the Kentucky Derby were bred by horsemen who will offer yearlings in the 1945 Keeneland summer sales July 30-August 2. They include Alexis, bred by Coldstream Stud; Pot o Luck, bred by Calumet Farm: Foreign Agent, bred by Col. Phil T. Chinn; Air Sailor, bred by E. Gay Drake; Fighting Step, bred by Mrs. R. J. Murphy and Miss Susan E. Kellogg; Bert G.. bred by Thomas Carr Piatt; Kenilworth Lad, bred by Tollie Young; and Jacobe, bred by Woodvale Farm. Hoop Jr. and Foreign Agent were sold as yearlings at the Keeneland summer sales of 1943. Included in the sales to be held at Keeneland this year are a full sister to Alexis: a brother to Fighting Step: a half-sister to Kenilworth Lad — not to mention the other brothers, sisters, half-brothers and half-sisters to other out-standing stakes winners which are included in the catalogue. The sires of Hoop Jr. *Sir Gallahad III., Alexis C Heliopolis . Pot o Luck Chance Play, Misweet *Bel Aethel, Air Sailor Sweep Like, Tiger Rebel Tiger, Fighting Step Fighting Fox, Bert G. Maedic, Burning Dream and Bymeabond Bimelech, Jeep *Mahmoud, and Jacobe *Jacopo are among the many | fine stallions which are represented in the 1945 sales. Among the Yearlings Sold in This Sale in 1944 Were LOVEMENOW FIGHTING FRANK BEAUGAY BREEZY LOUISE Winner of Winner of Winner of Winner of Christiana Stakes Bashford Manor Stakes Fashion Stakes Debutante Stakes CROPS of yearlings have been sold at Keeneland Race Course. HpHE 1944 Keeneland Summer Sales already has produced a number of TWO In 1943 there were 310 yearlings sold at Keeneland. As 2-year-olds in 1 outstanding 2-year-olds to date this season. Among them are Loveme- 1944 those horses had an outstanding record of performance. There were Fighting Frank, Beaugay and Breezy Louise, winners of four of the J J 236 starters as 2-year-olds, of which 134 were winners ary3 48 others placed without winning. From the 236 starters came 21 horses which won or placed flve most important stakes for 2-year-olds that have been run to date this in stakes as 2-year-olds, including the unbeaten champion. Free for All, and year in the United States. The first three horses to finish in the Debutante other crack individuals. The percentage of winners from the number of Stakes all were sold by this company. Sarongiii, third to two homebreds sold in 1943 has been materially increased this when those yearlings year m the Fashion stakes in New York, also was sold in this sale, horses sold in 1943 are racing as 3-year-olds. Other 2-year-old winners to date which were sold at Keeneland as In their 2-year-old the horses sold in 1943 won 66 cent of season per vearlings include Joshua, Ariei Song, Lady Gunner. Donna M. G., Overnight, what the entire crop cost in the sales ring. Ninety-one of the horses paid for * ° " , ,, themselves in one season of racing. Thirty-five others won more than half Good Cross. Ariel Ace. Balsam, Survey ,«_,«, s Pal, Seamans Pal, t, Mamanie, Sir of what they cost, and 67 won from two to twelve times their purchase price. Pennant and others. The following breeders, owners of many of Americas most successful thoroughbred nurseries, have selected their outstanding 1945 yearlings to sell in our 1945 Summer Sales: Mrs. R. H. Anderson, Elmendorf Farm, Calumet Farm, Foxland Hall, Murlogg Farm, Poplar Hill Farm, Miss Mildred Woolwine, Viscount Dick Adare, E. Gay Drake, A. B. Karle, Charles W. Black, C. C. Tanner, Spendthrift Farm, Lucas B. Combs, Creekview Farm, Horace N. Davis, A. B. Gay, Dr. Charles E. Hagyard, H. P. Mason. Harrie B. Scott, Hartland Farm. Lewis J. Tutt, Charlton Clay. L. F. Holton, Grant A. norland Lt. Warner, L. Jones, Jr., Dr. G. H. Knapp, Charles Nuckols, Mrs. Clyde Smith, W. S. Threlkeld, E. D. Axton, Marshall Field, Arthur B. Hancock, Mrs. Jane Hancock Garth, G. H. Fairhurst. Mereworth Farm, Chester Morris, Puckety Farm, Charles A. Asbury, Forest Retreat Farm, Thomas Piatt, Military Stock Farm, T. C. Piatt and John Marsch, R. M. Young, Ira Drymon, L. A. Moseley, W. L. Nuttf r and Son, Woodvale Farm, Miss Mary DeWitt Snyder, Stoner Creek Stud, Keeneland Stud, F. E. Morancy. Mrs. Roy Carruthers, Mrs. I L. Dodge, M. C. and C. G. Boyd, Mrs. Philip Connors, Coldstream Stud, Hal Price Headley, E. K. Thomas, J. B. Hurst, Cave Spring Farm, Duval A. Headley, and others. .+. For catalogs, hotel accommodations, train schedules and other information write BREEDERS SALES COMPANY Incorporated 302 Radio Building G. B. LEACH, Executive Secretary Lexington 9, Ky.