Twelve In-Foal Mares for DRAIN THE CLOCK At Keeneland November

Grade 1 winner DRAIN THE CLOCK is set to make a splash at this year’s Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale over the next week with nine entered at the sale.

HipHorse NameSireBroodmare SireColorConsignorBarn
1126HowIndian CharlieDixieland BandBayCastle Park Farm LLC (Noel Murphy), Agent VII46
2026Olive BranchSpeightstownBernardiniBayNardelli Sales, Agent II20
2237Bonheur BabyKlimtAfleet AlexBayVinery Sales, Agent XXXIV26
2997Twirling DancerTwirling CandyForest WildcatDark Bay/BrownBuckland Sales (Zach Madden), Agent VIII2
3116Crystal AvalancheDialed InFusaichi PegasusDark Bay/BrownWestbrook Stables, LLC5
3196Hitech Is BackOutworkHarlan's HolidayBayGainesway, Agent X11
3551Diamonds Are AStreet SensePure PrizeBayParamount Sales, Agent XLVI18
3558Dixie DancerUnion RagsSeeking the GoldDark Bay/BrownGainesway, Agent X11
3588Exsqueeze MeExhiSilver DeputyChestnutTaylor Made Sales Agency, Agent XI22

A half-sister to Grade 3 winner and multiple Grade 2-placed Cookie Dough and stakes placed Poe sells as Hip 3116. Placed on the track herself, Crystal Avalanche is carrying her third foal on a March 18 cover with a juvenile Brethren colt and yearling colt by Jimmy Creed both already on the ground.

Crystal Avalanche’s winning Fusaichi Pegasus dam is a sixth-generation stakes producer with each of her first three dams also winning stakes, led by Grade 2 winner With a Wink.

Winning mare Hitech Is Back is offered by Gainesway as Hip 3196 carrying a Drain The Clock foal on a March 31 cover.

Hitech Is Back is a half-sister to Grade 2 winner Tonalist’s Shape with the pair out of the stakes winning Hitechnoweenie. Also placed in multiple stakes, Hitechnoweenie is a second-generation stakes winner with as a daughter of the stakes winner and multiple graded stakes placed Hi Tech Honeycomb.

Each of the four dams on Hitech Is Back’s page has produced at least one stakes winner with many of their daughters and granddaughters doing the same. Hitech Is Back had her first foal this year when producing a TAPWRIT colt before visiting DRAIN THE CLOCK.

Hip 3558 from the Gainesway consignment is the Union Rags mare Dixie Dancer, a half-sister to champion She Be Wild and three other winners.

Dixie Dancer’s only runner is her juvenile TAPWRIT filly Taprixie but each of her first six dams have either produced stakes winners or the dams of stakes performers. That lone non-stakes producer is Dixie Dancer’s granddam Duck Trap, who also produced the dams of the stakes placed trio of Cat Whiskers, Ring Necked, and Safe Range in addition to Dixie Dancer’s dam Trappings.

Dixie Dancer is the dam of a Practical Joke yearling colt and a MCKINZIE weanling filly.

The Taylor Made-offered Exsqueeze Me is a half-sister to Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) winner Wavell Avenue.

Their dam Lucas Street is not only the dam of four winners from six to race but has proven to pass on her producing power with two of those winners also producing stakes horses. Winning one Grade 1 and placing in two other top-level races, as a broodmare Wavell Avenue has produced Grade 1 winner Grenadier Guards. Another daughter of the multiple stakes placed Lucas Street won on the track before producing Oh Darlin.

Exsqueeze Me’s first foal is a juvenile colt named Heathcliff, who was third in a Belmont Park Maiden Special Weight on debut in his only start. She also has an Echo Town weanling filly to come as well.

The 2023 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale kicks off on November 8 at 1pm with each of the next eight sessions starting at 10am daily.