Keeneland September Yearling Sale alumni captured graded stakes at Santa Anita and Oaklawn recently.
Cistron dominated the Kona Gold (G2) by 5¼ lengths at Santa Anita on Saturday, proving his versatility on turf and dirt. September Sale graduates Campaign and Beach View finished 1-2 in the Tokyo City Cup (G3) on April 14 at Santa Anita.
Also on April 14, Midnight Bisou recorded her eighth graded stakes win with a gutsy victory in the Apple Blossom (G1) at Oaklawn.
KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES
MIDNIGHT BISOU, 4YO filly by Midnight Lute – Diva Delite ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent) Won Apple Blossom H. (G1) on 4/14 at Oaklawn (career 14-8-3-3, $2,405,000) O- Bloom Racing Stable, Allen Racing & Madaket Stables; B- Woodford Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Steve Asmussen
CISTRON, 5YO horse by The Factor – Major Allie ($180,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- D. M. I) Won Kona Gold S. (G2) on 4/20 at Santa Anita (career 25-4-6-6, $480,719) O- Hronis Racing; B- St. George Farm (KY); T- John Sadler
Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates finished 1-2 in the Tokyo City Cup S. (G3) on 4/14 at Santa Anita:
1- CAMPAIGN, 4YO colt by Curlin – Arania ($675,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Lane’s End) (career 8-4-1-0, $310,753) O- Woodford Racing; B- Alexander-Groves Thoroughbreds (KY); T- John Sadler
2- Beach View, 6YO horse by Giant’s Causeway – Love’s Blush ($180,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Hidden Brook, agent; Buyer- Ben Glass, agent) O- Levy Racing; B- Sycamore Hall Thoroughbreds (MD); T- Leonard Powell
FIGHT ON, 4YO colt by Into Mischief – Havenlass ($340,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Vinery Sales, agent; Buyer- Spendthrift Farm) Won $150,000 Fifth Season S. on 4/14 at Oaklawn (career 17-4-3-2, $310,411) O- C T R Stables & Steven Keh; B- Haymarket Farm (KY); T- Doug O’Neill
ALWAYSMINING, 3YO gelding by Stay Thirsty – What Will Be ($32,000, 2017 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Hunter Valley Farm, agent, Buyer- 3-D Bloodstock; $130,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent, Buyer- Jim McIngvale) Won $123,750 Federico Tesio S. on 4/20 at Laurel (career 12-7-0-1, $386,192) O- Runnymede Racing; B- Avla Pitts (MD); T- Kelly Rubley
SISTER PEACOCK, 3YO filly by Real Solution – Imforeal ($9,000, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Darby Dan Farm, agent; Buyer- Russ McLellan) Won $101,900 Star Shoot S. on 4/21 at Woodbine (career 5-3-2-0, $109,244) O- Brent & Russell McLellan and Stuart Simon; B- Ken & Sarah Ramsey (KY); T- Stuart Simon
MALPAIS, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – D’Elegance ($65,000 RNA, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent) Won $100,000 Robert Hilton Memorial S. on 4/20 at Charles Town (career 6-3-1-1, $127,600) O- Richard Snyder, Connie Snyder, Brett Setzer & Billie Jo Setzer; B- Connie & Richard Snyder (KY); T- Joe Sharp
MS LOCUST POINT, 5YO mare by Dialed In – Whisper Number ($17,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- Barzini Syndicate; $27,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent) Won$100,000 Primonetta S. on 4/20 at Laurel (career 16-9-2-1, $612,435) O- Jim Reichenberg & Cash Is King; B- Lesley Campion (KY); T- John Servis
GLADIATOR KING, 3YO colt by Curlin – Golden Dawn (RNA to Sale, 2017 Sept Yearling, Consignor- James M. Herbener Jr., agent) Won $75,000 Roar S. on 4/20 at Gulfstream (career 13-5-1-1, $216,535) O- Thoroughbred Champions Training Center; B- Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY); T- Jaime Mejia
PERFORMANCE REVIEW, 6YO mare by Eskendereya – Right to Rule ($10,000, 2017 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Judge Lanier Racing) Won $75,000 Neon Desert H. on 4/21 at Sunland (career 11-4-1-2, $110,590) O- Judge Lanier Racing; B- Fletcher & Carolyn Gray (KY); T- Miguel Hernandez