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Keeneland September Sale Alumni Shine in Recent Graded Stakes

April 23, 2019

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.



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