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Keeneland September Sale Alumni McKinzie, Midnight Bisou Establish Sophomore Credentials with Eye-Catching Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (Jan. 8, 2018) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate McKinzie remained undefeated with an easy 3½-length win in Saturday’s Sham (G3) at Santa Anita and earned 10 points to surge to second place on the Kentucky Derby (G1) points leaderboard. On Sunday at Santa Anita, September Sale alumni Midnight Bisou broke her maiden with a 4½-length victory in the Santa Ynez (G2) to jump up the Kentucky Oaks (G1) leaderboard.

KEENELAND SALES GRADUATES

Keeneland sales alumni finished 1-2 in the Santa Ynez S. (G2) on 1/7 at Santa Anita: 

1- MIDNIGHT BISOU, 3YO filly by Midnight Lute – Diva Delite ($19,000 RNA, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent) (career 3-1-2-0, $150,000) O- Allen Racing & Bloom Racing Stable; B- Woodford Thoroughbreds (KY); T- William Spawr

2- Steph Being Steph, 3YO filly by Majestic Warrior – More Than Proud ($72,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Betz Thoroughbreds, agent; Buyer- Dennis Farkas) O- Blinkers On Racing Stable, Bennett, Cahee, Georgetti, Harris, Lyons, et al.; B- D. J. Stable (KY); T- Brian Koriner

McKINZIE, 3YO colt by Street Sense – Runway Model ($170,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Lane’s End, agent; Buyer- Three Amigos) Won Sham S. (G3) on 1/6 at Santa Anita (career 3-3-0-0, $270,000) O- Karl Watson, Mike Pegram & Paul Weitman; B- Summer Wind Farm (KY); T- Bob Baffert

MASK, 3YO colt by Tapit – Hidden Expression ($685,000, 2016 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Lane’s End) Won $100,000 Mucho Macho Man S. on 1/6 at Gulfstream (career 2-2-0-0, $105,760) O- Lane’s End Racing; B- Gainesway Thoroughbreds (KY); T- Chad Brown

CICATRIX, 3YO filly by Violence – Provincial ($85,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent; Buyer- Canaan Creek Stables) Won $75,000 Glitter Woman S. on 1/6 at Gulfstream (career 2-2-0-0, $80,640) O- Bill Witman; B- CESA Farm (KY); T- Ian Wilkes

TRIPLE CHELSEA, 5YO mare by Hat Trick (JPN) – Oceane Music (FR) ($22,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Calvin Johnston) Won $50,000 Pan Zareta S. on 1/6 at Fair Grounds (career 17-6-2-5, $271,529) O- Brad Grady; B- Liberty Road Stables (KY); T- Joe Sharp