Don Alberto Purchases Constellation for $3,150,000
Grade 1 winner CONSTELLATION sold for $3,150,000 late at The November Sale. Offered in foal to CURLIN as Hip 239, CONSTELLATION was purchased by Don Alberto Corporation from the consignment of Bedouin Bloodstock.
CONSTELLATION won the Furlough S. at two and finished third in that year’s Spinaway S. (G1). At three, she won a hard fought La Brea S. (G1) over subsequent Grade 1 winner FINLEY’SLUCKYCHARM. By BELLAMY ROAD, CONSTELLATION won or placed in 11 of 14 starts for owner LNJ Foxwoods and trainer Bob Baffert, earning $619,809. She is offered carrying her first foal, by two-time Horse of the Year and sire of champions CURLIN.
CONSTELLATION is one of four winners out of the stakes winning NOT FOR LOVE mare FOR ROYALTY, and hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners SPUN SUGAR and DAAHER.