Cheekaboo Brings $300,000 at Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
CHEEKABOO (Hip 57), a graded stakes winning broodmare prospect, sold for $300,000 at the Kentucky Winter Mixed sale. The six-year-old UNUSUAL HEAT mare was purchased as a broodmare prospect by K R Japan from the consignment of Small Batch Sales, agent for Ciaglia Racing.
Cheekaboo won the Honeymoon S. (G2) and Campanile S. at three in 2016, and placed in five other stakes at three and five. She earned $371,995 in 24 career starts for owners Burns Racing, Diaglia Racing, and Sharon Alesia and trainer Peter Eurton.
Cheekaboo hails from the immediate family of Grade 1 winners ROYAL MOUNTAIN INN, MISS JOSH, and BIT OF WHIMSY, as well as of graded stakes winners HIGH CRYSTAL, OUR ABBADEAN, HIGHLAND SPRINGS, and CAROLINE THOMAS.