Mi Sueno, a grade I stakes-winning 2-year-old filly, has been retired from racing because of a condylar fracture of her right front cannon bone. The injury came following a workout Sept. 29 at Hollywood Park in preparation for the Oct. 4 Oak Leaf Breeders’ Cup Stakes (gr. I) at Oak Tree at Santa Anita.
Mi Sueno underwent surgery and will remain at Hollywood Park for 60 days. Plans call for her to be bred in 2010.
By Pulpit, Mi Sueno raced for Southern Equine Stable, owned by Michael Moreno and trainer Eric Guillot.
Mi Sueno won both her added-money starts, taking the Darley Debutante (gr. I) and Sorrento (gr. III) Stakes, both at Del Mar. She ran second in her other two races and has earned $288,400.
Bred by Southern Equine in a partnership that also includes Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings, Mi Sueno was bought as a weanling by Southern Equine for $1.7 million at the 2007 Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Her yearling half-brother (by Pulpit’s sire A.P. Indy) sold for $1 million to Coolmore Stud associate Demi O’Byrne at the Keeneland September yearling sale.
Mi Sueno is the first foal out of grade I winner Madcap Escapade (by Hennessy).