11/10/2001 12:00AM

Tiznow's sister lights Day 6


LEXINGTON, Ky. - A $950,000 full sister to two-time Breeders' Cup Classic winner Tiznow lit up Day 6 of Keeneland's November breeding stock sale on Saturday.

Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum's Godolphin operation purchased the bay weanling filly, who has three white socks and a Tiznow-style blaze on her face. The Cee's Tizzy-Cee's Song (Seattle Song) filly went through the ring to settle the estate of her late breeder, Cecilia Straub-Rubens, and was offered without a reserve.

Sheikh Mohammed got a good view of the kind of horse Cee's Song can produce last month when 2000 Horse of the Year Tiznow beat his well-regarded Sakhee by a nose to become the first horse to win two Breeders' Cup Classics.

Craig Bandoroff's Denali Stud consigned the filly. Denali Stud sold her dam, Cee's Song, for $2.6 million on behalf of the Straub-Rubens estate on Tuesday. Gerry Dilger of Dromoland Farm near Lexington signed the ticket for the mare, who was in foal again to Cee's Tizzy.

After the mare's sale surpassed his expectations, Bandoroff said he regretted not selling the mare and foal on the same day. Bandoroff entered the pair for the November sale late this summer and had not seen the foal at that time.

"When I wasn't able to go see her myself and didn't think to have someone go look at her for me, we just couldn't take a chance that she might be a scrawny little thing," Bandoroff said Saturday, explaining why he entered the weanling in the later, less-fashionable session.

When the attractive and well-made filly arrived at Bandoroff's farm before the sale, he decided to ship her to the sale ground early and show her with her dam to get her in front of the early sessions' wealthiest buyers.

"Thank heavens we did that," Bandoroff said. "The reaction to her was very good. I knew they liked her, and people were throwing around big numbers about her."

Dick O'Gorman signed the ticket for Sheikh Mohammed's regular agent, John Ferguson, and said that the Cee's Tizzy filly will ship to Godolphin's Raceland facility in Lexington.

Friday's session sold 260 lots for $11,646,700, producing an average price of $44,795 and a $35,000 median. The Friday session's top lot was the $220,000 broodmare prospect Fiamma, a stakes-placed Irish River mare that Brookdale Farm, agent, sold to Hugo Merry Bloodstock.