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Elnadim Adds 2nd Irish Black-Type
Again in Ireland overnight, former NZ Westbury Stud shuttler Elnadim (Danzig-Elle Seule, by Exclusive Native) added a 2nd black-type success when 3YO filly Elletelle (Elnadim-Flamanda, by Niniski) scored by a short-head against older rivals in the €70,000 (A$119,000) Listed Sweet Mimosa Stakes (6 furlongs) for fillies & mares at The Curragh. Elletelle (ridden by Johnny Murtagh for trainer Ger Lyons) defeated Aleagueoftheirown (Danehill Dancer-Golden Coral, by Slew O' Gold) & Akua'ba (Sadler's Wells-Ghana, by Lahib). A week earlier Elletelle finsihed 3rd against older rivals in Ireland's Listed Belgrave Stakes (6 furlongs) at Fairyhouse; & last season she won the UK Gr2 Queen Mary Stakes (5 furlongs) at Royal ascot & finished 3rd in Ireland's Gr1 Phoenix Stakes (6 furlongs) at The Curragh.