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Elusive City Adds French Black-Type
Also in France overnight, Gr1-winning NZ Haunui Farm shuttler & 2002 French Champion 2YO Elusive City (Elusive Quality-Star Of Paris, by Dayjur) added a black-type success when Irish-bred filly Mixed Intention (Elusive City-Chiosina, by Danehill Dancer) scored a 2-lengths victory against the males in the €55,000 (A$72,000) Listed Prix De La Californie (1500m) for 3YOs at Cagnes-sur-Mer. Mixed Intention (ridden by Sylvain Ruis for trainer Fabrice Vermeulen) defeated US-bred colt Silver Ocean (Silver Train-Endless Sea, by Mt Livermore) & US-bred fellow filly Etive (Elusive Quality-Firth Of Lorne, by Danehill).