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Melito In Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale
Dual Gr1-winning, triple Gr2-winning & 7-time Gr1-placed 5YO racemare Melito (Redoute's Choice-Cloister, by Marauding) has been added to the supplementary catalogue for the upcoming Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale. Melito was retired in 2011 & covered by Coolmore's former dual Australian Champion Sire Encosta de Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way) in her 1st season at stud. On the track, Melito (a $600,000 yearling consigned by Reavill Farm at the 2008 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale) recorded 5 wins (in 2011's Gr2 Apollo Stakes over 1400m at Rosehill, plus both 2010's Gr1 Winter Stakes over 1400m at Eagle Farm & Gr1 T.J.Smith Stakes over 1200m at Randwick, as well as 2009's Gr2 Furious Stakes over 1400m at Randwick & Gr2 Silver Slipper Stakes over 1100m at Rosehill) & 13 placings (including 2011's Gr1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes over 1500m at Rosehill & Gr1 Coolmore Classic over 1500m at Rosehill, plus 2010's Gr1 Stradbroke Handicap over 1400m at Eagle Farm, Gr1 Doomben 10,000 over 1350m at Doomben, Gr1 BTC Cup 1200m at Doomben, Gr1 All Aged Stakes over 1400m at Randwick & Gr3 Birthday Card Stakes over 1200m at Rosehill, as well as 2009's Gr1 Thousand Guineas over 1600m at Caulfield, Gr2 Wakeful Stakes over 2000m at Flemington, Gr2 Tea Rose Stakes over 1500m at Rosehill, Gr2 Perfect Vision Ilasik Stakes over 1200m at Rosehill, Gr3 Silver Shadow Stakes over 1200m at Randwick & Listed Widden Stakes over 1100m at Randwick) from 26 starts (16 at Gr1 level) for $1,934,950 earnings.