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3rd Successive Win For $525k Melito Half-Sister
The half-sister to dual Gr1-winning, triple Gr2-winning & 7-times Gr1-placed 5YO racemare Melito (Redoute's Choice-Cloister, by Marauding) notched her 3rd successive victory when valuable 3YO filly Secluded (Hussonet-Cloister) scored over 1200m at Warwick Farm for trainer Paul Messara. Secluded (a $525,000 yearling consigned by Reavill Farm at the 2010 Inglis Easter Sale in Sydney) took her record to 3 wins from 4 starts for $85,600 earnings. Her half-sister Melito sold for $1.65 million at last week's Magic Millions National Select Broodmare Sale (the 4th highest paid in the history of the sale & the 2nd most expensive for a mare in-foal); Melito (originally a $600,000 yearling consigned by Reavill Farm at the 2008 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale) boasts 5 wins & 13 placings from 26 starts (16 at Gr1 level) for $1,934,950 earnings.