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Medaglia D'Oro Wins Adds Canada Gr2
In Canada, multiple Gr1-winning shuttler Medaglia D'Oro (El Prado-Cappucino Bay, by Bailjumper) added a graded-stakes success when 4YO mare Marketing Mix (Medaglia D'Oro-Instant Thought, by Kris S) scored a 1.25-lengths victory in the C$345,000 Gr2 Nassau Stakes (8 furlongs on turf) for fillies & mares at Woodbine in Toronto. Marketing Mix (ridden by Julien Leparoux for trainer Thomas Proctor) defeated felllow 4YO mares Roxy Gap (Indian Charlie-Harts Gap, by Saint Ballado) & Indian Pond (Speightstown-Schooner Bay, by Archers Bay). Marketing Mix (a US$150,000 yearling at the 2009 Keeneland September Sale) now has 6 wins (also including 2011's US Gr2 Mrs Revere Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Churchill Downs, US Gr3 Pucker Up Stakes over 9 furlongs at Arlington Park & Canadian Listed Wonder Where Stakes over 10 furlongs at Woodbine) & 3 placings (in 2011's US Gr1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes over 9 furlongs at Keeneland, Canadian Listed Woodbine Oaks over 9 furlongs at Woodbine & Canadian Listed Fury Stakes over 7 furlongs at Woodbine) from 12 starts for C$793,600 earnings.