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Famous Seamus Wins Listed Lightning Handicap
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 4YO gelding Famous Seamus (Elusive City-Clinique, by Dance Floor) flew from the rear of the field to get up by a short-head for trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith in the $100,000 Listed City Tatts Lightning Handicap (1100m) for 3YOs+ at Randwick, over 6YO gelding Too Many Reds (Magic Albert-Red Centre, by Rubiton) & 7YO gelding Zaratone (Zariz-Comeback Queen, by King's Theatre). Famous Seamus (a NZ$70,000 yearling at the 2010 NZ Bloodstock Premier Sale at Karaka) took his record to 5 wins & 3 placings from 11 starts for $191,500 earnings.