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Xanadu Wins Gr1 Windsor Park Plate

Monday, 23rd September 2013

At Hastings in New Zealand, Gr1-winning NZ Haunui Farm shuttler Elusive City (Elusive Quality-Star Of Paris, by Dayjur) added a Gr1 triumph when 5YO mare Xanadu (Elusive City-Forest Dream, by Forest Glow) scored by 1.75-lengths for trainers Ken & Bev Kelso in the NZ$200,000 Gr1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) for 3YOs+, over 9YO gelding Mufhasa (Pentire-Sheila Cheval, by Mi Preferido) & 5YO gelding Nashville (Darci Brahma-Royal Kiss, by Royal Academy). This was the talented Xanadu's second Gr1 victory and took her record to 6 wins (including the Gr1 New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes) & 7 placings (including the Gr1 Makfi Challenge Stakes, Gr1 Telegraph Handicap & Gr1 Waikato Draught Sprint) from 19 starts for NZ$399,980 earnings.

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