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Elusive Catch Wins Listed Champagne Stakes
At Riccarton Park in New Zealand, Gr1-winning NZ Haunui Farm shuttler Elusive City (Elusive Quality-Star Of Paris, by Dayjur) added a black-type success when 2YO filly Elusive Catch (Elusive City-Milord a Lady, by Lord Ballina) scored by 2.25-lengths for trainer Sabin Kirkland in the NZ$50,000 Listed Champagne Stakes (1200m) for 2YOs, over fellow filly Second Time Lucky (Any Suggestion-Dance Parade, by Personal Hope) & 2YO gelding Two Over One (Duporth-Flying Babe, by Flying Spur). This was the first stakes victory for Elusive Catch who took her record to 1 win and 1 placing from 2 starts for NZ$31,125 earnings.