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Famous Seamus Wins Gr1 BTC Cup

Monday, 12th May 2014

At Doomben in Queensland, former Haunui Farm stallion Elusive City (Elusive Qality-Star Of Paris, by Dayjur) celebrated a Gr1 success when 5YO gelding Famous Seamus (Elusive City-Clinique, by Dance Floor) scored by 0.5-length for trainer Noel Mayfield Smith in the $400,000 Gr1 BTC Cup (1200m) for 3YO+, over 6YO entire Spirit Of Boom (Sequalo-Temple Spirit, by Special Dane) & 6YO gelding Buffering (Mossman-Action Annie, by Anabaa). Famous Seamus took his record to 9 wins (including the Listed Lightning Handicap & Listed Hinkler Handicap) and 7 placings (including the Gr2 Challenge Stakes, Gr3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes & Gr2 Premiere Stakes) from 29 starts for $776,800 earnings. Famous Seamus was purchased for NZ$70,000 by Flagtown Pty Ltd at the 2010 NZB Select Sale from the draft of Trelawney Stud.

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