Tuesday, 10 July 2012
: Exceed And Excel has taken his tally of juvenile stakes winners to 32 after his two-year-old son Morawij won in the UK on July 6.
Morawij first caught the eye back in May when breaking his maiden and followed up a creditable fourth in the Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot with a facile win in the Listed Dragon Stakes at Sandown on July 6.
Bred by Dunchurch Lodge Stud, Morawij is out of the G3-placed Piccolo mare Silver Moonshine.
* MEDAGLIA D'Oro filly Marketing Mix was looking for her fourth Graded Stakes win on July 8 in Woodbine's G2 Dance Smartly Stakes, and came away with one of her most impressive wins to date.
The four-year-old daughter of Medaglia d'Oro won three black-type events in 2011, including the G2 Mrs Revere Stakes and G3 Pucker Up Stakes.
She also ran a very strong second in Keeneland's G1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes. This year, the filly most recently won the G2 Nassau Stakes at Woodbine, prior to her G2 Dance Smartly victory.
Marketing Mix is owned by Glen Hill Farm and was bred by Sean Fitzhenry. She is out of Instant Thought, by Kris S.
Marketing Mix's granddam is Graded Stakes-placed Nimble Mind, a full-sister to G1 winner Contredance and Graded winners Skimble and Shotiche.
Medaglia d'Oro is the number one dirt sire in the world by dirt G1 horses from the 06-07-08 crops.
He has proven himself as a sire on all surfaces though with progeny the likes of Marketing Mix excelling on the turf.
His G1 winners include Horse Of The Year Rachel Alexandra and Plum Pretty, both winners of the G1 Kentucky Oaks.