2018

Quilista Wins Gr2 Sapphire Stakes

Monday, 16th April 2018

On day two of The Championships at Royal Randwick, Yarradale Stud's beautifully bred stallion Scandal Keeper (Danzig-Canny Miss, by Marscay) added a Group race success when 4YO Australian-bred mare Quilista (Scandal Keeper-Brocky's Ace, by Surtee) left her rivals languishing in her wake when posting a strong front-running win in the $300,000 Gr2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) for 3YO+ fillies & mares, defeating Ravi & White Moss. This was the third stakes win for the former West Australian galloper Quilista who improved her record to 8 wins (including the Gr3 Birthday Card Stakes & Listed Rangeview Stud Classic) and 7 placings (including the Listed WATC Raconteur Stakes) from 19 starts for $562,900 in earnings. Quilista was a $10,000 purchase at the 2015 magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale from the draft of Korilya Stud.

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Quilista (image: Steve Hart)

Quilista Wins Gr3 Birthday Card Stakes

Monday, 26th March 2018

At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, Yarradale Stud's beautifully bred stallion Scandal Keeper (Danzig-Canny Miss, by Marscay) added a Group race success when 4YO Australian-bred mare Quilista (Scandal Keeper-Brocky's Ace, by Surtee) scored a brilliant front-running victory in the $150,000 Gr3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) for 3YO+ fillies & mares, defeating Sugar Bella & Hetty Heights. This was the second stakes win for Quilista who improved her record to 7 wins (including the Listed Rangeview Stud Classic) and 7 placings (including the Listed WATC Raconteur Stakes) from 18 starts for $390,200 in earnings. Quilista was a $10,000 purchase at the 2015 magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale from the draft of Korilya Stud.

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Quilista (image: Steve Hart)

2017

Variation Wins Listed Raconteur Stakes

Monday, 10th April 2017

At Ascot racecourse in Perth, Western Australia, Yarradale Stud shuttler War Chant (War Chant (Danzig-Hollywood Wildcat, by Kris S) added a black-type success when 3YO gelding Variation (War Chant-Fleeting Angel, by Don't Say Halo) scored by 1 length for trainer Stephen Miller in the $100,000 Listed Raconteur Stakes (1500m) for 3YOs, over fellow 3YO gelding Western Temple (Dream Ahead-Western Jewel, by Jeune) & 3YO filly Quilista (Scandal Keeper-Brocky's Ace, by Surtee). Variation, who was a $32,000 purchase at the 2015 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale from the draft of Mungrup Stud, improved his record to 4 wins (including the Gr2 W.A. Guineas) and 5 placings from 9 starts for $437,650 earnings.

Quilista Wins Listed Rangeview Stud Classic

Monday, 20th March 2017

At Bunbury racecourse in Western Australia, Yarradale Stud’s beautifully bred stallion Scandal Keeper (Danzig-Canny Miss, by Marscay) added a black-type success when 3YO filly Quilista (Scandal Keeper-Brocky's Ace, by Surtee) scored by 2 length for trainer Justin Warwick in the $100,000 Listed Rangeview Stud Classic (1400m) for 3YOs, over 3YO geldings Variation (War Chant-Fleeting Angel, by Don't Say Halo) & Parading (Patronize-Blue Nonna, by Polish Blue). This was the first stakes victory for Quilista who improved her record to 4 wins and 2 placings from 7 starts for $127,900 earnings. Quilista was purchased by Warwick for $10,000 at the 2015 magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale from the draft of Korilya Stud.