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Jetset Lad Wins Gr2 Brisbane Cup
At Doomben in Queensland, former Haunui Farm stallion Elusive City (Elusive Qality-Star Of Paris, by Dayjur) added a Group success when 7YO gelding Jetset Lad (Elusive City-Jetset Lass, by Jetball) scored by 0.1-length for trainer Brian Smith in the $300,000 Gr2 Brisbane Cup (2200m) for 3YO+, over 4YO gelding Sense Of Occasion (Street Sense-Saywaan, by Zabeel) & 7YO mare Epingle (Pins-Etoile du Nord, by Zabeel). Jetset Lad took his record to 8 wins (including the Gr3 Taranaki Cup) and 14 placings (including the Gr1 Railway Stakes) from 58 starts for $579,177 earnings. Jetset Lad was passed in for NZ$6,000 at the 2009 NZ Bloodstock Select Yearling Sale from the draft of Goodwood Stud.