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Brushing - York 19.08.10

Brushing: follows Janood and Via Medici as recent stakes winners for Medicean

  PICTURE: Mark Cranham 

Brushing continues golden Medicean run

EBF Galtres Stakes (Listed), York, 3yo+ fillies, 1m4f

BRUSHING (4 f Medicean - Seasonal Blossom by Fairy King) Breeder: Dullingham Park Stud

BRUSHING added to a wonderful week for Medicean on Thursday when taking the Galtres Stakes at York in authoritative fashion from Sense Of Purpose.

Only last Saturday, Medicean was represented by a new stakes winner in Washington Singer Stakes scorer Janood while on Thursday's card at Deauville, his three-year-old daughter Via Medici landed the Group 3 Prix de Lieurey.

A half-sister two minor winners, Brushing hails from an excellent Moyglare Stud family, being out of a half-sister to Group 3 winner Token Gesture, herself dam of Group 1 winner Relaxed Gesture.

Another half-sister, Monumental Gesture, is the dam of high-class jumpers Rhinestone Cowboy and Wichita Lineman.

Brushing is the second stakes winner by Medicean bred out of a Fairy King mare following Grade 2 scorer Mr Medici. The stallion has also worked well with mares descending from Fairy King's brother Sadler's Wells, producing the likes of Bankable, Neatico and Via Medici.

Seasonal Blossom has a yearling colt by Observatory and was barren to Pastoral Pursuits last year.




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