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|Dam||Touch of Greatness|
|Died||March 14, 2018|
|Breeder||Silver Springs Stud Farm Inc. & Mrs. J. Costelloe|
|Owner||Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum|
|Poker Handicap (1998)|
Jaipur Stakes (1998)
|Last updated on April 18, 2010|
Elusive Quality stood at stud at Darley America's Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. He raced in the colours of Darley's principal, Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum. Prior to standing at Darley America, he stood at Gainsborough Farm in Versailles, Kentucky. Gainsborough was owned by Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum, eldest brother of Sheikh Mohammed.
Elusive Quality retired to stud in 1999 and stood at a fee of $10,000. As at April 12, 2010 he has sired 505 winners, including 58 stakes winners, from 732 race starters.
Elusive Quality is the sire of:
- Evasive - Champion Juvenile in England and winner of the Horris Hill St. Gr.3 - Newbury; Stallion in France since 2011. Sire of Black Type for his first crop.
- Smarty Jones - Champion 3 Year Old and winner of the 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes
- Elusive City - Champion Juvenile in France and winner of the Group One Prix Morny
- Raven's Pass - winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Breeders' Cup Classic
- Quality Road - winner of the 2009 Florida Derby, 2010 Donn Handicap
- Maryfield - won the 2007 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, voted 2007 American Champion Female Sprint Horse, inducted in the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2009.
Elusive Quality was euthanized on March 14, 2018 due to the infirmities of old age.
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Touch of Greatness
|Natasha (Family 13-c)|
- Evasive's page on Haras de Grandcamp's website
- Elusive Quality's page on Darley America's website
- Elusive Quality's pedigree
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