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Almalad Wins Gr1 JJ Atkins

Tuesday, 10th June 2014

At Eagle Farm in Queensland, Emirates Park Stud's Gr1-winning stallion Al Maher (Danehill-Show Dancing, by Don't Say Halo) celebrated a Gr1 success when exciting 2YO gelding Almalad (Al Maher-Ilhaam, by Secret Savings) scored by 0.2-length for trainer Gai Waterhouse in the $500,000 Gr1 JJ Atkins (1600m) for 2YOs, over 2YO colt Brazen Beau (I Am Invincible-Sansadee, by Snaadee) & Looks Like The Cat (Husson-Fiery Dee, by Fraar). The undefeated Almalad, who was purchased by Gai Waterhouse and James Harron Bloodstock for $50,000 at the 2013 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the draft of Emirates Park,  took his record to 3 wins from 3 starts for $411,000 earnings. He joins Diamond Drille and Fat Al as Gr1 winners for Danehill stallion Al Maher.

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