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Delicacy Wins Gr1 Australasian Oaks
At Morphettville in South Australia, Emirates Park Stud stallion Al Maher celebrated a Gr1 success when star 3YO Perth filly Delicacy (Al Maher-Simply Wicked, by Scenic) scored by 1.2-lengths for trainer Grant Williams in the $400,000 Gr1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) for 3YO fillies, over fellow 3YO fillies Fenway (High Chaparral-Deedra, by Zabeel) & Bahamas (Teofilo-St Trinians, by Black Hawk). A homebred for prominent WA owner and breeder Bob Peters, Delicacy took her record to 9 wins (including the Gr2 WA Oaks, Gr3 WA Champion Fillies Stakes, Listed Natasha Stakes & Listed Ascot 1000 Guineas) and 3 placings (including the Listed WATC Burgess Queen Stakes) from 13 starts for $1,119,400 earnings.