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Lucky Lilac Wins Gr1 Hanshin Juvenile Fillies
At Hanshin racecourse in Japan, 2YO Japanese-bred filly Lucky Lilac (Orfevre-Lilacs And Lace, by Flower Alley) became the first Group 1 winner for her sire and former champion racehorse Orfevre when landing the 69th running of the Gr1 Hanshin Juvenile Fillies (1600m) for 2YO fillies, defeating Lily Noble & Mau Lea. Trained by Mikio Matsunaga, Lucky Lilac extended her unbeaten record to 3 wins (including the Gr3 Artemis Stakes) from 3 starts for ¥102,820,000 in earnings.