At Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, Oakland Park Stud's deceased triple Gr1-winning stallion Viscount (Quest for Fame-Antwerp, by Sir Tristram) added a black-type success when 6YO brown mare Shinta Mani (Viscount-Bonzara Gold, by Ron Bon) broke through for a well-deserved maiden stakes victory in the $130,000 Listed Kalgoorlie Cup (2300m) for 3YO+, defeating Danehills Daughter & Dark Alert. A $12,000 purchase by her trainer Sharon Miller at the 2013 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale, Shinta Mani improved her record to 8 wins and 9 placings (including the Listed WATC Natasha Stakes & Listed Boulder Cup) from 40 starts for $480,370 in earnings.
At Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, Oakland Park Stud's deceased triple Gr1-winning stallion Viscount (Quest for Fame-Antwerp, by Sir Tristram) added a black-type success when 7YO brown gelding Already Famous (Viscount-Roaster, by Regal Classic) claimed the biggest prize of his career when winning the $100,000 Listed Boulder Cup (2100m) for 3YO+, defeating Shinta Mani & Gloryland. Already Famous improved his record to 8 wins and 20 placings from 55 starts for $414,475 in earnings.
At Ascot in West Australia, Emirates Park Stud's Gr1-winning stallion Al Maher (Danehill-Show Dancing, by Don't Say Halo) added a black-type success when 3YO filly Delicacy (Al Maher-Simply Wicked, by Scenic) scored by 1.75-lengths for trainer Grant Williams in the $100,000 Listed Natasha Stakes (2200m) for 3YO fillies, over fellow fillies Shinta Mani (Viscount-Bonzara Gold, by Ron Bon) & stable-mate Neverland (Big Brown-Midnight Special, by Zabeel). A homebred for prominent WA owner and breeder Bob Peters, Delicacy took her record to 6 wins (including the Gr3 WA Champion Fillies Stakes & Listed Ascot 1000 Guineas) and 3 placings (the Listed WATC Burgess Queen Stakes) from 10 starts for $428,500 earnings.