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Royal Fantasy Wins SAf Gr1 Thekwini Fillies
Juvenile filly Royal Fantasy (Al Mufti-Davidia, by Fort Wood) snatched victory by a nose in the R350,000 (A$70,000) Gr1 Thekwini Fillies Stakes (1600m) for 2YO fillies at Clairwood, reported SAHorseracing.com. Royal Fantasy (ridden by Mark Khan for trainer Geoff Woodruff) defeated fast-finishing previously unbeaten Australian-bred Sun Classique (Fuji Kiseki-Elfenjer, by Last Tycoon) & front-running Oracle News (London News-Full Spectrum, by National Emblem). Royal Fantasy now has 2 wins from 4 starts. She is the 2nd foal & 2nd group stakes-winner for unraced Davidia (whose 1st foal Royal Aproval won 3 Gr2 races).