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Fanicio Wins Listed Boulder Cup
At Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, Vinery Stud's former Gr1 Victoria Derby-winning stallion Benicio (More Than Ready-Mannington, by Danehill) added a black-type success when 5YO gelding Fanicio (Benicio-Lasting Faith, by Humam) scored by 0.15-length for trainer Simon Foster in the $110,000 Listed Boulder Cup (1760m) for 3YOs+, over fellow 5YO gelding Barnsley Lad (Balestrini-Caveldo, by Metal Storm) & 7YO gelding Amelias Dancer (Danzero-Yodeller, by El Moxie). In claiming his maiden stakes victory, Fanicio became the second stakes winner for his sire Benicio. Fanicio took his record to 7 wins & 6 placings from 18 starts for $234,550 earnings.