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Felicienne Wins Gr3 Schweppervescence Trophy
At Flemington in Melbourne, Emirates Park Stud stallion Al Maher (Danehill-Show Dancing, by Don't Say Halo) added a Group success when 4YO mare Felicienne (Al Maher-Nena Candida, by Canny Lad) scored by 1.25-lengths for trainer Darren Weir in the $150,000 Gr3 Schweppervescence Trophy (1600m) for 3YO+ f&m, over 5YO mare Metaphorical (Dylan Thomas-Light Up the World, by Rory's Jester) & 3YO filly Alaskan Rose (Encosta de Lago-Saskia, by Redoute's Choice). This was the first stakes victory for Felicienne who advanced her record to 5 wins and 5 placings from 15 starts for $196,095 earnings. Felicienne was passed in for $45,000 at the 2013 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale from the draft of Edinglassie Stud.