Grade Three Win for Giant Mare

Late bloomer Guilty Twelve (5m Giant’s Causeway x Arkadina, by Danehill) produced a career best performance to claim her first Black Type win with a tenacious victory in the $200,500 Grade III Robert G Dick Memorial Stakes at Delaware Park.

Trained in Europe as a young horse by Roger Varian, she was switched to the North American stable of Graham Motion last year.

She surged late from back in the field to snare a nose victory in a tight three way finish to the one and 3/8th mile contest.

A homebred for Merry Fox Stables, Guilty Twelve has won four of ten starts and is a half-sister to stakes-winner Iltemas.

She is a valuable mare now with a Black Type win on board and a pedigree that features champion sire Montjeu and Group I winners Again, Goldream and Galileo Gold.

Guilty Twelve is the 172nd stakes-winner for champion sire Giant’s Causeway.

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