Keshi Boom Captures WA Champion Fillies Stakes

Mark Smith - Sunday November 19

The Spirit Of Boom filly Keshi Boom quelled any fears she might not run out a strong 1600m when she motored home in the Group III Lexus of Perth - WA Champion Fillies Stakes at Ascot on Saturday and take her record to a perfect four for four.

That's four for four (image The Races WA/Western Racepix)

A fifth winner of the race for Willie Pike, the Grant and Alana Williams-trained filly swept down the middle of the track to defeat the Awesome Rock filly Miss Rockjoy by one and a half lengths with the well-supported Divine Prophet filly Generosity a length back in third.

Coming off a win in the Listed Burgess Queen Stakes, Keshi Boom has banked $267,150 from her four wins.

“She is among the first we’ve had since rebuilding the stable and it just blows us away,” Grant Williams said.

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uo;There is emotion in our wins now, whereas before it was just business, we were a bit numb to it.

 

“To see how much this means to them, as it does to us, who do it 24/7, it’s incredible to see how happy a horse can make to so many people.

Plenty to celebrate (image The Races WA/Western Racepix)

“We will seriously think about the Guineas next week. E will have a chat to Willie. Alana is keen to go to 1800m, but I would favour giving her a week at the beach and go for the Guineas.”

Bred by Eureka Thoroughbreds, Peter Mahony, Brian Mahony, and Rex Lipp, Keshi Boom was a $120,000 Magic Millions Gold Coast March Yearling Sale purchase for Williams Racing from the Eureka Stud draft.

Keshi Boom a $120,000 Magic Millions yearling

The 3-year-old Spirit Of Boom filly is a three-quarter sister to Group II winner Prince of Boom and stakes-winner Simply Fly, being the best of three winners from as many to race for Pearls for Me, a winning half-sister by Red Dazzler to Group II winner Express Air.

Pearls For Me has had a torrid time of late with her 2021 and 2022 foals dying after birth, and she missed to Dubious last spring.

 

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Race Result - Lexus of Perth - WA Champion Fillies Stakes Gr3 1600m

Ascot Track: Good(4) Time: 1:36.46
1
Keshi Boom
- 3f Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Pearls For Me (AUS) (Red Dazzler (AUS))
Tnr: G & A Williams Rdr: W Pike 55.5
Spirit Of Boom
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $120,000
Seller: Eureka Stud, Cambooya, Qld
Buyer: Williams Racing
2
1.4
Miss Rockjoy
- 3f Awesome Rock (AUS) x Most Joyous (AUS) (Viscount (AUS))
Tnr: Sue Olive Rdr: P Knuckey 55.5
3
2.3
Generosity
- 3f Divine Prophet (AUS) x Orabelle (AUS) (Casino Prince (AUS))
Tnr: Simon Miller Rdr: Chris Parnham 55.5
MM Gold Coast National Weanling Sale $9,000
Seller: Glastonbury Farms, Scone, NSW
Buyer: Simon Miller Racing
4
2.4
Paris Calling
- 3f Ducimus (AUS) x My Fair Beauty (AUS) (Trade Fair (GB))
Tnr: T M Andrews Rdr: S Mc Gruddy 55.5
5
4.3
The Boss Lady
- 3f Street Boss (USA) x Top Of The Class (AUS) (Star Witness (AUS))
Tnr: M L Lane Rdr: C Johnston-Porter 55.5
6
5.4
Guarding Heaven
- 3f Safeguard (AUS) x Heaven Tonight (AUS) (Oratorio (AUS))
Tnr: Ryan Hill Rdr: B Parnham 55.5
7
6.3
Ayumi
- 3f Real Steel (JPN) x Vocalise (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
Tnr: T M Andrews Rdr: P Harvey 55.5
8
6.3
Brave Strike
- 3f Brave Smash (JPN) x Taste Of Money (AUS) (Not A Single Doubt (AUS))
Tnr: Simon Miller Rdr: S Parnham 55.5
9
9.1
Ecstasy Of Gold
- 3f Smart Missile (AUS) x Hello Again (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Tnr: Greg Cave Rdr: Ms L Staples 55.5
10
9.3
Ima Wild Girl
- 3f Performer (AUS) x Wild Ava (AUS) (High Chaparral (IRE))
Tnr: D & B Pearce Rdr: Lucy Fiore 55.5
11
9.4
Hoba Meteor
- 3f Smart Missile (AUS) x Hoba (AUS) (Northern Meteor (AUS))
Tnr: D M Luciani Rdr: Holly Watson 55.5
12
13
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- 3f Safeguard (AUS) x Clarecastle (AUS) (Tribu (AUS))
Tnr: P H Jordan Rdr: C Staples 55.5
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