1986 Gr1 SA Fillies Guineas - EILEEN ALANNA - finish4Less than three weeks after her sprint victory at Newmarket, Eileen Alanna travelled down to Pietermaritzburg to take on the likes of Bimbina and Ecurie in the Natal Fillies' Guineas over a mile.

Stable companions Ecurie and Bimbina were in touch with the pace from the break, but once in line for home it was apparent that odds-on favourite Ecurie was not going to take the thick end of the purse. Her stable companion Bimbina was hailed the winner when Ricky Howard-Ginsberg's 1986 Gr1 SA Fillies Guineas - EILEEN ALANNA - canterBoot Camp filly Eileen Alanna - so often beaten in important events - came through full of running to get up under Jeff Lloyd to score by a neck.

Rated by Howard-Ginsberg as the best filly he has trained, Eileen Alanna vindicated her trainer's opinion, scoring the most notable victory of her career.

1986 Gr1 SA Fillies Guineas

 

 

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