By Molly Haines
Celebrations could be herd all around Warrnambool on Saturday night when Grace Ali claimed the Group 2 Western Australian Oaks.
Born, bred and owned in Warrnambool by Noel Mugavin, Grace Ali continued what has been a constant love affair with WA feature racing for Noel’s line.
Grace Ali’s mother – Born Ali – claimed the 2014 Group 1 Perth Galaxy (715m), WA’s richest race for stayers. And her older brother, Benali won his second Group 3 Perth Cup Consolation in March this year.
“I did have confidence heading into the Oak’s,” Noel admitted.
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