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Heroi Do Bafra Wins Brazil Gr1 Cruzeiro
In South America, Coolmore shuttler Royal Academy (Nijinsky-Crimson Saint, by Crimson Satan) added another international Gr1 triumph when Heroi Do Bafra (upset winner of last month's Brazilian Gr1 Grande Premio Francisco Eduardo De Paula Machado) "stormed home to capture his 2nd classic victory" in Brazil's Gr1 Grande Premio Cruzeiro do Sul (3rd & final leg of the Hipodromo La Gavea Triple Crown series) over 2400m on soft turf, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Heroi Do Bafra (ridden by Jorge Ricardo for trainer Venancio Nahid) defeated front-running Top Hat & His Friend. Heroi Do Bafra (Royal Academy-Bride's Fantasy, by Roi Normand) now has 4 wins in 12 starts.