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Estricta Wins Argentina Gr1 Lerena
In South America, favoured 3YO filly Estricta (Roy-Enmendada, by Mari's Book) notched her 5th successive victory & "reaffirmed her dominance in Argentina's middle distance races with a solid 2.5-lengths win" over her older rivals in the Gr1 Gran Premio Gilberto Lerena (1600m) for fillies & mares at Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo in Buenos Aires, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Estricta (ridden by Juan Carlos Noriega for trainer Juan Carlos Maldotti) defeated Camelista (Luhuk-Campania, by Mutakddim) & the winner's front-running stable-mate Filarmonia (Slew Gin Fizz-Fijeza, by Pepenador). Overall Estricta now has 6 wins from 8 starts (also including Argentina's Gr2 Miguel Angel y Tomas Juarez Celman & Gr3 Clasico Japan Racing Association-Republica Oriental del Uruguay).