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Mariah Plus Wins Argentina Gr1 1000 Guineas
In Argentina, Mariah Plus (Alpha Plus-Mary's Luck, by Candy Stripes) raced away for a front-running 6-lengths victory in the Gr1 Polla De Potrancas (Argentine 1000 Guineas) for 3YO fillies over 1600m on dirt at Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo in Buenos Aires. Mariah Plus (ridden by Pablo Falero for trainer Juan Carlos Etchechoury) defeated Salt Revel (Salt Lake-Subversion, by El Basco) & the winner's Gr2-winning stable-mate La Secre (El Sembrador-Semarang, by Il Corsaro) in the opening leg of the Argentine Triple Crown series. At her previous start, Mariah Plus finished runner-up in July's Gr1 Gran Premio Mil Guineas-Consagracion De Potrancas (1600m on turf) at San Isidro; overall she now has 2 wins from 7 starts.