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Defensora Wins Puerto Rico Gr1 Copa San Juan

Wednesday, 2nd July 2008

In the Caribbean, star filly Defensora (Myfavorite Place-La Abogada, by Sneaky Solicitor) raced away for an 8.25-lengths victory over her male rivals in Puerto Rico's Gr1 Copa San Juan (9.5 furlongs) for 3YOs at Camarero. Defensora (ridden by A.Feliciano for trainer J.Rodriguez) defeated Traqueteo (Myfavorite Place-Lorena U, by Sneaky Solicitor) & Pablo Pasta (Lightning Al-Miss E Q T Bell, by Eqtesaad). Previously this year Defensora blitzed her female rivals by 7-lengths in Puerto Rico's Gr1 Clasico Ramon Llobet (9 furlongs) in March & finished runner-up in May's Gr1 Derby Puertorriqueno (8.5 furlongs); & in a sensational juvenile run during 2007, Defensora won Puerto Rico's Gr1 Clasico Luis Muniz Rivera Memorial (6 furlongs) by 2.25-lengths in July, Gr1 Clasico Criadores De Puerto Rico (6 furlongs) by 2.5-lengths in August, Gr1 Clasico Vuelve Candy B Stakes (6.5 furlongs) by 4-lengths in September & Gr1 Clasico Camarero (7 furlongs) by 9.25-lengths in October.

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