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Compasivo Cat wins Argentine Gr1 Estrellas Sprint
The postponed Gr1 Gran Premio Estrellas Sprint at Palermo in Argentina has been won by 4YO entire Compasivo Cat (Easing Along-La Tosquera, by Tempranero), who flew late for victory. Taking his tally to 5 wins (including the Gr1 Gran Premio Suipacha over 1000m on turf at San Isidro last year) from 10 starts, Compasivo (riden by Gustavo Calvente for trainer Roberto Pellegata) defeated favoured 4YO mare Pryka (Southern Halo-Gold Rule, by Forty Niner) & fellow 4YO entire The Credit (Indygo Shiner-Legend, by Salt Marsh). The race was due to be run on the June 28 Estrellas program, however was postponed when fog made visibility a problem.