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Bamburi Wins Chile Gr1 Lyon-Danone
Also in Chile, the colt Bamburi (Dushyantor-Brusela, by Seeker's Reward) scored a 0.75-lengths victory in the Gr1 Premio Nacional Ricardo Lyon-Danone (2nd leg of the Club Hipico de Santiago Quadruple Crown series) for 3YOs over 2000m on turf. Favourite Bamburi (ridden by Hector Berrios for trainer Patricio Baeza) defeated the filly Gitana De Cristal (Mon Pote Le Gitan-De Los Alpes, by Dancing Groom) & fellow colt Margal (Dushyantor-Marsiglia, by Parade Marshall). Bamburi took his record to 4 wins (3 group stakes victories) from 10 starts. As a 2YO last season, he won both the Gr1 Clasico Alberto Vial Infante (1600m on turf) at Club Hipico de Santiago & Gr2 Clasico El Estreno Nicanor (1300m) at Valparaiso Sporting Club, plus finishing runner-up in the Gr2 Clasico Stud Book de Chile (1400m) at Valparaiso. And this season he also 2nd in August's Gr1 Clasico Polla de Potrillo-2000 Guineas (1st leg of the Club Hipico de Santiago Quadruple Crown) over 1700m on turf.