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Lady Shatzi Wins Peru Gr1 Jockey Club
On the same card in Lima, Peruvian Oaks & Derby-winning 3YO filly Lady Shatzi (Privately Held-Shatzi, by Septieme Ciel) scored a 3.5-lengths victory against older rivals in Peru's Gr1 Clasico Jockey Club del Peru (2400m) at Hipodromo de Monterrico. Lady Shatzi (ridden by Raul Fernandez for trainer Sabino Arias) defeated favoured 3YO colt Interoceanico (Privately Held-India Brava, by Fast Gold) & Kentucky-bred 4YO entire Spicer Boy (Lemon Drop Kid-Sweet Charity, by A.P.Indy). Lady Shatzi (the 1st female to win Peru's premiere race since Batuka in 1999) previously won 2008's Gr1 Clasico Derby Nacional (2400m) at Monterrico, Gr1 Clasico Enrique Ayulo Pardo (2000m) at Monterrico & Listed Clasico Roberto Alvarez Calderon (1300m) at Monterico; overall she now has 6 wins & 2 placings from 11 starts.