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Belle Watling Wins Chile Gr1 Ricardo Lyon
Also in Chile, filly Belle Watling (Dushyantor-Biala, by The Great Shark) scored a half-length victory against the males in the Gr1 Premio Nacional Ricardo Lyon-Cruz Del Sur (2000m on turf) for 3YOs at Club Hipico de Santiago. Belle Watling (ridden by Hector Berrios for trainer Patricio Baeza) defeated the gelding Hoy Si (Dushyantor-Huamaya, by Fappavalley) & fellow filly Casablanca Smile (Ocean Terrace-Periza, by Sadlers Congress). Previously this season Belle Watling also won last month's Gr1 Premio Polla De Potrancas (1700m) at Club Hipico, May's Gr3 Premio Julio Subercaseaux Browne (1600m) at Santiago & March's Listed Premio Carlos Cousino Goyenechea (1200m) at Club Hipico, as well as placing in both June's Gr1 Premio Arturo Lyon Pena (1600m) at Club Hipico & August's Gr2 Premio Criadores Dorama (1600m) at Club Hipico. Overall she now has 5 wins & 2 placings from 7 starts.