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1st Winner For Europe Freshman Altieri
Also in Italy, Gr1-winning & multiple Gr1-placed 11-year-old freshman sire Altieri (Selkirk-Minya, by Blushing Groom) recorded his 1st winner when German-bred 2YO filly Ilkuna (Altieri-Imco Saycoon, by Last Tycoon) scored over 1400m at Milan. On the track, Altieri (who stands at Italy's Azienda Agricola Luciani Loreto) won Italy's Gr1 Premio Presidente Della Repubblica (2000m) at the Capannelle twice, Listed Premio Ambrosiano (2000m) at San Siro twice & Listed Premio Natale Di Roma (1600m) at the Capannelle, as well as notching placings in the Italian Gr1 Premio Vittori Di Capua (1600m) at San Siro, Gr1 Premio Roma (2000m) at the Capannelle & Gr1 Premio Presidente Della Repubblica (2000m) at the Capannelle, plus the UK Gr1 Eclipse Stakes (10 furlongs) at Sandown Park.