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Bambera Wins Venezuela Gr1 Bolivar
Also in South America, boom 3YO filly Bambera (Water Poet-Bella Fabiana, by Le Voyageur) notched her 6th Gr1 triumph of the year (& 8th overall) with a 3-lengths victory against older opposition in Venezuela’s Gr1 Clasico Simon Bolivar (2400m) for 3YOs & 4YOs at Hipodromo La Rinconada in Caracas. Bambera (ridden by E.Perez for trainer Gustavo Delgado) defeated 3YO colt Harriman (American Halo-Lady Nelbel, by Rush Dancer) & Serafo King. Previously during 2009, Bambera also won September’s Gr1 Clasico Hipica Nacional (2000m) by 8.5-lengths, both July's Gr1 Clasico Republica Bolivariana De Venezuela (2400m) by 12-lengths & Gr1 Clasico General Joaquin Crespo (2400m), June's Gr1 Clasico Prensa Hipica Nacional (2000m) by 5.75-lengths, both May's Gr1 Clasico Jose Antonio Paez (1600m) by 4.5-lengths & Gr1 Clasico Hipodromo La Rinconada (1600m) by 6.5-lengths, March's Listed Clasico Manual Fonseca (1400m) by 4-lengths & January's Gr2 Clasico Andres Bello (1600m). And as a 2YO in 2008, she also won both the Gr1 Clasico Comparacion (1600m) by 5.75-lengths & Gr1 Clasico Ciudad De Caracas (1600m).