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Goecochea Wins Brazil Gr1 Goncalves
In Brazil, 3YO colt Goecochea (Ibero-Imagin, by Interprete) snatched victory by a head against older rivals in the Gr1 Grande Premio Bento Goncalves (2400m) at Hipodromo Cristal in Porto Alegre in Rio Grande do Sul. Goecochea (ridden by C.Macedo for trainer Herminio Machado) defeated favoured 6YO entire Starman (Trempolino-Sweet Mind, by Baligh) who won this race in each of the previous 2 years & 5YO entire My Majesty (Vettori-Beautiful Bee, by His Majesty). Goecochea now has 3 wins & a runner-up from 4 starts.