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Thunder Gulch Adds Argentina Gr3
Tuesday, 6th April 2010Former Coolmore shuttler & Gr1 Kentucky Derby-winner Thunder Gulch (Gulch-Line Of Thunder, by Storm Bird) added an Argentine group success when 4YO mare Fedra Gulch (Thunder Gulch-Magic Blaze, by Broad Brush) scored a 1.5-lengths victory in the Gr3 Clasico Arturo Bullrich (1200m) for fillies & mares at La Plata in Buenos Aires. Fedra Gulch (ridden by Gustavo Calvente for trainer Juan Carlos Etchechoury) defeated 3YO filly Shadowbox (Sebi Halo-Ixala, by Interprete) & fellow 4YO mare & the winner's stable-mate La Minusa (Salt Lake-La Camorrera, by Rainbow Corner). In January, Fedra Gulch also finished 3rd in Argentina's Listed Clasico Francia (1000m) at San Isidro; & in 2009 she finished runner-up in the Listed Clasico Etoile (1200m) at San Isidro.