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Que Vida Buena Wins Argentina Gr1 Estrellas Sprint
Leading US sire & former Argentine shuttler Bernstein (Storm Cat-La Affirmed, by Affirmed) sired a Gr1 quinella when 4YO entire Que Vida Buena (Bernstein-Queen Tango, by Lode) avenged last year's runner-up in this race with a convincing 2.5-lengths winner of the Gr1 Gran Premio Estrellas Sprint (1000m) at Palermo. Que Vida Buena (ridden by Pablo Falero for trainer Carlos Daniel Etchechoury) defeated 5YO mare La Liz (Bernstein-La Marlene, by Rainbow Corner) & Filoso Emperor (Emperor Jones-Filis, by Firery Ensign). Que Vida Buena now has 9 wins (also including 2009's Gr1 Grande Premio Ciudad De Buenos Aires over 1000m at Palermo, Gr3 Clasico Coronel Pringles over 1000m at Palermo, Gr3 Clasico Irlanda over 1000m at Palermo & Gr3 Clasico Gay Hermit over 1000m at San Isidro, plus 2008's Gr3 Clasico Old Man over 1400m at Palermo) & 5 placings (in 2009's Gr1 Gran Premio Suipacha over 1000m on turf at San Isidro, Gr1 Estrellas Sprint, 2008's Gr1 Gran Prix Felix De Alzaga over 1000m at San Isidro, Gr1 Gran Premio Polla De Potrillos over 1600m at Palermo & Gr2 Clasico Ciudad De La Plata over 1200m at La Pata) from 19 starts.