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Desejado Thunder Wins Brazil Gr1 Cavalo De Corrida

Wednesday, 20th April 2011

In South America, boom 3YO colt Desejado Thunder (Durban Thunder-Glorious Magee, by Spend A Buck) scored a 2-lengths victory in Brazil's Gr1 Grande Premio Associacao Brasileira De Vriadores E Proprietarios Do Cavalo De Corrida (1000m on turf) at Hipodromo La Gavea in Rio De Janeiro. Desejado Thunder (ridden by Dalto Duarte for trainer Julio Cezar Sampaio) defeated 3YO filly Quasi Moda (Christine's Outlaw-Classic Halo, by Southern Halo) & fellow 3YO colt Union Lake (American Gipsy-Extra News, by Forty Niner). Desejado Thunder took his record to 10 wins (including March's Listed Clasico Jockey Club De Sao Paulo over 1000m at Gavea & February's Listed Clasico Sao Francisco Xavier over 1000m at Gavea, plus 2010's Gr1 Grande Premio Major Suckow over 1000m at Gavea, Gr2 Grande Premio Cordeiro Da Graca over 1000m at Gavea, Gr3 Grande Premio Adhemar De Faria E Roberto Gabizo De Faria over 1000m at Gavea, Listed Clasico Jose Calman over 1300m at Gavea & Listed Clasico Hernani Azevedo Silva over 1200m at Gavea) & a runner-up (in 2010's Gr2 Grande Premio Proclamacao Da Republica over 1000m at Cidade Jardim) from 12 starts.

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