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Inter Optimist Wins Argentina Gr1 Americas
On the same card at Palermo, 6YO entire Inter Optimist (Incurable Optimist-Es Interprete, by Interprete) scored a 1.5-lengths victory in Argentina's Gr1 Gran Premio De Las Americas (1600m). Inter Optimist (ridden by Pablo Carrizo for trainer Waldir Zancanaro) defeated 3YO colt AP Candy (Indygo Shiner-Candy's Breeze, by Candy Stripes) & 4YO entire Cocho (Sunray Spirit-Carleata, by Careafolie). Inter Optimist took his record to 10 wins (also including 2009's Gr2 Clasico Peru over 1800m at Palermo & Gr2 Clasico Otono over 2000m at Palermo, plus 2008's Gr1 Gran Premio Joaquin De Anchorena over 1600m at San Isidro, Gr1 Gran Premio San Isidro over 1600m, Gr2 Clasico 9 De Julio over 1600m at San Isidro & Gr3 Clasico Porteno over 1600m at San Isidro) & 7 placings (including April's Gr2 Clasico Benito Villanueva over 1600m at Palermo & March's Gr2 Clasico America over 1600m at San Isidro, plus 2009's Gr2 Clasico 9 De Julio over 1600m at San Isidro & Gr3 Clasico Buenos Aires over 1600m at Palermo) from 25 starts.