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Kara De Birigui Wins Brazil Gr1 Sao Paulo JC
Also in Brazil, front-running colt Kara De Birigui (Banking-Lovely Minister, by Mane Minister) notched his 2nd successive Gr1 triumph & set a new track record with a 3.5-lengths victory in the Gr1 Grande Premio Jockey Club De Sao Paulo (2000m on turf) for 3YOs at Cidade Jardim. Kara De Birigui (ridden by Francisco Leandro for trainer Walfrido Garcia) clocked 1min 57.97sec in defeating fellow colts Veraneio (Signal Tap-Personal Ensign, by Fitzcarraldo) & E Do Iguassu (Romarin-Gitanilla, by Minstrel Glory). Kara De Birigui now has 4 wins (also including September’s Gr1 Grande Premio Ipiranga over 1600m at Cidade Jardim) & 3 placings from 8 starts.