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La Defense Wins Brazil Gr1 G.P. Roberto e Nelson Grimaldi Seabra
At Hipodromo da Gavea in Rio de Janeiro, 4YO mare La Defense (Nedawi–Dear Celina, by Roi Normand) scored by a head for trainer Cosme Morgado Neto over fellow 4YO mares La Francaise (Nedawi–Turbulencia, by Clackson) & Jet Queen (Mensageiro Alado–Lady Tell You, by Time for a Change) in Brazil's Gr1 Grande Premio Roberto E Nelson Grimaldi Seabra (2000m on turf) for mares 4YO & up. La Defense took her record to 3 wins from 10 starts. The sire of the quinella, Nedawi (Rainbow Quest–Wajd, by Northern Dancer) has left 28 stakes-winners from his 8 crops in Brazil. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.