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Bayrir Wins US Gr1 Secretariat Stakes
In the US at Arlington Park, colt Bayrir (Medicean–Balankiya, by Darshaan) scored by 1.25-lengths for French trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre over fellow colts Finnegans Wake (Powerscourt–Boat's Ghost, by Silver Ghost) & Summer Front (War Front–Rose of Summer, by El Prado) in the US$500,000 Gr1 Secretariat Stakes (2000m) for 3YOs on turf. French bred Bayrir (winner of his last start Gr2 Maisons-Laffitte Prix Eugene Adam) took his record to 4 wins from 5 starts.