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Estrela Monarchos Wins Brazil Gr1 Roberto E. Nelson
Also at Gavea in Brazil, 3YO filly Estrela Monarchos (Monarchos-Dance Fever, by Fusaichi Pegasus) scored by 4.25-lengths for trainer D. Guignoni in the Gr1 Roberto E. Nelson (2000m) for 4YO+ f&m, over 4YO mares Bela Bisca (Val Royal-Maneirissima, by Fast Gold) & After Road (Northern Afleet-Jamaica Road, by Ghadeer). This was Estrela Monarchos's 2nd consecutive group success & her first Gr1 title, taking her record to 5 wins (including the Gr2 G.P. Adayr Eiras de Araujo) & a placing from 7 starts.