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Soy Carambolo Wins Argentina Gr1 G.P. General San Martin
At Palermo in Argentina, deceased former Eliza Park shuttler Val Royal (Royal Academy-Vadlava, by Bikala) added a group success when 6YO entire Soy Carambolo (Val Royal-La Carambola, by More Light) scored by 0.5-length for trainer A.Haim in the Arg865,000 Gr1 G.P. General San Martin (2400m) for 4YO+, over 5YO entire Beside The Point (Incurable Optimist-Miss Speedway, by Mirfak) & fellow 6YO entire Es Corino (Espaciado-Potricorina, by Potrillazo). This was Soy Carambolo's maiden Gr1 victory and took his record to 10 wins (including the Gr2 Clasico Chacabuco & Gr3 Clasico Progreso) & 8 placings (including the last-start Gr2 Clasico Comparacion) from 26 starts for Arg1,283,870 earnings.