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Shamalgan Wins Italy Gr1 Premio Vittorio Di Capua

Tuesday, 1st October 2013

At San Siro in Italy, Gr1-winning former shuttler Footstepsinthesand (Giant's Causeway-Glatisant, by Rainbow Quest) added a Gr1 success when 5YO entire Shamalgan (Footstepsinthesand-Genevale, by Unfuwain) scored by 2.5-lengths for trainer Thomas Demeaulte in the €209,000 Gr1 Premio Vittorio Di Capua (8 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 4YO entire Saint Bernard (Three Valleys-Savignano, by Polish Precedent) & 3YO colt Nabucco (Areion-Numero Uno, by Lavirco). This was Shamalgan's first Gr1 victory and took his record to 6 wins (including the Listed Prix de Bordeaux) & 8 placings (including the Gr1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains) from 32 starts.

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