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Captain America Wins Gr1 Horse Chestnut Stakes
At Turffontein in South Africa, 4YO colt Captain America (Captain Al-Requista, by Fort Wood) romped home by 4.25-lengths in the R1 million Gr1 Horse Chestnut Stakes (1600m) for 3YO+, over 5YO entire Tellina (Silvano-Tachina, by Spectrum) & 4YO Argentinian-bred entire Bouclette Top (Giant's Causeway-Bouclette Glory, by Honour And Glory). This was the first Gr1 victory for Captain America who took his record to 6 wins and 5 placings (including the Gr1 Cape Derby & Gr1 Cape Guineas) from 15 starts.