Tomorrow the Palermo Hippodrome is organizing a Day in the Races, an equestrian event that includes the Grand Prix of Honor, a test of Group 1 on 2,000 meters of sand with a prize of 1,500,000 pesos, which will take place in the twelfth round of the Tourist Meeting.
There are eight horses that have been registered, among them the outstanding Stratigos, the son of a Zensational to be raced by Brazilian knight Francisco Lindro Goncalves. His coach is Nicholas Martin Ferro and he has just won his last six shows.
Strategos defends the colors of the Ojos Claros Stud in Rio IV, Córdoba. It is now the most striking horse in national equestrian. He first outperformed in the 1,000-meter race, then won the 1,600-meter and is now passing the 2,000-meter sand test.
Their competitors are Endomondo, El Refusilo, Special Dubai, Australis Cheeky, Moet Mix, Emotion Orpen and Miss Eder.
This race will start at 6.30pm and is high on schedule due to the presence of Strategos. Its owners are a group of six people from Cordoba, who years ago were the owners of the Candy Ride, a horse that was sold to the United States and stayed there as a horse.
In the ninth edition of the Day in Races, the Gilberto Lerena Grand Prix will be held on 2,200 meters of sand with a prize of 1,500,000 pesos. Favorite Candidate is the fictional mare, the daughter of heliostatic who will carry knight Rodrigo Blanco in her saddle. His coach is Juan Manuel Ichori.
The equestrian meeting will include 17 races.
In the seventh round, the date has been set for Benito Villanueva Classic, a test horse of 3 years and over with a prize of 790,000 pesos for the winner.
Monticello is the first. His knight is Paraguay Eduardo Ortega Pavon and his coach is Alfredo Gitan Dasi. He came from winning his last two performances in Palermo. He has won three wins out of a total of six races.