The South American Derby is Sao Paul's top turf event.It comprises 3 year old animals?
The South American Derby is Sao Paul's top turf event.It comprises 3 year old animals born in South America.
Runners from Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Brazil were to take part. Nevertheless, due to the recent floods in some south american countries , only Argentina sent competitors, a total of four, which completed for the 2,500.000 cruzeire (approx, 20.000 US dollars) prize, together with 9 brazilian racers.
In fact, favourite of the race was Brazil's GAUDEAMUS, who was brazilian turfmen's big hope. The winner, however, turned out to be Argentines' ATLAS, making a beautiful race, in the lead from the very beginning.
The South American Derby, is also noted a top fashion date, with Brazil high society attending, the woman parading their most recent Paris fashions.
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