Mentor Rach wins Grande Prêmio Jamil Saliba and Quintana makes 1-2-3-4
Mentor Rach easily won the sixth edition of the Grande Prêmio Jamil Saliba– International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing – held on Saturday, June 12, at Cidade Jardim Racecourse, Jockey Club de São Paulo.
Held in 1400 meters on turf for three years-old and upward up to four victories, the Grande Prêmio Jamil Saliba is one of the most traditional of São Paulo and had the participation of the best animals of the season.
As soon as they started, Obstinado Rach (Atentaddo VE x Obsession Rach by Voltaire Rach) led by J. Severo, Mahatma Rach (*Sarmata x Magic All Rach by Ulisses Rach) ridden by F. Larroque and Gunther Rach (Eksort Rach x Geneve AJR by Second Chall) conducted by V. Souza begin the dispute for first place.
Apprentice jockey I. Silva knows what he can do with Mentor Rach (*Sarmata x Musa Rach by *Polonez) and waits for the moment to take the lead while Obstinado Rach, Gunther Rach and Mahatma Rach fight for second place and open up the advantage over Mentor Rach that is in fourth place until the final 400 meters.