Trainer Stefano Botti landed the Derby Italiano (Ity-II) for the third consecutive year May 17, when unbeaten Goldstream led in stablemates Sound of Freedom and Time Chant in a 1-2-3 finish at Capannelle in Rome.
Cleo Fan was in control after the opening furlong and held on to win the Premio Presidente della Repubblica (Ity-I) by a neck from familiar rival Magic Artist May 10 at Capannelle in Rome.
Godolphin Racing's Hunter's Light and jockey Silvestre De Sousa notched breakthrough wins at the highest level on Nov. 4 when partnering for a victory in the Premio Roma GBI Racing (Ity-I) at Capannelle Racecourse in Rome.
Crackerjack King took command with a furlong left to run and cruised home an easy winner of the Premio Presidente della Repubblica GBI Racing (Ity-I) at Capannelle May 13.
Quiza Quiza Quiza overtook Beatrice Aurore in deep stretch to capture the Longines Lydia Tesio (It-I) at Capannelle Oct. 23.
German raider Estejo withstood the late challenge of Viola Ici to capture the Premio Presidente della Repubblica GBI Racing (Ity-I) at Capannelle May 15.
Lightly raced Aoife Alainn came storming home late to capture the Premio Lydia Tesio (Ity-I) at Capannelle Oct. 24.
Dismissed at odds of 18-1, Querari was a determined winner of the Premio Presidente della Repubblica GBI Racing (Ity-I) at Capannelle May 16.
Estejo produced a huge upset in the Premio Roma at Rome's Capannelle Nov. 9, giving German trainer Ralf Rohne and jockey Daniele Porcu of Italy their first group I success.
Turfrose took the lead two furlongs out and had just enough to hold off the late challenge of Fair Breeze to capture the Premio Lydia Tesio (Ity-I) by a short neck at Capannelle Oct. 28.
Lune d'Or recorded a smooth two-length victory in the Premio Lydia Tesio (Ity-I) at Rome's Capannelle Sunday, leading a French one-two in the 1 1/4-mile test for fillies and mares.
Sheikh Ahmed al Maktoum's Morshdi took the lead with just over a furlong to run and pulled away to a 2 3/4-length victory over Falbrav in Sunday's Derby Italiano (Ity-I) at the Capannelle. Iberus came home third, three lengths farther back, with Vinnie Roe fourth of the 19 runners.
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