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Basko Pinton Wins Argentina Gr1 Rocha
In South America, 4YO Basko Pinton (winner of last year's Gr1 Gran Premio Nacional-Argentine Derby) "returned from a 7-month lay-off to score in the 85th running of Argentina's traditional Gr1 Gran Premio Internacional Dardo Rocha (2400m) at Hipodromo La Plata in Buenos Aires," reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Basko Pinton (ridden by Gustavo Calvente for trainer Roberto Pellegata) defeated Song Of Wells & Sleazy. Basko Pinton (Engrillado-Dark Beauty, by Mat-Boy) "had not started since finishing 2nd to Roots in the Gr1 Gran Premio Republica Argentina on April 16".