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Too Friendly Wins Brazil Gr1 Matias Machline
In South America, 4YO entire Too Friendly (Signal Tap-Jour De France, by Tokatee) scored a 0.25-lengths victory in Brazil’s Gr1 Grande Premio Matias Machline (2000m on turf) at Cidade Jardim in Sao Paulo to claim this race for the 2nd successive year. Too Friendly (ridden by Luiz Duarte for trainer Roberto Morgado Neto) defeated 3YO colt Jeca (Inexplicable-Volition, by Ghadeer) & fellow 4YO entire Olhar De Campeao (Hard Buck-Grande, by Music Prospector). Too Friendly took his overall record to 6 wins (also including 2010’s Gr1 Grande Premio Presidente Da Republica over 1600m at Gavea & Gr1 Grande Premio Matias Machline over 2000m at Cidade Jardim, plus 2009’s Gr1 Grande Premio Juliano Martins over 1600m at Cidade Jardim) & 3 runners-up (including both 2010’s Gr1 Grande Premio Francisco Eduardo de Paula Machado over 2000m at Gavea & Gr1 Grande Premio Estado do Rio de Janeiro over 1600m at Gavea) from 13 starts.