The horses Futuro and Templario shine in the Socopó and Jockey Club de Venezuela classics, scheduled as two of the best competitions this Sunday at the La Rinconada Hippodrome.
Futuro, with victories in his last two performances on a 1.200-meter course, will start as the favorite of the Clásico Socopó scheduled as the fourth race, on the same route and against five opponents.
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The chestnut son of Temple City in Garden Princess, from the Los Caracaros stud farm, seems to have everything in his favor in the test that will be held in recognition of the first Venezuelan steed to defeat the imported ones in the Simón Bolívar Classic, a fact recorded in 1966 in La Rinconada, with the riding of Luis Bolívar and presentation of Manuel Azpúrua Sosa.
As his main opponent appears Impressive Pluvius, a descendant of Jupiter Pluvius in Running River, from the Los Samanes stud farm, who will reappear in optimal conditions and on a favorable route for his physical conditions, since he has good speed on which he must rely to try to get the win from end to end.
Templar in the air
The long-distance runner, son of Marital Asset in Awesome Princess, by Awesome Again, winner in his last three presentations, will jump as a potential contender for the 80th edition of the Clásico Jockey Club de Venezuela, scheduled as the first valid for the game of 5 and 6, in his usual distance of 1.800 meters.
The chestnut from the haras La Primavera, will try to take advantage of the sprinters' fight to advance strongly in the finals, glued to the inside rail, riding Johnatan Aray and seek victory.
Gran Pepe, an exemplary who is on the rise and in his last three outings has galloped his opponents, seems like a very powerful opponent, due to the training carried out and the type of race that must be presented during the initial meters with the gray Dorian Gray and Barrywhite fighting during the first meters, a fight that will favor him.
The great Pepe will be the winner