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South American Challenge is Feb. 24

Bank of America South America Championship Challenge is set to kick off Challenge season.

Q-Racing Journal
January 25, 2013

2009 Bank of America Challenge Logo

The trials and final for the $98,522 (R$200,000) Bank of America South American Challenge at the Sorocaba Jockey Club is set for February 24, which will kick off the 2013 Regional Challenge schedule. The trials are February 2, and the final is the 24th The winner of the final will earn the first berth to the Bank of America Challenge Championship (G1) at Los Alamitos Race Course.

There are 17 horses nominated for the race. Among them is prior winner Splash To Paradise, who won the 2010 edition of the race and represented his country in the 2010 Bank of America Challenge Championship (G1).

The nominated horses are:

Iron Maiden Dash (Edson Freitas da Silva)
Made Of Granite (Erico de Oliveria Braga)
Splash To Paradise (Fabiana Aparecida da Costa Machado)
One More Separatist (Haras Fazenda Bela Ltda)
Da Vinci Brat (Haras Fazenda Bela Ltda)
Colt Cartel AZ (Jose Eduardo Cavalcante de Mendonca)
Eletrika Bryan PK (Jose Eduardo Cavalcante de Mendonca)
Internet Vike (Jose Eduardo Cavalcante de Mendonca)
Galathea HWS Daring (Laercio Fernando da Silva)
Best Mate (Luiz Eduardo Arena Alvarez)
Nevaeh (Jose Valdeni Torres)
Vinci Girl Ease (Manoel Medici de Souza)
Tiger Verde (Mauro Eli Zaborowsky)
Inhaca Gold (Ovidio Vieira Ferreira)
Italia Gold (Ovidio Vieira Ferreira)
Easy Steel (Ovidio Vieira Ferreira)
Ucantellitshightide (Ronald Wallace Simonsen)