Grandera wins Irish Champion Stakes
September 7, 2002
Grandera, ridden by Frankie Dettori, earned $612,500 for the first-place finish.
Sholokov broke out to an early 10-furlong lead and extended the advantage to 12 lengths with a half-mile remaining.
Best Of The Bests moved into the lead with one furlong remaining before being overtaken by Hawk Wing. But Grandera surged past for the win.