Ignacio “Nacho” Fernández celebrated twice: River thrashed and his horse won in San Isidro

Ignacio “Nacho” Fernández celebrated twice: River thrashed and his horse won in San Isidro

The “Millonario” midfielder had an unforgettable weekend: on Saturday he added minutes in his team’s win against Belgrano and yesterday his horse Sea Wolf won at the San Isidro Racecourse.


Football is not the only passion of Ignacio “Nacho” Fernandez and a few years ago he discovered his love for horses.

This weekend, the River midfielder combined his two passions and had a triumphant cocktail. On Saturday he entered a few minutes in the second half in Martín Demichelis’ team’s 3-0 win over Belgrano and on Sunday he was at the San Isidro racecourse to see Sea Wolf, his racehorse, compete. In a tight finish, “Nacho” Fernández’s horse won the 2017 Sunny Point Award by winning with Wilson Rosario Moreyra as jockey.gnacio.

Sea Wolf He won race number 10, which was run in the San Isidro arena in 1400 meters. The animal, which revalidated the nickname of “favorite” to win, had just finished third in its last race and paid 2.50 for each peso played in the bets.

After the race, the footballer went in to celebrate the victory with his wife, Juliana Lombardi, and his young daughter, Olivia. The celebration was dyed with the colors of River given that the jockey was Wilson Moreyra used, as provided by the stud Agu-Na-Die to which it belongs, a white t-shirt with the red band crossing the chest.

The soccer player’s horse is trained by Jorge Mayansky Neer, who is a fan of River. This time, Be Wolf, which was bred in the Santa Inés farm, ran an exclusive race for any four-year-old horse that had previously won 2 or 3 races. He needed 1 minute, 21 seconds and 90 hundredths to cross the puck first.

Source: Ambito

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