07/14/2004 11:00PM

Mulhall to get top Argentine miler


Romeo Plus, considered one of the top milers in Argentina, has been purchased privately by a partnership and will be sent to trainer Kristin Mulhall in California later this month.

Romeo Plus has won 5 of 13 starts. Chuck Winner and David Bienstock will be the principal owners of Romeo Plus, Mulhall said.

Romeo Plus has won two Group 1 races this year.

Mulhall was in Argentina last weekend to watch Romeo Plus, 4, win the Group 1 Gran Premio 9 de Julio. In the one-mile turf race, Romeo Plus rallied from off the pace to win by five lengths.

In early May, Romeo Plus won a Group 1 race over a mile on dirt at Hipodromo Palermo, Argentina.

Romeo Plus was part of a four-horse team Mulhall has acquired for her clients, including the Group 1 winner Go Bob.

Go Bob won a Group 2 over approximately 1 9/16 miles on June 27, ending a five-race losing streak. Go Bob has won 3 of 11 starts.