Day At The Track

Evangelina Blue wins Gr III at Vincennes

10:43 AM 06 Jan 2019 NZDT
Comment (...) Tweet Share Email Print
Evangelina Blue
The Prix Léon Tacquet highlighted the rise of Evangelina Blue
Paris Turf Photo

January 5, 2018 - Today’s Paris-Vincennes harness racing action featured the Gr. III monte Prix Leon Tacquet (purse 80,000€, 2175 meters, 11 European starters) and an 8.6/1 outsider Evangelina Blue (5f Speedy Blue-Happy Blue) prevailed for Mathieu Mottier, the jockey for owner/trainer J.Ph. Mary.

Race time was a quick 1.11.8kr for the now four time career winner for 175,800€ in life earnings.

2.6/1 Exotica de Retz (5f Prodigious-Quayaya) was second for Mme. Delphine Beaufils-Ernault, trainer Sebastien Ernault and Ecurie des Charmes, the owner.

3.4/1 Elino Bilou (5g Uniclove) took third for Matthieu Abrivard, ahead of the 2.2/1 favorite Elladora de Forgan (5f Gazouillis) that had Franck Nivard in the irons for trainer Franck Leblanc.

Evangelina Blue

The Quinte+ race this day was the Prix de Breteuil (purse 48,000€, 2100 meters, 18 starters) and the resulting mixture of longshots in the top five created an exact order payoff of 31,359.80€ for the 2€ play.

The 6/1 odds As de Godisson (9g Gai Brillant-Deesse du Godisson) won the event timed in 1.12.7kr with David Thomain driving for trainer Julien Grumetz.

11/1 Amour Orageux (9g Prince d’Espace) was second for Adrien Lamy and 42/1 Arrival de Ginai (9f Jag de Bellouet) arrived to the line third for Patrice Pacaud, the trainer/driver. 8.4/1 Brasil de Bailly (8g Baccarat du Pont) and 4.4/1 Byron du Klau (8g Opium) completed the top five.

As de Godisson

A nice group of six year old mares battled in the Prix de Maisons-Alfort (purse 63,000€, 2850 meters, 13 starters) with 1.6/1 favorite Divine Mesloise (6g The Best Madrik-Ingeniosite) prevailing for pilot Alexandre Abrivard and breeder/owner Ecurie Bois Doufray.

The winner scored for the 11th time in a 30 race career now for 218,350€ in life earnings.

2.7/1 Dear Friend (6g Orlando Vici) was second as that SWE invader was handled by Johan Untersteiner, also the trainer. 8.2/1 Deux Etoiles Gede (6f Roc Meslois) took the third check for driver Eric Raffin.

Divine Mesloise

The monte Prix de Sully (purse 52,000€, 2200 meters, 18 starters) completed the upper level races of the day with the 3.3/1 Capitaine France (7g Modern Jazz-Quanta Rosa Sun) victorious for jockey Matthieu Abrivard and owner/trainer William Bigeon.

6.4/1 Chailmar de Guez (7g Nahar de Beval) was second with J.Y. Ricart aboard for trainer Jean Michel Bazire. 3.8/1 Brishare du Bourg (8f Jasmin de Flore) took third with David Thomain in the irons for trainer/owner Sebastien Guarato.

Capitaine France

Tomorrow the Winter Meet at Vincennes continues featuring the Gr. II Prix de Tonnac-Villeneuve (led by the fine colt Face Time Bourbon) and the Gr. II monte Prix du Calvados that is a prep for the classic Prix de Cornulier in two weeks, and has Traders at the start along with a talented group of monte specialists. Yoann Lebourgeois is the listed jockey paired with Traders.

Thomas H. Hicks

 

Comment (...) Tweet Share Email Print

Read More News About...

Stallion Name

Next article in Europe: