Day At The Track

Five Group contests at Vincennes

05:44 AM 17 Nov 2020 NZDT
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Paris-Vincennes on Saturday hosted four groupe level contests starting with the Prix Louis Tillaye (Gr. II, monte, purse 85,000€, 2700 meters). Here the 9/1 Heartbreaker One (3m Alto des Viette-Reine Normande) scored in 1.14.8kr with Hanna Huygens in the irons for trainer Luc Roelens,

This was his fourth career win now for 200,500€ earned. The 1.6/1 favorite Heros de Fleur (3m Ludo de Castelle) was four lengths back second for Eric Raffin, trainer Frederic Prat and owner Flavien Prat. 12/1 outsider Hepler des Louanges (3f Gazouillis) rallied for third with Adrien Lamy up for trainer Franck Leblanc.

Heartbreaker One

Hirondelle Sibey (3f Gazouillis-Celine du Chatelet) took the Gr. II Prix Reine du Corta (purse 85,000€, 2175 meters, three-year olds) timed in 1.13.2kr and off at 3.2/1 odds. Eric Raffin teamed this J.M. Baudouin trainee to her fourth career victory that increased her life earnings to 202,850€.

The 3.7/1 odds Hanna des Molles (3f Village Mystic-Ultimate Jet) was second for teamster Alexandre Abrivard, and third was 13/1 Hunter Valley (3f Charly du Noyer-Reethi Rah Jet-Coktail Jet) with Franck Nivard up for trainer Tomas Malmqvist. Jean Etienne Dubois bred this half-sister to Bold Eagle.

Hirondelle Sibey

The Gr. III Prix du Languedoc (purse 70,000€, 2850 meters, European 6-10 year olds) saw 2.1/1 odds Milliondollarrhyme (6g Ready Cash-Nursery Rhyme) win his first in France timed in 1.13.4kr with Eric Raffin up for trainer F.B. Larsson and owner MDR Trotting HB.

The winner’s life earnings are now 455,347€. The 6/1 Ce Bello Romain (8g Jam Pridem) was a fast closing second for reinsman Anthony Barrier and owner/trainer S.G. Dupont. Third was 3.1/1 Dreambreaker (7f Offshore Dream) with trainer Jean Michel Bazire aboard.


Three-year olds then battled in the Gr. II Prix Abel Basigny (purse 85,000€, 2175 meters) with 2.5/1 Hohneck (3m Royal Dream-Cararca) rallying to victory with Yoann Lebourgeois up for owner/trainer Philippe Allaire. Hohneck was timed in 1.12kr for this his eighth career win now for 201,340€ earned.

Hooker Berry (3m Booster Winner) was a game 5.3/1 second for trainer/driver Jean Michel Bazire. The 8/10 favorite Helgafell (3m Charly du Noyer) held third for Eric Raffin and trainer Philippe Allaire.


On the card was also the Prix d’Argentan (purse 65,000€, 2700 meters, six-eight year olds) and that victory was earned by the 6/10 favorite Elie de Beaufour (6g Royal Dream-Pignata) and trainer/driver Jean Michel Bazire. Eric Levallois owns the now 19-time winner of 358,350€. Race time was 1.12.8kr. 12/1

Crusoie d’Anama (8g Ni Ho Ped d’Ombree) was second for Alexandre Abrivard and trainer Bazire. 8/1 Dexter Chatho (7g Un Amour d’Haufor) was third with Ch. J. Bigeon at the lines.

Elie de Beauforu

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by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink



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