Day At The Track

Akim du Cap Vert wins Prix Jamin

05:25 AM 16 Apr 2015 NZST
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Akim du Cap Vert and Franck Anne
Akim du Cap Vert and Franck Anne
PMU/Paris Turf Photo

April 10, 2015 - Franck Anne’s owned, trained and driven Akim du Cap Vert (5m First de Retz-Prima du Cap Vert-Cezio Josselyn) took tonight’s Vincennes featured Prix Jamin (Gr. III, €115,000 purse, 3525 meters distance handicap, 11 starters) with a decisive rallying surge in the late stages of this 2-3/16 mile event.

The winner, off at 2.2/1, scored in 1.15.3kr after overcoming a 25 meter handicap.

Akim du Cap Vert recorded his ninth career win now for earnings of €890,230.

Eric Lambertz teamed his owned and trained Viking de Val (6m Baccarat du Pont-La Forge de Vac) to second at 14/1 with 30/1 Tornado Bello (8m Jag de Bellouet-Enfilde) third for Thomas Levesque and conditioner Mike Lenders.

This one is from the prolific dam of double Prix d’Amerique winner Offshore Dream.

Chapeau, Chelsea Boko and Roi du Lupin (50 meter handicap) finished fourth through sixth in this well-respected field.

Thomas H. Hicks

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