Day At The Track

Rainy Vincennes still yields great racing

09:08 AM 14 Dec 2014 NZDT
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Briac Dark wins on sloppy track at Vincennes
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Briac Dark (3m Prince Gede-Queen des Charmes) took the Gr. III Prix Jules Lepentier (€76,000, 2700 meters, 14 starters) in 1.16.5kr for trainer/driver Franck Anne and owner Guy Barou on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Paris-Vincennes.

The 1.2/1 odds favorite easily handled Bamaka des Angles (3g NI Ho Ped d’Ombree-Ixia des Angles) reined by Pierre Vercruysse and trained by J-P Piton. Baccio Josselyn (3m Scipion du Goutier-Pika Josselyn) rallied for third for trainer/driver J-M Bazire.

The Gr. III Prix Oscar Collard (€95,000 purse, 2100 meters, 17 starters) went to Moving On (5f Quite Easy-Kings Blondie) with Franck Nivard aboard. The Fabrice Souloy trainee is owned by L.C. Equine AB for this 1.13.4kr victory. The 3/2 favorite easily dispatched Very Well Jet (5m Love You-Encombevineuse) with Mathieu Mottier up with the J-M Bazire teamed Vinci de l’Abbaye (5m Otello Pierji-Kybovmette) ending third.

The Quinte+ Prix de la Ville de Cabourg (€80,000 purse, 2100 meters autostart, 18 starters) went to red-hot Ustinof du Vivier (6g Look de Star-Melba du Vivier) and Eric Raffin at 1.6/1 odds. The Y-A Briand trainee is owned by Jean –Yves Lecuyer and scored in 1.13.4kr for his 21st win in 48 starts.

Two J-P Barjon owned campaigners finished two-three. Tina du Citrus (7f Niky-Onna Lisa) placed at 50.8/1 for Franck Ouvrie and trainer Bjorn Goop with third to Tornado de l’Ocean (7g Look de Star-Talvina) for Pierre Levesque and trainer Mike Lenders.

The wet and wild card concluded with longshot winners ranging from 38/1 to 90/1. Paris-Vincennes action resumes Sunday afternoon.

by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink

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