Day At The Track

Co-feature Grade II events at Paris-Vincennes

01:07 AM 06 Jan 2015 NZDT
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Billie De Montfort, harness racing
Billie De Montfort in prior win
Paris-Turf Photo

Saturday’s co-featured events included the Gr. II Prix de Tonnan-Villeneuve (€120,000 purse, 2175 meters, 11 starters, time 1.12.9kr), won by favorite Billie de Montfort (4f Jasmin de Flore-Quisma de Montfort) with Eric Raffin teaming for trainer Sebastian Guarato.

The 1.4/1 choice defeated Brillantissime (4m Ready Cash-Ivre de Victoire) off at 3.5/1 for teamster Pierre Vercruysse and trainer Philippe Allaire. 14/1 Beauty Turgot (4f Hand du Vivier-Quouragare) ended third for Franck Nivard and trainer Fabrice Souloy.

The winner recorded her 10th career victory now for earnings of €611,000.

The Quinte+ (jackpot €3,650,000) was the prix des Breteuil (€54,000 purse, 2100 meters autostart, 18 participants, time 1.13.5kr). Pierre Levesque teamed Tagada Tagada (8f Meaulnes du Corta)-Lambada) to victory at 7.3/1 odds over Ulexa des Plans (7f Jag de Bellouet-Iola Dessuti) and Alexandre Abrivard for trainer Philippe Daugeard at 6.7/1.

Third went to Trinite du Mont (8f Hugo Barbes-Ozo du Mast) and P-Y Verva at 19/1. The winner’s sire, a Prix d’Amerique winner, was trained by Levesque during his storied career.

The Gr. II Prix Uon Tacquet (€120,000 purse, monte, 2175 meters, 8 starters) went to 1.1/1 favorite Astor de Quenne (5m Opus Viervil-Qualinka de Quenne) for Eric Raffin.

Sebastian Guarato trains this one, timed in 1.13.1kr in defeat of Aladin des Bordes (5m Koktail de Perron-Illusion de Bonnes) and M-M David aboard at 36/1. Airport (5m Love You-Privore) was third at 3.8/1 for Alexandre Abrivard and trainer Ake Kristoffersson. Second choice in the wagering, Amazone de Dollar, finished fourth.

by Thomas H. Hicks, for

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