Global Manhattan (6m Love You-Devilish Yankee-Yankee Glide) won today’s (Sunday) featured GR. III International Prix Ville de Caen.
The event carried a purse of 80,000 euro and was contested over 4400 meters (2-3/4 miles, turning start with distance handicaps based on lifetime earnings). Handled by Franck Nivard for trainer Fabrice Souloy and owner Stall Sharon HB of Sweden, the front stepping son of Love You scored in 5:51.52 over Septour and Soleil de Fosse.
The winner recorded his 19th career triumph for earnings now in excess of 390,000 euro. Veteran international competitor Main Wise As (by Yankee Glide) finished fifth for Thomas Levesque as he was saddled with a 50 meter handicap. Racing Charm finished second for Jean-Philippe Dubois but was disqualified for a miscue near the line.
by Thomas H. Hicks for Harnesslink.com