The three year-old male and female monte rivals were showcased on today's Paris-Vincennes card. Baggio du Chatelet, a three year son of Niky, easily took the 120,000e Prix Edouard Marcillac with Mathieu Abrivard in the irons for trainer Nicolas Raimbeaux, as the less than even-money favorite. He scored by open lengths in 1.14.8kr over a short field, his third career win, now for earnings of 95,750e. The distance was 2175 meters. Well-bred Brooklyn Bridge captured second.February 13, 2104 Paris-Vincennes, Prix Edouard Marcillac, Gr. II monte, males, 120,000e, 2175 meters, 8 starter 1.14.8kr
1st Baggio du Chatelet (3m Niky-Paola du Chatelet-Gobernador), Mathieu Abrivard up for trainer Nicolas Raimbeaux, 0.9/1 favorite, his third career victory.
2nd Brooklyn Bridge (3mJuillet-Mysterious Valley- ), up for trainer and owner Ecurie Manuel Garcia
3rd Bazaki Seven )3m Kesaco Phedo-Rani Duophi), F. Lagadeuc up for trainer J-M Baudouin at 9/1
The female division produced another decisive winner at Beauty Turgot scored in 1.15.3kr in the 120,000e Prix Holly du Locton, a Gr. II affair over 2175 meters. She scored over nine rivals forFebruary 13, 2014 Paris-Vincennes, Prix Holly du Locton, Gr. II monte, females, 120,000e, 2175 meters, 10 starters 1.15.3kr at the lines for . The good gaited filly was off at 6.2/1 with one of the chief adversaries, Biguglia by , finishing third behind 12/1 outsider Brise de L'alba,
1st Beauty Turgot (3f Hand du Vivier-Quouragane-), up for trainer , 6.2/1
2nd Brise de l'Alba (3f Quido du Goutier-Celyde la Meritee),up for William Bigeon trainer, 12/1
3rd Biguglia (3f-La Faisanderie), Jonathan Carre up for Frederik Plat trainer, 3.8/1
The mid-week car also included the Gr. III Prix de Nevers, a 110,000e event over 2850 meters. This event was the Quinte+ race of the day with a special single-day 10 million euro jackpot. Bold-striding Uppercut Orange took the win in 1.14kr at 6.5/1 odds, his sixth career win for over 240,000e earnings. The six year-old son ofFebruary 13, 2014 Paris-Vincennes, Prix de Nevers, Gr. III, 110,000e, 2850 meters, 15 starters, Quinte+ special jackpot 10 million euros 1.14kr closed relentlessly to defeat Ulf du Noyer and Ultimate du Rib. J.L.C. Dersoir trains the winner with his wife capably at the lines.
1st Uppercut Orange (6m-Mimi d'Abeille- ), Mme. C. Hallais-Dersoir in the irons for J.L.C. Dersoir trainer, 6.5/1, his sixth lifetime win.
2nd Ulf du Noyer (6m-Pagoda-Gai Brillant), up for trainer, 2.8/1
3rd Ultimate du Rib (6g-Kara Pellois- ), Michel Lenoir up for trainer Joel Hallais, 24/1
by Thomas H. Hicks for Harnesslink.com