Field is set for the Oslo Grand Prix Sunday

03:20 AM 04 Jun 2014 NZST
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Ten solid veterans face the starter Sunday in the prestigious Oslo Grand Prix in Norway.

The winner will earn 1.5 million norwegian kroners ($250,000 US) after covering the 2100 meters autostart course. The French will send three to battle with Solvato and Raja Mirchi (game performer in Elitloppet 2014).

Univers de Pan and Philippe Daugeard lead the French entrants and Un Mec d'Heripre was an impressive winner in his last appearance plus he'll have Bjorn Goop at the lines. The leading money winner in the field is the old-campaigner Roi de Lupin, with over 13.8NOkr million earned for trainer Jean Paul Marmion. The lineup is summarized below and program is available at https://www.rikstoto.no/program/pdf/BJ_20140608_Baneprogram.pdf

June 8, 20014 Bjerke, Oslo Grand Prix Gr. I UET Masters Series, 2100 meters autostart, 1.5NOkr million to winner, 10 starters

1.SOLVATO, Veijo Heiskanen

2.JULIANO RAGS, Noralf P. Brackken

3.B.B.S. SUGARLIGHT, Peter Untersteiner

4.ORALI, Jeppe Juel

5.ROI DU LUPIN, Anthony Barrier

6.M F.X.ROYAL, Lars Anvar Kolle

7.RAJA MIRCHI, Jorma Kontio

8.SUPPORT JUSTICE, Geir Vegard Gundersen

9. UNIVERS DE PAN, Philippe Daugeard

10.UN MEC D'HERIPRE, Bjorn Goop

The Sunday undercard at Bjerke is exceptional featuring the Elite for three-year olds (race 1) with Juniata Hanover at the start; the two heat and final Energima Cup (races 2, 3 and 7) includes Winmecredit, I'm The Answer, V.C Chocoholic and Broadway Legs.

The Elite for four year-olds includes Denver, Single Sock, Alizea du Kastel and Tumble Dust; and the Europamatch with Mr. Chicago, Clint W. Boko, Nothing But Class and Stelton at the start. Former Hambletonian Oaks Winner Bold And Fresh is in race 12 for open class mares.

Sebastian K took the 2013 Oslo Grand Prix edition in 1.12.8kr defeating Nesta Effe and Maharajah. Past winners of the classic, which began in 1966, are listed below.

Year

Horse

Driver

Country1

Winning time

2012

Commander Crowe

Christophe Martens

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1:11.5

2011

Arch Madness

Björn Goop

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1:11.5

2010

Lisa America

Jorma Kontio

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1:11.7

2009

Russel November

Hugo Langeweg J:r

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1:14.3

2008

L'Amiral Mauzun

Tony Le Beller

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1:11.5

2007

Super Light

Jörgen Westholm

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1:12.2

2006

Mara Bourbon

Erik Adielsson

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1:13.2

2005

Steinlager

Per Oleg Midtfjeld

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1:12.5

2004

Gidde Palema

Åke Svanstedt

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1:11.7

2003

Gidde Palema

Åke Svanstedt

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1:12.2

2002

Brads Photo

Wim Paal

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1:13.9

2001

Giant Cat

Nicolas Roussel

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1:12.1

2000

Victory Tilly

Stig H. Johansson

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1:12.0

1999

Ganymede

Jean-Pierre Dubois

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1:12.6

1998

Huxtable Hornline

Joseph Verbeeck

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1:13.2

1997

Zoogin

Åke Svanstedt

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1:14.6

1996

Ina Scot

Helen A. Johansson

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1:12.9

1995

Copiad

Erik Berglöf

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1:12.7

1994

Copiad

Erik Berglöf

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1:12.7

1993

Nordin Hanover

Olle Goop

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1:14.3

1992

Sea Cove

Joseph Verbeeck

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1:14.6

1991

Peace Corps

Stig H. Johansson

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1:14.1

1990

Meadow Roland

Preben Kjaersgaard

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1:13.8

1989

Ourasi

Michel-M. Gougeon

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1:13.5

1988

Sugarcane Hanover

Gunnar Eggen

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1:12.5

1987

Rex Rodney

Kjell Håkonsen

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1:13.7

1986

Rex Rodney

Kjell Håkonsen

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1:14.7

1985

Ogorek

Michel Roussel

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1:16.0

1984

Hickory Almahurst

Ulf Nordin

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1:16.3

1983

E.O. Brunn

Bo W. Takter

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1:15.6

1982

Zorrino

Tommy Hanné

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1:18.9

1981

Pamir Brodde

Karl Erik Nilsson

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1:16.3

1980

Express Gaxe

Gunnar Axelryd

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1:17.1

1979

Hillion Brillouard

Philippe Allaire

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1:19.9

1978

Grande Frances

Ulf Thoresen

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1:17.0

1977

Race cancelled

     

1976

Grande Frances

Ulf Thoresen

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1:19.7

1975

Hassan Star

Kjell P. Dahlström

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1:19.1

1974

Boett

Sören Norberg

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1:21.0

1973

Gaby Bulwark

Sören Nordin

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1:18.6

1972

Noble Action

Sören Nordin

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1:18.1

1971

Unor

Lars Axelsson

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1:19.5

1970

Race cancelled

     

1969

Baron Gruff

Gösta Nordin

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1:23.5

1968

Race cancelled

     

1967

Xanthe

Gösta Nordin

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1:23.6

1966

Scott Protector

Karsten Buer

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1:23.0

by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink.com

 

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