today teamed the veteran ten-year-old mare Quarass Rose to a decisive victory in the £90,000 Gr. III Grand National du Trot Leg#2.
Laurent Fortin trains the daughter of Tarass Boulba as she earned her 12th career win, now for earnings in excess of £289,000. The win, at 9.1/1 odds, moves her into a tie for leading GNT point leaders.
Quarass Rose covered 3000 meters in 1.14.6kr to defeat 15 rivals including second place Quotient Gede, trained and reined by Christophe Chalon. Today's race was the Quinte+ race of the day and the top five finishers in exact order paid over £168,000 to holders of a £2 ticket (excluding jackpot that has reached £6.3 million).
GNT Point Leaders:
1(tie): Vicomte Boufarcaux 15 points
1(tie): Quarass Rose 15 points
3rd: Quotient Gede 12 points
4th: Ugo de Nieul 8 points
5th: Upman 6 points
Solvalla’s V75 feature Saturday is the Gold Div. Gr. II UET Masters Series over 214o meters. The winner will earn 250,000SEK and the ten starters represent the best of northern Europe’s currently active aged trotters. Some will likely appear in the Olympiatravet in late April.
Gold Final - Master Series UET – Gr II -2140 meters, 250,000SEK ($38,500 US) to winner
- Labero Broline (Erik Adielsson)
- Raja Mirchi (Lutfi Kolgjini)
- Sanity (Örjan Kihlström)
- Yanantin Boko (Darren Mizzi)
- Harry Haythrow (Peter Untersteiner)
- Montgomery Gel (Jorma Kontio)
- Lord Capar (Thomas Dalborg)
- Dreams Take Time (Johnny Takter)
- Francais du Gull (Torbjörn Jansson)
- Kash’s Cantab (Björn Goop)
by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink.com