Rotary OK (3m Andover Hall-Miss Possessed-Self Possessed) took today’s 154,000 euro Pris Marangoni at Torino, Italy with trainer Marco Smorgon driving.
He scored in 1.14.4kr over 2100meters autostart. Miss Possessed is a daughter of the US$250,000 Kentucky Select Sale yearling Ms. Vic, she the dam of Chosen Voyageur, a $327,000 winner. Remo Gas (3m Varenne-Isotta Gas-Toss Out) was second for Roberto Vecchione with Rombo di Cannone (3m Varenne-Cannoniera-Diamond Way) third for Vincenzo P. Dell-Annunziata.
The Gran Criterium Filly, for 55,000 euro over 1600 meters autostart, went to Rodeo Drive OK (3f Conway Hall-Georgia Pines-Pine Chip) with Pietro Gubellini up. She prevailed in 1.13.2kr to nose out Romina d’Anzola (by Turbo Sund) with Robinia (3f Love You-Tagete) ending third.
by Thomas H. Hicks