Swedish invader Sanity (8g-Flash Light- ) overcame a 25 meter penalty to win today's Gr. III 120,000 euro purse European Prix de Brest for upper level performers at Paris-Vincennes.
Handled byfor trainer and owner , the pair rallied late for a close victory over Tornade du Digeon and long shot Sierra Leone. Sanity won for the 28th time now for earnings of 915,895 euro. This handicap race was the Quinte+ event of the day, with a 2.8 million euro jackpot, and it produced a competitive driving finish to the line.
January 18, 2014 Paris Vincennes - Prix de Brest, Gr. III European, 120,000 euro purse, 2850 meters distance handicap, 17 starters 1.13.2kr
Fractions: 1.14.9kr at 1500; 1.13.5kr at 1000; 1.13.5kr at 500; 1.13.2kr finish
1st Sanity (8g-Flash Light- ), up, owner , trainer , 4.6/1 odds, his 28th career win for 915,895 euro
2nd Tornade du Digeon (7f-Herlane du Terme-Kimberland), J-M Bazire up at 5/1
3rd Sierra Leone (8f John Arifant-Une d'Havetot-Hakitan), Jean-Claude Hallais up at 33/1
4th Sissi du Mirel (8f Grassano-Haltise du Morin-Off Gy),aboard at 3.7/1
5th Roxane de Baumee (9f-Lisa de Baumee-Capitole), up at 46/1
by Thomas H. Hicks for Harnesslink.com