Norway's Support Justice (5m -Artisane-) took today's Gr. I UET Masters Series Jubileumspokalen over 2140 meters autostart at Solvalla.
The winner earned 1 million SEK (US$145,140) for the victory, his 17th in 24 career starts, now with earnings of 4,732,895SEK. Geir Vegard Gundersen trains the winner and he was the driver.
The important victory was number five this year in eight outings. Winning time was 1.11.7kr ( race record of 1.11.2kr in 2002).
BBS Sugarlight (5g Super Light-Sugarsweet Sid-) was second for and Claes Boko ended third for teaming for trainer . 's Standout (5m -Ebony DK-) was a fast closing fourth after encountering traffic trouble throughout from second tier post 11. reined Standout.
Magic Tonight was first to the lead with Beer Summit . BBS Sugarlight was first up early and then Time Machine went three wide to move alongside leader Magic Tonight.
BBS Sugarlight was shuffled a bit and then made a three-wide charge late but could not hold off the eventual winner in what was a great contest with flying finish. Magic Tonight ended eighth, Beer Summit was tenth with Denmark's Stelton disqualified for a miscue.
Support Justice may be one to watch in other upcoming classics. Replay of today's Support Justice victory may be seen here.
Also video of and today at Solvalla follows.
The Jubileumsspokalen began in 1977 and to date has produced three-time winners Zoogin and Gidde Palema. Pershing, Callit and Victory Tilly won this event twice. has won this race as driver nine times followed by with seven victories.
by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink.com