Texas Charm (second choice in wagering, son of) rallied to win today's third "B" leading to January 26th Prix d'Amerique. expertly handled the winner for Ecurie Victoria Dreams and trainer .
Triode de Felliere was a solid second for Anthony Barrier driving for J-P Marmion owner/trainer. Favoredwas third after a two-hole trip behind pacesetter Timoko (Jos. Verbeeck up) who faded to ninth after a very fast pace (race time 1.10kr, mile rate 1:52.63) in which he parked Vanika du Ruel and . had no excuse and was unable to close on the leaders in the late going and held off fourth place finisher Tiego d'Etang.
Timoko took the field to the first 600 meters in a mile rated time of 1:45.55 and held the pace to 1:49.25 with 1000 meters to go in the 2100 meter autostart contest (1-5/16 miles). Race summary follows showing the top 10 order of finish.
Vincennes - Prix de Bourgogne, 120,000 euro purse, 2100 meters autostart, Gr. II International UET Masters Series, 17 starters, Quinte+
1.10kr (mile rate 1:52.63, race time 2:27.10)
Fractional times: 1.05.6kr at 1500; 1.07.8kr at 1000; 1.09.7kr at 500 meter to go post
1st Texas Charm (6m-Kamela Charm- ), up for Ecurie Victoria Dreams and trainer , odds 2.1/1
2nd Triode de Felliere (6f Derby du Gite-Linea de Vandel-), Anthony Barrier up for J-P Marmion
3rd(8m -Kidea- ), aboard for owner , trainer
4th Tiego d'Etang (6m Chaillot-Herolene-), Ch. J. Bigeon up for trainer Christian Bigeon
5th Roxane Griff (8f-Julia Mesloise- ), driving for trainer
6th Marielles (7f Kick Tail-Egida Play-), up for trainer
7th The Best Madrik (6m-Lady Madrik- ), Jean-Etienne Dubois aboard
8th Up And Quick (5f- Fichtre- ), J-M Bazire up for trainer
9th Timoko (6m-Kiss Me Coulonces - ), Jos Verbeeck driving for owner/trainer
10th Univers de Pan (5m Kenya du Pont-Gypsilore-Pan de la Vaudere),driver/trainer
by Thomas H. Hicks for Harnesslink.com