Top trotting occurred last weekend through yesterday at various venues in Sweden. The most prestigious event was the August 2nd Ego Boys Gold Division at Rattvik that resulted in victory for Beer Summit and reinsman. The five year-old son of -Prime Mistress- scored in 1.11.1kr over 1640 meters to earn 150,000SEK first money. He earned his 11th win in 42 starts now with earnings of 3,900,064SEK, with five victories this year in ten outings. Kadett CD (7m ) was second for .
The same card showcased the Sommartstravet Final, a Gr. II UET Masters Series event for 300,000SEK first prize contested over 2140 meters turning start. Poker Kronos (5g-Frances Lavec- ) won in 1.12.9kr for Torbjorn Janssen and trainer , his fourth win in six 2014 starts and he now has eight wins in 18 career appearances. Venkatesh (5g ) was second for and former Elitloppet winner Nahar (9g ) a rallying third after being handicapped 40 meters. The 10.3SEK million career winner was timed in 1.11.7kr and driven by trainer Bergh.
Rattvik also included on their card the Silver Final for 125,000SEK first money over 1640 meters autostart. BBS Sugarlight (5g Super Light-Sugarsweet Sid-) scored in 1.09.9kr for , his ninth 2014 win in 12 starts. The 110,000SEK first prize Bronze Final over 1640 meters autostart, went to Curtsy Hanover (4f -Chiptease- ) for and trainer . Curtsy Hanover now has seven wins in 21 career starts as she defeated the driven Trixam (by ). The 100,000SEK first money Montesserie Final (monte) went to Bearable (7g Rite On Line-Armbro Kewpie- ) and Anna Ronning. They scored over 2140 meters turning start in 1.15.5kr, the winner's 11th win in 42 starts. Muskelmann GT (9g -Aino Lady-Dallas Lobell) overcame a 20 meter handicap to end second for Siv Emilie Lovvold.
Yesterday at Aby,scored a triple and Linda Allercrantz had a driving double with trainees. Heiskanen won with Neron Bigi (7m Power To Charm-Edea-Atlas Fighter L in 1.12.3kr over 1640 meters autostart to earn 70,000SEK; Daryl Boko (4g -Insider Trade- ) in 1.14.1kr over 2640 meters autostart for 60,000SEK first prize; and Fabuleux BR (3m -Fantasia-Speedy Soma) in 1.15.8kr over 2140 meters autostart for 35,000SEK. Allercrantz and Riordan won with Rare Wise As (4f -In Wise As-SJ's Caviar) in 1.13.7kr over 2140 meters autostart to earn 60,000SEK and also with Ready To Glide (4f -Chelemark Ginger-Super Pleasure) in 1.12.9kr over 1640 meters autostart. This winner earned 30,000SEK and is owned by Holger Ehlert.
The Aby card also included an Aby Stora Pris prep that went to October Kronos (6m-NordicGoldNovember) in 1.13.2kr for Adrian Kolgjini. He earned 70,000SEK over the 2140 meters autostart course. His 11th lifetime win in 29 starts.
At Solvalla, the Victory Tilly, worth 75,000SEK to the winner over 2140 meters autostart, went to Claes Boko (5m-Salma Boko- ) and driver . The pair were timed in 1.12.8kr. The Gay Noons for 100,000SEK first prize over 2140 meters autostart, went to Lord Flax (3m -Lady de Villeneuve- ) and reinsman Frederik Soderberg. The well-bred mare D'One (4f -Giant Diablo- ) won a 40,000SEK first prize event over 1640 meters autostart in a quick 1.11kr. trains the ten time winner in 17 starts.
Also winning in 1.11kr over the same distance, in an aged event, was Bon Frecia (6m Steinlager-Fabiola Safir-Lindy's Crown) withup. He narrowly defeated Chapeau (6m -Crown Tess-Crowntron) with aboard.
Thomas H. Hicks