The Robin Bakker teamed, Paul Hogoort trained, Gerrits Recycling owned Tiger Woods As prevailed in today’s £209,000 purse Gr. I Gran Premio Tino Triossi Nazionale at Rome’s Campanelle racecourse.
The winner led early, yielded to favorite Rue du Bac to sit the pocket, before storming home in 1.12.6kr over the 2100 meter autostart distance.
The son of Quick Wood-Tiegs Blue Chip-Yankee Glide was bred by legendary breeder/owner and Olympian Alwin Schockemohle.
The winner inched by Rue du Bac in deep stretch, that ended third for Roberto Andreghetti, as Royal Blessed rallied hard to be second for trainer/driver Wm. Paal.
June 29, 2014 Campanelle Rome, Gran Premio Tino Triossi Nazionale, Gr. I, £209,000, 2100 meters autostart, 1.12.6kr
1st Tiger Woods As (4m Quick Wood-Tiegs Blue Chip-Yankee Glide), Robin Bakker up for trainer Paul Hagoort and owner Ecurie Gerrits Recycling BV, Denmark – the winner of the 118th German Derby in 2013, breeder Alwin Schockemohle
2nd Royal Blessed (4m Varenne-Ivory Kronos-Viking Kronos), Wilhelm Paal trainer/driver
3rd Rue du Bac (4m Infinitif-Ici-Diamond Way), Robert Andreghetti up for owner J-P Dubois
The companion filly Gran Premio Carena Tris went to Rodeo Drive OK (by Conway Hall) in 1.12.8kr over 1600 meters autostart. Pippo Gubellini teamed the winner that defeated Radiofreccia FI (by Ganymede) and Robinia (a daughter of Love You) to earn the winners share of the £55,000 purse.
June 29, 2014 Campanelle Rome, Gran Premio Carena Tris Filly, £55,000, 1600 meters autostart, 1.12.8kr
1st Rodeo Drive OK (4f Conway Hall-Georgia Pines-Pine Chip-Dasooner Dabettor), Pietro Gubellini up
2nd Radiofreeccia FI (4f Ganymede-Castilia-Lemon Dra), Roberto Vecchione aboard
3rd Robinia (4f Love You-Tagete-Lurabo Blue), Giovanni Fulici up
by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink.