Kincsem Park's excellent Saturday card showcased the 2014 two year-old leaders, a marathon distance event for HU-bred five year-olds and the HU Derby Trial. The Derby is set for August 3rd.
The two year-olds battled over 1800 meters for a purse of 1.1HUf million and the first HU crop of Ata Star L finished first and third. Trappolj!, an Ata Star L filly, took victory for Imre Dome in 1.22.1kr at 15/1 odds. Ata Star L is a son of Tibur-Ata Donna Y-who stood in Sweden previously and is half-brother to Atlas Fighter L 1.56.4 ($1,193,038) by Quick Pay, Atlas Ace L1.55.1 ($650,718) by and Atlas Rocket 1.58.3 ($305,675) by Pershing.
Janos Szalay Memorial, two-year-olds, 1800 meters autostart, purse 1,100,000HUf, 1.22.1kr
1st Trappolj! (2f Ata Star L-Gyorsulj!-Witsends Speedy), Imre Dome trainer/driver, 15.3/1
2nd Tartalosz (2m Com Muscle-Hurricaine-Excel Hanover), Laszlo Kolozsi
3rd Topmodell (2f Ata Star L-Elegant Lady-Mill H), Balazs Juhasz
Paperboy took the 3000 meter Otevesek Nagydija in 1.19.1kr to earn the winners share of the 3HUf million purse. The victory by the five year-old for Veljko Mazsity continued the HU success by originallytrained , the brother to (bred by new US Hall of Fame breeder William Weaver).
Otevesek Nagydija, 3000 meters autostart, five year-olds, purse 3,000,000HUf, 1.19.1kr
1st Paperboy (5m-Vas Lady-Endless Sands), Veljko Mazsity up, 5/1 odds
2nd Palko (5m Belami-Grace-Yankee Yankee), Dora Kovacs
3rd Philadelphia (5m Detroit-Gertrud-Rendfarok), Lajos Marton
The Derby Trial for three year-olds over 1800 meters for 1.8HUf million, went to anotherson Szerelmes R and teamster Balazs Juhasz. The 14/1 outsider scored in 1.16.2kr to defeat Salihamidzic, another male. These two will certainly be worth watching at the August 3rd Derby.
HU Derby Trial, 1800 meters autostart, three year-olds, purse 1,800,000HUf, 1.16.2kr
1st Szerelmes R (3m-Viragos-Surefire Lobell), Balazs Juhasz trainer/driver, owners Jodlis Kft and Mihaly Bacsa, 13.8/1
2nd Salihamidzic (3m-Helikon-Awesome Goal), Lajos Marton
3rd Szacharin (3f Vanito-Inzulin-Valley Guardian), Laszlo Kolozsi
The weekly 500,000HUf open went to Nyires (by) in 1.16.4kr over 1900 meters autostart. He defeated the Daguet Rapide mare Laluna Comtesse. Summary is shown below.
Ugyvivo DIJ, 1900 meters autostart, purse 500,000HUf, 1.16.4kr
1st Nyires (7m-Viragos-Surefire Lobell), Tibor Hajnal for Illetmeny Kft., 2.9/1 odds
2nd Laluna Comtesse (5f Daguet Rapide-La Comtessa-), Emese Vezer
3rd Ontario R (6m-Virginia-Endless Sands), A. Budai
Other winners of interest in the Kincsem Park card of July 5 included Rosamundi (6f-Kama Sutra) for Csaba Lakatos in 1.18.7kr over 2000 meters and Mellby Schwin (9f -Impish Hornline) for S. Turbucz in 1.17.1kr over 1800 meters.
This weekend's open drew a competitive 10 horse field in the Landlord DIJ. Nick Nolte (by) and Conway Boko (by Castleton Bass) are the likely favorites.
July 12, 2014 Kincsem Park - Landlord DIJ, 1800 meters autostart, 500,000HUf purse, 10 starters
Orinoco, A. Szucs
Amazing Lobell, A. Lakatos
Rozsakert, B. juhasz
Conway Boko, T. Hajnal
Nick Nolte, S. Varadi
Numero Uno, Gy. Horvath
Jegyzono, Kornelia Fejer
Carpe Diem, G. Karolyi
Reine Fille, L. Kolozsi
Royal Flesh, L. Marton
by Thomas H. Hicks