This week excellent trotting action took place at Rattvik, Eskilstuna, Bollnas and Tingsryd. Victories of note went to US exports Lindys Jersey Boy and Mystic Illusion while trainerscored with the three year-old Sylvester America. The four year-old Ready After also secured a victory and veteran Montgomery Hill defeated a solid aged trotting field at Tingsryd for his 33rd career win.
This Saturday promises to be exciting as Nahar, Ed You, Orecchietti and Mosaique Face square off in a Gr. II International UET Masters Series event named the Arjang Stora Sprinterslopp worth 600,000SEK to the winner.
July 7, 2014 Rattvik SWE Winners
Lindys Jersey Boy (5m-Ivory Lindy- ), up in 1.12kr over 2140 meters autostart to earn 100,000SEK first money. The winner now sports nine victories in 43 outings for 1,912,294SEK and his first in 2014. Chapeau and Time Machine trailed the winner
Circles (5f-Merles Image- ), Magnus Jakobsson trainer/driver in 1.12.4kr over 1640 meters autostart to earn 35,000SEK. The winning mare now has nine wins in 30 tries for 2,783,398SEK as she defeated US-bred Lady Broadway for and Ready Steady Go for Kihlstrom.
July 7, 2014 Eskilstuna SWE Winner
Mystic Illusion (3f-Mystical Oaks- ), up for with this 2014 US import acquired from . She recorded her fourth win, timed in 1.13.4kr over 1640 meters autostart, in just six career starts and her second straight victory in Europe.
July 8, 2014 Bollnas SWE Winner
Quality Questioned (5g-Jalopy- ), up for and owner Travkompaniets Stall AB, 1.14.2kr over 2140 meters autostart for 25,000SEK first prize, his seventh win in 17 career starts for 554,000SEK. The winner, from a producing Hambletonian Oaks winner, defeated Beeboop Laday and Monas Inversote in a close battle.
July 9, 2014 Tingsryd SWE Winners
Sylvester America (3m-Armbro Voice- ), Linda Allercrantz up for trainer and owner Lisa Riordan, 1.13.4kr victory over 1609 meters autostart, 20,000SEK to winner, Italy registered
Alpha de Vandel (4m-Ophelia de Vandel-Defi d'Aunou), Johan Untersteiner up, 1.13.6kr over 1609 meters autostart, 20,000SEK to winner. Second was the Allercrantz/Riordan/Riordan aptly named Riordan Kronos (5g -Exclusive Kronos-
Caliber TT (7g Cromwell-Marcon Lady-Marcon Lep),owner/trainer/driver, 1.11kr winner over 1609 meters autostart for 60,000SEK to winner, his 12th win in 52 starts for 1,287,025SEK
Ready After (4m-Crowning Flower-Crowning Point), Johan Kjellman, 1.12.3kr winner over 1609 meters autostart, 50,000SEK to winner, Italy registered. Replay follows
Montgomery Hill (10g-Funny Hill-Mr. Vic), Flemming Jensen, 1.10.2kr score over 1609 meters autostart for 100,000SEK to winner, Denmark, his 33rd win in 78 starts for 2,778,125SEK. The beaten field in order of finish was Truculent, I Won't Dance, Kaffir Face, Photo Sea, Rutger Raket, Livi Barcelona, Max Prix, Ldees Creditreport
The upcoming weekend showcases top-level campaigners at Arjang in the Gr. II Stora Sprinterlopp. Nahar heads this group as he will battle with Orecchietti, Ed You, Digital Ink and an overall solid group.
July 12, 2014 Arjang SWE Entries
Arjangs Stora Sprinterlopp, Gr. II International UET Masters Series, 600,000SEK to winner, 1640 meters autostart
Ed You, T. Jansson
Oasis Bi, C. Svensson
Mosaique Face, A. Kolgjini
Democrat, P. Lennartsson
Magic Tonight, J. Untersteiner
Reven d'Amour, U. Ohlsson
Mr. Picolit, E. Adielsson
Orecchietti, O. Kihlstrom
Nahar, R. Bergh
Digital Ink, S. Melander
Ed You and Digital Ink
by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink.com