The Gr. II Prix Louis Jariel was the featured event on today's noon-day card at Paris-Vincennes.
The 120,000 euro purse drew a field of nine five-year-olds traveling 2175 meters. The hotly contested, hot-paced event went to Very Nice Marceaux, craftily reined by Pierre Vercruysse for trainer Gregory Laurent.
The 4/1 odds winner took the inside path before escaping heavy traffic into the homestretch. There Vercruysse found a way out and once fee the son ofresponded rapidly to just nip Voltigeur de Myrt and teamster on the line, timed in 1.10.9kr. Favored Village Mystic led the field into the stretch and held third for .
June 7, 2014 Paris-Vincennes, Prix Louis Jariel, Gr. II 120,000e, 2175 meters, 9 starters
Fractions: 1.09.9kr at 1500; 1.10.7kr at 1000; 1.11.3kr at 500; 1.10.9kr finish
1st Very Nice Marceaux (5m-Jolie Fortuna- ), Pierre Vercruysse up, trainer Gregory Laurent, 4/1
2nd Voltigeur de Myrt (5m Opus Viervil-Myrtille des Bois),for trainer R. Donati, 6.3/1
3rd Village Mystic (5m-Netchka d'Orgeres), owner/trainer/driver, 1.8/1 favorite
4th Valse Darling (5m-Fly Darling), up, 26.7/1
5th Victoire (5f-Juventa Blue), up for owner/trainer Mme. D. Mottier, 9.2/1
The undercard was worth watching as well. Trainer Marco Smorgon sent Sister Dany Bar to the Prix d'Istres, a European eligible event for 65,000e. Anthony Barrier catch-drove the favored winner, a three year-old daughter offrom Red Hot Action by and a full sister to Le Dany Bar, a Smorgon trained winner of over US$667,000.
Red Hot Action is a daughter of Crysta's Girl (-Video Chip-Bonefish). Video Chip is a full sister to Grand Circuit winning Bolla. Sister Dany Bar dispatched 13 rivals with her 1.15.4kr score as the favorite.
June 7, 2014, Paris-Vincennes, Prix d'Istres, 65,000e, European, 2700 meters, 14 starters
Fractions: 1.16.1kr at 1500; 1.15.7kr at 1000; 1.15.8kr at 500; 1.15.4kr finish
1st Sister Dany Bar (3f-Red Hot Action- ), Anthony Barrier up for trainer Marco Smorgon and owner Ecurie 4AB Sas, Italy, 7/10 favorite, her sixth win for â‚¬79,398
2nd Bonnie Cadence (3f Qualypso Jiel-Potuna Saint Andre), Emmanuelle Allard trainer/driver, 59.3/1
3rd Blanche Mencourt (3f-Navaja Blanche), Jos. Verbeeck for trainer/owner , 9.6/1
Jean-Michel Bazire enjoyed another fine day with wins handling Ave Avis and United Back, a pair he also trains. Ave Avis, a son of Kesaco Phedo scored in 1.14.2kr as 9/10 favorite, to easily defeat Arlington Dream and Amensito. Bazire's other winner, as the .5/1 favorite, was United Back in the 50,000e Prix de Villeneuve Sur-Lot. Summaries follow.
June 7, 2014, Paris Vincennes, Prix du Dauphine, 58,000e, 2700 meters, 11 starters
Fractions: 1.16.3kr at 1500; 1.15.1kr at 1000; 1.14.9kr at 500; 1.14.2kr finish
1st Ave Avis (4m Kesaco Phedo-Magna Avis-), J-M Bazire trainer/driver, 9/10 favorite and easy winner, fifth win for 104,930e
2nd Arlington Dream (4m-Ialla Clairchamp), up for , 1.6/1
3rd Amensito (4m-Carmensita), Jean-Pierre Dubois owner/driver, Jean Baudron trainer, 27.6/1
June 7, 2014 Paris-Vincennes, Prix de Villeneuve-Sur-Lot, 50,000e, European, 2700 meters, 18 starters
Fractions: 1.14.7kr at 1500; 1.14.1kr at 1000; 1.14.4kr at 500; 1.13.6kr finish
1st United Back (6m Ni Ho Ped d'Ombree-Pearl Back-Alpha Barbes), J-M Bazire trainer/driver, 0.5/1 favorite, 14th win for 206,630e
2nd New Way (7g Uronometro-Elsinor Princess),for Vincent Martens, 12.4/1, Italy
3rd Orient Horse (6m-Irma del Rio), Roberto Andreghetti for trainer, 12.8/1, Italy
The day's Quinte+ went to Global Manhattan handled byfor trainer . The impressive winner led much of the way, was headed out of the final turn only to rally back for a length victory in 1.14.3kr. The son of from Devilish Yankee by earned his 21st career win for earnings now over 531,000e. Lobell Countess nailed down the second spot over a game Beckman that fought bravely from the death seat.
June 7, 2014 Paris-Vincennes, Prix du Quercy, 85,000e, European, 2850 meters, 15 starters, Quinte+ jackpot â‚¬3.45 million
Fractions: 1.14.2kr at 1500; 1.14.7kr at 1000; 1.15.2kr at 500; 1.14.3kr finish
Global Manhattan (7m-Devilish Yankee- ), for and owner Stall Sharon AB, 6.9/1, 21st win for 531,455e
1st Lobell Countess (6f-Countess Diamond), for Peter J. Strooper, 14.8/1
2nd Beckman (7g-Nins Palema), J-M Bazire for , 2.3/1
3rd Nene'Degli Ulivi (7g Uconn Roc-Maureen Lobell), Pierre Vercruysse up for Vincent Lacroix, 26.7/1
4thMint Kronos (8m-Zamia FC), Anthony Barrier, trainer, 65.6/1
Lastly, the 65,000e Prix Gien went to Bold Eagle, a son ofdriven by Jean-Etienne Dubois, his owner/trainer. Bazire was second with pacesetter Brosses Troubadour as even-money choice among the punters. The winner is from a -Hippodamia mare, with Hippodamia the dam of â‚¬100,000 plus winners Pancho Villa and Quai Bourbon.
June 7, 2014 Paris-Vincennes, Prix de Gien, 65,000e European, 2700 meters, 15 starters, 1.14.3kr
1st Bold Eagle (4m-Reethi Rah Jet- ), Jean-Etienne Dubois owner/trainer/driver, 4.9/1, sixth win for 81,800e
2nd Brosses Troubadour (3m Showtime Bourbon-Houri de Malte), J-M Bazire up, 1/1 favorite
3rd Booster Winner (3m-Quille Viretaute), aboard, 25.7/1
by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink.com