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Atomanti M (4m Cigar Dan-Step by Step-Allison Hollow), off at 11.5/1 odds, took the prestigious 106th edition of the Magyar UgetoDerby at Kincsem Park for purse of 10,000,000Huf. Timed in 1.21.7kr over 2500 meters repulostart (no gate) the winner secured his fifth 2020 harness racing victory in seven outings for trainer/driver Goran Zolnaji. The 1.4/1 favorite Adriana Asti (4f Frullino Jet-Cameron Diaz-Baltic Speed) was second for trainer/driver Veljko Mazsity. 4/1 Alfa Boy (4m Racino-Chippychip GT-Defi d’Aunou) was third with Csaba Lakatos and trainer Tibor Hajnal. Fourth was 13.5/1 Ann Bella M (4f Cigar Dan-Melhana Serey-Malhana Sascha) handled today by Imre Fazekas. Atomanti M   repulostart in Derby The undercard was a good one too with four events offering each a purse of over 1Huf million. The Daniel Bisbac Memorial (purse 1,200,000Huf, 1,800 meters repulostart) saw 8.9/1 Maugli (4f El Nino-Manisha Vita-Zerberus) score in 1.15.6kr with Janko Sagaj up for Joze Sahaj of Slovenia. 8.7/1 Timoteo (8m Abano As-Ghirlandia Aas-Diamoind Way) was next for Veljko Mazsity, with third to the 1.2/1 favorite Adonis CG (6g Igor Font-Ryder Cup OK-Dream Vacation) for Thorsten Tietz. Maugli drone shot The Grof Esterhqzy Miklos Moris Memorial (purse 1,800,000Huf, 1800 meters repulostart) went to 1.16.6kr timed and 2.1/1 favorite Borotka (3f Illetmeny-Night Lady-Tony Oaks). Tibor Hajnal teamed the some 20 plus lengths winner to her fourth victory in seven 2020 appearances. Her dam Night Lady was a great filly too. 3.2/1 Bazsiville (3g Calypso Capar-Izaville-Endless Sands) was a distant second with Imre Fazekas up. Third home was 12/1 Bene (3m Bay Mink-JS Penelope-Pietro Pan) with Sandor Varga up for Ivan Mukity of Serbia. Borotka by many lengths Zona (5f Offenbach Bigi-Kama-Valley Guardian) then captured the Pannonia DIJ (purse 1,800,000Huf, 1800 meters repulostart) in a driving finish timed in 1.17.4kr with trainer Emil Csordas aboard. Zona was off at 10.7/1 odds and recorded her second 2020 win in five starts. 1.3/1 Zseneroz (5f SJs Photo-Hitelszo-Witsends Speedy) held second for reinsman Mitja Slavic and trainer Zoltan Ozvar. Third was 4.3/1 Villam Ville (6g Beissinger Hanover-Izaville-Endless Sands) handled by Goran Zolnaji, Zona The Jozsef Sinka Memorial (purse 1,500,000Huf, 1800 meters repulostart) completed our undercard coverage and this race went to 2.1/1 odds Unno del Duomo (7m Ganymede-Irma del Duomo-Lemon Dra) with trainer Goran Zolnaji at the lines. This was his first start in Hungary and he was timed in 1.14.6kr after last victorious in 1.11.8kr on July 5th in Montegiorgio. The 2.3/1 River Flow (4m Baltimore As-Amabelle As-Pablo As) was second with Thorsten Tietz aboard for owner Robert Gramuller of Germany. 5/1 Take Me Home (8g Lets Go-Mystic Angel-Broadway Hall) was third handled by Joze Sagaj tor trainer Zvonko Osterc of SLO. Unno del Duomo A great day of racing in great weather completed Derby 106. Congrats to the horsemen for achieving superb starts without the mobile.   Kincsem Park files/photos Thomas H. Hicks

June 20, 2020 - Longines (6 Conway Hall-Kentucky Love Song-Valley Victor) took today’s featured Mount DIJ (purse 600,000Huf, 1800 meters autostart) clocked in 1.16.3kr with a gate to wire journey engineered by harness racing driver Gyorgy Horvath. Imre Fazekas trains Longines that now has a 16-2-0 slate in 18 career starts. Unika Vik (7f Cantab Hall-Nashville OM-Uronometro) was second for Goran Zolnaji and Urzulina (7f Maximus Lindy) took third reined by Tibor Hajnal. Longines by four lengths Gyorgy Horvath Earlier pilot Andrea Fazekas won a pair, first with Tifany V (3f Oceano d’Elite-Tweety V) clocked in 1.19.6kr and then with Lingot AT (5n Jasmin d’Odyssee-Likviditus-Gills Victory) in 1.19.7kr. Quite a day for the Fazekas/Horvath family team. Kincsem Park June 20 Program link follows” https://kincsempark.hu/data/versenyprogram/2020/versenyprogram_2020_06_20.pdf   Thomas H. Hicks    

Two classic races were on stage this harness racing day beginning with the Laszlo Ferge Memorial (purse 1,800,000Huf, 1960 meters distance handicap, thee year olds). Here the 4.5/1 odds Borutka (3f Illetmeny-Night Lady-Tony Oaks) scored in 1.18.4kr, a new stake record, with Tibor Hajnal up. The previous record was 1.18.8kr set in 2018 by Zapato. The winner recorded her second 2020 win in four starts. Her dam, Night Lady, won the Janos Brody Memorial in 2012 clocked in 1.16.5kr and sire Illetmeny, by Valley Guardian, was an exceptional trotter. Berill Lady (3f Maximus Lindy-Nikkel Lady-Tony Oaks) took second for Sandor Varga and Buszi (3f The Lindy Reserve-Jarulek-Valley Guardian) was third. . Borutka  The co-featured Janos Brody Memorial (purse 1,500,000Huf, 1960 meters distance handicap) saw 1.2/1 odds Vital RG (6m SJs Photo-Vitesse OR-Indro Park) score on the front timed in 1.18.5kr. Tibor Hajnal trains and drove the winner for Aquadrom and Napsugar. The 20 meter handicapped and 39.8/1 outsider Ujrazal! (7m Maximus Lindy) was second for Lazslo Kolozsi with third to 20 meter handicapped and 13/1 Alexander UR (6g Infinitif-Hoity Toity Face-Egon Lavec) for Ferenc Nagy III. The race record was established in 2016 with Wiss Shadow’s 1.15.9kr victory. Vital RG Our coverage this day was completed with the Jungfrau DIJ (purse 600,000Huf, 1900 meters autostart) and 3.3/1 Aronville (4g Calypso Capar-Saraville-What A Man) was the front end winner timed in 1.16.1kr. He was making his first 2020 start and held gamely for the victory under urging of trainer/driver Imre Fazekas. 3/2 favorite Zolta (5m Naglo-Gazza Jet-Supergill) rallied for second with trainer Veljko Mazsity up. Third was 10.6/1 Zanebono (5m Frullino Jet-Corolla Jet-Park Avenue Joe) for Branislav Mukity. Aronville Thomas H. Hicks

May 30, 2020 - 17/1 Unika Vik (7f Cantab Hall-Nashville OM-Uronometro) rallied late for Andor Angyal to win the Rothschild Hajgard DIJ (purse 500,000Huf, 1800 meters autostart) at Kincsem Park, clocked in 1.16.7kr. Longines (6f Conway Hall-Kentucky Love Song-Valley Victor) set the pace and held for second with Andrea Fazekas aboard. This mare was beaten for only the second time in her career and now has a 15-2-0 slate in 17 starts, this race being her first 2020 appearance. She was off as the 1.8/1 second choice. Third home was the 1.5/1 and previously unbeaten Pan Globe Jayce (6f Muscles Yankee-Impala Jaycee-Othello Vivant) with Goran Zolnaji up. The featured Viragos DIJ (purse 522.000Huf, 1960 meters distance handicap) saw Vital RG (6m SJs Photo-Vitesse OR-Indro Park) score in 1.17.7kr for trainer/driver Tibor Hajnal in a race marred by several breakers. Thomas H. Hicks

May 23, 2020 - Trotting action returned on May 23 (Saturday) at Kincsem Park with a competitive 12 race harness racing program. The featured Lajos Matucza Memorial (600,000Huf purse, 1960 meters distance handicap) went to the 1.1/1 odds favorite Zeal di Girifalco (5m Igor Font-Inviata d’Italia-Varenne) clocked in 1.17.2kr for his pilot amd trainer Veljko Mazsity. This was his 17th career win in 20 starts and his first in 2020 following an eight for 10 slate last year. He overcame a 20-meter handicap as he rallied to victory over another 20 meter handicapped performer, Milady Amok (7f Scarlet Knight) with Csaba Lakatos up. Third to the line was Unika Vik (7f Cantab Hall) for Goran Zolnaji. Zeal di Girifalco Earlier in the program were two events for three-year olds each raced over 1800 meters autostart and each for a 400,000Huf purse. The first went to 3/2 favorite Bolide Lakamy (3m Conway Hall-Nina di Jesolo-Supergill) with trainer Veljko Mazsity at the lines, his first 2020 victory in two outings. Race time was 1.19.9kr with the Berill Lady (3f Maximus Lindy) and Bombay (3m Vanito) next home. The second division saw 5.9/1 Borutica (3f Illetmeny-Night Lady-Tony Oaks) score for Hico and trainer/driver Tibor Hajnal clocked in 1.20.9kr. This was her first career victory and results from a fine pedigree. Bonaparte Boss (3g Napoleon) and Beautiful Yankee BD (3f Yankee Mustang) trailed the winner. The schedule has been released for major races in June and July. June 13 will be the date for the Janos Brody Memorial and Laszlo Ferge Memorial, both usually high class races. Thomas H. Hicks    

March 17, 2020 - Saturday’s Jatozi DIJ (purse 400,000Huf, 1900 meters autostart) saw 10.7/1 Aurora (4f Frullino Jet-Lezer-Baltic Bet) rally from far back after a second tier start to win this harness racing event timed in 1.19.6kr. Gyorgy Horvath teamed this winner for trainer Imre Fazekas to her second career victory. 6.7/1 Agnella (4f Maximus Lindy-Diatomea PL-Friendly Face) held second for Balazs Juhasz and 53.7/1 Zarkozz! (5f Racino-Gyorsuj!-Witsends Speedy) took the third purse check. Aurora The featured race of the day was the Joker DIJ (purse 600,000Huf, 1960 meters distance handicap) and the 1.19.6kr clocked winner was 2.1/1 Zolta (5m Naglo-Gazza Jet-Supergill) with trainer Veljko Maszity. The 20 meter handicapped and 14.4/1 Kings Call (7g SJs Photo-Marina Emre-Adams Hall) was second for Emese Vezer and 10.9/1 Lingot AT (5m Jasmin d’Odyssee) took third for Balazs Juhasz. Zolta Kincsem Park subsequently announced that it will not host live racing until further notice. This day was the 146th birthday of the birth of national icon Kincsem, and also the 133rd anniversary of her death. Considered one of the best thoroughbred ever, Kincsem won 54 times in as many times over various distances and weights and died after having five winning performers. Her statue is presented at entry to Kincsem Park. Thomas H. Hicks

November 23, 2019 - The 4.6/1 odds Milady Amok (6f Scarlet Knight-Balett Amok-Defi d’Aunou) took the Saturday harness racing featured Coktail Jet SIJ (purse 600,000Huf 1960 meters distance handicap) timed in 1.18.9kr after overcoming a 40-meter handicap. Csaba Lakatos teamed the winner. The 40-meter penalized Milliondollar Lux (13m Ganymede-Dadaumpa Jet-Supergill) was second for Emese Veser at 5.1/1 and 2.5/1 Unique Vil (6m Conway Hall-Deborah H-Park Avenue Joe) overcame a 20-meter penalty to be third, with Roland Balogh aboard. Earlier in the card 10.3/1 odds Blue Moon (2m Calypso Capar-Norah Jones-Zador) took a two-year old event timed in 1.22.3kr over 1800 meters for a 400,000Huf purse. Andrea Nagyvary teamed the first-time winner in four starts that Imre Fazekas trains. Blue Moon Thomas H. Hicks  

November 9, 2019 - 3/1 odds Nileo (8m Jillis Joker-Ciessa-Diamond Way) reined by harness racing trainer Imre Fazekas took the Kincsem Park featured Szabadkai DIJ (purse 1,200,000Huf, 1800 meters autostart) timed in 1.18.9kr over a rain-soaked course. Heinz Beck bred the Stall Druf horse that recorded his 19th win in 48 starts to go with 22 placings. Staring from post six, Fazekas took Nileo promptly to the front and he drew off in the final bend on way to an easy and impressive score. The handsome Nileo bested the 1.9/1 favorite Uran Lady (6f Maximus Lindy-Vas Lady) teamed by Veljko Mazsity and 6.9/1 Grumetti (11g Varenne-Tahora-Pine Chip) with Dejan Katanic up. The undercard included the Adai DIJ (purse 600,000Huf, 1900 meters autostart) and 74/1 Vital RG (5m SJs Photo-Vitesse OK) with Tibor Hajnal up for trainer Csaba Lakatos. Unika Vik (6f Cantab Hall-Nashville OM-Uronometro) was second at 3.1/1 with Andor Angyal aboard. 35/1 Timoko RK (6m Doctor Sugar RL) took third for Robert Varhidi. Nileo reined by trainer Imre Fazekas  Thomas H. Hicks  

September 28, 2019 - Saturday’s harness racing action at Kincsem Park featured the Idomero DIJ and the 13th annual Ugeto Yearling Sale.   The sale saw 17 yearlings presented with 11 sold for an average of 2,231,000Huf (USD $7,273).   The three sale toppers were all consigned and raised by Kabala Menes Kft.:   Hip 9, Classic Boy (m, Zola Boko-Elegant Lady), 4,350,000HUf   Hip 17, Csipkedd Magad! (m, Maximus Lindy-Gyorgulj!), 3,600,000Huf   Hip 15, Compact Boy (m, Oreicchietti-Titan Lady), 2,500,000Huf   The racing program began with two years contesting the Ketevesek Versenye (400,000Huf purse, 1800 meters autostart) and 1.6/1 Bazsiville (2g Calypso Capar-Izaville-Endless Sands) scored from post four for Andrea Fazekas and trainer Imre Fazekas.    She is now unbeaten in two outings with this 1.19.9kr timed score.   2.3/1 Brom Lady (2f Maximus Lindy) and 1.8/1 Blondina (2f Smok’n Lantern) were next to the line.   Bazsiville   The Evi Amator Kupa (400,000Huf purse, 1900 meters autostart) drew a fine group of amateur drivers and victory went to 3.5/1 Unika Vik (6f Cantab Hall-Nashville OM-Uronometro) clocked in 1.18.6kr and paired with Andrea Fazekas.   Goran Zolnaji traines the winner that was outfitted with trotting hopples.   13.5/1 Szachajin with Zoltan Gyolai up and 1.6/1 favorite Uptown Boy M reined by Valentin Miskolcsik trailed the winner. Unika Vik   The featured Idomero DIJ (600,000Huf purse, 2400 meters autostart) saw 5.1/1 Rocky HR (7m Roc de Montfort-Times-SJs Photo) score in 18.7kr for trainer/driver Balazs Juhasz to improve his 2019 sale to two wins and nine placings.   6/1 odds Disney HR (6f Light Up de Vonnas-Times-SJs Photo) was second with Andrea Fazekas up for trainer Juhasz.   Third was 3.6/1 Auron Ville (3g Calypso Capar-Izaville-Endless Sands) handled by Gyorgy Horvath for trainer Imre Fazekas.   Rocky HR   Thomas H. Hicks  

Zanebono (4m Frullino Jet-Carolla Jet-Park Avenue Joe) took Saturday’s harness racing Lucky Luke DIJ at Kincsem Park (purse 600,000HUf, 1960 meters distance handicap).   Branislav Mukity trains and reined the 1.18.3kr timed winner that was off at 4/1 odds. He was bred by Kabala Menes Kft.1.3/1 Unika Vik (6f Cantab Hall) was second with Andor Angyal aboard and 5.3/1 White Lady (5f Toss Out) was third overcoming a 20 meter penalty.   On the undercard was the Nyeretlen Ketevesek (two year olds, 400,000Huf purse, 1800 meters autostart) and 2.1/1 Brom Lady (2f Maximus Lindy-Titan Lady-Ata Star L) scored for trainer/driver Balazs Juhasz aboard.   Kabala Menes bred this winner as well.   Thomas H. Hicks

Saturday’s trots at Kincsem Park featured the Tina Rubino DIJ (purse 600,000HUf, 1960 meters distance handicap) and 5.3/1 Unika Vik (6f Cantab Hall-Nashville OM-Uronometro) scored for Andor Angyal driving for harness racing trainer Goran Zolnaji timed in 1.18kr.   She won for the second time in eight starts in 2019.   The 20 meter handicapped Very Nice Photo (6f SJs Photo-Jasmin Diamant-Sugarcane Hanover) was second for Emese Vezer and Disney HR (6f Light Up de Vonnas-Times-SJs Photo) held third with Andrea Fazekas aboard.   Earlier in a qualification heat Brigitta Gold BD (3f Uclipse Boko-Johanna Gold-Taurard) scored for Andor Angyal and trainer Goran Zolnaji.   Thomas H. Hicks

July 20, 2019 - Longines (5f Conway Hall-Kentucky Love Song-Valley Victor) won for the 13th time Saturday in 14 harness racing career starts, this one in the Bizalmas DIJ (purse 400,000Huf, 1800 meters autostart) timed in 1.14.9kr. Andrea Fazekas perfectly teamed the winner for owner Pimri and trainer Imre Fazekas, as the team was away quickly to the front, rated the middle 800 meters, and sprinted away from rivals in the lane. It was Longines third win in four 2019 starts. Germany’s Kornelius Heitmann bred the winner. She was off the 1.8/1 favorite and bested 5.3/1 Iago d’Amore (5m Mego d’Amore-Indyran-Uronometro  with Andor Angyal aboard. Third went to 12/1 Zaneboro (4m Frullino Jet-Corolla Jet-Park Avenue Joe) handled by Serbia’s Branislav Mukity. The same day in France at Cagnes Sur Mer was the Prix de la Baie des Anges (orpurse 53,000€, 2925 meters, 11 starters) and that event went to 31/1 Voeland (10m Ni Ho Ped d’Ombree-Oquita d’Haricourt) with Stefan Stevens the pilot for trainer Mark De Cock. The victory raised the winner’s life earnings to 389,584€ although it was only his eighth career win in 143 starts. Even-money favorite Bulle de Laumont (8f Hand du Vivier) took second with Stephane Cingland her trainer/driver, ahead of 6.6/1 Bad Boy du Dollar (9m Magnificent Rodney) with Christophe Martens up. Race time was 1.14.3kr. Thomas H. Hicks  

On a beautiful day at Kincsem Park (Budapest) this afternoon was held the 105 th edition of the Hungarian Trotting Derby and a host of other harness racing stakes events.   The big race today was the 105 th edition of the Magyar Ugeto Derby (purse 10,000,000Huf, 2500 meters autostart, four year olds, 12 starters).   The 1.18kr timed victory went to 12/1 Zsenoz (4f SJs Photo- Hitelezo-Witsends Speedy) that was bred by Kabala Menes Kft. Mitja Slavic teamed the winner.   Zapato (4m Frullino Jet-Diatomea PL-Friendly Face) was a game front end performer and held second with Imre Fazekas aboard for trainer Csaba Lakatos.   Third Was Zotta (4m Naglo-Gazza Jet-Supergill) with Veljko Mazsity up and Zseda (4f Frullino Jet-Filigran-Witsends Speedy) took fourth for Lakatos. Earlier, the Daniel Bisbac Memorial (purse 600,000aHuf, 1900 meters autostart) began the higher level action with a victory on the wire for 3.7/1 Timoteo (7m Abano As-Ghirlanda Aas-Diamond Way) clocked in 1.16.6kr. Veljko Mazsity teamed the winner to the narror win over Hennrik Ibsen AT (7m Worship) with Csaba Lakatos aboard and Lago d’Amore (5m Mago d’Amore) piloted by Mitja Slavic. Unique Vil (6m Conway Hall) was fourth for Roland Balogh. Timoteo There were two division of the Grof Esterhazy Miklos Moris Memorial, each for a purse of 1,800,000Huf and each raced over 1800 meters autostart. The open division for three year olds went to 1.18.9kr timed and 3.4/1 Aurum Ville (3g Calypso Capar-Izaville-Endless Sands).  Gyorgy Horvath teamed the Imre Fazekas trainee to the win for Silver & Black Racing. Second was Aronville (3g Calypso Capar-Saraville- What A Man) that had the lead early in the lane but yielded to his rival on the line. Imre Fazekas trains and reined Aronville. Aronville Third was Sabath Black AT (3m Amiral Sund-Simb Lorikeet-Pearsall Hanover) with Csaba Lakatos up. The battle of the five and six year olds under the same race name saw 11/1 Ujrazz! (6m Maximus Lindy- Gyorsulj!-Witsends Speedy) score timed in 1.15.7kr for trainer/driver Laszlo Koloizsi. Uran Lady (6f Maximus Lindy-Vas Lady-Endless Sands) was second for reinsman Veljko Mazsity and Urzulina (6f Maximus Lindy-Cicciolina Fling-Supergill) took the third spot with Csaba Lakatos aboard. This competitive event saw the winner gain the lead mid-stretch and gamely hold off her main rivals at the line. Ujrazz Veteran aged trotters then battled in the Jozsef Sinka Memorial (purse 1,500,000Huf, 1800 meters autostart) and the 1.15kr clocked victory went to 3.7/1 Aileron (7g Scarlet Knight-Quacelle-Jackpot du Relais) with Imre Fazekas at the lines for Prolongo Trading and trainer Joszef Rutkai. Aileron won for third time in five 2019 starts at Kincsem Park. Time To Say Goodbye (7m Maximus Lindy-Jungfrau-Valley Guardian) was a game second ahead of Alexander UR (5g Infinitif-Hoily TRFoily Fau-Egon Lavec) with Csaba Lakatos driving for trainer Rutkai. The Rutkai/Prolongo team sent out four of the eight starters in this fast class event. On the non-betting early races the two year old qualifiers continued. The impressive Coumba (3f Ready Express-Namibia-Varenne) scored timed in 1.22.4kr for traier Rutkai and pilot Imre Fazekas. This filly is by the recently retired International star Readly Express and was bred in by Menhammar Stuteri AB (Stockholm). She is worth consideration when the two year old racing begins.   Thomas H. Hicks

Saturday’s Kincsem Park featured Jungfrau DIJ (purse 600,000Huf, 1900 meters autostart) went to 1.18.3kr timed and 1.8/1 odds Vakarcs RG (5m Racino-Victory Va Bene-Diablo Va Bene) with harness racing trainer Goran Zolnaji aboard.   This was his third 2019 victory. Zero di Jesolo (4m Frullino Jet-Diva di Jesolo- Sugarcane Hanover) was second handled by Roland Balogh and Unreal Boss (6f Maximus Lindy-Light Lady-Baltic Bet) took the third check with Veljko Mazsity at the lines.   On the undercard the Gazai Handicap (400,000Huf, 1900 meters autostart) saw 17.6/1 Asterix Evo (7g Broadway Hall-Rompaway Quincy-Tabor Lobell) scored timed in 1.17.1kr with trainer Lazslo Kolozsi the pilot. On the pre-race qualifying program two more two year olds made the grade, both trainer by Imre Fazekas. Blue Moon (2m Calypso Capar-Norah Jones-Zador) scored with Andrea Nagyvary driving and Bold Lady (2f Napoleon-Elegant Lady-Mill H) was a close second with Imre Fazekas aboard.   Thomas H. Hicks  

June 15m 2019 - Saturday’s solid Kincsem Park trotting card included two events for harness racing three year olds and the featured Szeptevo DIKJ for veteran trotters. First, the two divisions of the All Stars DIJ (each for a 400,000Huf purse, 1900 meters autostart). The first division with nine starters went to 1.21.8kr timed and 8.9/1 odds Andika (3f Calypso Capar-Jolly Beauty-Valley Guardian) reined by her trainer Imre Fazekas. This paid defeated Angello (3g Dundee) with Emese Vezer up for trainer Emil Csordas. Third was Anna (3f Frullino Jet) with Balazs Juhasz aboard. The second All Stars division also presented nine starters and the 1.20.6kr timed winner was 4.1/1 Adamo Fling (3m Maximus Lindy-Cicciolina Fling-Supergill) with trainer Emil Csordas up. He bested Ambrosia Gielle (3f Belami) handled by Sandor Varda and Aranypok (3m Yankee Mustang) was third with Laszlo Kolozsi at the lines. Adamo Fling The veteran classmasters competed in the Szeptevo DIJ (purse 600,000Huf, 2400 meters autostart, six starters) and even-money favorite Zeal di Girifalco (4m Igor Font-Inviata d’Italia-Varenne) scored impressively timed in 1.18.1kr, his fifth 2019 win in as many starts and 13th in his career that spans 15 outings. Zeal di Girifalco 29.2/1 Unika Vik (6f Cantab Hall-Nashville OM-Uronometro) was second for pilot Goran Zolnaji that finished ahead for Urania RL (6f Racino-Sweet Pine-Pine Chip). Zeal di Girifalco Thomas H. Hicks  

Saturday’s excellent Kincsem Park harness racing card showcased the two heat Dr. Jozsef Vecsekloy Memorial (purse 1,900,000Huf, 1800 meters autostart, four starters, two heats best in placing determines the winner). Ujrazz! (6m Maximus Lindy) with Laszlo Kolozsi up and Villam Ville (5g Beissinger Hanover) with Goran Zolnaji aboard, each won a heat and finished second in the other, resulting in a split decision with each securing 750,000Huf for their efforts. Ujrazz! scored in 1.16.2kr in the first heat and his rival won the second heat in 1.18.7kr. Last year’s winner Time To Say Goodbye was third in the placing. Villam Ville              --Kincsem Park photo The co-featured Nemzeti DIJ (2,000,000Huf prese, 1960 meters distance handicap) went to 1.18.9kr timed Sabath Black AT (3m Amiral Sund-Simb Lorikeet-Pearsall Hanover) with Csaba Lakatos the trainer/driver. Sabath Black AT                             --Kincsem Park photo         Race time was 1.18.9kr for this 8.5/1 outsider. The 1.7/1 favorite Aurum Ville was second for trainer/driver Imre Fazekas and Zseneroz was third for Mitja Slavic, this one facing a 40 meter four year old handicap. On the undercard was the Butterfly DIJ (purse 600,000Huf, 1960 meters distance handicap) for the better aged campaigners. Herrik Ibsen AT                              --Kincsem Park photo   The 3.6/1 odds, 1.17.3kr timed winner was Henrik Ibsen AT (7m Worship-Her Only Child) reined by trainer Csaba Lakatos. Mitja Slavic teamed Sanger MS to a good second place finish ahead of Milady Amok paired with Laszlo Kolozsi. Thomas H. Hicks

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