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Boss du Meleuc (8g Lucky Blue-Rafale du Meleuc), off at 3/2 odds, rallied for Alexandre Abrivard to win the featured Prix Auguste Francois (Gr. III, purse 90,000€, monte, 2175 meters, European eligibles) at the Hippodrone Paris-Vincennes timed in a quick 1.10..6kr. Yannick A. Briand trains and owns this 18 time winner for 707,100€ earned. 8.1/1 Carla du Chatelet (7f Jag de Bellouet-Jalna du Chatelet) was next with Adrien Lamy in the irons for trainer Sebastien Guarato. 2.3/1 Carly (7g Rolling d’Heripre) was third for Matthieu Abrivard and trainer Thierry Duvaldestin. The Prix de Blanquefort (purse 58,000€, 2100 meters autostart, European eligibles) went to the 6.6/1 Class Action (7f Scipion du Goutier-Nepeta) reined by her owner/trainer/driver Charles Dreux. Race time was 1.12kr. The 3.2/1 odds Crescendis (7f Querido de Blary) was second for J.F. Senet and 8.7/1 Coumba Kuky (7f Matador de Vrie) held third for Gabriel Angel Pou Pou. This race was the Quinte+ race of the day with the exact order top five payoff being 4,128.40€. The Q+ pool was 3,153,720€ and total wagered on the race exceeded 6,991,000€. By comparison last Sunday’s Q+ in the Prix du Bourbonnais saw 11,958,000€ wagered on that race with 6,058,379€ in the Bourbonnais pool. The Prix Poitou-Cherentes (purse 67,000€, 2850 meters) this day went to 1.14.4kr timed and 4.3/1 odds Ce Retour d’Oscar (7g Le Retour-Perle Castelets) handled by J.Ph. Monclin ffor breeder/owner/trainer Ludovic Guitton. 3.9/1 Balzac de l’Iton (8g Ranache de L’Iton) took second with Franck Nivard up. 44/1 Brosses Troubadour (8g Showtime Bourbon) was third. by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink

Alexandre Abrivard teamed Prix de Cornulier winner Scarlet Turgot (10f Dahir de Prelong-Noella de Massy) to victory in today’s Gr. I International €200,000 purse Prix d’Ile-de-France (2175 meters, monte, 13 starters) at Paris-Vincennes. The 2.4/1 harness racing favorite trailed for much of the 2175 meter test, long behind open lengths leader Vaillant Cash, before making a three-wide move to get into contention around the final bend. Once in range she darted to the pegs and got past Vaillant Cash (7m Offshore Dream-Kara du Rebon) on the line. Vaillant Cash was off at 9.6/1 odds and was reined by Clement Frecelle. Scarlet Turgot is trained by Yannick-Alain Briand for owner Mme. Th. Hoste. 29.7/1 Tornade du Digeon (9f Jag de Bellouet-Harlane du Terme) was third for Eric Raffin and trainer J-M Bazire. 49/1 Udayama (8f Echo-Lancia du Pont) was fourth (she the race winner last year) and 44/1 Nonant Le Pin (9f Goetmals Wood-Blazing Janice) ended fifth for Yoann Lebourgeois. The winner was clocked in 1.10.6kr off fast fractions (1.06.8kr at 1500 to go; 1.07.5kr at 1000; 1.098kr at 500). With the victory Scarlet Turgot became a legend of sort by recording the Cornulier/Ile-de-France double and lowering the mounted trotting time record at Paris-Vincennes with the 1.10.6kr score. Malakite held the old record at 1.108kr set in May, 2008. Scarlet also lowered the Prix d’Ille-de-France record set by Picsou de Villabon (1.10.9kr in 2011). The Vaillant Cash led fractions today set up the new time standard (1.06.8kr at 1500 meters to go; 1.07.5kr at 1000; 1.09.8kr at the 500) and the top finishers, each clocked in 1.11.3kr or better, compared to the aforementioned Picsoo Villabon and the 1.11.3kr winners Nouba Turgot in 2009 and Hot Tub in 2008. The opening monte contest this day was the €95,000 purse Gr. III Prix Indienne over 2175 meters. The nose winner timed in 1.11.5kr was 4/5 odds Boss du Meleuc (5g Lucky Blue-Rafale du Meleuc). Eric Raffin teamed the winner for trainer/owner Yannick Alain Briand. 2.6/1 Aventurier Cehere (6g Niky-Iloa de l’Orne) at 2.6/1 was second for Antoine Wiels with a distant third to 79/1 Aurea Vikland (6f Prince de Montforf-Kettina de Monti) and joc key P-Y Verva. The Quinte+ today had a €3.85 million jackpot and the race was the €60,000 purse Grand Prix d’Afrique over 2850 meters with 18 contestants. Also named the Prix de la Gironde, the race winner was 3.2/1 Ange de Lune (6g Laetenter Diem-Kera Elle) for owner/trainer/driver Mathieu Abrivard clocked in 1.14kr. 19/1 Vivaldo Bello (7m Love You-Enfilade) was second for Franck Nivard teaming for trainer Thierry Duvaldestin.  16/1 Aupiquaria (6f Goetmals Wood-Illys Way) held third for trainer/driver J-M Bazire. The Gr. III International Prix de la Marne (purse €110,000, 2700 meters, 10 starters) went to the rallying wide Ustinof du Vivier (8g Look de Star-Melba du Vivier) at 3.1.1 odds for Alexandre Abrivard for trainer Sebastien Guarato. Bred by Jean-Yves Lecuyer,the winner scored in 1.12.5kr off fast even fractions (1.11.8kr at 1500 meters to go; 1.10.9kr at 1000; 1.12.1kr at 500 to go) and prevailed to victory when leading 0.5/1 odds favorite Viking Blue went off-stride and took dq. 62/1 Sierra Leone (10f John Arifant-Une d’Havetot) reached second for J.Cl. Hallais and Ave Avis (6m Kesaco Phedo-Magna Avis) took third for trainer/driver J-M Bazire. 25/1 Luckycharm Hanover (8m Andover Hall-Lady Luck Hanover) hugged the pegs to be fourth  for Bjorn Goop and trainer Daniel Reden with fifth to 25/1 Beckman (9g Turbo Sund-Nins Palema) that Orjan Kihlstrom reined for trainer Fabrice Souloy.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upqe1rWk7Go The Gr. III Prix de Royen (purse €100,000, 2700 meters, 12 European starters) went to 2.7/1 Briac Dark (5m Prince Gede-Queen des Charmes) for trainer/driver Franck Anne and owner Guy Barou. This one scored timed in 1.13.4kr after quick early fractions (1.11.7kr at 1500 meters to go; 1.11kr at 1000; 1.13.9kr at 500). Briac Dark surged to a nice lead after Arlington Dream and Red Rose America made the pace, with Arlington Dream off-stride off the final bend., and then held gamely as 6.5/1 Vikind Va Bene (6m Rite On Line-Iriana du Mont) closed in for Orjan Kihlstrom and trainer Fabrice Souloy. 5/2 odds Akido (6g Love You-Isba) rallied for third for trainer/driver Franck Nivard and Wcurie Comte P de Montesson with 23.2/1 A Nous Trois (6m Orlando Vici-Quallas) getting fourth for Pierre Vercruysse and trainer  Sebastien Guarato. The wrap-up today was the Prix Toque Blanches (purse €80,000, 2850 meters, 13 starters, monte for apprentice jockeys) and Ugo On Wood (8g Nuage Noir-Madone On Wood) took victory at 9/10 odds with Leo Abrivard up. 3.2/1 Unsert Dairpet was second for Julien Balu and 24.8/1 Uppercut Orange held for third for Alexis Collette.The winner was timed in a sharp 1.13kr. Thomas H. Hicks

December 16, 2015 - Today’s Quinte+ Prix Guy Lux (purse €85,000, 2850 meters, 18 starters, Q+ jackpot €4.35 million) went to the impressive, rallying 10.6/1 odds Teatro (8m Ganymede-Josette) driven by owner/trainer Christian Bigeon. 16.3/1 Tellement Haufor (8f Ganymede-Mamba d’Haufor) was next for Ch-J Bigeon, this one owned by trainer Christian Bigeon as well. Third went to 20.7/1 Un Satin Rose (7g Ganymede-Dentelle Rose) for driver Franck Ouvrie in this Ganymede-sired sweep, Ulster Perrine was fourth at 1.7/1 and 10.7/1 Unique de l’Iton was fifth. Fractions were even in this 2850 meter test (1.16.4kr at 1500 meters to go; 1.15.3kr at 1000; 1.15.1kr at 500) with the winner clocked in 1.14.1kr after a quick last 500 meters. The €85,000 purse Prix de Rostrenen (2700 meters, 8 starters, monte) was won by 3/5 favorite Boss du Meleuc (4g Lucky Blue-Rafale du Meleuc) ridden by Eric Raffin for trainer/owner Yannick Alain Briand. 4/1 Biscuit Delavera (4m Ludo de Castelle-Neva du Rosier) landed second  for Clement Frecelle and trainer Jean-Luc Bigeon, with 6.7/1 odds Bijou d’Auvillier (4g Kepler-Olive d’Auvillier) home third for jockey Caroline Cheradame and trainer Aleandre Lebourgeois. The winner was timed in 1.13.9kr (1.12.8kr at 1500, 1.12.9kr at 1000, 1.13.8kr at 500). The winner led from the start and by 20 lengths through the 1000 meters to go mark. 2.4/1 odds Bugsy Malone (4g Ready Cash-Night Captain) took the €65,000 purse, 2700 meters Prix de Luxe ahead of 17 rivals. Yoann Lebourgeois teamed the trainee of Philippe Allaire, also owner. 8.2/1 Black d’Arjeanc (4g Prince d’Espace-Perle de Riviere) was second for Damien Bonne and trainer Sebastien Guarato ahead of the Franck Nivard teamed, Franck Leblanc trained, 30/1 odds Baron du Chere (4m Goetmals Wood-Imperiale du Chene). Fractions were even (1.14.7kr at 1500 to go, 1.13.9kr at 1000, 1.13.8kr at 500 to go, 1.13.7kr finish). The featured Gr. III Prix Auguste Francois (purse €110,000, 2175 meters, 14 starters) went to 2.1/1 odds favorite Moving On (6f Quite Easy-Kings Blondie) that rallied late to gain advantage and then held on for Franck Nivard, trainer Fabrice Souloy and Ecurie IC Equine. Timed in 1.11kr (mile rate 1:54.24) the winner prevailed from fast-closing Texas de l’Iton (8g Cygnus d’Odyssee-Iliada de l’Iton) with Mathieu Mottier aboard at 48/1. Hughes Levesque trains this one. Third was 7/1 Udayama (7f Echo-Lancio de Pont) for trainer/owner Loic Groussard and jockey Gaetan Prat,  beaten just a length with fourth to 13/1 odds Vagabondu Mag (6g Ozio Royal-Perle du Ravary) and Eric Raffin for trainer Bruno Bourgoin. Veteran Torre Crepin (8g Capriccio-Lanaka) ended fifth at 16/1 for Adrien Lamy and trainer Bruno Marie with fast pacesetter Nonant le Pin (8f Goetmals Wood-Blazing Janice-Pine Chip) sixth for Alexandre Abrivard and trainer Stephani-Catherine Lepetit at 12/1. The fractions were wicked from the start (1.07.6kr at 1500 meters to go, 1.08.2kr at 1000, 1.10.3kr at 500, 1.11kr finish). The €55,000 purse Prix de Fos Sur Mer (2700 meters, 15 European starters) for five year-old mares went to 1.15.7kr timed, 8.5/1 odds Rosemary Gar (5f Donato Hanover-Allstar FC) for Mario Minopoli Jr, trainer Salvatore Carro and Scuderia Allevemento Team Minopoli. 40/1 Valetta Strix (5f Going Kronos-Afrodite Sund) was next for Eric Raffin and trainer Lutfi Kolgjini ahead of a pack that included third finishing 5.5/1 Agrippa Mesloise (5f Jasmin de Flore-Jessie Mesloise) for Pierre Beloche, also trainer. Thomas H. Hicks

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