Day At The Track

Prix d'Avenches to Hacker Boy

12:38 AM 26 Feb 2021 NZDT
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Eric Raffin, harness racing
Eric Raffin (in prior win) was the winning jockey aboard Hacker Boy
LeTrot photo

The day’s Vincennes featured harness racing event Wednesday was the monte Gr. III Prix d’Avenches (purse 70,000€, 2175 meters for four year0olds).

The 5.1/1 odds Hacker Boy (4g Akim du Cap Vert-Orestane Girl) sustained his stretch long drive to secure the 1.12.4kr timed victory with Eric Raffin in the irons. He won his second straight, and for the career, now posting life earnings of 91.920€. Yves Dreux is the winning breeder/owner and trainer.

The 8.5/1 Hora Bot Eur Moel (4f Prodigious) was a game second for jockey Guillaime Martin and trainer Arnaud Desmottes. Third home was 52/1 outsider Hopla des Louanges (4f Gazouillis) in rein to Damien Bonne for trainer Franck Leblanc.

Hacker Boy

On the card was also the Prix du Chesnay (purse 67,000€, 2850 meters distance handicapped for 7-11 year-olds) with that victory to the 25-meter handicapped and 5.1/1 odds Crusoe d’Anama (9g Ni Ho Ped d’Ombree) for trainer/driver Jean Michel Bazire and owner Mario Xuereb. This was his 10th career score now for 443,250€ earned.

The 5.3/1 odds and also 25-meter penalized performer, Duel du Gers (8g Quaker Jet), was second for trainer/driver Matthieu Abrivard. Third home was 3/1 odds and 25-meter handicapped Dexter Chatho (8g Un Amour d’Haufor) with Charles J. Bigeon aboard for owner/trainer Christian Bigeon.

Crusoe d’Anama

16 top trotters remain declared for Sunday’s Prix de Paris as shown below. The final field will be set on Thursday.

For full race results, click here.

LeTrot files/photos

by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink

 

 

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