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December 26, 2016 - Veteran Masterpiece (10m Tony Oaks-Fairplay-Witsends Speedy) took today’s harness racing featured Janos Paulovitz Memorial (purse 800,000Huf, 1800 meters autostart) timed in 1.21.4kr over an off track. The 4.4/1 winner recorded his 21st career victory in 100 starts for Amma I., now for 16,768,000HUF earned. Lajos Marton trains and drove Masterpiece. #6 Conway Boko (7g Castleton Bass-Waecon Boko-Conway Hall) just missed and was second for trainer/driver Tibor Hajnal, and Orlando Bloom (8g Zador-Donna Summer-First Dust) was home in the third spot for trainer/driver Imre Fazekas. The undercard included two year-olds competing in the Ketevesek Verseny (purse 600,000Huf, 1900 meters autostart) and the 1.23.3kr winner was 5/2 odds Walking John M (2m Cigar Dan-Dream Broline-Alf Palema). SRG’s Branislav Mukity teamed the winner that he trains and owns. Walking John M now has three wins and two places in five career outings for 1,728,000Huf earned. Victory Lease (2f Illetmeny-Chippychip GT-Defi d’Aunou) was second for trainer/driver Tibor Hajnal and third was Victoria Top Secret (2f Vioxx SR-Helikon-Awesome Goal) for owner Amma and trainer/driver Lajos Marton. The 500,000Huf purse Rablany DIJ (1900 meters autostart) went to 1.23.1kr timed and .6/1 Universal Boy (3m Maximus Lindy-Golden Lady) for trainer/driver Balazs Juhasz. The same trainer/driver secured victory in the Vamba Handicap (400,000Huf purse, 1800 meters autostart) with9.4/1 Racing Athlete timed in 1.20.9kr. This six year-old son of Wall Street Banker-Atletano-Endless Sands defeated Kiskarcsi (12g Castleton Bass) with Csaba Lakatos driving. Other winners of interest were Utah River (3m Cigar Dan-The Asset Queen-Balanced Image) in the Csepeliu Baratok DIJ (400,000Huf purse, 1800 meters autostart) clocked in 1.22.9kr for the 9/2 odds victory with trainer Tibor Hajnal aboard. Later in the program, the Elefant Handicap (purse 400,000Huf, 1900 meters autostart) went to 3.7/1 Rosamundi (8f Chipmate-Kama Sutra-Lindy’s Crown) timed in 1.21kr for trainer/driver Csaba Lakatos after a decisive closing surge, New Year’s Eve”Ugeto Szilveszter” is next up at Kincsem Park. Thomas H. Hicks  

Veteran HU-bred Masterpiece (10m Tony Oaks-Fairplay-Witsends Speedy) endured multiple heats and a sloppy harness racing racetrack to win the classic Vecsekloy Memorial for a purse of 2,000,000Huf over 1800 meters autostart (both heats and final) at Kincsem Park (Budapest). Lajos Marton teamed the winner that he also trains for owner/breeder Amma i. Masterpiece won the first heat timed in 1.20.2kr defeating Orlando Bloom (8g Zador-Donna Summer-First Dust) reined by Andrea Nagyvary for trainer Imre Fazekas and third finishing Orangyal (8f Wall Street Banker-Derengo-Endless Sands) that Laszlo Kolozsi drove for trainer Balazs Juhasz. Masterpiece came back five races later to be second in heat two, losing to Rocket Boy (6g Wall Street Banker-Elegant Lady-Mill H) that trainer Imre Fazekas drove to victory timed in 1.20.4kr for owner Baggio i. Kabala Menes Kft bred this winner. Orangyal was third in this heat. After four entrants were scratched including Orangyal and Orlando Bloom, the final was a match race that Masterpiece won in 1.23.6kr over Rocket Boy. The Saturday nocturnal trotting card at Kincsem Park also included an interesting undercard. The Nemzeti DIJ (purse 2Huf million, 1960 meters distance handicap for three and four year-olds) went to Ujrazz! (3m Maximus Lindy-Gyorsulj!-Witsends Speedy) traveling 1960 meters for trainer/driver Sandor Varga clocked in 1.23kr over the off-going. Time To Say Goodbye (4m Maximus Lindy-Jungfrau-Valley Guardian) overcame a 40 meter handicap to land second for trainer/driver Lajos Marton and also a 40 meter handicapped performer Tonnyo (4m Incredible Cole-Intelligent Star-Oaklea Buejay) took third for Laszlo Kolozs and owner/breeder Kulik Farm. The card also included the Butterfly DIF (1800 meters autostart, 650,000Huf purse) that went to 1.21kr timed Sclihamidzic (4m Wall Street Banker-Helikon-Awesome Goal) with Lajos Marton driving, he also the trainer. The fast campaigner Sanger MS (6g Victory Scream-Samba MS-Armbro Goal) took second for trainer/driver Imre Fazekas, ahead of US-bred Working Out (7m Muscles Yankee-Enjoy Our Nanny-Enjoy Lavec) with Csaba Lakatos driving. Other winners on the program were Stone Capes Judy (9f SJ’s Caviar-Kallassy-Yankee Glide) in the Effendi Handicap (1800 meters autostart, purse 360,000Huf) with Csaba Lakatos aboard, timed in 1.20kr. The Prime Prospect-Becky Ami-Keyser Lobell) daughter Rafael Bit was second with Poeta home third. The Kekszakall DIJ (2400 meters autostart, 400,000Huf purse) went to 1.22.2kr timed Titan Ville (4g Noir Desir-Izaville-Endless Sands) for trainer/driver Imre Fazekas, who had a training second later in the Amatorverseny Handicap (1960 meters autostart, 360,000Huf purse) with Uttillo d’Amour that Andrea Nagyvary drove. The winner of this contest was Szaguldji (5f Wall Street Banker-Gyorsulj!-Witsends Speedy) that Tamas Tazczer teamed for trainer Attila Budai. The dam of this winner, timed in 1.22.3kr, also produced today’s Nemzeti DIJ winner. Finally, the Cinnia Handicap (1900 meters autostart, 360,000Huf purse) went to 1.23.4kr clocked Ranoir Lag (6g Guccione Jet-Ivory OM-Coktail Jet) with Arpad Lakatos up for trainer Zoltan Horvath. Mountain Mambi (9f Victor Victor-Give Me Five-Lindy’s Crown) was second for driver Emese Vezer and third home was the Zoltan Horvath trained and driven Celebrity Classic (7m Classic Response-Musli Star-Somolli Star). Thomas H. Hicks

October 17, 2015 - Red-hot Nyires (8m Tony Oaks-Viragos-Surefire Lobell) easily won Saturday’s Kincsem Park featured Fol-Le DIJ (purse 600,000Huf purse, 1900 meters autostart) for trainer/driver Tibor Hajnal, the fifth consecutive victory for the winner clocked this day in 1.17.8kr. Off at 4.1/1 Nyires defeated Andorra Gold (7f Andover Hall-Olympics-Muscles Yankee) with Csaba Lakatos up and third finishing Off Road (7g P.S. Dimo-Gala Rose-Yankee Yankee) driven by trainer Sandor Varga. Two year-olds battled in the 500,000Huf purse Nyeretlen Ketevesek Verseny over 1800 meters autostart. 9.3/1 Under World (2m Racino-Zaba-Yankee Class) earned the win for trainer/driver Lyos Marton timed in 1.21.2kr with Ujrazz! (2m Maximus Lindy-Gyorsulj-Witsends Speedy) was second for Zsolt Vereb with third to Ugeto Star (2m America’s Dust-Intelligent Star-Oaklea Bluejay) for trainer/driver Laszlo Kolozsi. The winners’ sire Racino (13m SJ’s Photo-Speedy Lobell-Speedy Crown) comes from a productive family. Racino 1:54.3 (US$121,414) is a brother to Fast Photo 1:53.3 (US$825,903) and second dam Speeding Evening (Speedster-Evening Star) is dam of Skywatch Lobell 1:55.4 (US$326,218) and the good Canadian sire Worth Bowl. Third dam Evening Star produced Doublemint 1:55.4 (US$684,837). The 400,000Huf purse Tizedes DIJ over 1800 meters autostart went to 4.3/1 Saxicola Jet (4f Naglo-Campala RAL-Toss Out) for trainer/driver Balczs Juhasz. Timotel (3m Abano As-Hlairlanmda Aas-Diamond Way) was second in the 1.17.6kr timed contest for trainer/driver Veljko Mazsity). Alpina M (4f Lester-Abarta-Jersey Law) finished third for trainer/driver Antolin Darja of SLO. Thomas H. Hicks  

Nyires (8m Tony Oaks-Viragos-Surefire Lobell) took last Saturday’s featured Nevadian DIJ (purse 600,000Huf, 1800 meters autostart) clocked in 1.15.3kr for trainer/driver Tibor Hajnal and owner Illetmeny Kft. Off at 3.1/1 odds, the winner defeated Nobody (8m Tony Oaks-Gunnel Diadem-Why Not) and Emil Csordas with third to Orinoco (7f PS Dimo-Uxor-Witsends Speedy) with Arpad Lakatos driving. Also on the card was the Nyeretlen Ketevesek Versanye (500,000Huf purse, 1800 meters autostart) and 4.1/1 Universal Boy (2m Maximus Lindy-Golden Lady-Endless Sands) scored for trainer/driver Balazs Jihasz and owner Kabela Menes Kft. Second was Ukelele (2f Uclipse Boko-Karamella-Zador) for trainer/driver Imre Fazekas with third to Uj Szerelem (2f What A Man-Hitves-Witsend’s Speedy) with Laszlo Kolozsi up. The Zold Kiraly DIJ (400,000Huf purse, 1960 meters) for fast-class trotters went to Sanger MS (5g Victory Scream-Samba MS-Armbro Goal) for driver Mitja Slavic and trainer Imre Fazekas. Equine MS Srl owns the winner that recorded his third straight victory, clocked in 1.18.9kr. Next Saturday’s feature is the 600,000Huf Peneszviraq DIJ with the field of eight contestants including Orifiamma Jet (7f Supergill-Ticket To Ride-Nevele Pride), Offenback Bigi (7m Andover Hall-Pinebank-Pine Chip), Reste Premier, and Orlando Bloom Thomas H. HIcks  

Veteran Commander Crowe (11g Juliano Star-Somack-Mack Lobell) will reportedly end his storied career in the US at the November 22nd Meadowlands hosted Breeders Crown, so says Snoparps Gard's Barbro Wihlborg as reported by ATG. He last raced in North America in 2012 when he finished third in the Breeders Crown held that year in Ontario. The prior year 2011 he was also third in the Breeders Crown to San Pail and Rapide Lebel. He may also race in the September 28 Allerage at Lexington’s Red Mile and if so he would pass on the UET Masters at Charlottenlund on September 14. Commander Crowe has won 60 times from 102 races in his career for earnings of 32 million SEK and he set the European record at Hugo Ãbergs Memorial in 2012, 1.08.9kr/1609 meters. Yesterday at Eskilstuna there were several interesting winners. Explosive de Vie (3g Explosive Matter-Ava-Pine Chip) won in 1.14.5kr for Jim Oscarsson over 2640 meters autostart. He won 70,000SEK with the win over Great Society (3m Muscle Hill-Natashas Kiss-Balanced Image), second for Erik Adielsson. Bar Plombier (6g Tony Oaks-Francine Bar-Foreign Office) won the ATG to earn 60,000SEK over the 2140 meter autostart course. Jorma Kontio piloted this winner to the 1.13.2kr score, his 13th win in 27 starts. A four year-old event was also held over 2140 meters autostart for 70,000SEK to the winner. Charrua Forlan (4g Up Front Larry-Friska Bar-Frisky Frazer) won it for Hans-Owe Sundberg, his ninth in 23 starts. Recently imported Hamdalla (4m Taurus Dream-Loire-Daguet Rapide) was a close second for Jorma Kontio. The field included Aperfectyankee and Order By Keeper that were both disqualified. by Thomas H. Hicks, for

August 3, 2014: The 10HUf million, 100th edition of the Hungarian Trotting Derby today went to 7/2 odds second choice Szerelmes R with Balazs Juhasz aboard. The three year-old son of Wall Street Banker (full-brother to legendary Valley Victory that was campaigned in the US by the late Doug Ackerman) scored over 1900 meters autostart in 1.17.2kr by over six lengths. Szacharin (by Vanito, a son of Titan Way) was second for Laszlo Kolozsi with favored Speedy Boy (by Wall Street Banker) third for Veljko Mazsity. Dam of the winner is the excellent producer Viragos (by Surefire Lobell, a son of Speedy Crown-Starglow Hanover). Viragos has generated multiple winners throughout her broodmare career by Wall Street Banker, Tony Oaks, Baltic Bet, Valley Guardian, Endless Sands, and Witsend's Speedy. On the Kincsem Park card the secondary feature Pannonia DIJ (purse 1.8HUf million over 1800 meters autostart), for four year-old HU-breds, went to Royal Flesh, a son of Wall Street Banker-Tameways Sweet SL-Super Arnie) with Laszlo Marton up for AMMA Kft. He scored in 1.16.5kr over Paperboy and Palko. Tamesways Sweet L is from Tameway (Tamerlane-Airway) and this family has produced exceptionally well in Hungary. The Jozsef Sinka Memorial (purse 1.2HUf million, 1800 meters autostart), for aged open class trotters, went to red hot Lambert SAS (9m Diamond Way-Agena LB-Indro Park) in 1.15.1kr by open lengths. The Italian bred veteran (maternal family of Starita Lobell) is trained and driven by Jozsef Sagaj for SLO owner Albert Hossman. The Tony Oaks sired Masterpiece and Night Lady were next on the line. This day in Germany (Mariendorf) showcased the €227,430 purse Deutsches Traber Derby over 1900 meters autostart. 12 starters took the challenge and trainer/driver Arnold J. Mollema prevailed with favored Expo Express (3m Expo Bi-Pine Spirit-Pine Chip) owned by Holland's Jacob Elzinga. He scored in 1.15.1kr over Ewald F. Boko (Super Arnie-Blackberry Hanover) and Conrad Lugauer with third to Ejton Attack (Gigant Neo-P'bird Mon Amie) with Bjorn Goop reining for trainer Tomas Malmqvist. Thomas H. Hicks  

Kincsem Park's excellent Saturday card showcased the 2014 two year-old leaders, a marathon distance event for HU-bred five year-olds and the HU Derby Trial. The Derby is set for August 3rd. The two year-olds battled over 1800 meters for a purse of 1.1HUf million and the first HU crop of Ata Star L finished first and third. Trappolj!, an Ata Star L filly, took victory for Imre Dome in 1.22.1kr at 15/1 odds. Ata Star L is a son of Tibur-Ata Donna Y-Speedy Crown who stood in Sweden previously and is half-brother to Atlas Fighter L 1.56.4 ($1,193,038) by Quick Pay, Atlas Ace L1.55.1 ($650,718) by Napoletano and Atlas Rocket 1.58.3 ($305,675) by Pershing. Janos Szalay Memorial, two-year-olds, 1800 meters autostart, purse 1,100,000HUf, 1.22.1kr 1st Trappolj! (2f Ata Star L-Gyorsulj!-Witsends Speedy), Imre Dome trainer/driver, 15.3/1 2nd Tartalosz (2m Com Muscle-Hurricaine-Excel Hanover), Laszlo Kolozsi 3rd Topmodell (2f Ata Star L-Elegant Lady-Mill H), Balazs Juhasz Paperboy took the 3000 meter Otevesek Nagydija in 1.19.1kr to earn the winners share of the 3HUf million purse. The victory by the five year-old for Veljko Mazsity continued the HU success by originally Doug Ackerman trained Wall Street Banker, the brother to Valley Victory (bred by new US Hall of Fame breeder William Weaver). Otevesek Nagydija, 3000 meters autostart, five year-olds, purse 3,000,000HUf, 1.19.1kr 1st Paperboy (5m Wall Street Banker-Vas Lady-Endless Sands), Veljko Mazsity up, 5/1 odds 2nd Palko (5m Belami-Grace-Yankee Yankee), Dora Kovacs 3rd Philadelphia (5m Detroit-Gertrud-Rendfarok), Lajos Marton The Derby Trial for three year-olds over 1800 meters for 1.8HUf million, went to another Wall Street Banker son Szerelmes R and teamster Balazs Juhasz. The 14/1 outsider scored in 1.16.2kr to defeat Salihamidzic, another Wall Street Banker male. These two will certainly be worth watching at the August 3rd Derby. HU Derby Trial, 1800 meters autostart, three year-olds, purse 1,800,000HUf, 1.16.2kr 1st Szerelmes R (3m Wall Street Banker-Viragos-Surefire Lobell), Balazs Juhasz trainer/driver, owners Jodlis Kft and Mihaly Bacsa, 13.8/1 2nd Salihamidzic (3m Wall Street Banker-Helikon-Awesome Goal), Lajos Marton 3rd Szacharin (3f Vanito-Inzulin-Valley Guardian), Laszlo Kolozsi The weekly 500,000HUf open went to Nyires (by Tony Oaks) in 1.16.4kr over 1900 meters autostart. He defeated the Daguet Rapide mare Laluna Comtesse. Summary is shown below. Ugyvivo DIJ, 1900 meters autostart, purse 500,000HUf, 1.16.4kr 1st Nyires (7m Tony Oaks-Viragos-Surefire Lobell), Tibor Hajnal for Illetmeny Kft., 2.9/1 odds 2nd Laluna Comtesse (5f Daguet Rapide-La Comtessa-Super Arnie), Emese Vezer 3rd Ontario R (6m Wall Street Banker-Virginia-Endless Sands), A. Budai Other winners of interest in the Kincsem Park card of July 5 included Rosamundi (6f Chipmate-Kama Sutra) for Csaba Lakatos in 1.18.7kr over 2000 meters and Mellby Schwin (9f Supergill-Impish Hornline) for S. Turbucz in 1.17.1kr over 1800 meters. This weekend's open drew a competitive 10 horse field in the Landlord DIJ. Nick Nolte (by Tony Oaks) and Conway Boko (by Castleton Bass) are the likely favorites. July 12, 2014 Kincsem Park - Landlord DIJ, 1800 meters autostart, 500,000HUf purse, 10 starters Orinoco, A. Szucs Amazing Lobell, A. Lakatos Rozsakert, B. juhasz Conway Boko, T. Hajnal Nick Nolte, S. Varadi Numero Uno, Gy. Horvath Jegyzono, Kornelia Fejer Carpe Diem, G. Karolyi Reine Fille, L. Kolozsi Royal Flesh, L. Marton by Thomas H. Hicks

The 2HUf million classic heat race, the Dr. Jozsef Vecsekloy Memorial, was contested Saturday and quite an event it was at the Budapest, Hungary racetrack. When the dust settled after a match-raceoff, Masterpiece, the veteran eight-year-old son of Tony Oaks-Fairplay wore the crown, and the gold, with a gate to wire score in 1.14.8kr over 1800 meters autostart. Trainer Lajos Marton teamed the winner for longtime owner AMMA Loverseny Kft. First heat winner Nobody, a seven-year-old son of Tony Oaks-Gunnel Diadem, was a hard driving second in the race-off for Emil Csordas, also trainer. In the first heat Masterpiece was locked on the pegs, shuffled and never had a clear path toward the winners. In the second heat Masterpiece took the lead early and was never headed to score by two lengths. Ollyan nincs was second in both heats and raced exceptionally well for Andrea Fazekas. Replays of the heats and final can be seen using links below. Heat 1 Heat 2 Race-off final The winners' pedigree brings back memories from a different era. Remember Witsend's Speedy, Green Speed and Buckfinder! Masterpiece, 2006, HU, pm, 1.14,8, 13848000Ft.- AMMA Rt, Budapest   Tony Oaks 1993, pm, US, 1.11,6,   legjobb 5 ivadéka (HU): Night Lady, 2007, pk, 1.14,3, Vas Lady Masterpiece, 2006, pm, 1.14,8, Fairplay Nobody, 2007, pm, 1.15,2, Gunnel Diadem Naná, 2007, pk, 1.15,2, C'est la Guerre Nyíres, 2007, stpm, 1.15,4, Virágos Supergill 1985, pm, US, 1.10,6, Super Bowl 1969, pm, US, 1.12,3, Star's Pride Pillow Talk Winky's Gill 1980, pk, US, 1.11,7, Bonefish Lassie Blue Chip High Noon Tea 1988, sk, US, , Speedy Crown1968, pm, US, 1.12,8, Speedy Scot Missile Toe Tea Room 1983, pk, US, 1.18,1, Nevele Pride Dinette   Fairplay 1999, pk, HU, 1.17,0, Witsend's Speedy1980, pm, US, 1.11,8, Green Speed1974, pm, US, 1.11,8, Speedy Rodney Peridot Linda Lobell 1976, pk, US, , Noble Victory Lady Flo Sandti 1990, pk, DK, 1.18,4, Buckfinder 1984, m, US, 1.12,0, Super Bowl Nutmeg Lobell Dior 1977, pk, DK, , Newport Monarch Ellen the Great                                                 by Thomas H. Hicks, for    

Szimfonia with Sandor Varga aboard won today's featured Kanca DIJ over 1900 meters autostart. Purse was 2HUf million for this classic event for three year-old fillies. The winner is by Medic Hanover, a son of Meadow Road from Melon Hanover. Baboo Va Bene (she by Diablo Va Bene, a son of Kadabra) ended second and the Wall Street Banker filly Silver Lady was third. June 14, 2014 Kincsem Park, Kanca DIJ, three year-old females, purse 2,000,000HUf, 1900 meters autostart, 1.17.6kr 1st Szimfonia (3f Medic Hanover-Dallan-Magnas), Sandor Varga trainer/driver for owner Her-Lo Racing Kft., 7.4/1 2nd Baboo Va Bene (3f Diablo Va Bene-Pretty Paige-Armbro Goal), Sandor Varadi, 2.5/1 3rd Silver Lady (3f Wall Street Banker-Golden Lady-Endless Sands), Balazs Juhasz, 6.8/1 The solid undercard featured the 500,000Huf G. Denes Gyorgy Memorial, a marathon contest over 3600 meters autostart. The field circled the 1200 meter racetrack three times in a winning time of 1.17.9kr with veteran class-master Orlando Bloom the victorious for Andrea Nagyvary and trainer Imre Fazekas. The Tony Oaks sons Masterpiece and Nemesur finished two-three in this one. The Dorettya DIJ over 1960 meters for 330,000Huf went to Italian-bred Ps I Love You as the five year-old daughter of Muscles Yankee defeated another Italian-bred female, the four year-old Rachel CR by Indro Park. Summaries follow. June 14, 2014, Kincsem Park, G. Denes Gyorgy Memorial, 3600 meters autostart, 500,000Huf purse, 1.17.9kr 1st Orlando Bloom (6m Zador-Donna Summer-First Dust), Andrea Nagyvary up for owner Pimri Bt. and trainer Imre Fazekas 2nd Masterpiece (8m Tony Oaks-Fairplay-Witsend's Speedy), L. Marton, 3.4/1 3rd Nemesur (7m Tony Oaks-Elegant Lady-Mill H), V. Mazsity, 3/1 June 14, 2014 Kincsem Park, Dorettya DIJ, 1960 meters distance handicap, purse 330,000HUf, 1.19.2kr 1st Ps I Love You (5f Muscles Yankee-Gisele SLM-Viking Kronos), L. Orso aboard for owner BalatonEurotrade Kft., 5.6/1, traveled 1960 meters, Italy 2nd Rachel CR (4f Indro Park-Briggie Hanover-Pine Chip), Emil Csordas up, 3.7/1, 1980 meters, Italy 3rd Perfect (5m Superior Dream-Calorina-Keystone Patriot), S. Kolozsi up, 13.4/1, 1980 meters As the summer season heats up so does Derby time. The gallop Derby goes postward July 6 and the trotters a month later. Both events are exceptionally well-promoted and covered by broadcast and other media outlets. by Thomas H. Hicks, for      

Radium Boy and Lambert SAS won two of Kincsem Park's Hungarian trotting classics. Radium Boy (4m Wall Street Banker-Golden Lady) took the 57th edition of the 5HUf million Negyevesek Nagyydija (four year-olds HU sired) for trainer/driver Velijko Mazsity as the 7/2 favorite. He scored narrowly over stablemate Ripley, a daughter of Tony Oaks. Another Wall Street Banker offspring, Rozsakert, reported home third in the 2500 meter autostart contest (slightly over two laps of the 1800 meter oval racecourse at Kincsem Park). 57th Negyevesek Nagydija, 2500 meters autostart, purse 5,000,000HUf, 1.16.5kr 1st Radium Boy (4m Wall Street Banker-Golden Lady), Velijko Mazsity trainer/driver, Hico owner, 7/2 favorite 2nd Ripley (4f Tony Oaks-Emma Boss), Joze Sagaj up for Velijko Mazsity trainer, Hico owner, 11.7/1 3rd Rozsakert (4f Wall Street Banker-Viragos), Balazs Juhasz trainer/driver, 14.5/1 The annual Sprinter Cup for 2HUf million was contested over 1800 meters autostart, and it resulted in another win by veteran Lambert SAS. The nine-year-old son of Diamond Way-Agena LB-Indro Park scored easily for Joze Sagaj in 1.14.2kr as 3/2 favorite. Night Lady and Rose's La Nena raced well to end second and third. The winner's maternal family is solidly productive. The first dam produced February As and Gregory As, both winners of over US$110,000 with sub-2:00 records. Second dam is Iadi LB (Florida Pro-Starita Lobell), a winner of over US$346,000 and third in the Orsi Mangelli. As broodmare she produced 17 foals, 14 winners with three over US$100,000 including Vega LB, a US$255,000 winner by Baltic Speed. Lovaselet Sprinter Kupa, 1800 meters autostart, purse 2,000,000HUf, 1.14.2kr1st 1st Lambert SAS (9m Diamond Way-Agena LB), Joze Sagaj trainer/driver for Alfred Hossman LL. (SLO), 3/2 favorite 2nd Night Lady (7f Tony Oaks-Vas Lasy), Tibor Hajnal trainer/driver for owner Napsugar, 5.7/1 3rd Rose's La Nena (7f Pearsall Hanover-O'Hill's Rose), L. Kolozsi up, 7.6/1 4th Princess View (6f Igor Brick-Review As), Csaba Lakatos trainer/driver, 11.1/1 odds On the undercard there were other interesting winners this day and also on the Wednesday evening program. The weekly 500,000HUf Open on Saturday went to the well-regarded Wall Street Banker-Derengo mare Orangyal with Pal Vicen aboard, timed in 1.15.1kr over 1900 meters autostart. Hitelezo DIJ, 1900 meters autostart, 500,000HUf purse, 1.15.1kr 1st Orangyal (6f Wall Street Banker-Derengo), Pal Vicen trainer/driver 2nd Nobody (7m Tony Oaks-Gunnel Diadem), Emil Csordas trainer/driver 3rd Orifiamma Jet (6f Supergill-Ticket To Ride-Nevele Pride), Tibor Hajnal trainer/driver The SJ's Caviar-Kallassy mare Stone Capes Judy was also victorious in 1.15.9kr over 1800 meters autostart. Nick Nolte won the 450,000HUf mid-week feature in 1.16.6kr over 1800 meters autostart as the seven-year-old son of Tony Oaks-Szinesno scored for Sandor Varadi and owner Illetmeny Kft. Rachel CR also won on Wednesday. The four-year-old daughter of Indro Park-Briggie Hanover-Pine Chip scored for Emil Csordas and she comes from a respected maternal family. Briggie Hanover won the Johnston Memorial at age two on the way to earning of over US$171,000 and a record of 1:56.4. Second dam Beryl won over US$150,000 and was second in the Johnston. This is the maternal family of Lindy's Crown, Shogun Lobell and ultimately Speedy Crown through the fifth dam Missile Toe. by Thomas H. Hicks, for

Solid trotting took place during the past week at various European venues. Coverage below is of racing at Jagersro (SWE), Avenches (Switzerland), Mantorp (SWE), Kincsem Park (HU), Bologna (ITY) and Paris-Vincennes where Gr. III events were featured on June 3. The Prix Caecilia went to the rallying roan Meaulnes du Corta filly Arpent d'Ostal for J-Ph Mary. The same day the monte Prix Dido went to Buffalo de Beylev for Yohan Lebourgeois, winning as the 2/5 favorite should. On June 2 at Bologna, the Premio GP Republica went to Papandreu for Enrico Bellei. The five year-old son of Abano As scored in 1.12.7kr over 1660 meters autostart for winners' share of a purse of €45,100. Oncle Photo VL took the co-featured Invitational on that card and veteran classmaster Italiano won the Greyhound Invitational that same day at Follonica. On May 31 at Mantorp (SWE) the Ina Scots went to Remo Gas (four year-old son of Varenne) for teamster Erik Adielsson. The V75 Gold produced a victory for Porthos Amok (five year-old son of Orlando Vici) and Orjan Kihlstrom. At Kincsem Park, the featured Tony Oaks DIJ went impressively to Orangyal (six year-old daughter of Wall Street Banker) for reinsman Pal Vicen and at Avenches the Grand Prix 5Ans (Suisse) went to Playboy Wind (five year-old son of In Love With You) and trainer/driver Wilhelm Paal. On May 29 at Jagersro, the Jerry Riordan trained Sylvester America (3m Varenne-Armbro Voice-Gaerldan Lobell) recorded his first career victory in his third start for driver Linda Allerecrantz. Race summaries follow including reply of the Premio GP Republica. June 3, 2014 Paris-Vincennes, Prix Caecilia, Gr. III, €80,000, 2700 meters, 11 starters, 1.14.4kr 1st Arpent d'Ostal (4m Meaulnes du Corta-Quina Perrine), J-Ph Mary trainer/driver 24/1 2nd Alpha Saltor (4m Paris Haufor-Glory d'Ariane), Damien Bonne up, 4.3/1 3rd Adio Josselyn (4m And Arifant-Queda Josselyn), J-M Bazire aboard, 3/2 favorite June 3, 2014 Paris-Vincennes, Prix Persues, 80,000e, 2700 meters, 11 starters, monte, 1.14.1kr 1st Rescousse de Barb (9f L'As de Viretoute-Gaie Melodie), P-Y Verva, 27/1 2nd Quango (10g Joyau d'Amour-Belle Argence), Julien Raffestin up, 9/1 3rd Remember Jihem (9m Jag de Bellouet-Feriana), Fabien Gence up, 3.3/1 June 3, 2014 Paris-Vincennes, Gr. III Prix Dido National Monte, 60,000e, 2200 meters, 7 starters, 1.15.6kr 1st Buffalo de Beylev (3m Memphis du Rib-Rafale du Plessis), Yohan Lebourgeois up for Hubert Hardy trainer, 2/5 favorite 2nd Boy du Plessis (3m Odeisis de Vandel-Natik des Loges), Paul-Philippe Ploquin up for Patrick Ploquin, 5/1 3rd Best de Marco (3m Gogo-Fille de Marco), Julien Raffestin up for J-F Senet trainer, 42/1 June 2, 2014, Bologna Italy, Premio GP Republica, 45,100e, 1660 meters autostart, 10 starters, 1.12.7kr 1st Papandreu (5m Abano As-Capucine-Sugarcane Hanover), Enrico Bellei up 2nd Orsia (6f Angus Hall-Tiogre OM-Zebu), Allesandro Gocciadoro 3rd Le Vida Loca (9f Ganymede-Diasia-Arndon), Roberto Andreghetti Beaten field included Look MO, Oibambam Effe, Probo OP and Nesta Effe June 2, 2014 Bologna Italy, Premio Lorenzo Sisal Invitational, 11,000e, 1660 meters autostart, 8 starters, 1.13kr 1st Oncle Photo VL (6g SJs Photo-Balalajaca SLM-Lemon Dra), Federico Esposito up 2nd Per Amore Gual (5f Varenne-Dalmatica Gual-Uronometro), Enrico Bellei driving 3rd Nonant Le Pin (7f Goetmals Wood-Blazing Janice-Pine Chip), Allesandro Gocciadoro trainer/driver June 2, 1014 Follonica Italy, Prix Greyhound Invitational, 6,600e, 1600 meters, 7 starters, 1.12.3kr 1st Italiano (10g Goant Cat-Coming Up Cash-Baltic Speed-Casino Evil-Speedy Crown-Ah So), 30 wins in 93 starts for 779,782e in Italy, G. Casillo teaming 2nd Oblio Dei Venti (6m Yankee Slide-Belinda GIM-Lemon Dra), Man. Matteini up 3rd Proper Wise (5m Varenne-Flirt Alert-Valley Victory-Triangle Park-Mystic Park-Miss Flirt), L. Becchetti aboard May 31, 2014 Kincsem Park, Tony Oaks DIJ, 1800 meters autostart, 500,000HUf purse, 1.15.6kr 1st Orangyl (6f Wall Street Banker-Derengo-Endless Sands), Pal Vicen, 4.7/1, 1.15.6kr 2nd Lady Luna (9f Sierra Ranger-Lune-Surry Lobell), Joze Sagaj, 3.3/1 3rd Nemesur (7m Tony Oaks-Elegant Lady- Mill H), Veljko Mazsity, 2.5/1 May 31, 2014 Mantorp SWE, Ina Scots, 300,000SEK to winner, 2140 meters autostart, 1.13kr 1st Remo Gas (4m Varenne-Isotta Gas-Toss Out), Erik Adielsson, Italy, seventh win from 19 starts for 2,608,516SWEK 2nd Rosso Pomodoro (4m Donato Hanover-Unbelievable F-Viking Kronos), Johnny Takter, Italy 3rd Carelin (4m Super Arnie-Carte Blanche-Kosar), Kenneth Haugstad May 31, 2014 Mantorp SWE, Gold Division, purse 320,500SEK, 2640 meters autostart, 10 starters, 1.13.8kr 1st Porthos Amok (5m Orlando Vici-Baroness Amok-Pine Chip), Orjan Kihlstrom, sixth win in 39 tries for 2,731,292SEK 2nd Quid Pro Quo (5m Yankee Glide-Hostage-Express Ride), Erik Adielsson for Svante Bath trainer 3rd Deuxieme Picsous (7m In Love With You-Carme la Strom Line-Delvin Kosmos, Johnny Takter for Joham Lejon trainer May 31, 2014 Mantorp SWE, Silver Division, purse 251,500SEK, 1640 meters autostart, 10 starters, 1.11.2kr 1st Octopus (7m Yankee Glide-Decapose-Cumin), Ulf Ohlsson up 2nd Vendi (9f Armbro Trick-Wizy Fly-Speedy Fly), Jorma Kontio driver 3rd Art On Line (7g Rite On Line-Lass Fleur-Backstreet Guy), Mikko Aho up May 31, 2014 Marseille-Borely, Prix de Zonza, €21,000, 2300 meters autostart, 8 starters, 1.15.4kr 1st Bolero Love (3m Love You-Orelady-And Arifant), Nicolas Ensch up for Patrick Chevrier trainer for Jean-Pierre Dubois and breeder Ecurie D, 7.8/1 odds, second career win for €28,350 2nd Bonjour (3m Rieussee-Queenie d'Urzy), Y-A Briand trainer/driver, 2/1 3rd Bently de Raconis (3g Repeat Love-Bodomie0Podosis), David Vakaert up for Patrick Chevrie trainer and owner Jean-Pierre Dubois, 1.3/1 May 31, 2014 Marseille-Borely, Prix d'Ajaccio, 24,000e, 3000 meters, 6 starters, 1.16.3kr 1st Vucain du Vivier (5m Look de Star-Idea du Vivier-Tarass Boulba), Y-A Briand trainer/driver, 1/5 favoritge for owner Ecurie Jean-Yves Lucuyer and breeder SNC Jean-Yves Lucuyer, 10th win for 166,450 euros 2nd  Viking d'Orion (5m Jag de Bellouet-Erfa du Vivier), Mikael Cormy up, 5.3/1 3rd Vipitano (5g Love You-Prune Rouge), Dylan Garcia up, 20/1 May 30, 2014 Avenches, Grand Prix des 5 Ans Suisse, 12,284e, 2400 meters, 10 starters 1st Playboy Wind (5m In Love With You-Kattanouga), Wilhelm Paal trainer/driver, Stall Allegra Racing 2nd Vattigo (5g Gros Grain-Julia du Martza) finished second. 3rd May 29, 2014 Jagersro, ICA Malmborgs, 2140 meters autostart, 20,000SEK to winner, Sylvester America (3m Varenne-Armbro Voice-Garland Lobell), Linda Allercrantz up for Jerry Riordan trainer, first win in three starts by Thomas H. 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News from Italy and Hungary highlights this report of  weekend activity. Italy staged several graded events at Montegiorgio on Saturday and Modena on Sunday. Four-year-olds battled Saturday with Roger Prav (by Daguet Rapide) winning in a quick 1.12.5kr for Antonio Greppi in the €45,100 Grand Prix San Paolo. On Sunday the three year-olds took center stage with the €154,000 Tito Giovanardi Open going to the Holger Ehlert trained Sing Hallelujah (by SJs Caviar). The €55,000 Carlo Carriari for fillies  went to the Dream Vacation sired Sweat OK with Tommaso Di Lorenzo at the lines. May 10, 2014 Montegiorgio, Premio Grand Prix San Paolo, €45,100, 1600 meters, 1.12.5kr 1st Roger Prav (4m Daguet Rapide-Fancy Prav-Sugarcane Hanover), Antonio Greppi up, eighth win in 42 starts 2nd Rosemary Gar (4f Donato Hanover-ASllstar FC-Indro Park), M. Minopoli Jr. up 3rd Ribot EK (4m Varenne-Gianna di Jesolo-Diamond Way), G.L. Cicognani driving May 11, 2014 Modena, Gran Prix Tito Giovanardi, €154,000, 2060 meters, 1.14.5kr 1st Sing Hallelujah (3m SJs Caviar-Mystic Hanover-Donerail), Roberto Vecchione up for Holger Ehlert trainer and breeder, and owner Walther Larsen, his fifth win in 10 career starts; victorious in a close photo 2nd Satchmo As (3m Daguet Rapide-Gelosia dei Fiori-Waikki Beach), Enrico Bellei aboard 3rd Swan Wise As (3f Varenne-Garden Variety-Tagliabue), A. Buzzitta up May 11, 2014 Modena, Grand Prix Carlo Cacciari, €55,000, 1600 meters, 1.15.6kr 1st Sweat OK (3f Dream Vacation-Zinbgara OK-Crowning Point), Tommaso Di Lorenzo up in a tight finish 2nd Saba del Ronco (3f Adrian Chip-Didone Gas-Sugarcane Hanover), Enrico Bellei up 3rd Smeralda Jet (3f Gigant Neo-Ticket To Ride-Nevele Pride), V.P. Dell’Annunziata aboard At Kincsem Park (Budapest) the featured Speedy Foster Handicap went to Tibor Hajnal’s Italian import Orifiamma Jet, an easy winner in 1.15.4kr over 1800 meters autostart. She is a half-sister to third place Smeralda Jet on Sunday at Modena in the Carlo Cacciari for fillies. May 10, 2014 Kincsem Park, Speedy Foster Handicap, 1800 meters autostart, 1.15.4kr, purse 500,000HUf 1st Orifiamma Jet (6f Supergill-Ticket To Ride-Nevele  Pride), Tibor Hajnal up for Illetmeny Kft., 3.7/1 2nd Orinoco (6f P.S. Dimo-Uxor), L. Veres trainer/driver 3rd Alverna Quickly (7f Victory Party-Gypsy Garland), Csaba Lakatos trainer/driver Interesting winners on the Saturday card also included those sired by SJs Caviar and Wall Street Banker. May 10, 2014 Kincsem Park, Half Pint Handicap, 1800 meters autostart, 1.15.8kr, purse 330,000HUf 1st Stone Capes Judy (7f SJ’s Caviar-Kallasy), Csaba Lakatos trainer/driver, Csabika & Adrienn owners, 2.3/1 May 10, 2014 Kincsem Park, UBUL DIJ, 1800 meters autostart, 1.16.2kr, purse 380,000HUf 1st Royal Flesh (4m Wall Street Banker-Tameways Sweet L), L. Marton trainer/driver for AMMA Loverseny, Kft., 7.8/1 odds The prior weekend (May 3) a classic heat race, the Majusi Nagydij over 1960 meters distance handicap, went to the Wall Street Banker mare Orangyal in consecutive heats for trainer/driver Pal Vicen. Purse was 1.8HUf million. Nick Nolte took second placing with his 3-2 finish in the heats. May 3, 2013 Kincsem Park, Majusi Nagydij heat 1, 1960 meters distance handicap, total purse 1.8HUf million, 1.17.9kr 1st Orangyal (6f Wall Street Banker-Derengo-Endless Sands), Pal Vicen trainer/driver, Bakonyko Kft. owner, 1960 meters, 7/1 2nd  Pretty Paper (6m Credit Winner-Anticipation-Donwerail, Dora Kovacs up, 1980 meters, her third dam Les Celestes is the dam of Backstreet Guy 3rd Nick Nolte (7m Tony Oaks-Szines Zno-Mill H), Sandor Varadi, 1960 meters May 3, 2014 Kincsem Park, Majusi Nagydij heat 2, 1960 meters distance handicap, 1.17.6kr 1st  Orangyal (6f Wall Street Banker-Derengo- Endless Sands), Pal Vicen trainer/driver, Bakonyko Kft., owner, 1960 meters, 4.4/1 2nd Nick Nolte (7m Tony Oaks-Szines Zno-Mill H), Sandor Varadi, 1960 meters 3rd Ollyan Nincs (6m Pickaflick-C’est la Guerre-Kalle Pil), Imre Fazekas, 1980 meters Final placings in two heat format – Orangyal, Nick Nolte, Ollyan nincs, Pretty Paper, Jackpot Star The companion feature that day, the 1.8HUf million Laszlo Fergy Memorial for three year-olds, went to Salt Lake City with veteran trainer/driver Imre Fazekas up for owner/breeder Pimri Bt. Fazekas has represented his country in past driver’s world championship competition. Two Wall Street Banker offspring, bred by legendary commercial breeder Kabela Menes Kft., took the next two spots. May 3, 2014 Kincsem Park, Laszlo Fergy Memorial, purse 1.8HUf million, 1960 meters distance handicap, 1.20.1kr 1st Salt Lake City (3m Detroit-Jolly Beauty-Valley Guardian), Imre Fazekas trainer up, Pimri Bt. owner, 2.9/1 2nd Silver Lady (3f Wall Street Banker-Golden Lady-Endless Sands), V. Mazsity up, breeder Kabela Menes Kft. 3rd Sebes (3m Wall Street Banker-Franciska-Witsend’s Speedy), L. Kolozsi up, breeder Kabela Menes Kft. Witsend’s Speedy is a son of Green Speed-Linda Lobell. by Steve Wolf, for  

Sweden provides an opportunity for stayers to gain valuable UET Masters Series points at Orebro on Saturday night, also doubling as the last leg of the V75. Swedish Masterskap winner On Track Piraten off a 40 metre handicap to the front runners is the class runner in the race. The altered son of French stallion Kool du Caux, is a group one winner over a staying distance having won Germany's top race last year, the Grosser Preis Von Deutschland, at Hamburg over the 2720m distance. Hans R Stromberg's gelding is also the winner of the CL Mullers Memorial over 2640m at Jagersro and the Masterskap or Swedish Championships at Aby over the same distance, both races carrying group two status. His sire Kool de Caux was second in the Prix d'Amerique (2700m) but also had a good turn of speed with victories in the Group one Copenhagen Cup (2011m) and the Prix de France (2100m) in a stellar career in which he won 1.5 million euro and took a record of 1.09.8 (1.52.2MR). "The Pirate's" major opposition will come from the likes of last year's winner New Line a Danish-bred son of King Conch who was trained in the victory by Ake Svanstedt, who of course is now resident in the United States but has transferred the horse to son Anders' stable. New Line has true staying credentials, not only winning this event last year but placing in the Harper Hanovers Lopp, the staying test on Elitloppet weekend, and the Malmo Stads Pris, another 3km marathon. Another with claims is Mellby Viking, the royally bred son of Viking Kronos, who relishes the longer distance. He has a super French pedigree, being from the family of Romee, the foundation mare for a family which includes Prix du Cornulier winner Dream With Me, Indy de Vive, the sire of Ready Cash, Italian Derby winner Daguet Rapide - another highly successful sire - Lazio du Bourg, who won the Criterium des 3 Ans, and Giesolo de Lou, who won just shy of 2 million euro to name but a few. Mellby VIking is very lightly raced, with just 22 starts for 13 wins and two placings, but 3 of the wins are at this distance, and one suspects trainer Timo Nurmos has some choice French missions ahead for the six-year-old stayer who is off the 20m handicap. Porthos Amok is also one who could figure prominently. He is a son of Orlando Vici, a French sire whose son Un Mec D'Heripre is one of the rising stars in his native land. Orlando Vici has also Great Success in Sweden, with Pato a TravKriterium and TravDerby winner while Porthos Amok, himself, was second in last year's Swedish TravDerby. Another Swedish Travderby winner Beau Mec is actually in the race. Robert Bergh's a son of Jag de Bellouet, one of the true greats of the French scene, winning 4.4million euros on the back of victories in both the Prix d'Amerique and Prix Cornulier, the top races in France in harness and under saddle, and each race of the French triple crown. Beau Mec has won twice in France but apart from his Group one Travderby success, has largely been a bit part player since that win as a 4YO. OREBRO INTERNATIONAL 03/05/14 SE Group II Int UET Masters Series 3140 all 91 000 1 Kemas Magic (h Kadabra - Gold Dust) Dr: Fredrik Persson Tr: Fredrik Persson 3140 2 Super Photogenic (g Super Photo Kosmos - Foreign Fortune) Dr: Niclas Stenqvist Tr: Bo Hellkvist 3140 3 Diamond of Ace (h Turbo Sund - Catch the Moment) Dr: Leif Witasp Tr: Leif Witasp 3140 4 Corleone Shark (g Capetown Hall - Charlatan Shark) Dr: Pekka Korpi Tr: Risto Airaksinen 3140 5 Ciske de Rat (g Castleton Bass - Keetje Tippel) Dr: Björn Goop Tr: Bas Crebas 3140 6 Bar Plombier (g Tony Oaks - Francine Bar) Dr: Torbjörn Jansson Tr: Eric Martinsson 3140 7 Jupiter Rodney (h Skogans Orlov - Judy Rodney) Dr: Palle Günther Tr: Bo Örberg 3140 8 On Hold (g Valley Victor - Kill Time) Dr: Erik Adielsson Tr: Berne Gustafsson 3160 9 Narold Vox (g Orlando Vici - Bonnie Vox) Dr: Ulf Ohlsson Tr: Krister Jakobsson 3160 10 Sem Jafet (g S J's Photo - Persilja) Dr: Peter Untersteiner Tr: Peter Untersteiner 3160 11 Mellby Viking (h Viking Kronos - Naomi de Lou) Dr: Jorma Kontio Tr: Timo Nurmos 3160 12 On Track Piraten (g Kool du Caux - Monrovia) Dr: Hans R Strömberg Tr: Hans R Strömberg 3180 13 Beau Mec (h Jag de Bellouet - Extreme Lady) Dr: Robert Bergh Tr: Robert Bergh 3180 14 New Line (g King Conch - På'en Igen Frökjär) Dr: Anders Svanstedt Tr: Anders Svanstedt 3180 15 Porthos Amok (h Orlando Vici - Baroness Amok) Dr: Örjan Kihlström Tr: Stefan Melander 3180 by David Sanders, for

Orinoco took today's Mount DIJ, the featured event on the Kincsem Park card in Budapest, Hungary. The six-year-old daughter of P.S. Dimo covered 1900 meters autostart in 1.16.5kr for trainer/driver Laszlo Veres to defeat Nick Nolte and Ottusazo. Off at 4.1/1 the winner earned top prize in the 500,000Huf event. Summary of Saturday's action follows. April 19, 2014 Kincsem Park, Mount DIJ, 1900 meters autostart. 500,000Huf, 1.16.5kr 1st Orinoco (6f P.S. Dimo-Uxor), Laszlo Veres trainer/driver, Rikko Flash Kft and Laszlo Burger owners, 4.1/1 2nd Nick Nolte (7m Tony Oaks-Szineszno) with Sandor Varadi  3rd Ottusazo (6m Wall Street Banker-Atletano) and Imre Dome Other interesting winners on the Saturday card were: Passion Grif (5g Varenne-Sex Appeal OK), Imre Dome up, 1.19kr Magiszter (8m Tony Oaks-Annyrosa), Imre Fazekas trainer/driver, 1.18.3kr Nevegal (7m Tony Oaks-Enya As), V. Mazsity trainer/driver, 1.16.1kr Mountain Rebel (7f Victor Victor-Give Me Five), Pal Vicen up, 1.18.6kr The mid-week Kincsem Park feature, named the Parcella DIJ, went to Zavita Meerswal handled by Csaba Lakatos. The eight-year-old daughter of Good As Gold defeated six rivals in 1.16.4kr over 1900 meters autostart to secure the winners share of the 450,000Huf purse. The undercard produced a win for the four year-old Tony Oaks daughter Ripley in 1.17.4kr over 1800 meters autostart April 16, 2014 Kincsem Park, Parcella DIJ, 450,000Huf, 1900 meters autostart, 1.16.4kr, 7 starters 1st Zavita Meerswal (8f Good As Gold-Davidia Storm), Csaba Lakatos trainer/driver, 3.2/1 2nd Philadelpha (5g Detroit-Gertrud) second for trainer/driver Lajos Marton 3rd Celebrity Classic (5m Classic Response-Musli Star) third with Attila Szucs up April 16, 2014 Kincsem Park, Pedellus DIJ, 330,000Huf, 1800 meters autostart, 1.17.4kr, 14 starters 1st Ripley (4f Tony Oaks-Emma Boss), V. Mazsity trainer/driver, 5.1/1 odds 2nd Ranger Boy; 3rd Pazar Holgy by Thomas H. Hicks, for

Night Lady, the accomplished seven year-old daughter of Tony Oaks-Vas Lady, rallied to victory in the 1.5Huf million Pulay Kornel Memorial at Kincsem Park. Handled by Sandor Varadi for trainer Tibor Hajnal, Night Lady equaled the track record at 1.14.3kr over 1900 meters, set by the son of Valley Guardian, Illetmeny. The co-feature on the Saturday afternoon card went to the Love You mare Principessa Ovi reined by Mitja Slavic who trains for owner Equine MS Srl of Italy. The Credit Winner mare Pretty Paper was second in the 1800 meter autostart event for a 500,000Huf purse, timed in 1.16.1kr. April 12, 2014 Kincsem Park Pulay Kornel Memorial, 1.5Huf million purse, 1900 meters autostart,1.14.3kr equals track record for the distance 1st Night Lady (7f Tony Oaks-Vas Lady), Sandor Varadi up for trainer Tibor Hajnal, owner Illetmeny Kft, 9.6/1 2nd Ollyan nincs (6g Pickaflick-C'est la guerre), Andrea Fazekas,1.14.4kr, 2.8/1 3rd Orlando Bloom (6m Zador-Donna Summer), Imre Fazekas, 1.14.6kr, 11.3/1 4th Princess View (6f Igor Brick-Review As), Csabo Lakatos up, 8.5/1 April 12, 2014 Kincsem Park Platter Chatter DIJ, 500,000Huf purse, 1800 meters autostart, 1.16.1kr 1st Principessa Ovi (5f Love You-Goldy LB), Mitja Slavic trainer/driver, Equine MS Srl owner, 2.4/1 2nd Pretty Paper (6f Credit Winner-Anticipation), Csaba Lakatos up, 2.9/1 3rd Landlord (9m Baltic Bet-Holden Lady), Sandor Varga up, 8.8/1 Other winners on the card were: Saraville (3f What A Man-Izaville), Imre Fazekas up, 2.21.7kr, purse 330,000Huf, 1800 meters autostart Oldworld Mast (6g Pine Chip-Rika Nilema), Sandor Varga, 1.17.4kr, purse 380,000Huf, 1900 meters autostart Nick Nolte (7m Tony Oaks-Szineszno), Sandor Varadi, 1.16.9kr, purse 330,000Huf, 1900 meters autostart by Thomas H. Hicks, for          

Results from March 31 and April 1 produced interesting trotting winners at multiple venues in Northern Europe as action heats up leading to the Elitloppet and its prep events. Shaq Is Back and Traveling Man were noteworthy winners. Both are trained by Daniel Reden. Shaq Is Back won his third straight in 2014, the March 31 victory in a sharp 110.4kr over the 1640 meter autostart distance at Farjestad. March 31, 2014 Mantorp, Bonne Aparte (6g Offshore Dream-Kelsey Lady-SpotliteLobell, 1.14.4kr over 2140 meters autostart, 20,000SEK to winner, Magdalena Ulriks-Siminski up Mantorp, Onas Sonja (5f Civil Action-Goodtime Doll-Balanced Image), 1.12.9kr over 1640 meters autostart, 20,000SEK to winner, Fredrik Berg up defeating True Blue For You (5f Yankee Glide-Alanis Blue Chip-Kadabra) and Livacious Lindy (5f Cantab Hall-Luscious Hall-Pine Chip) with Jennifer Tillman driving for trainer/co-owner Per Eriksson Farjestad, Shaq Is Back (7m Credit Winner-Vivica Hall-Victory Dream), 1.10.4kr over 1640 meters autostart, 35,000SEK to winner, Daniel Reden trainer/driver as winner defeated Hamres One More (7m Supergill-Kimberly Lobell-Speedy Somolli) and Circles (5f by Majestic Son). The winner recorded his Third Straight 2014 victory Farjestad, Food Money (6g Andover Hall-Windylane Hanover-Lindy Lane), 1.14.1kr over 2140 meters autostart, 30,000SEK to winner, Mercedes Balogh aboard Farkestad, Bar Plombier (5g Tony Oaks-Francine Bar-Foreign Office), 1.13kr over 2140 meters autostart, 30,000SEK to winner, Jorman Kontio at the lines Aby, Perfect Kronos (5g Yankee Glide-Dame Kronos-King Conch), 1.16.4kr over 2140 meters autostart, 15,000SEK to winner, Anders Svanstedt driving Aby, Windson Yankee (4m Windsong's Legacy-Wind Glider-Yankee Glide), 1.11.9kr over 1640 meters autostart, 25,000SEK first prize, Andre Eklundh aboard April 1, 2014 Bolinas, Sabrina's Master (3g Glidemaster-Sabrina Hall-Garland Lobell), 1.16.5kr over 2140 meters turning start, 15,000SEK to winner, Leif Witasp driver/trainer Jagersro, Benico d'Sam (3m Ready Cash-Royale For You-Love You), 1.17.3kr over 2140 meters volt start, 20,000SEK to winner, Niklas Lindblad up for trainer Lutfi Kolgjini Jagersro, Shosholoza As (4f Broadway Hall-Fortune As-Tenor de Baune), 1.18.3kr over 2140 meters volt start, 30,000SEK to winner, Christoffer Eriksson the teamster Jagersro, Nebraska SAS (7g Abano As-Zelda Per-Crowning Point), 1.14.1kr over 1640 meters autostart, 15,000SEK to winner, Conrad Lugauer trainer/driver Eskilstuna, Pigtails (6f Varenne-Sweet Young Thing-Nevele Pride), 1.13.7kr over 2140 meters autostart, 30,000SEK to winner, Antti Vetelainen driver Eskilstuna, Stylish Hanover (5f Yankee Glide-Susi's Image-Balanced Image), 1.13.5kr over 1640 meters volt start, 30,000SEK to winner, Jorma Kontio up, her 9th career win in 16 starts Eskilstuna, Eros Tooma (6m Diamond Way-Atas Nice Girl L-Desert Ruler), 1.13.5kr over 1640 meters turning start, 35,000SEK to winner, Jennifer Tillman aboard Eskilstuna, Traveling Man (9m Supergill-Kimberly Lobell-Speedy Somolli), 1.13.6kr over 2140 meters autostart, Johan Untersteiner up for trainer Daniel Reden, the veteran stallions' second straight 2014 win and 22nd lifetime in 72 starts for earnings of 2.26SEK million. Quid Pro Quo (5m Yankee Glide-Hostage-Express Ride) was second with Friction (7m Scarlet Knight-Hermit Lady-Express Ride) third for Orjan Kihlstrom teaming for Stefan Melander owner/trainer by Thomas H. Hicks, for

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