Arrival of the quinté: 2 – 9 – 12 – 6 – 1 Non runner: 15
Following the package of Toy Room (n ° 15), fifteen thoroughbreds aged 3 and over found themselves at the start of the quinté on the 1,300m course on the fiber-sand track of Chantilly (Oise).
Over such a short distance, losing several lengths at the start is often prohibitive. However, Dark American (# 2) has managed to overcome his poor exit from the boxes. His jockey, Vincent Cheminaud, took the option of staying on the rope, at the risk of experiencing traffic problems. But the pilot had so many resources in the final phase that he managed to squeeze in time to launch his partner and get ahead at the very end. Pure Beauty (n ° 9), which seemed set for glory at the mid-straight line thanks to a powerful acceleration.
The race video
Also to be credited with a very good final effort on the track, Magic Vati (n ° 12) fails the minimum for the victory… and for the first runner-up.
Back from the domineering top trio, Wonder boy (n ° 6) takes a fourth place all the more meritorious as he had to start from the stall furthest outside. The right combination is completed by the large weight Rimini (n ° 1).
Big disappointment with the favorite Contortionist (n ° 16), who quickly surrendered after galloping on the flank of the platoon.
Romain Porée indicated the trifecta out of order (report € 225.90) in five horses.
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