Top stakes were on stage at Roma Capannelle in Italy this day starting with the PR Aste-Its Filly (purse 22,000€, 1640 meters autostart) with victory to Carolyn Francis (3f Russel November-Pussycat Francis-Lets Go) timed in 1.13.2kr for reinsman Antonio DiNardo.
Cleopatra LL (3f Varenne-Rialba LL-Uronometro) was second a length back for Alessandro Gocciadoro with third to Caterina (3f Oropuro Bar-Oudry de Veltri-Varenne) handled by Roberto Vecchione.
In the Gr. I Derby Italiano del Trotto (purse 800,000€, 2100 meters autostart), the big event of the day saw Charmant de Zack (3m Vivid Wise As-Martina Grif-Varenne) score in 1.13.7kr for driver Antonio di Nardo and trainer Marco Smorgon.
Sire Vivid Wise As continues racing at the highest level in Europe. Capital Mail (3m Nad Al Sheba-Unicona Golden-Varenne) took second for Mario Minopoli Jr. and pacesetter Callmethebreeze (3m Trixton-Gilly LB-Supergill) held for third for the team of driver Andrea Guzzinati and trainer Philippe Allaire. Chuky Roc (3m Nad Al Sheba-Shimpony Roc-Daguet Rapide) landed fourth.
In the PR Oaks del Trotto (purse 253,000€, 1640 meters autostart) the 1.12.3kr timed winner was Crystal Pan (3f Ideale Luis-Reyla-Conway Hall) for Enrico Bellei.
Calypso di Poggio (3f Ready Cash-Princess America-Andover Hall) was second for E. Hansen Bondo, this one with the second dam Zagabria Sei, the dam of Lisa America. Third home was Coco Chanel Effe (3f Love You-Sidney Effe-Ganymede).
Gaet, Roma Capannelle files/photos
by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink