The 6.8/1 Flicka de Blary (4fKalinkaya) took today’s Gr. III monte Prix Olry-Roederer (purse 80,000€, 2850 meters distance handicap, 13 starters) at Vincennes with Mme. Camille Levesque in the irons for trainer/owner Thomas Levesque.
This was the sixth career victory for the winner in only 20 starts and her life earnings are now 205,730€. Race time was 1.13.8kr.
The 3.6/1 Fado du Chene (4m Singalo-Star du Chene) took second with P.Ph. Ploquin aboard for trainer Julien Le Mer and owner Chaude Guedj that overcame a 25-meter handicap. 33/1 Flamboyant Blue (4f Timoko) was third ahead of 16/1 Flore de Janeiro (4f Vanishing Point) and 5.8/1 Fakir de Lorault (4m Vaillant Cash),
The Prix de Cognac (purse 51,000€, 2850 meters, 12 starters) saw 8.1/1 odds Dollar Soyer (6g-Quinoa Soyer) score timed in 1.13.1kr with Anthony Barrier the pilot for trainer Gregory Thorel and Ecurie La Pinsonniere.
He recorded career victory seven in 55 starts now for 259,190€.
The 9/10 favorite Duel du Gers (6g Quaker Jet) was second for trainer/driver Matthieu Abrivard and owner J-M Rancoule. 12/1 Crazy Charm (7g Prodigious) took third for trainer/driver Pierre Vercruysse and Ecurie Augustin Normand. 3.8/1 Dream Cash (6g Ready Cash) was fourth ahead of 19/1 Defi Pierji.
Top flight action returns on Saturday to Vincennes with four groupe contests that will showcase Gotland, Girls Talk and Grace de Fael among others.
by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink