Gladys des Plaines (5f Opus Viervil-Thetis de Vaujours) impressively won the second qualifier for the Etrier 5 Ans at Vincennes (Gr. II, purse 100,000€, monte, five year olds, also called the Prix Vincent Covey). Off at 4/1 odds. the Mathieu Mottier teamed mare was timed in 1.12.4kr for trainer Gilles Currens as she secured her ninth career victory now for 479,220€ earned. The 7.2/1 Guide Moi Forgan (5m Neutron du Cebe) was second for Christian Corbineau in a photo with 7.6/1 Granillaise Bleue (5f Jag de Bellouet) and jockey Camille Levesque. The 3/2 favorite Gef de Play was fourth for Yoann Lebourgeois.
by Thomas H. Hicks, for Harnesslink