Prix d’Amerique Weekend Showcases Monte

The January 26-27 Hippodrome Paris-Vincennes cards showcased several exciting monte events. On Prix d’Amerique day the card contained two graded monte races, the first the Grade II Prix Jacques Andrieu (Lalique) over 2,850 meters for 120,000 euros. This UET Master Series race produced a 27/1 upset winner in veteran 8 year-old mare Rive Driote (by First de Retz), ridden by Fabien Gence.

Rive Droite

Two races later the Prix Camille Blasiot (Lenotre), also a Grade II 120,000 euro event over 2,850 meters, yielded a 5/1 winner Udo de Nieul, ridden and trained by Romain Derieux. This one is a 5 year-old stallion by Cygnus d’Odysse.

Ugo de Nieul

The prior day (Prix du Luxembourg Day) card included a fast class monte event, the Prix Clamecy for 68,000 euro over the 2,700 meter distance. The 38/1 upset winner, Ukepepere, is a 5 year-old by Indy de Vive (sire of Ready Cash) ridden by Ms. Amandine Brouel.


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