Arrival of the quinté:
The twelfth stage of the Grand National du Trot took place at the La Capelle racecourse (Aisne).
This Group III pitted sixteen competitors aged 5 to 10 against each other on the 2,750 m course with a fall of 25 m for trotters having reached 305,000 euros and 50 m to 516,000 euros.
While it is difficult to make up the distance on this course, this event therefore gave pride of place to the horses located at the first level.
(n ° 6).
Fifth in the Critérium des 5 Ans (Gr. I) at the start of September, he proved to be the strongest, thus claiming the tenth victory of his career. The resident of Thierry Raffegeau benefited from a very good course, being led by
(n ° 7) and
(n ° 5), who made the rhythm, before taking the advantage on the wire on
(n ° 3). Second in the GNT at Saint-Malo in August, he won his first stage in this Tour de France trotting, with Alexandre Abrivard on the sulky.
🥊 Phenomenal fight in the 12th stage of the #GNT at La Capelle!
At the end of a
battle, Goût Baroque (A. Abrivard / T.Raffegeau) snatches victory in this # Quinté against a tenacious Fly Speed (@FranckNivard / J.-M. Monclin).
🥉 Dayan Winner
🏁 6 - 3 - 5 - 7 - 2 pic.twitter.com/ZZEs9sPB7P
- Equidia (@equidia) October 20, 2021
) caused a surprise at 30/1 by taking third place.
In any case, he made a convincing return to the harness.
Off to a good start
(# 7) quickly printed a sustained train and tried to tell the difference from a distance.
In the lead at the entrance to the straight line, he finally lowered his pace in the final phase and had to settle for fourth place.
(n ° 2, 79/1) was not expected at such a party, and completes the arrival.
(n ° 10) keeps his yellow jersey.
n ° 11) was at fault and was disqualified.