The Grand Prix de Bourgogne, Sunday December 29 at the Hippodrome Paris-Vincennes took place without any downtime. Billie de Montfort won in the 100th race of her career.
Present at the highest level since her victory in the Critérium des Jeunes 2014, at 3 years old, Billie de Montfort has shown incredible consistency against the tenors. In 100 outings, the protégé of Sébastien Guarato has 19 victories, 26 second places and 18 third places, representing 63% success in the first three. Already qualified for the Grand Prix d’Amérique thanks to his third place in the Grand Prix du Bourbonnais, the mare confirmed by a superb victory in the Grand Prix de Bourgogne, fifth and penultimate race to access the queen race January 26. She proved this winter that she could hope better than the rankings obtained in her two previous attempts (8th in 2018 and failure in 2019).
Two new competitors are added to the list of qualified for the World Championship version 2020, it is Bahia Quesnot and Vivid Wise As, respectively second and third Sunday. They join Davidson du Pont, Chica de Joudes, Looking Superb, Délia du Pommereux, Bold Eagle, Face Time Bourbon and Excellent. Next and final competition to hope to compete in the American Grand Prix: the Grand Prix de Belgique, scheduled for Sunday, January 12.See the race here.