The laureates of the last three editions of the Grand Prix d’Amérique were at the start of a 2018 Grand Prix de Bourgogne, which looked like a grand cru. Bold Eagle and Readly Express held their place on Sunday, December 30 at Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris.
Bold Eagle finally dominated Readly Express in the final 100 meters after four-fifths of the race. Before that, Bold Eagle had the best start and first pole position. Relayed by the winner of the last Grand Prix d’Amérique, the French star trotter was able to shift and place his devastating acceleration on 300 meters. Unbeatable and almost unbeatable on the course of 2100 meters of the Great Track with departure to autostart: this is now 12 of 12. 12 attempts, 12 podiums including nine times the highest market to the assets of Bold Eagle.
However, it is the first time that Bold Eagle won during the winter meeting since his victory in the 2018 Paris Grand Prix. What give some warmth to all his supporters and his entourage. His coach Sebastien Guarato was very moved to see his crack win. Readly Express for her return to France is second, resisiting to Uza Josselyn who wins her ticket for the 2019 Grand Prix d’Amérique. Next qualifying event, January 13, the day of the Grand Prix de Belgique.
Here are the qualifying horses for the 2019 Grand Prix d’Amérique after the Grand Prix de Bourgogne: Davidson du Pont, Délia du Pommereux, Bird Parker, Bélina Josselyn, Eridan, Looking Superb, Bold Eagle, Readly Express and Uza Josselyn.