The year 2023 will start in the most beautiful way at the Hippodrome Paris-Vincennes. A superb Prix d’Amérique Races ZEturf Qualif #5 – Prix de Bourgogne awaits lovers of strong emotions and dazzling performances. Suspense, adrenaline and champions will make up a very tasty New Year’s menu.
18 cracks, i.e. the maximum number of starters, will line up behind the wings of the autostart to compete in Qualif #5 – Prix de Bourgogne. The battle promises to be thrilling on the 2,100-meter speed course of the Grande Piste. The first three will win their passport for the Finals of the Prix d’Amérique Races ZEturf competition: Prix d’Amérique Legend Race, Prix de France Speed Race, Prix de Paris Marathon Race. There are many possibilities for the podium. The protagonists indeed compete in talent and sparkling form to pretend to shine.
Etonnant will probably start with the status of favorite. He has repeatedly proven his taste for speed exercises. In May, Richard Westerink’s protege achieved the immense feat of winning the Elitloppet, the Swedish equivalent of the Prix d’Amérique Legend Race. Reassuring third in Qualif #2 for his return to the track, he will have fervent supporters. Third in the Prix d’Amérique Legend Race 2022, Flamme du Goutier will represent a dangerous rival. The resident of Thierry Duvaldestin will be keen to erase her disqualification in Qualif #2. Another short distance specialist, the Italian Bleff Dipa remains on an impressive success in a Group II, ahead of a mare who then repeated. He seems to have been carefully prepared for this summit meeting.
The formidable Jean-Michel Bazire delegates three major assets. He assigned a green emoji to two of them: Zarenne Fas and Heraut d’Armes, which conveys a certain confidence. His son Nicolas will also have ambitions with Beads, playing on December 24 in Qualif #4. Cokstile, the title holder, Gu d’Héripré, third in the Prix d’Amérique Legend Race 2021, Delia du Pommereux, on the road to renewal, Vernissage Grif, experienced and very talented Italian, Hussard du Landret, second in Qualif # 2, Ampia Mede SM, third in Qualif #1, and Décoloration, fourth narrowly beaten for qualification on December 11, have all the means to shine.