New 2yo winner for Equibiz
Sixth by starting at Mont-de-Marsan, in sticky ground, Wematch (Toronado) had however finished his course in a pleasant action. For his first steps on the P.S.F., the representative of Joseph Seroussi, the Apyrène team, Simone Brogi and the Bernard Weill team signed a first victory after being cold throughout the race.
When the stalls opened, the future winner found his place in the center of the peloton. Well off, Severus (Birchwood) led the event at a steady pace. Halfway through, Wematch was already strongly supported by Ioritz Mendizabal. The big favorite Western Front (Dark Angel) moved from last to first place in the last turn. After this tactical blow, the resident of Jean-Claude Rouget seemed set for glory. But as a tough colt, Wematch has gradually gained ground. Followed in his effort by Woody Woodpecker (Birchwood), he managed to dominate him with a short header as he passed the final post. Woody Woodpecker is therefore second. Western Front finished third, a length and a half behind.
An amazing colt. After the race, the winning trainer, Simone Brogi told Equidia: “Lastly, at Mont-de-Marsan, the track was too soft for his skills. He's an amazing colt! In the opposite row, he was not a winner. In the morning, he tends to be cold like that. I hope it will kick in with the races. At orders, I had asked Ioritz Mendizabal to wake him up. He is a beautiful horse, but he shows a bit of character. Regarding the rest of its program, there will be no Class 2 Pau before February. He should therefore run one in January on the P.S.F. from Deauville. "
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