The Mauritius Turf Club is rubbing his hands. The public probably respond in large numbers on the Champ de Mars racecourse this Sunday, June 2 during the Barbé Cup, second appointment classic of the season, which enjoys the patronage of the Afrasia Bank.
It is a race that is worth more than a million rupees in terms of price and see the lot will be at the start of this important race, it goes without saying that the show is guaranteed.
What are the current best horses of the island will be aligned at the start of Barbé. The first four in the Duchess, namely Solo Traveller, Top Seller, Polar Bound and Tales Of Bravery will once again be starting the "classic mile" then that Ice Axe, the Horse of the Year 2012, and new terror announced the team Gujadhur Vettel, will give them the answer. Besides several other outsiders who are not devoid of qualities just like Intercontinental, Seattle Ice Acuppa, Tandragee, Druid's Moon and Mining Prospect among others.
In training this morning, with the exception of Ice Axe, which is merely a light work, all the other probable starters in the race were put under pressure and is Tales Of Bravery who left the best impression. The student Ricky Maingard, who won in record time over 1500m in his last outing in the Cup sesquicentennial, caused a sensation on the big track.
The weekend of racing starts Saturday during a day dedicated to grooms and sponsored by SMS Pariaz. The main event will be a 66-50 in 1600, in which 11 horses entered, including Abington, Not Liable, Bottom Dollar and Ghost Dog among others.