European Trotting Derby’s 2015 at a glance

The winners (chronological), their paternal and maternal lines

Spain (3yr) – „82è Gran Premi Nacional – Mallorca, Son Pardo, May 17 – 2150 Meters – 96.000 EUR
Coktail Blai (Winning time: 1:16,9)
Sire: From Above (SE) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - Volomite - Star’s Pride - Nevele Pride
Dam: Selena Blai (ESP/ by Love You) – Maternal line: Black Jess (US)
Winning list *

Austria (4yr) – „130. Österreichisches Traber-Derby” – Vienna-Krieau, June 14 – 2600 Meters – 70.000 EUR
Paradis Wood B (Winning time: 1:16,9)
Sire: Goetmals Wood (FR) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - Volomite - Victory Song - Sharif di Iesolo
Dam: Paradis Hornline (SE/ by Lindy´s Crown) – Maternal line: Peg (Matchless) (US)
Winning list

Hungary (3yr) – „101. Magyar Ügetóderby” – Budapest-Kincsem Park, July 4 – 1900 Meters – 10.000.000 HUF (ca. 32.000 EUR)
Tonnyo (Winning time: 1:16,6)
Sire: Incredible Cole (US) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - Scotland - Speedy Crown
Dam: Inteligent Star (AT/ by Oaklea Bluejay) – Maternal line: Brava I (HUN)
Winning list ( 3yr) / Winning list (4yr)

Germany (3yr) – „119. Deutsches Traber-Derby”  Berlin-Mariendorf, August 2 – 1900 Meters – 225.068 EUR
Ferrari Kievitshof (Winning time: 1:12,7)
Sire: Credit Winner (US) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - Volomite - Star's Pride - Super Bowl
Dam: She´s Got It All (US/ by Balanced Image) – Maternal line: Minnehaha (US)
Winning list

The Netherlands (3yr) – „Derby F” – Wolvega, August 23 – 2600 Meters – 52.000 EUR
Fidelity Rhythm (Winning time: 1:17,7)
Sire: Explosive Matter (US) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - Scotland - Speedy Crown - Valley Victory
Dam: Rhythm And Speed (NL/ by Tagliabue) – Maternal line: Goshen Maid (US)
Winning list

Denmark (4yr) – „Dansk Trav Derby” – Copenhagen-Charlottenlund, August 30 – 3000 Meters – 1.050.000 DKK (ca. 140.000 EUR)
Winston Sisa (Winning time: 1:13,3)
Sire: Ens Snapshot (US) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - Volomite - Star's Pride - S J´s Photo
Dam: Keeness Sisa (DK/ by Carmody Lobell) – Maternal line: Abbess (US)
Winning list

Czech Republik (4yr, International) – XXII. Klusácké derby Vystavba plynovodu – Bravantice, September 5 – 2140 Meters – ca. 15.000 EUR
Salet Teč
 (CZ) (Winning time: 1:15,8)
Sire: Lets Go (DE) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - Volomite - Star's Pride - Florestan
Dam: Sahara Tec (CZ/ by Grimaldi) – Maternal line: Midnight (US)
Winning list

Finland (4yr) – „Suuri Suomalainen Derby” – Helsinki-Vermo, September 5 – 2600 Meters – 220.000 EUR
Fabrice Duo (Winning time: 1:14,4)
Sire: Classico Merett (ITY) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - Peter Scott - Sam Williams - Carioca II - Fakir du Vivier - Coktail Jet
Dam: Caravan Lane (US/ by Lindy Lane) 
– Maternal line: Minnehaha (US)
Winning list

Slovenia (4yr) – „25. Slovenski Kasaski Derby” – Stožice Ljubljana, September 6 – 2600 Meters – 15.000 EUR
Lotte (Winning time: 1:18,3)
Sire: Brandy Dei Fiori (ITY) – 
Paternal line: Hambletonian - Scotland - Speedy Crown
Dam: Luciana (YUG/ by Dynamite Lobell) – Maternal line: Plewnaja (RUS)
Winning list

Sweden (4yr) – „Svenskt Trav Derby”  Malmö-Jägersro, September 6 – 2640 Meters – 4.000.000 SEK (ca. 460.000 EUR)
Conlight As (Winning time: 1:13,6)
Sire: Conway Hall (US) – Paternal line Hambletonian - Volomite - Victory Song - Garland Lobell
Dam: Delight As (SE/ by Striking Sahbra) – Maternal line: Nelly (Grey Denmark) (US)
Winning list

Norway (4yr) – „VG Norsk Travderby” – Oslo-Bjerke, September 13 – 2600 Meters – 2.175.000 NOK (ca. 240.000 EUR)
Glen Ord Superb (Winning time: 1:13,8)
Sire: Orlando Vici (FR) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - McKinney - Ogaden - Quadrophenio
Dam: Orions Hilda (NOR/ by Freezing Cold) – Maternal line: Minnehaha (US)
Winning list

Serbia (3yr) – „89. Srpski Kasacki Derby” – Subotica, September 20 – 2100 Meters – ca. 4.200 EUR
Samuel Becket A.T. (Winning time: 1:18,8)
Sire: Diablo va Bene (NOR) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - Volomite - Star's Pride - Nevele Pride
Dam: Simb Lorrikeet (SE/ by Pearsall Hanover) – Maternal line: Lady Ellen (US)
Winning list

Italy (3yr) – 88. Derby Italiano Del Trotto – Rome-Capannelle, October 11 – 2100 Meters – 770.000 EUR
Testimonial OK (Winning time: 1:12,8)
Sire: Varenne (ITY) – Paternal line: Hambletonian - Scotland - Speedy Crown
Dam: Miss Possessed (US/ by Self Possessed) – Maternal line: Medio (US)
Winning list

Conclusion:
– The motherline of Minnehaha was enormous successful this year with 3 winners (
Finland, Germany and Norway).
– Two of the oldest Trotting Countries in history, Hungary and Slovenia (former a part of Yugoslavia), have interesting winners out of a Hungarian  
   respectively Russian motherline.
– The Swedish Menhammar-Stallion
From Above sired the second Spanish Derby-Winner in a row.
– No Sire could have managed to have more than one winner in the Derbies.


The Derby Winner 2015 of the Czech Republik, Salet Teč.   www.czetra.xf.cz

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*Since classicfamilies.net made some updates, please use the Derby article of 2016 for the winning lists.

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