Trebol – Eviva España!

The first spanish bred trotter ever to win a group 1 race in Europe

Unbelievable: Trebol of Spain wins the Kymi Grand Prix in front of Oasis Bi, Maven, Seabiscuit and Timoko.   Foto: Gerard Forni


Trebol has been successful in Paris-Vincennes before his big victory in Finland.   Foto: Gerard Forni

Though, an exotic horse with an exotic pedigree. Indeed, we follow that fella for quite some time, but no later when he made attention in the latest Winter Meetings at Paris-Vincennes. His speed seemed incredible...

Pedigree Trebol

Saturday, June 27, he competed in the 150.000 Euro Kymi Grand Prix at Kouvola, Finland, as a 154:10 longshot against most of the best horses in Europe (you may consider that Robert Bi was not there, Timoko seems a little out of shape and Maven should be at her best over the mile distance, but still…). What he showed then after an adventurous trip through the field was enormous. With incrdible speed and to the cheers of his driver Gabriel Angel Pou Pou he catched the seemingly hurried away Maven and won the race in a nice time of 1:11,8 (1.55 3/5) over 2100 meters (appr. 1,4 miles).

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Sam Williams

As you might expect it from a horse from Spain, Trebol has a very interesting pedigree, if not say, an absolutely exotic one. And indeed, it is:

There is absolutely no big fantasy in that Pedigree, the first cross between Sire and Dam is in the 8th generation of the Sire and in the 6th of the Dam, it is lately a 8x8x8x8x8x8x6-Outcross to the influential Sire Peter Scott, the Sire of Sam Williams, who gave the breed of the so called Trotteur Francais an enormous impact. Seldom seen such a pedigree before.

Anyway, a great horse. 2007 born Trebol has now earnings of about 500.000 EUR. It will be interesting to follow the carrer of that outstanding spanish horse, but we expect to see the guy in the Prix d’Amérique 2016. And, of course, he will stand as a Sire in Spain later on...


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