Face Time Bourbon, the best trotter in France at present, posted his 10th victory in a Group 1 race Saturday afternoon (Aug. 29) at Vincennes in the Criterium des 5 Ans.
As usual Björn Goop was in the sulky behind Face Time Bourbon, who is trained by Sebastian Guarato.
Criterium des 5 Ans is raced over 3,000 meters (1-15/16 miles) and Face Time Bourbon, who won very easily, was timed in 1:56f (mile rate). The purse for the winner was $90,000.
On the same card, the Criterium des 4 Ans was won by Go On Boy with trainer Romain Derieux in the bike. The distance was 2,850 meters or approximately 1-3/4 miles and Go On Boy was timed in 1:56.4 (mile rate). The purse for the winner was also $90,000.
Go On Boy and Face Time Bourbon are sired by Ready Cash.