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“I did a canter….”


…, she is the best AQPS (non-thoroughbred) I have ever ridden.She is able to accelerate as a thoroughbred.”

This is what Christophe Soumillon said after winning with URBAINE in the Grand Prix des AQPS, Prix du Journal Geny Courses at Nantes on June 11th.

She started in second position, accelerated at the entrance of the finishing straight and left the other horses on the spot to finish much better than anyone else in the race.


For the petty side of history, after URTICAIRE was sold, some of our competitors were thrilled with her departure to Ireland and thought there was no one else of this level around. Bad luck for them, URBAINE took over.