The main event on the second race Sunday came from the trotters. The outsider Apollo San left his opponents with no chance. The Jurassian Daniel Grüter as owner, trainer and driver rolled into personal union and was thrilled with his clear victory in front of Ramona Lap and last Sunday’s winner Super Berry Chenou. Once again, with the surface too soft for his liking, the favourite Spike had to be content with a very unusual last place.
The CREDIT SUISSE – GP of Sils, the second race of the Credit Suisse Skikjöring Trophy was highly disputed. Neither last Sunday’s winner Strade Kirk with Jakob Broger nor the acting Queen of the Engadine, Valeria Holinger with her Usbekia, were able to compete for victory. Pinot, who galloped behind at the back of the field for a considerable time, fought for victory after a tactically clever race by Alfredo “Lupo” Wolf.
One week after the first pony gallop race in the history of White Turf, the race ponies with a height of up to 140 centimetres and their young girl and boy riders, again delighted the spectators at the Calixus AG winter prize. This time, there were two new winners in the different categories. Taifuna again won Category C with Julia Gutekunst. In Category B, victory this time went to Nikita – who had become rider-less last week – with Ardis Müller. Among the smallest ponies, the 19-year-old grey mare ridden by Florence Gähwiler dominated.