German gallop Derby: Four-iron in the fire by Henk Grewe

Wonderful Moon – what a poetic Name. Just the thought of a horse in a romantic moon night might move a sensitive weather, this Sunday at 151. The German Derby i

German gallop Derby: Four-iron in the fire by Henk Grewe

Wonderful Moon – what a poetic Name. Just the thought of a horse in a romantic moon night might move a sensitive weather, this Sunday at 151. The German Derby in Hamburg (to put it live on Sport1) a small sum to the stallion. But that is not the sole reason why he is on the favorites list. Most of the soldiers of fortune at a look at meticulously the inputs of the horses before you place your bet via Smartphone, and there's Wonderful Moon, among other things, as the winner of the Cologne-based Union-race, of an important Derby-Tests has a good sound.His father, Sea The Moon is the Derby winner in 2014.

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he Also comes from the stables of Henk Grewe, the Champion Trainer in 2019, has won this year already more than twice as much prize money as the competition. And in addition, has decided to Grewes stable jockey andrasch Starke up, could choose from among four horses, for Wonderful Moon. Strong is the most experienced, and most successful Derby rider in the field. He won this breeding classic seven times before, knows the track in Hamburg-Horn like the back of his hand and knows exactly when to move where in order to obtain Optimum results.

But on paper, the horse race can not be won, such as the expert knowledge among the bettors from painful experience. The competition is not sleeping. High, the stallion Dicaprio, Wonderful Moonsgv stable mate is considered to be. The second man in the barn Grewe, the French Clément Lecoeuvre, has chosen for him. A piece of behind the mold Adrian manoeuvring – never a mold has won the Derby, it would be a slow time and Only the Brave. Four iron so the stable Grewe in the fire, you could say the Cologne can attack riding.

"The tension is high," says Grewe: "This is a big race that everyone wants to win. And we have never won.“ With his first Derby victory, he would crown his successful promotion to the German top-of – his company has only been around for six years. And cash improve: 390 000 of the total of 650 000 euros in prize money for the winner, the Trainer receives ten percent. Twelve horses has called Grewe last October for the Derby, four are healthy and strong enough to be there on Sunday. Also this shows that The man wants to know.

"It would have to be wagered"

In the anticipation and the tension but mixes in the case of Grewe, given the current situation of the concern. "To my stables, I'm the next two, three years actually, not a big head. Rather the entire industry,“ he says. The horse racing has in this country been lost for quite some time dramatically to attraction. The exclusion of spectators due to the Corona-crisis leads to a race-off sponsors, because you can invite your customers to the stands.

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 07:19

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