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Lucky Speed Wins Germany Gr1 Deutsches Derby
At Hamburg in Germany, the colt Lucky Speed (Silvano-Lysuna, by Monsun) scored a 0.75-length victory for trainer Peter Schiergen in the €500,000 Gr1 Deutsches Derby (2400m) for 3YO colts & fillies, over fellow colts Tres Blue (Anabaa Blue-Tres Ravi, by Monsun) & Nordvulkan (Kallisto-Nur Bani, by Artan). Sold by Stauffenberg BS for €46,000 to IVA-Alles at Baden-Baden's September Yearling Sale, Lucky Speed took his record to 3 wins (including last start's Gr3 Baravian Classic over 2000m) & 1 placing from 4 starts for €378,000 earnings.