how Horsy Dream defeated Idao de Tillard

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What an acceleration! After waiting wisely behind the leaders, Éric Raffin found the opening and launched his trotter “Horsy Dream” like a rocket towards the coronation in the Prix René Ballière, this Sunday June 23, 2024, in Vincennes. Already winner of the Elitloppet, the horse of Ornais trainer Pierre Belloche dominates the champion “Idao de Tillard” and this spring of his entire class.

Hero of this Champions Day with three victories, Eric Raffin raises his arm: his horse Horsy Dream dominates the René Ballière prize after a spectacular burst of speed. | © BRUNO VANDEVELDE – TROT


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  • Hero of this Champions Day with three victories, Eric Raffin raises his arm: his horse Horsy Dream dominates the René Ballière prize after a spectacular burst of speed. | © BRUNO VANDEVELDE – TROT

In Orne, one champion always hides another. All winter, Idao de Tillard burst through the screen until the supreme coronation: the Prize of America. During this time, Horsy Dream bided his time, being “preserved”, as they say in the jargon.

And now in the spring, one Formula 1 chases the other. One month after flying over the Elitloppet (the equivalent of a Grand Slam in tennis) and breaking the European record for…

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