Denmark: Klampenborg: Storm's finish earns consolation.Gaelic Storm gained minor consolation for his disappointing fourth in Norway on Thursday, when justifying 8-5 favouritism in the Tivoli Sprint Cup, over six furlongs at Klampenborg, Copenhagen, yesterday.
Mark Johnston's six-year-old, ridden by Scandinavian champion Kim Andersen For the jockey, see .
Kim Andersen (born October 2, 1958 in Malling, Denmark) is a former professional Danish road bicycle racer and current cycling team directeur sportif. Since 2004, he has been a directeur sportif for Danish outfit Team CSC. , produced a strong finish to beat front-running Prime Match a length, with Prins Eugen four lengths in third.
Montalban, one of two German raiders, kicked off an ultra-international autumn campaign, with a two-length win over Inchrory in Denmark's first pattern race, the Group 3 Monofiber Scandinavian Open Championship.
The Lord Huntingdon-bred son of Mondrian is trained by Andreas Lowe at Cologne and races for Stall Hanse hanse
A medieval merchant guild or trade association.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Middle Low German, from Old High German hansa, military troop. , stable name of Hans Pavenstedt.
Plans are to run next in either Longchamp's Prix Gladiateur The Prix Gladiateur is a Group 3 flat horse race in France for four-year-old and above thoroughbreds. It is run over a distance of 3,100 metres (approximately 1 mile 7½ furlongs) at Longchamp Racecourse in September. in September, or at Taby four days later in the Stockholm Cup. That could be followed by the Prix du Cadran The Prix du Cadran is a Group 1 flat horse race in France for four-year-old and above thoroughbreds. It is run over a distance of 4,000 metres (approximately 2 miles 4 furlongs) at Longchamp Racecourse during the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe meeting in early October. and a crack at the Melbourne Cup The Melbourne Cup is Australia's major annual thoroughbred horse race. Billed as The race that stops a nation, it is for three-year-olds and over, and covers a distance of 3,200 metres. It is generally regarded as the most prestigious "two-mile" handicap in the world. .
Andersen tried to make all on Inchrory, tactics earlier successful in a Listed race at Taby, but they were never allowed to go clear.
Montalban, held up in rear by Lennart Hammer-Hansen and still last with five furlongs to run, made progress on the turn to dispute second with Valley Chapel and Albaran as they straightened for home.
He caught Inchrory over a furlong furlong: see English units of measurement. out for a two-length success. Valley Chapel and Albaran, both Norwegian-trained, were one and a half lengths and two lengths further back.
Hammer-Hansen, apprenticed in his native Denmark, has been based in Germany for last nine years .
The winner returned 10.68kr, including a one Dkr stake.