Post positions have been drawn for the two elimination heats for the Eltilopp, which will be held Sunday, May 25, at the Solvalla track in Stockholm, Sweden. The US will be represented by Maven and Uncle Peter, who are in separate eliminations and have drawn posts 6 and 3, respectively. The defending champion, Nahar, will start from post 8 in the first elimination. The top four finishers advance to the final heat, which will determine the winner.
First elimination (post, horse, driver): 1--Shaq Is Back (Daniel Reden); 2--Prussia (Pietro Gubellini); 3--Timoko (Bjorn Goop); 4--Digital Ink (Orjan Kihlstrom); 5--Reven d'Amour (Erik Adielsson); 6--Maven (Yannick Gingras); 7--Truculent (Johnny Takter); 8--Nahar (Robert Bergh.
Second elimination: 1--Delicious (Daniel Reden); 2--Panne de Moteur (Orjan Kihlstrom); 3--Uncle Peter (David Miller); 4--Raja Mirchi (Lutfi Kolgjini); 5--Sanity (Erik Adielsson); 6--Caballion (Bjorn Goop); 7--Juliano Rags (Noralf Brakken); 8--Pascia' Lest (Enrico Bellei).
Well-known owner Bengt Agerup (Brixton Medical, Stall Zet) will have three chances to win the Elitlopp as he owns Shaq Is Back and Delicious and also shares ownership of Uncle Peter.