Andover Hall is the early favorite at 2-to-1 odds, even though he was edged in his elimination race.
The first 24 cyclists held an elimination race, which was won by Jacquinot.
An elimination race ended day one; the race was held at 21:45.
His crew came from behind, placing sixth in early elimination races among eight international skippers.
Setup (2009): Three elimination races from which the first four horses progressed to the final 14 days later.
Setup (2009): Four elimination races and final 14 days later.
The 1995 elimination races are a gantlet by any sporting standard.
"He was too tight at the gate," Allen said, referring to the elimination race.
He drove against his son Mike in an elimination race.
The final of the event is preceded by a number of elimination races, taking place the same day.