A “Roman’ affair in the fourth as Deep Blue Sea wins on a canter

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Owner Sydney Roman (second left) with Deep Blue Sea in the winners' enclosure. The jockey is Raddesh Roman. (Photo: Kimberly Bartlett)

KINGSTON, Jamaica – It was a case of Roman domination in the fourth race won by the prohibited 1-9 favourite, Deep Blue Sea.

Trained by Johnny Wilmot, Deep Blue Sea is owned by Sydney Roman and was ridden to victory in the six-furlong four-year-old and up maiden contest by apprentice Raddesh Roman.

It was a one horse race as Raddesh Roman went straight to lead from the off winning by 16 lengths when the winning post arrived.

Second was Eleadontplay (Anthony Thomas – 5/1) second with Cruizinn Ted (Linton Steadman – 13/1), third.

DEEP BLUE SEA ROMAN RADDESH JUNE 27 2020
Jockey Raddesh Roman making sure all is well with Deep Deep Blue Sea as they leave the Parade Ring for the race track. (Photo: Kimberly Bartlett)
RACE 4 – MAIDEN COND(FOUR-YEAR-OLDS&UP) DIV 1, 1200M/6FUR 1:25 PM
Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place
1 12 Deep Blue Sea Raddesh Roman 1-9 $59 $52.50
2 1 Eleadontplay Anthony Thomas 5-1 $54.00
3 6 Cruizinn Jed Linton Steadman 13-1 $61.00 `
4 10 In The Blood Shane Richardson 7-1
5 5 Matriarch Osive Donegal 48-1
TRAINER: Johnny Wilmot
Splits: 23.3 x 47.0 Time: 1:13.3 – Margins: 16 x 3 – 12 RAN
EX:$216 Triple:$21,028 S/Fecta:$790
QU:$208 T/Fecta:$167 Hi-5:$6,750
D/E:$399