Biblical Legend at 9-2 wins Caymanas Wednesday 2nd as another odds-on favourite falls

Biblical Legend (Youville Pinnock) getting the better of Diosa de Oro (Dane Nelson). (Photo; Kimberly Bartlett)
Biblical Legend (Youville Pinnock) getting the better of Diosa de Oro (Dane Nelson). (Photo; Kimberly Bartlett)

RACE 2 – Three-year-olds and upwards Optional Claiming $450,000 -$400,000

RACE DISTANCE 8 furlongs (one mile)

KINGSTON, Jamaica – In a driving finish, Biblical Legend under strong handling by apprentice Youville Pinnock got up to beat the 1-2 favourite Disoa de Oro (Dane Nelson) in the Caymanas Wednesday second.

Diosa de Oro took went to the front when the gates opened with Biblical Legend close up. Pinnock then pulled back Biblical Legend further behind Diosa de Oro watching closely.

Diosa de Oro made a move with three furlongs remaining and entered the straight with the lead. At this time Pinnock took Biblical Legend to the inside rails and started to challenge.

The two, Biblical Legend and Diosa de Oro battled it out with the former getting the better when the post arrived by half a length.

RACE 2 3YO&UP OPTIONAL CLAIMING ($450,000-$400,000) 1600M/8FUR 12:20 PM
Pos. No.
Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place
1 1 Biblical Legend Youville Pinnock 9-2 $289 $92.00
2 3 Diosa de Oro Dane Nelson 1-2 $66.00
3 2 Sir Puddington Matthew Bennett 7-1 $124.00
4 4 Tradition Ruja Lahoe 11-1
5 6 Radical Roshane Johnson 9-2
TRAINER: Joseph Durrant
Splits: 24.3 x 48.0 x 1:14.1 – Time: 1:42.1 – Margins: 1/2 x 1 1/2 – 8 RAN
EX:$1,236 T/Fecta:$1,044
D/E:$1,958 S/Fecta:$4,413

 

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