KINGSTON, Jamaica – Players of the now popular Reggae-6 exotic wager got off to a trembling start as Strike At Will upset the apple cart in the Caymanas Saturday (Nov 14) first at odds of 15-1.
The Reggae-6 with its carryover from yesterday of over $3.8 million now stands at a staggering $10.8 million.
Strike At Will a chance ride for Dane Dawkins replacing Kiaman McGregor took over with 2 ½ furlongs of the seven furlongs left in the Maiden Condition contest for three-year-old fillies only.
The 1-9 favourite and banker on many exotic bets She Boom ridden by Dane Nelson made rapid progress by the time the horses entered the straight, challenging on the wide outside.
With Strike At Will faltering in the final stages and with She Boom eating up the ground, the former just held to win by a short head to give trainer Tensang Chung his third winner this season.
Purposely (Ramon Nepare) was third.
|RACE 1 MAIDEN CONDITION (3-Y-O FILLIES ONLY) 7FUR 11:30 AM|
|1||6||Strike At Will||Dane Dawkins||15-1||$806||$69|
|4||13||Triple Seven||Oshane Nugent||22-1|
|5||2||Mighty Chelsea||Linton Steadman||49-1|
|TRAINER: Tensang Chung|
|Dane Dawkins rides #6 Strike At Will – LNS: #5 Champion Michaela|
|Splits:23.4 x 47.1 x 1:13.1 – Time: 1:28.3 – Margins: short head by 3 1/4 – 12 RAN|