RACE TYPE: 2-year-old maiden special weight – Starter’s Trophy
DISTANCE: 4 furlongs
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Chandra’s Law, a chestnut filly by Sensational Slam – She’s Spectacular got her career off to a winning start with victory in the Starter’s Trophy.
Draw at 11 in the field of 11, Nelson positioned Chandra’s Law close to the leader Sure Curlin before moving across to the middle of the race track.
At that stage, Chandra’s Law straightened his mount before pulling away for a comfortable victory first time of asking.
Trained by champion Anthony Nunes, Chandra’s Law was clocked in a time of 46.0 seconds.
Second went to Sure Curlin and third Sudden Flight.
After just three races, Nelson has secured a double to be just three wins behind Anthony Thomas in the jockey’s race.
|RACE 3 **STARTER’S TROPHY** NB2YO MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT 800M/4FUR ST 12:15 PM|
|1||11||Chandra’s Law||Dane Nelson||1-1||$100||$52.50|
|2||6||Sure Curlin||Robert Halledeen||5-2||$57.00|
|3||10||Sudden Flight||Anthony Thomas||3-1||$56.00|
|4||1||Unwritten Law||Aaron Chatrie||3-1|
|5||4||Seven Stars||Omar Walker||6-1|
|Trainer: Anthony Nunes|
|Splits: 22.3 – Time:46.0 – Margins: 1 3/4 by a short head – 11 RAN|