Dane Nelson cuts into Anthony Thomas’ lead as Black Royalty wins Caymanas Saturday (Dec 19) second

Black Royalty - Dane Nelson
Black Royalty - Dane Nelson

RACE TYPE: 4 year-old and upwards maiden condition  

DISTANCE: 7 furlongs

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Dane Nelson show got rolling in the Caymanas Saturday (Dec 19) second as Black Royalty turned out to be an easy winner.

It was really not a race as Black Royalty was kept off the front end by Nelson before sweeping by all at the top of the lane.

Black Royalty trained by Steven Todd was winning for the first time from 36 starts.

Second was Vodka (Hakeem Pottinger) with third going to  Stacyslady (Samantha Fletcher).

Nelson who started the day on 79 wins is now only four wins behind leader Anthony Thomas (80 wins) in the race for jockeys’ championship honours.

RACE 2 4YO&UP MAIDEN CONDITION RACE 1400M/7FUR 11:40 AM
Pos. No.
Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place
1 8 Black Royalty Dane Nelson 3-5 $81 $52.50
2 1 Vodka Hakeem Pottinger 14-1 $52.50
3 5 Stacyslady Samantha Fletcher 17-1 $52.50
4 7 Lambana Richard Byrd 6-1
5 3 Sweet Medicine Calvin Bailey 8-5
TRAINER: Steven Todd
LNS: 6 Mansur Musur
Splits:25.0 x 49.3 x 1:16.2 – Time:1:33.0 – Margins: 3 by a neck – 8 RAN
1,053 T/Fecta:$990
D/E:$599 S/Fecta:$3,580

 

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