Dane Nelson joins the winners on K D Flyer for trainer Gary Griffiths in Caymanas fourth

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Dane Nelson on K D Flyer (Photo: Kimberly Bartlett)

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Showing his distinctive likeness for the five straight course, K D Flyer with Dane Nelson in the saddle won the fourth race at the Park.

The event was an Optional Claimer ($650,000 – $600,000) for horses five-year-old and upwards.

Always with the pack on K D Flyer, Nelson bided his time on the Gary Griffiths charge to gain the ascendency a furlong out winning by 2 ½ lengths. Dee Danger (Oshane Nugent – 4-5) was second with Outrageous Taj (Shane Ellis – 7-1) in the third slot.

The winning time was 59.4.

RACE 4 OPT CLM $650K-$600K (3YO&UP/(NB5YO&UP/NW4) 1000M/5FUR STR 1:50PPM
Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place
1 7 K D Flyer Dane Nelson 1-1 $103 $53.00
2 2 Dee Danger Oshane Nugent 4-5 $53.00
3 9 Outrageous Taj Shane Ellis 7-1 $64.00 `
4 8 Night Light Kiaman McGregor 24-1
5 5 Armageddon Odeen Edwards 10-1
TRAINER: Gary Griffiths
Raddesh Roman rides #4 Adoring Lady – Mathew Bennett rides #8 Night Light
Splits: 22.4 x 45.0 – Time: 59.4 – Margins: 2 1/4 x 3/4 – 9 RAN
EX:$291 T/Fecta:$163 S/Fecta:$1,018
D/E:$1,129 Triple:$16,697 Hi-5:$1,962