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|
|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|
|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|