Rare winner for jockey Andre Martin as Justsaytheword creates mild 5-1 upset in Caymanas Saturday first

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Jockey Andre Martin

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Once again racing without spectators present, the 10-race card at Caymanas Park got underway after a delayed start to accommodate a change of rider with Justsaytheword winning for jockey Andre Martin and trainer Randolph Scott.

In the Restricted Allowance call for five-year-olds and upwards non-winners of two run over seven furlongs, it was a close and revolving lead involving 3-5 chance Alexa’s Star and Golden Eye. At this time Martin had Justsaytheword in mid-pack in the field of 11 runners.

Alexa’s Star took over in the straight but Martin had Justsaytheword in his ackee, pulling away for a one and a quarter length victory. Alexa’s Star although fighting to the end finished second place with Whatever in third.

This was the first in a while for Martin and his first for 2020.

Saturday, March 21, 2020
RACE 1 RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V (NB5YO&UP/NW2) 1400M/7FURLONGS 12:15PM
Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place q
1 9 Justsaytheword Andre Martin 5-1 $321 $61.00
2 3 Alexa’s Star Dane Nelson 3-5 $55.00
3 5 Whatever Kiaman McGregor 18-1 $95.00
4 10 Quora Shane Ellis 5-1
5 2 Shesaysyes Jordan Barrett 47-1
TRAINER: Randolph Scott
Raddesh Roman rides # 12 Estalita; LNS#1 Pinders Valley, Kiaman McGregor rides #5 -Whatever
Splits:24.3 x 48.0 x 1:14.0 – Time:1:30.0 – Margins:1 1/4 x 4 – 11 RAN
Ex:$1,022 T/Fecta:$1,440 Hi-5:$8,631
Qu:$311 S/Fecta:$3,768

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