Top Self earns triple for Anthony Thomas, double for Wayne DaCosta after a close finish

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Jockey Anthony Thomas (left -red and white silks) and trainer Wayne DaCosta.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – It was as close as it could possibly be in today’s (July 5) ninth race.

In a finish for the ages, Top Shelf with Anthony Thomas in the saddle and Enuffisenuff with Omar Walker replacing Dane Nelson fought out the ‘mother of all finishes’ in a Restricted Allowance contest for four-year-olds and upwards run over 5 ½ furlongs.

Top Shelf took over the lead with a furlong to go but Walker after navigating some traffic issues in the early portion of the straight brought Enuffisenuff with a scorching run and just failed by literally a hair to gain victory. The official distance was listed as a nose.

Sir Kel was 4 ½ lengths behind in third.

Top Shelf who clocked a time of 1:06.4, completed a triple for Thomas and a double for trainer Wayne DaCosta.

RACE 9 REST ALLOW IV (4YOS&UP/NW3) 1100MS/5 1/2FUR 5:15 PM
Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place
1 10 Top Shelf Anthony Thomas 7-2 $235 $88
2 2 Enuffisenuff Omar Walker 9-2 $72
3 12 Sir Kel O’brien White 28-1 $251.00
4 6 Nevada Youville Pinnock 5-2
5 9 Yetagain Reyan Lewis 31-1
TRAINER: Wayne DaCosta
LNS:#13 Extruder – Omar Walker rides #2 Enuffisenuff
Splits: 23.1 x 46.2 – Time:1:06.4 – Margins: nose x 4 1/2 – 12 RAN
Ex:$591 T/Fecta:$3,121 Triple:$5,708
QU:240 S/Fecta:$13,193 Hi-5:$35,687
D/E:$481 Pick-9:c/o$1,500,900.05