RACE – Five-year-old and upwards Claiming $180,000 – $200,000
DISTANCE – four furlongs
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Zi Beast at odds of 1-2 continued the early trend of obliging favourites thus far on the Caymanas Saturday (December 12) programme.
Trained by the in-form Ryan Darby and ridden by apprentice Roger Hewitt, it was never a race from the off as Zi Beast took control early in the middle of track and blew away from rivals to win by 5 ½ lengths.
Second by the post Willowdene (Sadiki Blake) was disqualified and placed behind fourth placed Special Prosecutor (Shane Richardson).
The finals placings read first – Zi Beast; second Smokescreen – Aaron Chatie and third Special Prosecutor.
Zi Beast was winning for the fifth time from 27 career starts, while Darby secured his 25th winner of the year. For apprentice Hewitt it was his eighth.
|RACE 4 5YO&UP CLAIMING ($180K-$150K) 800M/4FUR 12:55 PM|
|1||10||Zi Beast||Roger Hewitt||1-2||$76||$57.00|
|3||4||Special Prosecutor||Shane Richardson||2-1||$72.00||`|
|5||13||Pandora’s Box||Samantha Fletcher||16-1|
|Trainer: Ryan Darby|
|Willowdene disqualified from second and place fourth|
|Splits: 23.1 – Time: 47.3 – Margins: 5 1/2 by 1 1/4- 13 RAN|