KINGSTON, Jamaica – Coming from dead last for most of the eighth race, Ricky Ricardo under strong guidance from Phillip Parchment, gobbled up the last two furlongs to earn a ¾ length victory over Reigning King and Innovator.
The eighth race was a Restricted Allowance IV event for four-year-olds and upwards run over seven furlongs.
Ricky Ricardo then had to survive a long stewards’ inquiry and a jockey’s objection from third by the post Aaron Chatrie on Innovator. After the stewards’ inquiry and jockey’s objection there was no change to the order of finish.
Ricky Ricardo clocked a time of 1:28.4 for the seven furlongs of the race.
|1||5||Ricky Ricardo||Phillip Parchment||6-5||$114||$53|
|2||6||Reigning King||Dane Nelson||6-5||$53|
|4||2||Friendly Neighbour||Kiaman McGregor||99-1|
|TRAINER: Wayne DaCosta|
|Stewards' Inquiry - no change|
|Splits:24.3 x 47.2 x 1:12.4 Time:1:28.4 Margins: 3/4 x 1/2 - 9 RAN|