KINGSTON, Jamaica – Toona Ciliata (Soul Warrior – Red Gold) defied the odds of shouldering 130 lb to give a truly wonderful display in the eighth of 11 races on the Saturday (July 11) card at Caymanas Park.
Under strong handling from Dane Nelson in the final furlong and a half on the inside rails, Toona Ciliata quickened impressively to catch long-time leader Patriarch (Oshane Nugent 3/1) while holding the challenge of stablemate Prince Charles.
Toona Ciliata was winning his second consecutive race for champion trainer Anthony Nunes.
The winning time was 1:19.2 and the winning margins 1 ½ by three lengths.
|RACE 8 OPEN ALLOW (3-Y-O&UP) 1300M/6 1/2FUR 4:11 PM|
|1||6||Toona Ciliata||Dane Nelson||4-5||$99.00||$66.00|
|2||7||Prince Charles||Reyan Lewis||7-2||$76|
|4||1||Bruce Wayne||Paul Francis||12-1|
|5||4||Chace The Great||Dane Dawkins||2-1|
|TRAINER: Anthony Nunes|
|Splits:23.0 x 45.3 x 1:11.2 – Time: 1:19.2 – Margins: 1 1/2 x 3 – 7 RAN|