KINGSTON, Jamaica – Miss Linda Wray ridden by apprentice Matthew Bennett and trained by Ray Phillips opened the Caymanas Monday programme winning at odds of 5-1.
Miss Linda Wray earned her fifth career victory from 44 starts in an Optional Claimer (three-year-old's and upwards) in the $250,000 - $200,000 bracket.
Herecomestheboss (Daniel Satchell) went to the front and took the field to the three-furlong point in the contest when she was passed by Waltzing Matilda (Youville Pinnock) who held the advantage when they entered the straight.
Miss Linda Wray had made up significant ground by then and shot by the leader early in the stretch drive to win by all of 11 lengths.
Ridingwiththemob who failed to be close to the leaders throughout ran on for second with Bay Commander (Chalrick Budhai) third.
|RACE 1 3YO&UP OPTIONAL CLAIMING ($250,000-$200,000) 1300M/6-1/2 FUR 12:10 PM|
|1||11||Miss Linda Wray||Matthew Bennett||5-1||$308||$73.00|
|3||3||Bay Commander||Chalrick Budhai||4-1||$67.00|
|5||4||Smarty Tradition||Shane Ellis||9-1|
|TRAINER: Ray Phillips|
|Splits: 24.4 x 49.3 x 1:15.3 - Time: 1:23.2 - Margins: 11 by 1 1/2 - 12 RAN|