KINGSTON, Jamaica – Defying his nine years, Mr Ambassador (Jordan Barret) earned a hard-fought win in the Caymanas Monday (May 17) second after a duel with 3-5 favourite Another Commander (Youville Pinnock).
Trained by Errol Pottinger, Mr Ambassador won a $550,000 - $500,000 Claiming offering for three-year-olds and upwards horses at the minimum trip of five furlongs round.
From the off in this dash, Another Commander went straight to the lead and held that position turning into the straight with Mr Ambassador nearby.
For about a furlong and a quarter the two leaders battled for the winners’ position but Mr Ambassador got the better of Another Commander scoring by 1 ½ lengths. Third was Eddie’s Princess (Anthony Thomas).
Mr Ambassador was recording his 10th win from 69 starts.