KINGSTON, Jamaica – The final race of the popular Reggae-6 wager proved to be the difficult one after horse number 11 at 11-1, Itsabeautifulday obliged in what was also the Caymanas Saturday sixth.
A total of $6.4 million was wagered in the Reggae-6 with 37 winners emerging for a payout of $84,927 each.
Itsabeautifulday trained by Phillip Lee and ridden by Robert Halledeen stayed closed to the inside rails in this five-year-old and upwards non-winners of two contest at five furlongs straight.
With two furlongs left to go, Miss Cookie (Dick Cardenas) surged in front and looked like the winning was a mere formality by Halledeen got rolling on Itsabeautifulday who ate up the ground in the final furlong winning by two lengths.
Miss Cookie was second and Adwa third.
|RACE 6 NB5YO&UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V (NW2) 1000M/5FUR ST 2:30 PM|
|2||9||Miss Cookie||Dick Cardenas||3-1||$116.00|
|4||10||Fighting Valbee||Ramon Nepare||34-1|
|5||3||Nez Perce||Tevin Foster||36-1|
|Trainer: Phillip Lee|
|Romario Spencer rides #2 Moon; Aaron Chatrie rides #5 Star Lee|
|Splits: 23.1 x 47.0 - Time: 1:02.2 - Margins: 2 by 1 1/2 - 12 RAN|