KINGSTON, Jamaica – From the starter let them go in the 8th, it was a front-end duel between 4-5 favourite Beach Boy and El Gringo in a maiden three-year-old - 6 ½ furlong contest.
In the straight, Beach Boy faded badly as El Gringo under a measured ride from Omar Walker found much more, pulling away for a 1 ½ length victory over Purple Wayne who was coming on well. San Siro was third.
El Gringo went off at odds of 7-2.
|RACE 8 MAIDEN CONDITION (THREE-YEAR-OLDS) 1300METRES/6 1/2FURLONGS 5:00 PM|
|1||4||El Gringo||Omar Walker||7-2||$240||$94|
|2||6||Purple Wayne||Anthony Thomas||8-1||$276|
|3||9||San Siro||Linton Steadman||9-5||$80|
|5||7||Beach Boy||Christopher Mamdeen||4-5|
|TRAINER: Donovan Russell|
|LNS: #10 Corazon Sin Miedo; #11 In The Blood||3|
|Splits: 23.3 x 47.0 x 1:13.3 - Time: 1:21.2 - Margins: 1 1/2 x 3 - 9 RAN|