KINGSTON, Jamaica – The first race of 10 on the Saturday card went as predicted as the howling 1-5 favourite, Purple Wayne duly obliged.
Racing in a Maiden Special Weight for three-year-olds run over 7 furlongs as the 1-5 on favourite, jockey Anthony Thomas kept Purple Wayne off the pace set by Cairo (Raddesh Roman – 2/1).
Bearing down to the stretch run, Purple Wayne made his move and moved clear of all rivals to win in a time of 1:28.1.
Second went to Cairo and third was Private Quest.
Purple Wayne is trained by Robert Pearson.
|RACE 1 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT (NB 3YO) 1,400M/7FUR 12:40 PM|
|1||6||Purple Wayne||Anthony Thomas||1-5||$65||$51.00|
|3||1||Private Quest||Jordan Barrett||17-1||$53|
|4||2||Galway Bay||Tevin Foster||23-1|
|5||3||Casual Peach||Shane Ellis||8-1|
|TRAINER: Robert Pearson|
|Splits:23.3 x 47.0 x 1:13.0 - Time:1:28.1 - Margins: - 7 RAN|