KINGSTON, Jamaica – Apprentice Youville Pinnock made it a quick double when he won on Pure Heart in the Caymanas Thursday second.
It was Pakman (Matthew Bennett) who set the early fractions with Pure Heart quite early today in the third slot.
Pakman took the field into the straight with Pure Heart trained by Patrick Lynch challenging on the inside.
In another hoof for hoof skirmish, Pinnock riding resolutely got the win over Pakman by a neck.
Third was Ridewiththemob (Dane Nelson).
Pure Heart closed a first and second race double for Pinnock.
The event won by Pure Heart was a three-year-old and upwards Optional Claimer $350,000 – $300,000) travelling 6 ½ furlongs.
|RACE 2 3YO&UP OPTIONAL CLAIMING ($350,000-$300,000) 1300M/6-1/2FUR 12:55 PM|
|1||8||Pure Heart||Youville Pinnock||6-5||$114||$65.00|
|4||1||Smarty Tradition||Nicholas Hibbert||14-1|
|5||2||Luminous Power||Roger Hewitt||30-1|
|TRAINER: Patrick Lynch|
|Splits: 23.3 x 47.3 x 1:14.4 – Time: 1:23.0 – Margins: neck by 2 1/4 – 8 RAN|