KINGSTON, Jamaica – After many attempts King Tavari ridden by Shane Ellis finally found a way to get by the winning post in front only to be disqualified after a stewards’ inquiry and a jockey’s objection by second placed rider Reyan Lewis aboard Ronan’s Choice.
King Tavari according to the official announcement was disqualified for causing interference and intimidation to Ronan’s Choice in the stretch run.
Ronan’s Choice trained by Patrick Lynch won the Charles Hussey Trophy – a Maiden Condition event for three-year-old colts and geldings run over seven furlongs.
Ronan’s Choice went off at odds of 8-1. Second was King Tavari and third Sir Ian Links.
|RACE 8 MAID COND (3YOSCS&GELD) 1400M/7F 4:20 PM|
|1||9||Ronan's Choice||Reyan Lewis||8-1||$464||$138|
|2||12||King Tavari||Shane Ellis||8-5||$86|
|3||5||Sir Ian Links||Omar Walker||7-1||$104|
|4||7||San Siro||Raddesh Roman||7-1|
|5||10||Sea Cruise||Tevin Foster||7-1|
|TRAINER: Patrick Lynch|
|Hakeem Pottinger rides #4 Starboy Flyer|
|Splits: 24.1 x 47.2 x 1:13.3 - Time:1:29 - Margins: 3/4 x 5 - 14 RAN|
|***1st by the post King Tavari was disqualified and placed second|