KINGSTON, Jamaica – Apprentice Samantha Fletcher conjured her fifth career win when she piloted 5-2 chance, Miss Nancy to victory for trainer Clifford Atkinson Jr coming down the five straight to wrap-up the day’s racing at Caymanas Park.
Miss Nancy raced somewhere in mid-pack as the field of 16 was strung out across the track in the $250,000 - $200,000 Optional Claiming event.
Moving close to the inside rails with a furlong and a half to go, Fletcher got Miss Nancy to move and they then sped away from the rest to win by 3 ¼ lengths.
Second went to 44-1 shot Aquilo with Smokescreen at 7-1 third.
|RACE 10 OPT CLM $250-$200,000 (3YO&UP)(NB6YO&UP/NW3)(NB5YO&UP/MDN) 1,000M/5F S 6:00 PM|
|1||13||Miss Nancy||Samantha Fletcher||5-2||$186||$93|
|4||15||Jason’s Gold||Christopher Mamdeen||5-2|
|5||8||Princess Statistic||Linton Steadman||14-1|
|TRAINER: Clifford Atkinson Jnr|
|Splits: 23.3 x 47.4 - Time: 1:02.3 - Margins: 3 1/4 x 2 - 16 RAN|