Weekend Jazz shows his love for the five straight in Caymanas seventh

Jockey Oshane Nugent gets down low in the saddle as he pushed Weekend Jazz to victory over Voytek (Dick Cardenas. (Photo: Kimberly Bartlett)
Weekend Jazz being led home by his groom Errol Moodie. (Photo: Kimberly Bartlett)

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Three-year-old chestnut colt Weekend Jazz, again displayed his love for the five straight, with another victory over the course.

That win by Weekend Jazz ridden by Oshane Nugent and trained by Byron Davis was his third career win and all have been achieved while coming down the straight.

Today, dawn at one, in a Restricted Stakes for three-year-olds and upwards, Weekend Jazz quickly tacked across to mid-track as Basilicus – shot off in front on the outside.

Entering the main track Voytex (Dick Cardenas) took over and started to pull away but Nugent brought Weekend Jazz with his winning run, and in the end won by 1 ½ lengths.

Voytex was second and Rum With Me (Dane Dawkins) third.

The winning time was 58.3 seconds.

Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place
1 1 Weekend Jazz Oshane Nugent 4-1 $255.00
2 6 Voytek Dick Cardenas 5-1
3 4 Rum With Me Dane Dawkins 12-1
4 2 Eagle One Anthony Thomas 2-1
5 7 Basilicus Paul Francis 6-5
Trainer: Byron Davis
LNS: #3 Solid Approach
Splits:22.2 x 45.2 – Time:58.3 – Margins: 1 1/4 by a nose – 6 RAN
EX:$2,032 T/Fecta:$3,028 Triple:$13,354
D/E:$1,386 S/Fecta:$18,838


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