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Monday, August 20, 2018

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DARBY, PATTERSON COMBINE FOR DOUBLE

The combination of trainer Ryan Darby and jockey Javaniel Patterson posted a working double on Saturday's 10-race programme at Caymanas Park.

The duo won with Camouflage and Reassurance. Camouflage just edged out Beast (Natalie Berger) by half-a-length in a driving finish going two furlongs (400m).

The winning time was 24.0. Reassurance came from far behind to beat Sharp Skirt (Oneil Mullings) and Prince Sammo (Dane Dawkins) by three parts of a length going five-and-a-half furlongs (1,100m).

They came home in a time of 1:08.0. The wins gave Darby his 13th for the season and Patterson his 20th.

LAWRENCE FREEMANTLE NOTCHES THIRD WIN

Trainer Lawrence Freemantle registered his third win for the season when Play Station came home in the 10th event on Saturday.

Going over seven furlongs (1,400m) with Anthony Thomas doing the riding honours, Play Station picked up the lead approaching the final bend and ran away from rivals.

The bay mare won by three-and-three-quarter length beating Original Train (Aaron Chatrie), Flying Miracle (Devon A Thomas) and Director Daley (Omar Simpson) in a time of 1:31.1.

FIVE HORSES CLAIMED ON SATURDAY

There was little activity in the claiming box as only five horses changed hands on the 10-race programme last Saturday at Caymanas Park.

Neville Peralto claimed Beast for owner Geraint Parchment from Borris McIntosh, while Lawrence Fremantle claimed Song On Track for owner Craig Russell from Rudolph Hardial from the third race. Both horses were claimed for $120,000 each.

In the ninth race, Donovan Plummer claimed Stir It Up for owner Randall Shaw from Borris McIntosh for $550,000 and Neville Peralto claimed Danos La Paz for owner New Blue Limited from Rudolph Hardial also for $550,000. Rudolph Hardial claimed Leighton Reid for owner Teddy Levi from Delroy Wisdom for $180,000 from the 10th race.

SIMPLY OUTRAGEOUS: Coming to come

Simply Outrageous' win in a Restricted Allowance event over seven-and-ahalf furlongs (1,500m) on Wednesday (August 15, 2018) was another sign of his growth.

Trained by Dwight Chen, Simply Outrageous slammed rivals by five-a-half length in an encouraging time of 1:32.1 for the distance.

Simply Outrageous got a good break but had to sit behind Uncle Vinnie (Aaron Chatrie), who led the small field of seven runners. Winter Is Coming (Anthony Thomas) tracked the leaders from third, just in front of Musketoon (Dick Cardenas).

Approaching the final bend, Simply Outrageous went to the front to win easily.

Subbie (Bebeto Harvey) came on strong towards the end in the native-bred four-year-old and upward non-winners of three other than for second money. Winter Is Coming was game and ended in third place.

Scott was particularly pleased with the performance of Simply Outrageous.

“Brilliant. The performance was just brilliant. I mean, the trainer went back to the drawing board after her last run and today (Wednesday) she [Simply Outrageous] came back good and won.

“I would be glad if I can get the opportunity to ride her next time. She is a good horse and she keeps on improving and we only can expect much better from her as she matures,” Scott told the Supreme Racing Guide.

TRAINER WINSTON MORRIS — A WINNER

Trainer Winston Morris, who has been winless for a while now, finally found the winners' enclosure for the first time this season when Anwar released the maiden tag in a six-and-ahalf- furlong (1,300m) event on Saturday.

Ridden by Bebeto Harvey, Anwar (Tradition — Adina) tracked the leader Young Boy Eddy (Javaniel Patterson) for most of the way before taking up the running in deep stretch and going on to win by five-and-a-half length in the native-bred three-yearold maiden condition race.

Young Boy Eddy was second with Danceallnight (Phillip Parchment) getting third and Sly Stalloon (Oneil Scott) fourth in 1:22.0. The win was also a long overdue one for Harvey.

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