TRAINER LEROY TOMLINSON WINS FIRST TWO RACES OF 2021
TRAINER Leroy Tomlinson began the 2021 racing season on a excessive when he saddled the primary two winners on the nine-race programme.
Tomlinson gained with Portion within the first race and Miss Hazel within the second name. Portion, with apprentice Roger Hewitt within the saddle, sat behind the tempo within the early a part of the 6 ½-furlong (1,300m) occasion earlier than overpowering horses in deep stretch to win by three-parts of a size. Portion, operating with the cheekpieces on, bought dwelling forward of Star Lee (Kerry-Gayl Robinson) and Moon (Matthew Bennett) in a time of 1:27.2.
Miss Hazel was a straightforward 4 ½-length winner of a native-bred five-year-old and upwards Restricted Allowance V (NW2) contest at seven furlongs (1,400m). Ridden by Reyan Lewis, Miss Hazel surrounded runners on the high of the stretch and went on to win forward of Thunderstrike (Anthony Thomas) and Candy Shock (Devon A Thomas). The ultimate time was 1:29.0.
DR BANNER WINS $1-m MCKAY SECURITY LIMITED TROPHY
RUNNING with the blinkers and tongue tie on, the Michael Beecham-owned and educated Dr Banner circled his type to defeat rivals within the $1-million McKay Safety Restricted Trophy run over three furlongs (600m).
Ridden by Paul Francis, Dr Banner broke properly and stayed with the sector for the primary furlong (200m) earlier than pulling away in closing levels of the race to win by 4 ¾ lengths in a time of 35.2.
Freedom For Eds, the mount of apprentice Roger Hewitt, got here on with a rush for second place with Smokescreen, ridden by Aaron Chatrie, incomes the third slot.
GENERATIONAL TAKES NEW YEAR’S DAY TROPHY
Generational , benefitting from a well-timed trip by in type jockey Omar Walker, got here from behind horses to win the $620,000 New 12 months’s Day Trophy over 6 ½ furlongs (1,300m).
The Anthony Nunes trainee sprouted wings in deep stretch to catch Large Large Daddy (Oshane Nugent), profitable by three-parts of a size in a time of 1:20.3.
Generational broke behind the leaders as Superior Boy (Ameth Robles) shot to the entrance forward of Elitist (Roger Hewitt) down the backstretch. Generational made his transfer on the half mile when rounding horses as Superior Boy opened up on the sector.
Responded properly from the urgings of Walker, Generational powered his approach between horses to beat Large Large Daddy and Elitist.
SIR ARJUN BABU TAKES $1-M MCKAY SECURITY LIMITED TROPHY
THE distance could have been 9 furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m) however Sir Arjun Babu led from the primary soar to the end within the $1-million McKay Safety Restricted Trophy, a four-year-old and upwards claiming ($250,000-$200,000) occasion.
With Devon A Thomas within the saddle for proprietor/coach Anthony Subratie, Sir Arjun Babu held the lead forward of High Eagle (Abigail Ready) on the clubhouse flip and onto the primary observe. The five-year-old bag gelding maintained his regular gallop down the backstretch till approaching the ultimate 4 furlongs of the race, when he started to attract clear from the sector.
Sir Arjun Babu turned for dwelling with a superb lead and held it to the wire, profitable by 8 ½ lengths in a time of 1:59.4. Shauna Cruise (Paul Francis) was second and Physician Gray (Daniel Satchell) third.
EIGHT HORSES CLAIMED
EIGHT horses had been claimed on the nine-race programme.
Errol Subratie claimed Samora for himself for $180,000 from Dale Murphy, and Donovan Russell claimed Princess Statistic for proprietor Alphanso Sterling, additionally for $180,000, from Ryan Williams from the fourth race.
Within the ninth race, Marlon Anderson claimed Shauna Cruise for himself from Lawrence Freemantle; Ryan Williams claimed Sir Arjun Babu for proprietor Patrick McKenzie from Anthony Subratie; Ryan Darby claimed Plutologist for proprietor Dennis Hooper from Stedman Curtis; Ryan Williams additionally claimed Chief Prospect for proprietor Akim Mahadiow from Andrew McDonald; Errol Burke claimed Burlin for proprietor Andre Adams from Gregory Forsyth; and Phillip Elliott claimed Physician Gray for proprietor Vinute Taylor from Welsh Soutar. All horses within the ninth occasion had been claimed at a price ticket of $250,000 every.
Compiled by Ruddy Allen
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