Monday 13 July, 2020

BigDaddyKool strolls to easy win in Viceroy Trophy race

Stock photo of a horse race.

Stock photo of a horse race.

Anthony Nunes' BIGDADDYKOOL scored an easy victory in Sunday's nine-furlong Viceroy Trophy after the favourite, WILL IN CHARGE, left the gate on his face, coming almost to a complete stop after being steadied by Robert Halledeen.

After SHE'S A MANEATER's stumble in the event last year, it was WILL IN CHARGE's turn on Sunday, finishing next-to-last behind BIGDADDYKOOL, who stalked the pace from third with claiming apprentice Reyan Lewis.

Thee six-year-old gelding attacked SUPERLUMINAL and HOUDINI'S MAGIC at the top of the straight and won easily with 110lb, sweeping past HOUDINI'S MAGIC midway the stretch run, winning by five and a half lengths in 1:50.0.

Lewis, who teamed up with Nunes for a jockey-trainer two-timer, riding a well-timed race aboard BIG BANG to tag BLACK RIVER at eight and a half furlongs, won three races across the two-day carnival, reducing Christopher Mamdeen's lead to 10 atop the riders' standings, moving to 43 winners.

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