Chace The Great wins Thoroughbred Hall of Fame Stakes
CHACE THE GREAT on Saturday made every post a winning one to land the 1200-metre Thoroughbred Hall of Fame Stakes at Caymanas Park.
The speedy four-year-old chestnut, offering odds of 5-2, briefly disputed the lead with ROYAL ASSAULT before racing clear of his six rivals to win by a length and a half, clocking 1:12.1.
LOTTERY TICKET, outsped down the backstretch, ran on best along the rail to finish second. PROLIFIC PRINCESS stayed on for third at odds of 8-1.
POKER STAR, the 6-5 favourite, finished fourth with Omar Walker.
CHACE THE GREAT closed a double for trainer Dwight Chen and jockey Jevvanne Erwin on the 11-race card.
Erwin's first winner was MARKET SENSATION in the fifth for Chen to share riding honours with apprentice Dane Dawkins.
The two-kilo claiming apprentice won aboard the two longest shots of the day - 21-1 LATE N DRAFTY in the eighth and closed the programme in a driving finish with 7-1 chance RAY RAY, beating CLEARLY OURS.
Racing continues at Caymanas Park on Saturday with the feature being the 12-furlong Jamaica Derby.