Four-timer for Nelson
EDMONTON, Canada, (CMC):
Jamaican Dane Nelson laid down the marker on the opening day of the new season at Northlands Park, riding four winners to dominate the nine-race programme here Friday.
The 31-year-old captured race three with 6-1 chance Harbor Gold, race four with 3-1 bet Onestaratatime, race eight with favourite Eustacia, before closing out the day with a strong victory aboard 14-1 outsider Doc.
Former champion, Barbadian Quincy Welch, shared some of the headlines with a double, raising the curtain on the day's action with victory aboard 2-1 bet Macho North and following up with success in race six with favourite Geaux Claire.