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Get off the mark with Money Magnet

Published:Friday | August 26, 2016 | 12:00 AM
Apprentice Dane Dawkins going to the scale after winning the fifth race aboard SOY EL SENOR.
SOY EL SENOR (Dane Dawkins) powering to victory in last Saturday's fifth race from MISTER BONES (Ameth Robles).
Leading rider Omar Walker aboard VISION, winner of last Saturday's seventh race at Caymanas Park.

Tomorrow's O & S Tack Room-sponsored raceday at Caymanas Park offers 11 races, including a Pick-9 carryover of $2.8 million from race three to 11.

Both Pick-6s start anew with the guaranteed minimum of $750,000, the first embracing race one to six, the late Super-6 from race six to 11.

We look at the first Super-6 which commences with a two-year-old maiden special for the Rhoel Rhoden Memorial Trophy over 1100 metres to be contested by six native bred juveniles.

Included in the line up are two first time runners in MONEY MAGNET to be ridden by hot apprentice Bebeto Harvey for trainer Richard Azan and the Ian Parsad-trained FOURTHOUSAND with Robert Halledeen aboard.

MONEY MAGNET is definitely the more advanced of the two, having impressed at exercise alongside RALLY BABY five furlongs in 1:01.3 and finishing heads on with stable-companion BABY P in a brisk 1:00.3 over five furlongs on August 5.

As a result of that impressive workout, the chestnut filly by Nuclear Wayne out of Jazzy Jet was fancied to make a winning debut in the inaugural running of the Front Runner Dash over 1000 metres on August 13, but that meet was abandoned due to industrial action at the race track.

Reporting just as sharp tomorrow, MONEY MAGNET, who is bred for speed should get off the mark right away.




Next on the programme is a restricted allowance race over 1500 metres for five-year-olds and up (non winners of two) in which nine have been declared.

All have a history of inconsistency, but every now and then horses like MIRACLE TRAIN, SMART TRAIN, ALL FOR THE GLORY and MY FAVORITE DANCER surface with a good run and MY FAVORITE DANCER, in particular, fits the bill with back to form Ameth Robles aboard.

Down in class BORDER LINE is easily the most accomplished of the nine starters in the third race for $250,000 - $250,000 claimers over he straight but he is proving difficult to train of late and could fall victim to the very fit course specialist WINESHA (Ruja Lahoe up), who has won two of her last three races and was just beaten by EL CLIENTE in her last race.

Now best drawn on the outside at post position nine, WINESHA is preferred to another straight specialist FITYONESTORM, who finished behind her in a recent race.

They all have another course specialist, GOLD MEMBER under in-form apprentice Dane Dawkins, to beat in he fourth race over the course, having finished second to RAS EMANUEL in a fast-run straight five race (59.3) some weeks ago in non-winners of three.

Trained by Gresford Smith for New Blue, the 4-y-o gelding underlined his prowess over the straight by winning back to back races over same late last year and on the strength of his close second to WELL BLESSED over the distance in June makes him a nap selection.

The last two races in the first Super-6 shoud be won by LUCKY NINE with apprentice Hakeen Pottinger, and JASON'S GOLD with young Dawkins riding for in-form trainer Anthony 'Baba' Nunes.