Legend, right holds the lead over Peluzo Panzi Panzi when he never relinquished
Supremacy beats Rushing Away by
Now that he
has beaten all who have beaten him after before, after posting an easy eight
lengths wire to wire victory over Rushing Away on Sunday, Supremacy is looking
to beat his St. Thomas nemesis in the upcoming August Festival Races.
ready today. He was ready for them. He’s out of the Spider Grounds Stables and
they got caught in the web today,” Eli “Boogie” Hodge said after Supremacy
pulled away from Rushing Away entering the second lap of their one mile duel to
win in 1:44 flat. “Rushing Away wasn’t going anywhere from me today. We told the
jockey to set a good break and let Rushing Away catch him if he could. That was
victory, Hodge turned his attention to the August Festival races. “We want a
mile or more come August Tuesday. If you watch the tapes, Supremacy has beaten
all the horses that have beaten him, so we know who we looking to see come
Tortola,” Hodge said. “I don’t have to say, but they in St. Thomas know who they
are,” he said. “Let them come.”
In the other
one mile race, Walley got a late start in his duel with World of Promise, then
made up the distance but fell off the pace on the second laps and lost by nine
lengths. World of Promise had a winning time of 1:48.0.
The six race
card opened Carmello Twist making his debut over five furlongs and turning back
Honest Past. His winning time was 1:02 flat. Quaker rat was scratched. Mountain
Man held off Fabulous Cherokee and Arabian Dinner to take the other seven
furlong race in 1:33-1/5.
Prospect and Livermore Run scratching from race three, it became a two horse
race between Smooth Legend and Peluzo Panzi Panzi. Smooth Legend led from the
start of their 7 Furlong duel then held off Peluzo Panzi Panzi’s charge in the
final four furlongs to win in 1:35 flat.
showed the way with Miss Rae on his tail for the first half of their six
furlong race while Princess of Heather stayed off the pace three lengths
behind. Princess of Heather made her move on the back stretch and slipped past
Miss Ray on the final turn, then ran past Como Babe in the final furlong for a
one length victory in 1:19.0.
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