Buck Call at 29-1 in fifth race

Apprentice Roger Hewitt
Apprentice Roger Hewitt

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Racing over a distance of two furlongs, Buck Call in a field of 16 triumphed from the number two draw to create a stunning upset in the day’s fifth race at starting odds of 29-1.

Trained by Raymond Townsend who was winning his second race in 2019, watched as Buck Call with apprentice Roger Hewitt in the saddle went to the lead in this quarter-horse dash but had to pull out all the stops to hold the late burst of Lucky Nine with Jemar Jackson in the saddle. Lucky Nine started at odds of 5-2.

One punter won the Hi-5 for a nice pay-out of $241,433.

Third was Reign Over All at odds of 5-1.

RACE 5 CLM $180K-$120K (5YO&UP/NW SINCE 14/05/19)(NB5YO&UP/MDN) 400M/2FUR STR 1:40 PM
Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place
1 2 Buck Call Roger Hewitt 29-1 $1,526 $343 -
2 14 Lucky Nine Jemar Jackson 5-2 $91
3 5 Reign Over All Robert Halledeen 5-1 $120
4 7 Rohan's Cattleya Christopher Mamdeen 2-1
5 8 Ringo Starr Daniel Satchell 10-1
TRAINER: Raymond Townsend
Splits: Time: 24.2 - Margins: nose x 1/2- 16 RAN
EX:$8,420 T/Fecta:$7,284 S/Fecta:$33,624
D/E:$3,178 Triple:$10,621 Hi-5:$241,433

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