Marshall Porter wins Exercise Riders event on Awesome Cat

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Looking fairly accomplished in the saddle current trainee apprentice at the Jamaica Racing Commission's Training School, Marshall Porter came from well off the pace on Awesome Cat to catch long-time leader Song On Track with Jawara Steadman in the saddle to win the fourth race at Caymanas Park a short while ago.
Porter achieved his victory in a Special Exercise Riders event for $180,000 - $150,000 claimers run over four furlongs. Song On Track finished second with Two Steps Up third.
Trained by Anthony Ferguson, Awesome Cat recorded a winning time of 48.0 seconds, while obiliging at odds of 5-2.
After the race an elated Porter said:” I always wanted to win this race and I did and I am extremely happy. The trainer told me that the horse was fit and ready and I must not stop riding, no matter where I was in the race and I did that and got the job done and I thank the connections for giving me the ride.”

Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place
1 5 Awesome Cat Marshall Porter 5-2 $179 $64
2 13 Song On Track Jawara Steadman 6-5 $60
3 12 Two Steps Up Youville Pinnock 9-1 $158
4 4 Reign Over All Oshane Nugent 2-1
5 3 Heart of Rome Calvin Bailey 68-1
TRAINER: Anthony Ferguson
LNS:#9 First 'K' Boy
Splits 23.2 - Time: 48.0 - Margins: - 12 RAN
Q:$296 S/Fecta:$1,639 Triple:$7,985
EX:$727 D/E:$1,309 Hi-5:$7,013

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