Six from six for Stranger Danger, DaCosta on the double

Stranger Danger with jockey Omar Walker in the saddle.
Stranger Danger with jockey Omar Walker in the saddle.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – It was a simple afternoon stroll for the imported gelding Stranger Danger in the fifth race on today’s mid-week card at Caymanas Park.
Racing as the overwhelming 1-9 favourite in a 6 ½ furlong Open Allowance event for horses three-year-olds and up, Stranger Danger with Omar Walker in the saddle stayed with the early pace set by Another Vigorous (Christopher Mamdeen) and Hilly’s Halo (Anthony Thomas) before starting to really step in the last two furlongs winning by an ever increasing seven lengths running into a strong headwind.
The splits recorded were 22.3 x 45.0 x 1:10.4 for a final time of 1:18.2.
Second went to Another Vigorous (6-1) with Hilly’s Halo (7-2) third.
Stranger Danger was the second winner on the day for trainer Wayne DaCosta.

RACE 5 OPEN ALL (3YOS&UP) 1300M/6 1/2F 3:05 PM
Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place
1 4 Stranger Danger Omar Walker 1-9 $51
2 2 Another Vigorous Christopher Mamdeen 6-1
3 6 Hilly's Halo Anthony Thomas 7-2
4 1 Drummer Boy Phillip Parchment 20-1
5 3 Secret Traveller Reyan Lewis 17-1
Splits: 22.3; 45.0- Time: 1:18.2 - Margins: 7 x 1-1/2 - 6 RAN
EX:$162 T/Fecta:$53
D/E:$177 Triple:$351

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