She's My Destiny on song in Reggae Trophy at Caymanas Park

By Sherdon Cowan August 12, 2023
She's My Destiny and Reyan Lewis in full flight on their way to victory in the Reggae Trophy at Caymanas Park on Saturday. She's My Destiny and Reyan Lewis in full flight on their way to victory in the Reggae Trophy at Caymanas Park on Saturday.
It was basically an afternoon stroll for Jason DaCosta's She's My Destiny in Saturday's Reggae Trophy, as she made light work of rivals in the three-year-olds and upward Graded Stakes/Open Allowance contest over the five-furlong (1,000m) straight course at Caymanas Park.
Partnered with leading rider Reyan Lewis, the five-year-old chestnut mare, as she always does, made all the running from the widest draw in the five-horse field, finishing tops by one and three quarter lengths. She clocked 1:00.1, after splits of 23.0 and 46.2 seconds.
She's My Destiny left the gates well and immediately dashed to the front, chased by Jordon Reign's (Tevin Foster) and stablemate Lure of Lucy (Jordon Barrett). 
The fleet-footed filly, She's My Destiny, maintained a steady gallop and before long, the Bern Identity - Woman is Boss offspring asserted her authority, leaving the fast-finishing Perfect Brew (Ramon Nepare) and Lure of Lucy back in her wake. Brinks (Jawara Steadman) completed the frame.
This was She's My Destiny's second win on the trot and third time in seven starts this season.
DaCosta and  Lewis, also combined with Outbidder to win the co-feature for the Liu Chie Poo Trophy.
Outbidder, won the three-year-olds and upward Overnight Allowance event by a comfortable three and a quarter lengths, completing the mile (1,600m) 1:41.2, behind splits of 24.4, 48.1 and 1:14.2.
 Sunset Silhoutte (Jerome Innis), Get A Pepsi (Dane Dawkins) and Tekapunt (Phillip Parchment) were the runners-up.
Lewis had earlier opened the 10-race card with a mild upset aboard Patrick Lynch's 6-1 shotGone A Negril.
Meanwhile, reigning champion jockey Dane Dawkins also had a decent day in the saddle, as he also had a three winners. 
He won aboard Bella Soul in the third race for trainer Gary Subratie, the fifth race with Steven Todd's Mister Mandate and closed the hat-trick aboard Michael Marlowe's Jack of Spades in the eighth.

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