Poetic licensed to thrill
POETIC LICENCE once again displayed her superiority over her peers as she strolled to victory in yesterday’s first Jewel of the Barbados Triple Crown, the 66th running of the Grade I – Magnum Classic Barbados Guineas over 1 570 metres – at the Garrison Savannah.
Jockey Rickey Walcott was a mere spectator aboard the Bills Inc.-owned filly who never broke a sweat in the $60 500 race for West Indian bred three-year-olds at allotted weights. Her final margin of victory could have easily been much wider than the two and a half lengths recorded.
The Victor Cheeseman filly, who stopped the clock in a mesmerising one minute, 35 seconds flat, ran even faster than the horses rated 80-62.
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