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Teshawn extends championship lead with hat-trick

Lindon Yarde

Teshawn extends championship lead with hat-trick
Joqular winning the 1 800 metres Northern Star Handicap with Teshawn Hazelwood astride. (Picture courtesy Chris Ashby.)

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Leading apprentice Teshawn Hazelwood extended his lead in the Jockeys Championship to 20 wins following a magnificent hat-trick on Saturday at the Garrison Savannah.

Hazelwood took the afternoon’s first three races astride Major Dan, Matilda and Joqular while the title chasing Rey Williams had the pleasure of sweeping the day’s final three races.

He won the featured race eight with Dominus, the ninth aboard Impeachment and the tenth on Sir Jimmy.

In the supporting feature race number three Joqular surged pass long-time leader Shane Doan to win the Northern Star Handicap over 1 800 metres for horses rated 125-107 and below. (LY)

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