Trainer Ian Parsard holds the key to Reggae Trophy with Jordon Reign's, She's A Wonder
Jordon Reign's

The talented and improving Jordon Reign's from the stables of Ian Parsard returns to take on rivals in a three-year-old and upwards Graded Stakes/Open Allowance run for the Reggae Trophy (G1), the feature event on Saturday (August 13, 2022) 10-race programme at Caymanas Park. In addition to the presence of Jordon Reign's, the Parsard stables will be represented by the speedy filly She's A Wonder.

The five other starters in this trophy race are also in with a chance of winning.

Below is the analysis of the seven-horses nominated to start in the Reggae Trophy.

1. KAY BOY: (5 ch h by Rising Moon Amicable) – Kay Boy notched his last two wins over the straight course but has yet to run a quality race since coming to this Overnight level. Kay Boy has been soaking in the Overnight atmosphere but he is certainly not ready to handle these.

2. DUKE: (6 gr h by Casual Trick Lady MacBeth) – Consistent runner who was third behind Jordon Reign's in the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes Trophy over 6 furlongs. With the winner present, Duke might have to settle for a minor placing once again. In this the Reggae Trophy, Duke is best served by staying behind the leader (s) and then making his effort to win when they hit the main track. Interestingly, the bustling Phillip Parchment has the ride on Duke. Parchment rarely rides for trainer Gary Subratie.

3. LABAN: (5 g h by Sensational Slam For Trixie) – Ran no race behind Mahogany in the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) trophy over 5 ½ furlongs. Laban should run a better race among these coming from off the pace. Note, Laban races with the figure 8 on.

4. GO DEH GIRL (USA): (4 dkb f by Justin PhillipPontificating) – Finished out of the frame behind Jordon Reign's in the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes Trophy at six furlongs. Go Deh Girl'slast win came over the straight course when she defeated God of Love and Duke. Go Deh Girl has been training well and another lively effort is expected.

5. JORDON REIGN'S (USA): (4 b g by Mosler - Dearie Be Good) – Talented American who has won his last two races impressively. His last win came in the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes Trophy over 6 furlongs (1,100m), beating Lure of Lucy and Duke. Jordon Reign's is more than comfortable against these and with his last effort over the straight course being on April 3 of this year when he finished fourth. That run was when Jordon Reign's was coming off a long break but since then, a new Jordon Reign's has emerged. With a hot pace anticipated, Jordon Reign's is sufficiently gifted to be close to the leader (s) before striking.

6. SHE'S A WONDER: (4 b f by Bern IdentityJamaican Dream) – Was an impressive winner over 7 ½ furlongs at the Overnight Allowance level when last at the race track. She's A Wonder should not find this trip too sharp and from a level break has a good chance of winning.

7. CURLIN'S AFFAIR: (4 ch c by Perfect CurlinNuclear Affair) – Came from far off to finish third behind Mahogany in the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) trophy. If he can repeat that strong run, then Curlin's Affair can be the spoiler.

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter

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