Crime Of Passion gets inside draw in ‘Sian’s Gold’
STEWARDS CUP winner Crime Of Passion has been drawn to leave from the two-gate in the New Year’s Day 1,100-metre First Citizens Sian’s Gold Sprint on the turf at Santa Rosa Park.
The John O’Brien-trained chestnut colt will be partnered by Wilmer Galviz in the one-turn turf feature, while the 2013 winner, Sacred Trust, will leave from the outside nine-gate, and will be partnered by Jonathon Mancilla in the nine-horse Grade One feature, which carries a purse of $150,000. Also entered in the race is Stewards Cup runner-up Signal Alert and the speedy creole filly Indian Medicine.
The draw for post positions for the 1,200-metre First Citizens First Sprint and the Sian’s Gold Sprint was held yesterday at the Santa Rosa Park Grandstand, with unbeaten colt Holy Man—who will be partnered Canadian-based rider Emile Ramsammy—leaving from the one-gate. Another unbeaten colt, Carbon Fiber, is next to him, exiting from the two-gate with Wilmer Galviz. Thisonesforron starts from the five-hole in the $150,000 first race of the ten-race holiday card. Here are the declared runners, their riders and post postions for the ten-race card:
RACE 1--11.00 a.m--FIRST CITIZENS FIRST FIRST SPRINT(GR11R)--1,200 Metres--$150,000.
1. Holy Man 57 E. Ramsammy; 2. Carbon Fiber 57 W. Galviz; 3. Kodo 54 R. Ali; 4. Bergeron Rodeo 54 S. Rodrigo; 5. Thisonesforron 57 B. Boodramsingh.
RACE 5--1.38--FIRST CITIZENS SIAN’S GOLD SPRINT--1,100 Metres(TURF)--$150,000.
1. Indian Medicine 43 B. Boodramsingh; 2. Crime of Passion 55.5 W. Galviz; 3. Away Johannesburg 50 R. Thomas; 4. Harry Could Dance 50 J. Stephen; 5. Smart American 52 E. Ramsammy; 6. Wild Shuffle 50 S. Rodrigo; 7. Signal Alert 57 R. Jadoo; 8. Fly Junior 52 P. Badrie; 9. Sacred Trust 53.5 J. Mancilla.