Kyle Marshall Racing fought out the finish and landed the quinella for stable supporters in Cambridge Raceway’s 2700m event for 3-year-olds.
Driver Kyle Marshall got the judge’s decision by half a head with Onedin Punter after outpacing KMR-trained Itsthefinalcountdown, driven by Peter Ferguson.
Turning for home in the fourth race at Cambridge’s January 28 meeting, the black and red colours took control and the only question was which driver would get across the line first.
Onedin Punter got the call, having run 3-24.5 for the event.
Main photo: Kyle Marshall gets Onedin Punter (5) across the finish line, half a head in front of Itsthefinalcountdown (6).
Backers collected $7.40 (win) and $2.10 (place) for Onedin Punter while Itsthefinalcountdown paid $4.00 for the place.
The KMR quinella returned $33.70.
The win earned Onedin Punter’s connections $4,400, taking his lifetime stakes to $34,000, while Itsthefinalcountdown’s placing took $1,240 in prizemoney.
Race 4, January 28, 2021
- Onedin Punter (Kyle Marshall)
- Itsthefinalcountdown (Peter Ferguson)
- Kayla Maguire
Margins: 1/2 head, 5 lengths, 1 1/2 lengths
Times: Mile Rate: Mile Rate: 2-01.8 Last 800m: 61.5 Last 400m: 29.9
Kyle Marshall returns Onedin Punter to salute the judge at Cambridge Raceway.