D Head Cornerstone wins URTA Trophy

Report by RJRGLEANER Communications Group Sports Reporter Spencer Darlington

6-5 favourite D Head Cornerstone recorded back to back victories by landing Saturday's feature event at Caymanas Park, the United Racehorese Trainers Association Trophy, a Restricted Stakes contest for native bred and imported 3 year old and up over 9 furlongs and 25 yards.

D Head Cornerstone who was ridden by the inform Reyan Lewis for trainer Gary Subtratie, was held off the early fractions before making his move 4 furlongs from home.

D Head Cornerstone clocked 1:57.2 for the distance to record consecutive victories in the space of two weeks and his first going two turns.

Elsewhere, on the programme, the 5-2 chance She's Myhedgefund with the leading jockey-trainer combination of Dane Dawkins and Jason DaCosta, scored a comfortable victory in the supporting feature, the Abbie Grannum Memorial Cup, a maiden special weight event for native bred 2 year olds over 7 furlongs.

Meanwhile, Dane Dawkins recorded a triple to extend his lead over reigning champion Anthony Thomas in the race for the jockey's championship.

His tally for the season now stands at 88 wins, six clear of Thomas who went winless. Racing continues on Sunday with a 9-race programme starting at noon.

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