The final contest belonged to #5 Newsman, who doubled the score and ensured that the day ended on a high for both Juan Paul van derMerwe and Rameshwar Gujadhur's yard.

Running at the tail of the field, #5 Newsman produced a bullet-like finish in the final few metres, snatching victory late on from #1 Carson City (Swapneel Rama), who nonetheless showed big improvement today.

#8 Hoppertunity (Sunil Bhundoo) was a good-looking 3rd, while #3 First Crusade (Nishal Teeha) was 4th.