Jamaica: 'Prince' overcomes slow pace

Updated: October 9, 2010, 10:08 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. -- When trainer Michelle Nihei saw the first half of Saturday's Grade 1 Jamaica Breeders' Cup Handicap go in 50.48 seconds, and her 3-year-old Prince Will I Am was eight lengths back, she wasn't loving her chances to win.

"That just terrified me," Nihei said. "I smelled death at that point."

But Prince Will I Am rose from the ashes with an explosive late kick under Jose Lezcano that carried him from last to first in the Jamaica, giving both horse and trainer their ...

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