STAR Victorian jockey Jason Lyon was rapt to take out the $70,000 Ladbrokes Darwin Guineas (1600m) aboard Trident, securing himself the feature win, on the opening day of the 2021 Darwin Cup Carnival today.

Trident, the Mark Nyhan trained three-year-old, found itself at the back of the pack for the majority of the race.

But with a kick from hoop, Lyon surged, coming out of the bend, going wide and leaving the former leading pack behind.

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