#US RACING: Another horse in trainer Bob Baffert’s stable draws a positive test

A filly trained by two-time Triple Crown winner Bob Baffert has tested positive in a post race drug test for the second time this year, making it the third positive test by a horse in Baffert’s stable in the last six months. Craig Robertson, Baffert’s attorney, issued a statement confirming Gamine’s test results after her […]

#US RACING: Fired Belmont worker’s retaliation led horse to die

ELMONT, New York – (AP) — A backstretch worker at New York’s Belmont Park caused the death of a US$200,000 racehorse by releasing the filly onto blacktop in retaliation for being fired, where she fell and broke her leg, prosecutors said Thursday. Ramzan Antooa, 38, released the 2-year-old filly named Pasta from her stall July […]

After long absence Princess Lauren returns in style to take Caymanas Friday fifth

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Princess Lauren returning to competitive racing for the first time since April 13, 2019, ran out an easy winner of the fifth race on offer on the Caymanas Friday (October 23) card. Trained by Robert Pearson and ridden by Omar Walker, Princess Lauren had little to do in her Restricted Allowance 4 […]

A “Powerful” 12-1 upset in Caymanas Friday second

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The upset has come as early as the second race on the Friday (October 23) card at Caymanas Park. Powerful Red ridden by Raddesh Roman and trained by Kingsley Davis hugging the inside rails on a sloppy surface after prolonged rain, got up in time to take the win at odds of […]

Roses for Elle, Dane Nelson take first on Caymanas Friday card

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jockey Dane Nelson pegged one win back on leader in the jockeys’ race Anthony Thomas when he comfortably won the opening race on the Friday (October 23) programme currently underway at Caymanas Park. Trained by Spencer Chung, Roses for Elle won a maiden three-year-old call run over six furlongs. Roses for Elle […]

Toona Ciliata gets the nod in the The Viceroy Trophy

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Viceroy, the outstanding 1989 Triple Crown winner at Caymanas Park, will be remembered tomorrow (Saturday, October 24) with the running of the race named in his honour. The Viceroy Trophy, a three-year-old Open Allowance/Graded Stakes event, will be contested for over one mile (1,600m) for a purse of $1.5 million. A […]

Eye catching debut by Santorini

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Balkrishen Sagan-Maraj owned two-year-old chestnut colt Santorini made an encouraging debut by scoring a very good come-from-behind win in the $900,000 Rhoel Rhoden Memorial Trophy over five-and-a-half furlongs (1100 metres) at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Trained by Anthony Nunes and ridden by Dane Nelson, Santorini came with a strong run in […]