THE QUICK GALLOPER’S – raceday notes for Saturday, June 12, 2021.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The usual review of the raceday that was June 12, 2021, begins with the betting.  BETTING  Reggae-6  The extremely popular Reggae-6 wager (first six races) despite not having a mandatory payout soared to over $10 million. With many favourites and favoured horses obliging, the single-winner jackpot was not caught. The single-winner bonus […]

FIRST RACE Winner Mansur Musur JOCKEY Dane Dawkins TRAINER Errol Pottinger DISTANCE Five and a half furlongs SPLITS 24.3 49.3 FINAL TIME 1:12.2 SECOND RACE Winner Glock JOCKEY Omar Walker TRAINER Anthony Nunes DISTANCE Five furlongs round SPLITS 23.2 46.4 FINAL TIME 1:01.2 THIRD RACE Winner Smokey Topaz JOCKEY Youville Pinnock TRAINER Joseph Durrant DISTANCE […]

Gary Subratie, Tevin Foster double-up in Caymanas Saturday nightcap

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Lava Boy flowed easily from the three-furlong marker to snatch the lead which he never gave up to win the Caymanas Saturday tenth. This win by Lava Boy in a four-year-old and upwards (non-winners of two) contest run over 5 ½ furlongs gave his trainer Gary Subratie and jockey Tevin Foster their […]

‘Treasure’ found at 21-1 in Caymanas Saturday ninth, with visor on, blinkers off

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The longest odds winner in the first eight races was Glock at 7-2. Then came the Caymanas Saturday ninth when Awesome Treasure stole the show from in front winning at odds of 21-1. That victory for the imported four-year-old filly came at the Overnight Allowance grade travelling one mile. Jockey Dane Dawkins […]

Two from two for She’s My Destiny in Caymanas Saturday sixth

KINGSTON, Jamaica – She’s My Destiny made it two wins from two starts in the Caymanas Saturday sixth with jockey Anthony Thomas handling the reins for trainer Jason DaCosta. She’s My Destiny (Bern Identity – Woman Is Boss) was racing at the three-year-old – non-winners of two – level over six furlongs. This time She’s […]

Simba The Lion - roars to victory in Caymanas Saturday fifth

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Racing for the second time, Simba The Lion (Robert Halledeen) spread-eagled rivals with utter disdain to win the Caymanas Saturday fifth which was a three-year-old maiden contest going a distance of six furlongs. Trained by Patrick Lynch, Simba The Lion (Lion Tamer - Just Whisper) waited patiently as Diamond in the Sky […]

Commissioner romps Caymanas Saturday fourth

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Commissioner with Dane Nelson riding for trainer Rowan Mathie, was a runaway winner of the Caymanas Saturday fourth contested over five furlongs straight. From the time the gates opened it was obvious that Nelson was just waiting to strike and when he did after entering the main it was lights out for […]

Smokey Topaz shines in Caymanas Saturday third – as favoured horses continue to rule

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Nine-year-old bay gelding Smokey Topaz recorded his eighth career victory from 68 starts with a clear win in the Caymanas Saturday third. This eighth win by Smokey Topaz (9-5) was achieved in a three-year-old and upwards Claimer ($250,000 - $200,000) run over the five furlongs round course. Jockey Youville Pinnock kept Smokey […]

Glock finally pulls the winning trigger in Caymanas Saturday second

KINGSTON, Jamaica – After a lot of disappointment for her connections and backers, Glock was finally able to pull the winning trigger in the Caymanas Saturday second. Glock trained by champion Anthony Nunes with Omar Walker atop found the target in a four-year-old and upwards (non-winners of three) call travelling five furlongs round. Walker settled […]

Even money Mansur Musur gets Caymanas Saturday (June 12, 2021) underway

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Mansur Musur trained by Errol Pottinger with Dane Dawkins in the saddle got punters off to a safe start winning the Caymanas Saturday first (June 12, 2021) at even money. Racing for the 15th time, Mansur Musur won for the first time in a five-year-old and upwards, maiden contest at 5 ½ […]