#UK RACING: Three stars set to sparkle at the Cheltenham Festival

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) – Jumps racing’s showpiece meeting the four-day Cheltenham Festival starts on Tuesday with the best of the English horses pitted against the best from Ireland. The annual racing feast will take place without crowds or even owners attending due to coronavirus protocols. AFP Sport picks out three horses who can raise […]

A quick recap of the Caymanas Sunday of March 14, 2021

KINGSTON, Jamaica – This quick recap starts with the first five races, which were all won by odds on favourites thereby rendering the Reggae-6 to multiple winners with a meagre payout of $778. The Reggae-6 singe winner bonus, however, moved quite substantially to $4,770, 647.76. The five odds-on winners of the first five races were: […]

Solid Approach makes it three in a row in Caymanas Sunday eighth

RACE TYPE: Three-year-olds and upwards Overnight Allowance RACE DISTANCE: 6 furlongs SPLITS: 22.3 x 45.3 FINAL TIME: 1:13.0 KINGSTON, Jamaica – With jockey Omar Walker at his very best, Solid Approach made a surge inside the last 1 ½ furlongs to catch and beat long time front runner Patriarch (Dane Nelson) in commanding fashion to […]

Hover Craft defies his 11 years to scorch Caymanas Sunday seventh

RACE TYPE: Three-year-olds and upwards Claiming ($1,000,000 – $800,000) RACE DISTANCE: Nine furlongs and 25 yards SPLITS: 26.3 x 50.3 x 1:16.3 x 1:43.2 FINAL TIME: 1:58.4 KINGSTON, Jamaica – Hover Craft defied all of his 11 years to score a scorching victory in the Caymanas Sunday seventh. Ridden by Anthony Thomas and trained by […]

Mamacita gets home in Caymanas Sunday sixth

RACE TYPE: Four-year-olds and upwards Optional Claiming ($250,000 – $200,000) RACE DISTANCE: 4 furlongs – SPLITS: 22.4 FINAL TIME: 47.4 KINGSTON, Jamaica – The trend of odds of favourites winning thus far on the Sunday card at Caymanas came to an end but only just as second favourite Mamacita won the event by a length. […]

Five odds-on favourites from five races as 4-5 Miss Cookie wins Caymanas Sunday fifth

RACE TYPE: Five-year-olds and upwards Maiden Condition RACE DISTANCE: 5 furlongs straight SPLITS: 23.4 x 47.4 FINAL TIME: 1:03.4 KINGSTON, Jamaica – It wasn’t much of race as Miss Cookie dominated from start to finish to win the Caymanas Sunday fifth. The jockey was Nicholas Hibbert and the trainer Joseph ‘Sardie’ Thomas. RACE 5 NB5YO&UP […]

Double for Shane Ellis, trainer Al Brown, Custer in Caymanas Sunday fourth

RACE TYPE: Five-year-olds and upwards – non-winners of four RACE DISTANCE: 5 ½ furlongs SPLITS: 23.0 x 47.0 FINAL TIME: 1:07.3 KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jockey Shane Ellis and trainer Alford Brown secured a double on the day when Custer shook off all and sundry to win the Caymanas Sunday fourth. This was Custer’s second win […]

True Al Sky makes impressive debut at 1-2 in Caymanas Sunday third

True Al Sky being guided to the winners’ enclosure by jockey Shane Ellis and groom Wayne Dawes. RACE TYPE: Three-year-old Maiden Special Weight RACE DISTANCE: 5 ½ furlongs SPLITS: 23.2 x 47.1 FINAL TIME: 1:09.1 KINGSTON, Jamaica – True Al Sky, a three-year-old bay filly by American Dance – Go Flint Go made a winning […]