Further and Beyond draws 5 in Kingston Stakes

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Two-year-old champion Further and Beyond has drawn post position number five in the Kingston Stakes which will have its first running this Saturday (May 8) at Caymanas Park. Trained by champion Anthony Nunes, Further and Beyond will as usual have Dane Nelson in the saddle. Nunes will also be represented by Calculus […]

Overnight today for Saturday (May 8) race meet

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Entries for the race meeting of Saturday, May 8, 2021 will be taken in the Racing Office at Caymanas Park today (May 4). The feature race on the Saturday card is the first running of the Kingston Stakes which is the final preparation race before the upcoming Classics series. The Kingston Stakes […]

#US RACING: Johnny V the man after fourth Kentucky Derby triumph

It was only a decade ago when we all wondered whether the two-time Eclipse Award-winning rider John Velazquez would break through and win his first Kentucky Derby. Now it is a question of how many victories the four-time winner will earn. There might be younger jockeys who win more races day in and day out, but […]

WEEKEND EXERCISE/GALLOPS TO NOTE

FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2021 Horse Equip. Work Dist. Time Please note that because of the early start to Saturday racing (9:15 am), there were no exercise gallops. ADORE BRILLIANCE – Cantered/Galloped 4F 0:48.3 BATTLE DANCER – Cantered/Galloped 3F 0:37.2 BIG JULE – Cantered 10F CRIMSON – Cantered (WP) CURLIN’S AFFAIR – Cantered (WP) CURLIN’S KAWARTHA […]

Easy to Watch replays for Saturday, May 1, 2021

FIRST RACE Winner Laws of the Code JOCKEY Jordan Barrett TRAINER Joseph Durrant DISTANCE Five and a half furlongs SPLITS 24.1 49.2 FINAL TIME 1:12.1 SECOND RACE Winner Deep Blue Sea JOCKEY Jordan Barrett TRAINER Johnny Wilmot DISTANCE Five furlongs round SPLITS 23.3 46.2 FINAL TIME 59.3 THIRD RACE Winner Jamal James JOCKEY Anthony Thomas […]

#UK RACING: Mother Earth wins 1000 Guineas for Aidan O’Brien, Frankie Dettori

Aidan O’Brien and Frankie Dettori teamed up for QIPCO 1000 Guineas glory with Mother Earth at Newmarket on Sunday. The 10-1 chance lined up for the fillies’ Classic having landed just one of her eight races as a two-year-old, although her placed efforts in the Fillies’ Mile and at the Breeders’ Cup in the autumn […]

Easy to watch replays for Friday, April 30, 2021

FIRST RACE Winner Mother Nature JOCKEY Dane Nelson TRAINER Lawrence Freemantle DISTANCE Six and a half furlongs SPLITS 24.1 49.1 1:15.2 FINAL TIME 1:23.2 SECOND RACE Winner Atonement JOCKEY Reyan Lewis TRAINER Anthony Nunes DISTANCE Six and a half furlongs SPLITS 24.0 48.4 1:15.2 FINAL TIME 1:24.0 THIRD RACE Winner Sweet Medicine JOCKEY Aaron Chatrie […]

#US RACING: Kentucky Derby betting – US$233 million

Wagering from all-sources on the Kentucky Derby program totaled US$233 million, up 85% compared to the 2020 Kentucky Derby programme that was pushed back to September because of COVID-19. All-sources wagering on the Kentucky Derby race was US$155.4 million, up 96% from last year’s Derby race. TwinSpires, the official wagering partner of the Kentucky Derby, recorded preliminary […]