FROM THE QUICK GALLOPER – Things to note on the Thursday, April 8 card

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – There will be 9 races on Thursday, (April 8, 2021) card at Caymanas Park.

THE QUICK GALLOPER examines the 85 entries nominated in the 9 races and picked out things to note for readers.


1 – The three-year-old Classic seeking colts and geldings dominate the scene with the running of the Prince Consort Stakes – 7 furlongs. There are nine starters in the 2021 version of this race.

2 – Of the nine colts and geldings entered, two Further and Beyond and Calculus both trained by champion Anthony Nunes have won two races and more. Further and Beyond has three wins and Calculus two. The other seven runners are all at the non-winners of two level.

3 – Of the 9 starters, Moneyman trained by David Lee Sin has the most starters – 7. Moneyman is followed by Bern Notice and Billy Whizz with six starts each. Curlin’s Affair is the only horse in the Prince Consort with only one start.

4 – Of the stallions represented in the Prince Consort, Bern Identity leads the way with two starters; Moneyman (Bern Identity – Silver Shadows) and Bern Notice (Bern Identity – Blufield).

5 – The dam of Daddy Jones is Mete-Orite. Daddy Jones is the fourth progeny of Mete-Orite to race. The others are Pizarro, Heat It Up, and Mahogany. The dam of Billy Whizz is Khadilah. Billy Whizz is the fourth offspring of Khadilah to race. The others are Storm Princess, Kalahari, and Elitist.


Dane Nelson again has the most rides on the day with seven mounts in the nine races on offer. Surprisingly, co-champion jockey with Nelson, Anthony Thomas has only three rides.

Dane Nelson 7
Roger Hewitt 6
Matthew Bennett 5
Youville Pinnock 6


Trainer Ryan Darby leads the list of conditioners with the most runners on the Day with six horses to saddle. Of interest is that champion trainer Anthony Nunes has two runners, the same as leading trainer Gary Subratie.

Ryan Darby 6
Jason DaCosta 4
Michael Marlowe 4
Patrick Lynch 4


1 – Mirabilis and Killer Bee share the honour of being the horses with the most wins on the Thursday card.

Killer Bee 9 57
Mirabilis 9 69
Sweet Destiny 8 54
Pakman 7 37




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