1 – The oldest horses racing on the day are Fiery Path in the first of the ten races, and Ras Emanuel in the fourth. Both horses are eleven-years-old. Fiery Path now trained by Cashbert Khwalsingh has raced on 76 occasions with six visits to the winners’ enclosure. Ras Emanuel is trained by champion Jason DaCosta, and has entered the starting gates 75 times, of which, he has won 11 races, earning close to $10 million.
2 – The re-emergence of trainer Percival Hussey on the local racing scene began last weekend and continues on Saturday. Percy, as he is known to all, saddles horse number one in the third race, One Don.
3 – Veteran jockey Allen Maragh returns in the fifth race to ride Amad Ali, a horse he won on November 5, 2022, coming from way behind.
4 – Another veteran of the pigskin makes a return to competitive race riding. In the fifth race, George Samuda rides Print Quality for trainer Patrick Lynch.
5 – Four-year-old Takes Two To Tango, who won on debut seven days ago is back on the track, this time in a non-winners of two call going four furlongs. Takes Two To Tango, trained by Gresford Smith, will again have Dane Dawkins aboard.
6 – Another rare appearance on this Saturday, race day is being made by another well-known name in the saddle, jockey Charlton Riley. A regular at morning exercise, Riley will pilot horse number two in the eighth, Jubbie Wap Wap for trainer Michael Thomas.
7 – Of the jockeys listed to ride, champion jockey Dane Dawkins has secured the most rides. Dawkins mounts up in eight races, with the first and the tenth, being his only exclusions. Three-time champion Anthony Thomas is next with seven rides.