Glorious opportunity for Sentient

KINGSTON, Jamaica - More than half of the field of 16 have sound chances of taking home the major share of the $930,000 purse on offer in the Restricted Stakes call for the Seymour “Foggy” Mullings Memorial Trophy tomorrow at Caymanas Park. The event is to be contested for over a mile. Below is a […]

Apprentice Marshall Porter starts racing career with a bang

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Marshall Porter, one of the 19 licenced apprentices who graduated from the Jamaica Racing Commission Jockeys’ Training School last month, couldn’t have asked for a better start to his career as he became the first from the batch to shed his maiden tag. Porter had two wins on his first day of […]

Time is ripe for foreigner Crafty and Ready

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Seven two year olds face Mr Starter in this year’s renewal of the Dye Job Sprint. This Restricted Stakes event carries a total purse of $980,000 and is a contest over a distance of six furlongs (1,200 metres). Below is the race analysis with the horses placed in post-position order. MY TIME […]

Exhilarate at her best over seven furlongs

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Exhilarate an 11-1 chance showed devastating form running in mud and water to win the Gladiator Trophy main event of the 10-race card at Caymanas Park on Saturday, December 7. Jockey Aaron Chatrie, who was aboard the speedy chestnut filly when she finished third behind, She’s A Maneater, in a Stakes race […]

St Lucia’s first race day features US$150,000 Pitons Cup

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club today (December 13) kicks off an ambitious effort to bring international horse racing to the Caribbean island with a five-race programme today (December 13) featuring the US$150,000 Pitons Cup. The race, a “buy-a-slot” event like the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) has drawn interest from […]

Good pay out for Cryptocurrency in RonRon Trophy

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jockey Oniel Mullings, after surviving a four-horse falling tangle in the penultimate race of 10 on Saturday at Caymanas Park, returned to the saddle in the nightcap to boot home the 3-2 favourite, Cryptocurrency to a narrow win in the Ron Ron Trophy. Holding a slim but tenuous lead inside the final […]

An overview of the race day of Saturday, December 7, 2019

Trainer Michael Thomas notches first seasonal win Trainer Michael Thomas saddled his first winner for the 2019 racing season, albeit by way of the stewards’ room. Francis’s charge Mount Zion King obliged in a Restricted Allowance event for native-bred five-year-olds and upwards non-winners of two over four furlongs (800m) straight. Ridden by new apprentice Marshall […]

Analysing the race day of Saturday, December 7 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The opening event was won in a driving finish by Two Steps Up ridden by the much-underrated Linton Steadman for trainer Randolph Scott. Twenty-one apprentice jockeys were licenced effective September 29, 2018, to commence life as practicing professionals and this race offered the first opportunity for another 21 to have the possibility […]