TRINIDAD RACING: No fans, punters at ARC as racing resumes

Horse racing is set to return at Santa Rosa Park for the first time since March 14 with a six-race card on Saturday. However, the ninth race day will look much different from any in local horse racing's history in this country. The hundreds of punters who usually show up in the stands will not […]

Mahogany as the colt is given the edge over the filly England’s Rose

KINGSTON, Jamaica - There are 12 competitive races on offer at Caymanas Park tomorrow. Yet all attention is going to be placed on the three-year-old and upwards 5 ½-furlong contest. Ten are entered, including major Classic aspirants and some useful foreigners. The analysis is published below.  1 - MAHOGANY: ( g by Sensational Slam – […]

Green Gold Rush given the nod in three-year-old contest

KINGSTON, Jamaica - A competitive field of maximum 16 runners is down to compete in a Restricted Allowance event going 6 ½ furlongs (1,300m). The analysis is published below.  1 - CHITU PRINCE: (USA 3.b. c by Chitu – Kickapoo Princess) – Needs time. Note first-time lasix.  2 - MY TIME NOW: (3.b. c by […]

Easy Overnight pickings for Prince Charles

KINGSTON, Jamaica - A full field of 16 runners is down to take part in the top-rated Overnight Allowance contest to be run over 6 furlongs (1,200m). The analysis of the runners is provided below.  1 - ANASO: (5.b. g by Distorted –Slim Ting) – Closed fast last Saturday when finishing in fifth, 5 ½ […]

Promoting company tries something new with Trackside Live

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The promoter of local racing Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) has introduced a new addition to it racing product.  SVREL on the return of racing last Saturday (June 20) at Caymanas Park started its ‘Trackside Live’ drive-in. With a limit being placed on spectator attendance in the stands owing to […]

An assessment of the first day of racing since the three-month lockdown

KINGSTON, Jamaica - YES, racing returned to Caymanas Park last weekend after a long gap because of the pandemic. It was different – a limited number of paying spectators in the stands and some, at a cost, were allowed on the infield to watch the races. The health protocols demanded by the health authorities were […]

Chace The Great rebounds after horrific 2019 season

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Having not raced since November of last year, many questions were raised about the fitness of former Caribbean sprint champion Chace The Great. Those questions were answered on Saturday last (June 20) by his gritty seasonal bow. Though getting on in age at seven, Chace The Great showed that he still has […]

Trainer Vincent Atkinson says he is always trying

KINGSTON, Jamaica - If the way in which Vincent Atkinson gave notice of his prowess as a trainer in Jamaica and the confidence he exuded after are anything to go by, then racing fans will be in for a treat. Atkinson had a memorable day in his local career last Saturday when he connected twice, […]

Double Jeopardy wins but connections seek more

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Assistant trainer, Peter John Parsard, believes that while the change in racing equipment has done wonders for Double Jeopardy, more work needs to be done if the chestnut filly is to realise her true worth. Wearing the blinkers for the first time in a competitive contest, Double Jeopardy, trained by Parsard’s dad, […]

A recap of the races for Saturday, June 20

KINGSTON, Jamaica - SIGNIFICANT investors M & S Syndicate got a measure of satisfaction when their US-bred Victory Turn (Calvin Bailey), racing for the third time, sped to the front in short order in the opener and remained clear to reward the patience of trainer Gary Crawford. The four-year-old filly debuted on January 30, 2019 […]