UK RACING: 'Tortoise' Kameko downs Pinatubo to take English 2000 Guineas

LONDON, United Kingdom - Kameko, whose name means "child of tortoise" in Japanese, was anything but slow on Saturday as he stormed home to win the opening British horse racing classic of the season in the English 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. Kameko, named by Qatari owner Sheikh Fahad al-Thani's wife Melissa, picked up late under […]

Long Range Toddy wins Rebel Stakes No. 1

With Improbable forced four-wide around both turns, Long Range Toddy tracked him down to score one for the locals Saturday in the first division of split runnings of Oaklawn Park's Grade 2, US$750,000 Rebel Stakes. Under jockey Drayden Van Dyke, Improbable swung past fellow California shippers Extra Hope and Galilean off the turn, looking like a […]

Sea Swan romps fourth race

Sea Swan a four-year-old chestnut filly by Adore The Gold - St Cecelia returned to winning ways with a convincing victory in the fourth of 11 races on today's Saturday card at Caymanas Park. This was the filly's second win from four career starts. Sea Swan who was ridden by Aaron Chatrie and trained by […]

Journeyman jockey Aaron Chatrie scores on Garrincha for trainer Spencer Chung

KINGSTON, Jamaica – After getting close to the leaders three furlongs out in the day’s ninth event, journeyman jockey Aaron Chatrie pulled the Spencer Chung trained away from rivals in a Restricted Allowance event – non-winners of 3 to win by 3 ½ lengths. Garrincha, a four-year-old grey gelding was the 4-5 favourite and gave […]

Brandy provides the spirit for DaCosta’s fiver, leads Nunes by over $1.5 m

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Coming from well off the pace on the inside rails, Brandy was brought was a scorching stretch run by now champion jockey Anthony Thomas to win the nightcap, the Seymour “Foggy” Mullings Memorial Cup over a mile just minutes ago at Caymanas Park. Brandy won at odds of 7-2. It was the […]

DaCosta 4, Walker 2 after win by Rambunctious Links

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A rejuvenated Rambunctious Links assisted in pushing champion trainer Wayne DaCosta clear on the day in the close race for the 2018 trainers’ crown. With this his fourth win on today’s (Saturday, December 22, 2018) race card, DaCosta moved further ahead of his main competitor Anthony Nunes who is yet to saddle […]

Enedina gives Dane three on the day

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Enedina, a two-year-old bay filly by Film Director – Yaella making her a half sister to top notch campaigner Campesino released her maiden tag just minutes ago to give jockey Dane Nelson his third winner in the seventh event on the 11-race Saturday card at Caymanas Park. Racing for only the second […]

Apprentice Daniel Satchell doubles on Wilson

KINGSTON, Jamaica – After sitting cosily behind the early leaders, apprentice Daniel Satchell brought his mount Wilson trained by Richard Azan with a telling stretch run to win the just completed sixth race at Caymanas Park for high claimers over 5 1/12 furlongs. Satchell was winning his second on the day to move his overall […]

DaCosta on the double as Bullet Raj wins $180,000 claiming event

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Trainer Wayne DaCosta extended his lead in the trainers’ championship by a small margin after Bullet Raj under the guidance of apprentice Tevin Foster won the fifth race over the five-straight course for $180,000 claimers a short while ago. Bullet Raj led for most of the way but had to stave off […]