One move by Trevor’s Choice in Caymanas ninth

KINGSTON, Jamaican – On only his second start for the year, Trevor’s Choice surged to a post to post victory in the ninth of 10 races at Caymanas Park a short while ago. The progeny of Adore The Gold – Queen Adira) ridden by Omar Walker and trained by Alford Brown starting as the 6-5 […]

UK RACING: Dettori's landmark softens blow of Stradivarius loss on Champions Day

ASCOT, United Kingdom (AFP) - Legendary jockey Frankie Dettori enjoyed a sweet and sour Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, as the joy of his 250th Group One victory was counter-balanced by Stradivarius's 10-race winning streak coming to a shock end. The 48-year-old Italian -- who famously once went through the card at Ascot with […]

UK RACING: Enable to stay in training, says owner Prince Khalid Abdullah

Flat racing superstar Enable is to stay in training as a six-year-old, owner Prince Khalid Abdullah has announced, with another crack at the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on the cards. The John Gosden-trained horse was denied a historic third Arc victory earlier this month at Paris Longchamp, pipped on the line by 16-1 shot […]

US RACING: Trainer Hollendorfer banned from Breeders' Cup

ARCADIA, United States (AFP) - Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, banned from Santa Anita this year amid a spate of horse deaths will be barred from the upcoming Breeders' Cup at the California track. "Earlier this year, the Stronach Group made the decision to prohibit Jerry Hollendorfer from participating at all TSG-owned tracks, including […]

AUSTRALIA RACING: 'Industrial scale' slaughter of Australian racehorses revealed

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) - Thousands of retired Australian racehorses are being secretly killed on an "industrial scale", with their meat shipped abroad for human and pet consumption, an investigation has revealed. Horse racing is a popular and lucrative business in Australia, with the revelations coming on the eve of the world's richest turf race, The […]

Band of Gold worth 13-1 in seventh, double for owner Carlton Watson

KINGSTON, Jamaican – A scorching run in the last furlong brought victory to Band of Gold in the seventh event on the 10-race card at Caymanas Park. Band of Gold who showed early promise as a three-year-old but never lived up to those expectations got moving on the inside rails under the guidance of jockey […]

Summer Sun wins another 9 furlongs and 25 yards – double for apprentice Raddesh Roman

KINGSTON, Jamaican – Without even a hint of contradiction, Summer Sun racing over his favourite distance of nine furlongs and 25 yards again emerged as the winner at the trip. Summer Sun, an American importee got bounced when the gates were opened in the two-turn Non-Restricted Overnight Allowance event forcing his rider apprentice Raddesh Roman […]

Nipster is the Front Runner at 8-1

KINGSTON, Jamaican – Despite being overwhelmed in the betting at 8-1, first time runner Nipster (Casual Trick – Nippit) displayed good potential when under the guidance of jockey Robert Halledeen he won by five lengths, the feature Front Runner Sprint for maiden two-year-olds covering a distance of 5 ½ furlongs. It was Versatile Vision (Paul […]

After pulsating battle, Miss Judy gets the head bob in third

KINGSTON, Jamaican – From the top of the straight, the third race on the Saturday card at Caymanas Park turned out to be a fierce battle involving Miss Judy (Jerome Innis) on the outside and Burlin (Phillip Parchment) on the inside. With both riders giving no quarter, Miss Judy (3-2) pushed her nose in front […]