$800,000 added to Guineas purse

KINGSTON, JAMAICA - Following the resumption of racing at Caymanas Park on June 20 after a three-month break because of COVID-19, the promoting company, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) issued the usual condition book which had the two Classic Guineas races carrying a purse of $2 million each. Yesterday at a press conference […]

Loose Ball scores at odds off 47-1

KINGSTON, Jamaica - FOLLOWING Loose Ball’s upset success at odds of 47-1 in a Restricted Allowance event on Saturday (July 11), trainer Wayne DaCosta said that he was not surprised by the victory as he knew his horse had a good chance of landing the event. Loose Ball (Fearless Vision – My Friend Lucy) came […]

A closer look at the race meeting of Saturday, July 11, 2020

IMPROVED PHAROAH IT IS WINS WITH EQUIPMENT CHANGE Three-year-old bay gelding Pharoah It Is (Market Rally – Noon It Is) quickly brushed aside rivals by 4 ½ lengths to release the maiden tag going nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m). The Gary Subratie trainee had a change in racing equipment, which seems to have been […]

Salah scores at 52-1

KINGSTON, Jamaica - SALAH, a 52/1 shot running for the first time from the stables of Ryan Darby, greeted his new trainer with an impressive win in the 10th race on Saturday, July 11, 2020. Contesting a claiming spread from $850,000 to $800,000 going 7 ½ furlongs Salah, ridden by Omar Walker, completed the distance […]

#UK RACING: Pinatubo picks up lost ground with exciting win

Pinatubo got back on the winning trail with a stylish victory in the Qatar Prix Jean Prat at Deauville on Sunday, July 12. Charlie Appleby’s stable star was crowned last season’s champion two-year-old after an unbeaten six-race campaign —and was unsurprisingly all the rage for last month’s 2000 Guineas. However, the Shamardal colt could finish […]

#UK RACING: O’Briens, Aidan and Donnacha banned from race tracks for two weeks

Trainers Aidan and Donnacha O’Brien have been fined 2,500 euros each and prohibited from attending race meetings in Ireland for two weeks for failing to enter the Curragh through the health screening area at a meeting last month. The pair were found to have breached coronavirus health screening protocols at the County Kildare course on […]