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Published:Sunday | September 18, 2022 | 12:12 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

DEJAE’S BOY forced his way through a crack along the rail to outfinish THE GOOD WITCH and SUPER DUPER in a three-way photo at six furlongs for Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited’s Administration Department Trophy at Caymanas Park...

Published:Sunday | September 4, 2022 | 12:13 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

REYAN LEWIS kept his cool aboard BRINKS, ignoring GREAT TRICK’s overtures on the lead, before making a decisive bid a half-mile out to take charge of yesterday’s Winston ‘Fanna’ Griffiths Classic at seven furlongs. Coasting into the lane clear of...

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2022 | 12:13 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

JORDON REIGN’S reigned for a fourth consecutive race at Caymanas Park yesterday, scoring a two-length win over fellow American EROY in the She’s A Maneater Trophy at a mile. Unbeaten since scoring a 7-1 upset at six and a half furlongs on June 18,...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2022 | 12:11 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

UNITED STATES-BRED RACE CAR found an extra gear a furlong out to quicken past EAGLE ONE and EMPEROROFTHECATS in yesterday’s overnight allowance event for the Arthur Jones Memorial Cup at six furlongs. Sparingly raced RACE CAR, who was laid up for...

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2022 | 12:16 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

KING ARTHUR, the 2000 Jamaica Derby winner, yesterday benefited from a collapsing pace and 11lb weight advantage over a determined CALCULUS to score a half-length victory in the seven-furlong Eros Trophy for Open Allowance/Graded Stakes runners....

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2022 | 12:12 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

CHAMPION TRAINER Anthony Nunes’ CURLIN’S AFFAIR returned to the winners’ enclosure yesterday with a strong overnight-allowance victory at five furlongs round, making amends for his disappointing last-place finish behind JORDON’S REIGN at six and a...

Published:Sunday | July 10, 2022 | 12:12 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

FAVOURITES BIT the dust, no pun intended, on the resanded track, falling in rapid succession on Saturday’s 10-race card, including the Knutsford Park Cup won by 5-1 chance BUZZ CITY LIGHT. Believing they would get some reprieve in the night pan...

Published:Sunday | July 3, 2022 | 12:15 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

BLUE VINYL outmuscled 1-5 favourite ATOMICA early in the stretch run, beating the filly by four and a quarter lengths in yesterday’s 10-furlong Jamaica St Leger, winning the ‘Battle of the Sexes’, moving one race closer to Triple Crown glory. The...

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2022 | 12:15 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

DANE Dawkins yesterday reminded champion jockey Anthony Thomas there will be no easy path to a fourth riders’ title at Caymanas Park, closing a two-timer with a stirring finish aboard Gary Subratie’s 8-5 chance, DUKE, to upstage his rival’s 6-5...

Published:Sunday | June 19, 2022 | 12:16 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

RENOWNED speedster JORDON REIGN’S won yesterday’s Information and Communication Technology Department Cup in unlikely fashion, storming from off the pace to collar fellow American LURE OF LUCY at the wire, closing a four-timer for title-chasing...

Published:Sunday | June 5, 2022 | 12:16 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

ATOMICA blew away the opposition in an eye-popping 1:37.0, making a 20-length mockery of the 1000 Guineas yesterday. Hopping to the front in her usual swashbuckling style, the chestnut speedster extended her unbeaten run to five consecutive...

Published:Sunday | May 29, 2022 | 2:01 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

GO DEH GIRL, running at odds of 2-1, made all on the stands’ side to beat 4-5 favourite GOD OF LOVE at five furlongs straight in the Pari-mutuel Department Trophy for open-allowance runners. The United States-bred four-year-old filly disputed the...

Published:Sunday | May 22, 2022 | 12:14 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

GOD OF LOVE made every post a winning one yesterday, repelling imported LURE OF LUCY down the backstretch, to notch his second overnight-allowance win in five months. Sent straight to the lead by Robert Halledeen, GOD OF LOVE stayed on strongly up...

Published:Sunday | May 1, 2022 | 12:12 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

I AM FRED made light work of rivals in yesterday’s World Veterinary Day Trophy, pulling to the lead early down the backstretch and sprinting clear for a nine-length victory at a mile. Returning with the distance and handicaps in his favour, after...

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2022 | 12:16 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

CHAMPION trainer Anthony Nunes landed yesterday’s Farriers’ Association feature event with 1-2 favourite, SUPREME SONG, but his nemesis, Jason DaCosta, forced his way back atop the stakes standings, combining with Anthony Thomas and top owner...

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2022 | 12:14 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

CLAIMING rider Youville Pinnock enjoyed his best-ever day in the saddle at Caymanas Park yesterday, notching a four-timer, including back-to-back victories in the divided Grooms’ Association of Jamaica Trophy feature, before signing off the...

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2022 | 12:13 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

ONEOFAKIND yesterday denied CALCULUS a hat-trick of wins against him, outbattling the four-year-old in a stirring stretch duel at seven and a half furlongs to land the Chairman’s Trophy by a neck with Dane Nelson aboard. Nelson, called in to...

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2022 | 12:14 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PRNCSSHOOTINGSTAR shot out the gate and stayed resolute up the lane, landing yesterday’s six-furlong Hot Line stakes as the prohibitive favourite at odds of 1-9 with Linton Steadman aboard. Unraced since leading top-colt BRINKS into the lane in...

Published:Sunday | March 6, 2022 | 12:12 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PATRIARCH ticked off a fourth consecutive win yesterday, using his crippling speed to coast into the lane before sprinting clear of stablemate GOD OF LOVE, clocking a sizzling 1:05.2, making a mockery of rivals in the open allowance/graded stakes...

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2022 | 12:12 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

LAST year’s derby winner, CALCULUS, again overpowered ONEOFAKIND, this time at nine and a half furlongs, repelling the five-year-old by a length in the Miracle Man Cup yesterday. CALCULUS had beaten his Anthony Nunes-trained rival, by a half-length...

Published:Sunday | January 30, 2022 | 12:13 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

SHANE ELLIS used drifting tactics in the stretch run to have last year’s derby and St Leger winner, Gary Subratie’s CALCULUS, hold off ONEOFAKIND at a mile in yesterday’s Alexander Hamilton Trophy, beating his five-year-old rival by a half-length....

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2022 | 12:13 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

DOUBLE CROWN outstayed a game RAS EMANUEL at a mile to score a third overnight-allowance win within a year yesterday, clocking a slow 1:41.3 against inferior opposition, including over-the-hill SUPREME SOUL, the 2019 Triple Crown winner. Last raced...

Published:Sunday | January 16, 2022 | 12:11 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PATRIARCH, under a patient ride from star-of-the-day Dane Dawkins, fought off stablemate GOD OF LOVE to seal an exacta for trainer Fitzgerald Richards in the St Catherine Cup at six furlongs yesterday. Speedy PATRIARCH took over from GOD OF LOVE...

Published:Sunday | January 9, 2022 | 12:14 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

JASON DaCosta drew New Year first blood on champion trainer Anthony Nunes yesterday, EAGLE ONE turning back GO DEH GIRL in an ongoing battle of the top barns, which had taken the 2021 trainers’ stakes race down to the wire on Boxing Day. Running...

Published:Sunday | January 2, 2022 | 12:13 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

TRAINER Gary Subratie’s AWESOME TREASURE upstaged stablemate SUPREME SOUL, making all the running in yesterday’s Fan Appreciation Day Trophy at nine furlongs and 25 yards. The United States-bred mare broke sharply from post-position two in the...

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