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Stories by Ainsley Walters

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

PANAMANIAN jockey Dick Cardenas booted home three winners in yesterday's, 10-race card, including SIEMPRE BUENO, in the 1200-metre Ahwhofah Trophy, maintaining his terrific strike rate since returning to Caymanas Park mid-September.The 2011 champion...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

A CLASSIC campaigner two years ago before going off on a lay-up from which he returned in May, five-year-old SIEMPRE BUENO hunts his first overnight allowance win against nine rivals in this afternoon's 1200-metre Ahwhofah Sprint. The chestnut horse...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

RACEHORSE grooms at Caymanas Park are agitating for a wage increase, restive after not having had a pay movement in three years on a disputed weekly income of $3,250 per horse, a seven-day-per-week job, grooms' president Fabian White told Racing...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

UNITED STATES-bred CHOO CHOO BLUE yesterday powered away from HOUDINI'S MAGIC and a winded CHACE THE GREAT, a half-furlong out, to score a convincing win in the $1.75 million Gold Cup.The four-year-old filly sat third in the cat bird seat down the...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHACE THE GREAT's climb to Grade One could not have come at a better time for the four-year-old gelding, coinciding with today's feature, the 1400-metre Gold Cup.Traditionally one of the epic races on the local calendar, attracting the best of Grade...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

PATRIARCH yesterday thwarted a strong stretch challenge from ANOTHER VIGOROUS to land the 1200-metre Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy, drawing first blood in the Supreme Ventures Limited Two-Year-Old Series.The speedy bay colt shot to the front...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

FLASHY two-year-olds PATRIARCH and ANOTHER VIGOROUS face off this afternoon in the 1200-metre Cash Pot Only One for Me Trophy race, the first leg of the $12m Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) Two-Year-Old Series, a trilogy of races which ends with the...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

SHE'S A MANEATER yesterday made minced meat of ANOTHER BULLET, pouncing on the five-year-old colt at the top of the lane, after running four wide into the straight, and wasted no time in pulling away to land the 1500-metre Fontainbleu Trophy by...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

TRIPLE CROWN winner SHE'S A MANEATER will this afternoon prove whether she's a three-year-old bully or the real deal when she faces 10 open allowance horses, including five-year-old, ANOTHER BULLET, who she beat by four lengths at a mile in June...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

LUIS Fonsi's 'Despacito', English translation, 'Slowly', may be the summer's hottest song but the Latin American visitor arrivals to Sandals Jamaica, courtesy of Copa Airlines, have been nothing but slow. In fact, according to Bruno Chaquio, the...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

BILINGUAL yesterday outclassed WESTERN WARRIOR in the stretch run to score an easy win at a mile, clocking 1:39.0 on her second race back from a near five-month lay-up.Beaten by speedy LOOSE CANNON at five and a half furlongs two weeks ago, on her...

Published:Saturday | September 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

BILINGUAL now has the distance in her favour - a mile - and should use her class to make amends in this afternoon's ninth race after losing to speedster LOOSE CANNON when returning off a near-five-month lay-up two weeks ago.Still in classic-distance...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

UNITED STATES-bred filly CHOO CHOO BLUE closed rapidly inside the last half-furlong to nail ANOTHER BULLET by a nose in sloppy conditions to land Wednesday's 1300-metre Saint Cecelia Cup at Caymanas Park..Partnered by in-form claiming apprentice...

Published:Wednesday | September 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHOO CHOO BLUE should be gifted a nice stalking pace in this afternoon's 1300-metre Saint Cecelia Trophy - nothing fast enough to take her off the bridle early, or too slow for the run-on horses to be a threat when she is unleashed by hot apprentice...

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

JAMAICA'S nine athletes, seven high-schoolers and two late additions from the high-potential combined team, on Sunday mined seven gold among 15 medals at the 22nd anniversary of the International Taekwon-Do Federation New York Taekwon-Do Tournament...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:08 AMAinsley Walters

BIGDADDYKOOL has a point to prove in this afternoon's 10-furlong Governor General's Stakes, sitting atop the handicaps with 57.0 kilos, renewing rivalry with WILL IN CHARGE, who used almost the same weight, 49.5 kilos, to beat him by a neck at the...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

PHIL UNDERWOOD from Alabama, United States, is exactly the kind of visitor that Sandals hopes to score a hole-in-one with as the resort yesterday teed off its 15th annual USA Travel Agent Golf Tournament at Sandals Golf and Country Club in Upton, St...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

A talented squad of Jamaican high-school martial artists, led by Calabar's Tye McKay, depart the island this morning for tomorrow's 22nd Anniversary of the International Taekwon-Do Federation New York Taekwon-Do Tournament at the Fitzgerald...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

SUPERLUMINAL yesterday fought off TIMEFORARMS from three furlongs out to win the 10-furlong Kenneth Mattis Memorial in a thrilling finish, holding on grimly to score by three quarters of a length at odds of 5-2.Carrying topweight 56.0 kilos in the...

Published:Saturday | September 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

TIMEFORARMS faces twin threats from Wayne DaCosta's camp, IAN LINKS and HOVER CRAFT, but looks rather appealing at 52.0 kilos, coming off a good mile last month.Fitzroy Glispie has kept eight-year-old warrior TIMEFORARMS in good shape, always a...

Published:Sunday | September 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CLAIMING apprentice Anthony Thomas won his seventh race in two racemeets yesterday, booting home a three-timer, including CHACE THE GREAT, in the 1200-metre None Such Sprint feature event.The in-demand two-kilo claimer followed up on his four-timer...

Published:Saturday | September 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CAMPESINO, burdened with joint topweight 57.0 kilos, has the pace nicely set up for him in this afternoon's 1200-metre None Such Sprint.At the handicaps, CAMPESINO has a six-pound swing on HOUDINI'S MAGIC, who beat him by three and a quarter lengths...

Published:Sunday | September 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

LONG-SUFFERING backers of Gary Subratie's United States importee, BRAWN, finally got their payday yesterday when the stubborn bay gelding left the gate clean enough to win the 1820-metre Nigel B. NunesMemorial feature race.Having raced as recent as...

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHACE THE GREAT yesterday turned the tables on his rivals to make all the running in the 1300-metre Seek Exercise Book Trophy race, rebounding from a fifth-place finish in the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Trophy race earlier this...

Published:Saturday | August 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

ANOTHER BULLET suffered from the dreaded one hole in the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission Trophy, tailed off and wide down the backstretch after a scrappy start, whereas CHOO CHOO BLUE, who beat him by a half-length, enjoyed a copybook trip...

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