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Stories by Ainsley Walters/ Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | February 15, 2020 | 12:17 AMAinsley Walters/ Gleaner Writer

APPROACH this afternoon’s blink-of-an-eye four-furlong straight races with caution because first-time runners, though working well, can be unpredictable and might not appreciate the straight, nor sprints, as opposed to morning workouts when...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:32 AMAinsley Walters/ Gleaner Writer

RUNNING with 111lb in this afternoon’s overnight allowance at five and a half furlongs, red-hot CRYPTOCURRENCY has the handicaps and fantastic form in her favour, taking on 12 rivals, the most formidable former Caribbean Sprint champion, 10-year-...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:34 AMAinsley Walters/ Gleaner Writer

PATRIARCH bolted from the gate and made every yard of the running at five furlongs straight in yesterday’s ninth event, completing a two-timer for leading trainer Anthony Nunes. A speedy four-year-old, who has been plagued by injuries, PATRIARCH’s...

Published:Saturday | April 13, 2019 | 12:23 AMAinsley Walters/ Gleaner Writer

CHAMPION trainer Wayne DaCosta’s LADY BLUE has a posse of four runners from Anthony Nunes’ barn on her trail in this afternoon’s 1000 Guineas, headed by bred-in-the-purple I AM DI ONE, who debuted with an eye-popping victory two weeks ago.Just when...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/ Gleaner Writer

This afternoon's Lotto Classic Governor's Cup is no 'poor man's derby', a label that should now be abandoned with more owners deciding to have a go at rich the purse, $3m, despite winners of graded events being allotted topweight at 10 furlongs....

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/ Gleaner Writer

THIS afternoon's open allowance sprint is deja vu for SIR BUDGET, who won his last race in the same class, same distance, same jockey and what should turn out to be the exact weight carried last October when clocking a lightning-fast 58.3 for 1000...

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