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Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

ACKEE PIE, half-sister to the very fast 2017 classic contender Money Magnet, should not be opposed in tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-6.The event, to be contested over 1000 metres straight, has attracted seven two-year-olds and Richard Azan...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

Jockey Robert Halledeen has been having some very dark days at Caymanas Park.He has not won a race since June 17 when he captured the third race aboard the Peter McMaster-trained Princess Emanuelle. Halledeen is still in the top ten (ninth), but...

Published:Friday | September 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

Sunrise-6 players have a virtual minefield to negotiate in tomorrow's opening race at Caymanas Park.There is sparse form and also very few exercise reports for the horses in the $250,000-claiming event. Trainer Steven Todd will saddle three of the...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

ANTHONY NUNES' crack two-year-old, PATRIARCH, has been galloping alongside some of his top stable companions and should easily put away his rivals in tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-6.PATRIARCH, half-brother to Classic contender Bilingual,...

Published:Friday | September 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

Without exception, a full brother to this season's Triple Crown winner She's A Maneater, is all set to make a smashing two-year-old debut at Caymanas Park tomorrow.The Natural Selection-Ahwhofah colt has been showing good speed on the exercise...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

SUBBIE is now licking his lips ahead of tomorrow's opening race in the Sunrise-6 at Caymanas Park.With TRUE WHISPER, LUCKY STROKE, SARAH LEE and DR BANNER expected to be chasing the headlines in the 1820 metres event, the race will be set up for a...

Published:Friday | August 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

Newcomer FLASHAWAY is not too heavy, at 54kg, to capture tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-6.Five will face the starter for this two-year-old event with Dennis Lee, trainer of the selection, also saddling BULA. Four of the five will carry under...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

Champion jockey Omar Walker has been having a very lean time in the saddle. He has only ridden two winners over the past five race days, but this should not stop him from opening the Sunrise-6 tomorrow with BIG MISTAKE.Down two levels after an...

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

THORNHILL MISS gets a grand chance to return to winning ways when she takes on seven rivals in tomorrow's opening event of the Sunrise-6 at Caymanas Park.The 1600 metres race should develop into a two-way battle between the selection, trained by...

Published:Friday | August 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

Maiden three-year-olds will take the spotlight in tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-6 and NUCLEAR COMMANDER appears set to pull off an easy win in the 1200 metres event.The Gary Subratie-trained colt ran a very poor race last time out,...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

Trainer Randolph Scott is set to cash in when he sends course specialist BALLON D'OR over 1820 metres in tomorrow's opening race in the Sunrise-6 at Caymanas Park.The event for $450,000 claimers, and five years old and upwards non-winners of four,...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

VICIOUS LOOK should give Sunrise-6 players a flying start on tomorrow's 11-race programme at Caymanas Park.The five-year-old gelding has been knocking at the door while campaigning over various distances, from 1000 metres straight to 1820 metres,...

Published:Friday | July 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

TOMORROW is St Leger Day at Caymanas Park, and SHE'S A MANEATER, this year's outstanding three-year-old, is on the brink of history.The Wayne DaCosta-trained filly can become the 11th Triple Crown winner at the Park if she wins the St Leger,...

Published:Friday | July 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

FOLLOW BACK A ME won impressively on June 10 and should follow up with another victory in tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-6.Ridden by apprentice Linton Steadman, the American-bred filly cruised to a nine-length win over 1820 metres. She has...

Published:Friday | June 30, 2017 | 12:22 AMElton Tucker

After the excitement of last Saturday’s Boom Jamaica Derby, won by the outstanding filly, She’s A Maneater, action returns to normal at Caymanas Park tomorrow for a ten-race card. The Sunrise-6, now back with its guaranteed minimum...

Published:Friday | June 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

NECROMANCER, who was forced to play second fiddle to stablemate Nadeshico on May 27, should not be opposed in tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-6.With the guaranteed minimum increased to $1.5 million for the Boom Jamaica Derby Day, punters will...

Published:Friday | June 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

EXECUTIVE CHARM, with visiting Panamanian jockey Dick Cardenas aboard, can give Sunrise-6 punters a good start in tomorrow's Hall Of Fame race day at Caymanas Park.The four-year-old filly has finished in front of all her main rivals in the past four...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

Trainer Anthony Nunes has drilled his American-bred three-year-old filly, FOLLOW BACK A ME, on the exercise track after an easy run behind Capturemyship over 1000 metres straight on May 13, and the connections should be handsomely rewarded in...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

The two-year-olds are out for the first time this season, and they will ensure an interesting start to tomorrow's Sunrise-Six at Caymanas Park.Trainer Anthony Nunes holds a strong hand in the 600 metres event as his pair, NADESHICO and NECROMANCER,...

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

FORT KNOX will give Sunrise-6 players a flying on tomorrow's 10-race programme at Caymanas Park.The Philip Feanny-trained filly won by six lengths on April 15, when clocking 59.3 for 1000 metres round, the same distance she will tackle tomorrow....

Published:Friday | May 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

Trainer Ryan Darby and jockey Shane Ellis hold the keys to the opening race in tomorrow's Sunrise-6 at Caymanas Park.Darby will saddle three starters in the three-year-old only event over 1820 metres. Ellis rides the trainer's best hope, the well-...

Published:Friday | April 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

The Steven Todd-trained DR BANNER should capture his second race of the year when he lines up in a seven-horse field of $550,000 claimers for tomorrow's opening event of the Sunrise-6 at Caymanas Park.Since winning a 1100 metres event on January 2,...

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

Champion trainer Wayne DaCosta has all the keys to tomorrow's opening race in the Sunrise-6 at Caymanas Park.DaCosta will saddle three of the seven runners, including the well-handicapped MR UNIVERSE. The three-year-old colt competed well against...

Published:Friday | April 7, 2017 | 12:16 AMElton Tucker

American-bred BIGBROWNGREYHOPE should give players of the Sunrise-6 a lot to cheer about after tomorrow’s 11:30 a.m. opening race on Guineas Day 2017 at Caymanas Park. The seven-old son of 2008 Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown has been under a...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 12:08 AMElton Tucker

'Like fine wine she gets better with age' best describes the phenomenal performances of RJR Sports Foundation's National Sportswoman of the Year nominee, swimmer Alia Atkinson, over the past year. At 28, an age when most top swimmers...

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