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Stories by Elton Tucker

Published:Friday | June 23, 2017 | 6:00 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 | 6:15 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 | 6:00 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 | 5:00 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 | 5:00 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 | 5:00 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 | 4:00 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 | 4:00 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 | 4:16 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 | 1:08 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...

Published:Saturday | January 7, 2017 | 1:00 AMElton Tucker

Even by her own high standards RJR Sports Foundation National Sportswoman of the Year nominee, cricketer Stafanie Taylor, had a tremendous 2016.In surely the high point of her year, and indeed her career, Taylor led the West Indies Women to a maiden...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2016 | 2:00 AMElton Tucker

Sports tourism, the building of new facilities and renovation of existing ones will be high on the agenda of the new administration.With the strong belief that Jamaica is perfectly placed, especially with its proximity to the North American market,...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2016 | 2:00 AMElton Tucker

HOMECOMING, GENERAL TOGO and AIR MARSHALL in races two, three and four, respectively, can ensure a good payday for Sunrise Super-6 players at Caymanas Park tomorrow.The island's only racetrack has been silent for the past two racedays while...

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