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Published:Monday | April 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

CAMPESINO completed a hat-trick of cup race wins at Caymanas Park on Saturday, lowering the colours of two-time 'Horse of the Year' SEEKING MY DREAM in the grade one feature for the Lady Geeta Trophy over 1200 metres, to be unbeaten in three starts...

Published:Saturday | April 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

IT'S Jockeys' Guild Day at Caymanas Park, the 10-race programme featuring the grade one Lady Geeta Trophy, which brings together the reigning Horse of the Year, SEEKING MY DREAM, and top sprinter CAMPESINO over 1200 metres.Also on the card is the...

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The Pick-9 had no takers at Caymanas Park on Wednesday and the carry-over to tomorrow's meet stands at $1.3 million.This should ensure a Pick-9 payout in excess of $2 million. Meanwhile, both Super-6s start anew with guaranteed minimums of $750,000....

Published:Thursday | March 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Trainer Richard Azan and stable apprentice Bebeto Harvey teamed up to win their second trophy on consecutive racedays yesterday at Caymanas Park, thanks to a 10-1 upset by the unbeaten MARKET FORCE in the inaugural running of the Monday Morning...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

SUPREME VENTURES Racing and Entertainment Limited stages its first midweek meet since taking over the Caymanas Park racing complex on March 7, the well supported 10-race programme featuring the inaugural running of the Monday Morning Trophy over...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Last season's champion apprentice Bebeto Harvey enjoyed his best day in the saddle in 2017, thanks to three winners at Caymanas Park yesterday, including 1-5 favourite FRANFIELD in the Bonnie Blue Flag Trophy open allowance feature over 1820 metres....

Published:Saturday | March 25, 2017 | 12:08 AMOrville Clarke

Down-in-class FRANFIELD, winner of the prestigious Superstakes over 2000 metres in 2015 and a disqualified winner in 2016, should have an easy passage against six inferior opponents in the 3-y-o and up open allowance feature for the Bonnie Blue Flag...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The Sunrise Pick-6 is expected to grab the attention of most punters at Caymanas Park tomorrow as it offers a $1.5 million carry-over.While the second Pick-6 was caught by a handful of punters, each receiving $170,000, none was as fortunate in Pick-...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

High-profile owner Winston Kong was over the moon at Caymanas Park yesterday following his filly's, SHE'S A MANEATER, fast-time win in the 26th running of the Front Runner-sponsored Thornbird Stakes (Guineas trial) over 1400 metres, now feeling...

Published:Saturday | March 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The three-year-old campaign leading up to the 1000 and 2000 Guineas in April reaches a crucial stage at Caymanas Park today with the $1.3 million Thornbird Stakes for native-bred fillies and the Prince Consort Stakes for colts and geldings, both...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

With fancied horses such as SEEKING MY DREAM, CRAFTY STAR and smart newcomer TWILIGHT DREAMS dominating last Saturday's meet at Caymanas Park, both the Pick-9 and Super-6s start anew on tomorrow's 11-raceprogramme with guaranteed minimums of$1...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Five-time champion jockey Omar Walker rather fittingly enjoyed a supreme day at Caymanas Park with five winners on yesterday's 11-race programme, the first meet under the umbrella of Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited, the new owners...

Published:Friday | March 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Horse racing at Caymanas Park moves into a new phase tomorrow with Supreme Ventures Limited taking control of the near 200-acre racing complex from the Government through the divestment process.Already, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment...

Published:Thursday | March 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Hubert 'Chinna' Bartley, one of the finest jockeys to ride at Caymanas Park in 40 years, died on Tuesday morning at age 54.Bartley, who had been ailing recently, made his mark in the early eighties, winning his first of three jockeys' championships...

Published:Sunday | March 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Yesterday's race meet at Caymanas Park marked the end of an era, as Supreme Ventures will assume responsibility for the racing complex, effective Tuesday, March 7, this through the divestment process.Although the track will retain its name, Caymanas...

Published:Saturday | March 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Bang in form GARY GLITTER is tipped to complete a hat-trick of wins in today's open allowance feature over the straight for the Hon. Audley Shaw Trophy to be contested by nine starters at Caymanas Park.Trained by Dalton Sirjue for owner Gordon Lewis...

Published:Thursday | March 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

In a driving finish involving four horses, 6-1 chance PROLIFIC PRINCESS, under champion jockey Omar Walker, squeezed home by a short head to win the overnight allowance feature over 1300 metres for the Ash Wednesday Trophy, at Caymanas Park...

Published:Wednesday | March 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

IT'S holiday racing at Caymanas Park today, with the well-supported nine-race programme featuring the Ash Wednesday Trophy over 1300 metres to be contested by 14 starters.Also on the card is the annual renewal of the $250,000 - $210,000 claiming...

Published:Sunday | February 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Highly fancied RUNALLDAY and 10-1 outsider DON CHASSIS won the Front Runner-sponsored Hot Line and Sir Howard Stakes for native-bred three-year-old fillies and colts, respectively, over 1200 metres, at Caymanas Park yesterday.Both races, which...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Phase two of the Front Runner Racing Series will commence at Caymanas Park today with native-bred three-year-olds taking the spotlight in two races over 1200 metres, both sponsored by Newport Mills Limited.These are the 23rd running of the Hot Line...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

With Wednesday's programme proving a nightmare for form players, tomorrow's Front Runner-sponsored race day at Caymanas Park offers a host of carry-overs.The Pick-9 had no takers and will offer a $1 million carryover, while the second Super-6,...

Published:Thursday | February 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Yesterday's mid-week programme at Caymanas Park was dominated by outsiders, so much so that there were carry-overs in all the exotic bets.The first Super-6 had no takers, resulting in a $1.2 million carry-over to Saturday's Front Runner-sponsored...

Published:Wednesday | February 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

With no trophies at stake on today's midweek programme at Caymanas Park, three-time champion jockey Dane Nelson should seize the early initiative by winning the opening race over 1200 metres, for native breed maiden 4-y-o and up, with SURE STEP.The...

Published:Saturday | February 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The season's first grade-one race, the $1.2 million Eileen Cliggott Memorial Trophy over 1300 metres, takes centre stage at Caymanas Park today with six facing the starter.The field includes, the 2015 Superstakes winner FRANFIELD, from the stables...

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