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Published:Friday | November 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

TOMORROW'S 10-race programme at Caymanas Park offers carryovers in the Pick-9 and late Super-6 from race five to 10.The Pick-9, with $1.8 million in the kitty, will embrace races two to 10, the first Super-6 from race one to six. We look at the...

Published:Wednesday | November 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The absence of a trophy race on today's midweek programme at Caymanas Park shifts the spotlight to the restricted allowance race (non-winners of two) to be contested by 13 three-year-olds over the round five course.Top contenders are the speedy pair...

Published:Sunday | November 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

High drama engulfed Caymanas Park yesterday after another major race this season when first-past-the-post FRANFIELD was disqualified in the 38th running of the Burger King Superstakes over 2000 metres and the race awarded to the 2-1 second favourite...

Published:Saturday | November 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Over the past 20 years, Richard Azan has dominated the Superstakes, winning the rich and prestigious 2000-metre race a record nine times.And today his streak could well be extended with last year's winner FRANFIELD, one of the fancied horses in the...

Published:Saturday | November 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The 38th running of the Burger King Superstakes over 2000 metres will take the spotlight at Caymanas Park today.Billed as 'A Day with the King and his Horses', the nine-horse field for the prestigious invitational race with a purse of $4.5 million...

Published:Friday | November 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

TOMORROW'S Burger King Superday programme offers 12 races, including the 38th running of the Superstakes over 2000 metres, the Glen Mills O.D. Caribbean Sprint and the Coca Cola Invitational Mile.There is a Pick-9 carryover of just under $1.1...

Published:Friday | November 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The second running of the rich Diamond Mile on Saturday, December 10, promises to be bigger and better than before.This was the view of Clovis Metcalfe, chairman of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) at the media launch at the ATL...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The 8-5 favourite, LOTTERY TICKET, got up in the nick of time to beat long-time leader LUNAR ROCKET (5-1) by half-a-length in the inaugural running to the Miracle Cure Sprint over 1100 metres at Caymanas Park yesterday.Ridden by leading jockey Omar...

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Running on, strongly leaving the furlong pole, PROLIFIC PRINCESS scored a 10-1 upset in the inaugural running of the Ahwhofah Sprint over 1200 metres for overnight allowance horses at Caymanas Park yesterday.Ridden by Paul 'Country' Francis for...

Published:Friday | October 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

A large field is expected to contest the 38th running of the 2016 Superstakes to be sponsored by Burger King for the second consecutive year on Saturday, November 12, at Caymanas Park.Details for Burger Superday 38, dubbed 'A Day with the King and...

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Having scored a fast-time victory over 1500 metres on September 24, JAMAI RAJA is tipped to repeat when he takes on six opponents in the Royal Dad Trophy 3-y-o restricted stakes over 1820 metres at Caymanas Park today.Among his rivals are the...

Published:Tuesday | October 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

BUZZ NIGHTMARE cemented his status as one of the best horses in the country with an impressive victory in the 44th running of the Alex's Import Gold Cup over 1400 metres at Caymanas Park yesterday.Running at odds of 5-2 with Oneil Mullings riding...

Published:Monday | October 17, 2016 | 12:12 AMOrville Clarke

A star-studded field of 10, headed by reigning 'Horse of the Year', SEEKING MY DREAM, will contest the 44th running of the Alex's Import Gold Cup for top class horses over 1400 metres at Caymanas Park today.The field also includes the exciting...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The unbeaten SHE'S A MANEATER turned in another superlative performance at Caymanas Park yesterday to win the 12th running of the $2.95 million Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy over 1200 metres race number one in the Supreme Ventures Triple Crown...

Published:Saturday | October 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

THE Supreme Ventures Triple Crown series for native bred two-year-olds commences its 12th season at Caymanas Park today\ with the first race in the series, the $2.95 million Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy over 1200 metres taking the spotlight.The...

Published:Friday | October 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Tomorrow's 11-race programme at Caymanas Park offers a Pick-9 carryover of $1.4 million, but both Super-6s start anew.The Pick-9 will embrace races three to 11, the first Super-6 from race one to six, the late Super-6 from race six to 11.We look at...

Published:Wednesday | October 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The Supreme Ventures 2-Y-O Triple Crown Series will kick-start an exciting last quarter of racing at Caymanas Park this Saturday with the first of the three races, the $2.95-million Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy over 1200 metres taking the...

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

VISION, offering odds of 12-1 with leading jockey Omar Walker riding for 15-time champion trainer Wayne DaCosta, made virtually all to win the second running of the Ronron Trophy, a restricted stakes event over 1200 metres at Caymanas Park yesterday...

Published:Saturday | October 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Twelve fit horses are down to contest the annual renewal of the 3-y-o Restricted Stakes for the Ronron Trophy over 1200 metres, the field including five recent winners.They include ANOTHER FURY, MISTER BONES, SOY EL SENOR and the imported filly PURE...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

HOUDINI'S MAGIC, ridden by champion jockey Shane Ellis for in-form trainer Anthony 'Baba' Nunes, got up in the nick of time to deny 4-5 favourite PHINEAS by a neck in the three-year-old and up open allowance feature for the Fontainbleu Trophy over...

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

With the threat of Hurricane Matthew having ended on a positive note, yesterday's mid-week programme, which was cancelled by CTL on Monday, has been revived by the promoters and will; be run off today.The well-supported 10-race programme, which...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

THE 2015 Superstakes winner, FRANFIELD, won his dress rehearsal for this year's running with a decisive victory over the 2-5 favourite PERFECT NEIGHBOUR in the 57th running of the Governor General's Stakes grade one feature over 2000 metres at...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The annual renewal of the mile and quarter Governor General's Stakes grade one race is the principal feature at Caymanas Park today and this should provide the country's top stayer, PERFECT NEIGHBOUR, with his third consecutive lien on this trophy....

Published:Friday | September 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Tomorrow's well-supported 11-race programme at Caymanas Park offers no Pick-9 or Super-6 carry overs, but with the races having a competitive look about them, punters should be on guard for upsets.The Pick-9, with a guaranteed minimum of $1 million...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The back-to-back race meets at Caymanas Park over the weekend, which ended yesterday, were highlighted by two impressive performances by the two-year-old fillies SHE'S A MANEATER and MONEY MAGNET in round two of the Front Runner Sprint and Keeling...

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