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Published:Saturday | September 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Round two of the Newport Mills-sponsored Front Runner Sprint 2-y-o maiden special over 1100 metres takes the spotlight at Caymanas Park today, with eight vying for the major share of the million-dollar purse.Since coming on stream in August, the...

Published:Friday | September 23, 2016 | 12:26 AMOrville Clarke

WITH FIVE-STAR bankers such as SUPERLUMINAL and DREAMLINER having obliged at Caymanas Park last Saturday, both the Pick-9 and Super-6s were caught and start anew tomorrow with guaranteed minimums of $1 million and $750,000, respectively. The first...

Published:Sunday | September 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

BRAWN, running at odds of 6-1, with customary jockey Aaron Chatrie riding for trainer Gary Subratie, ran on strongly, leaving the furlong pole to win the 3-y-o and up open allowance feature for the Saint Cecelia Cup over 1300 metres at Caymanas Park...

Published:Saturday | September 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

TODAY'S 10-race programme at Caymanas Park will feature the open allowance race over 1300 metres for the Saint Cecelia Cup and the overnight allowance race over 2000 metres for the Kenneth Mattis O.D. Memorial Trophy.With the 2015 St Leger winner...

Published:Friday | September 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Tomorrow's race meet at Caymanas Park offers a Super-6 carryover of $956,0000 into the first race on the 10-race programme.The first Super-6 will embrace race one to six, the late Super-6 from race five to 10, and the Pick-9 from race two to 10.We...

Published:Wednesday | September 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Midweek racing resumes at Caymanas Park today, with the annual renewal of the Donald Tankoy Memorial Cup maiden condition race for three-year-olds over 1300 metres taking the spotlight.The maximum 16 starters have been declared, among them the Carl...

Published:Sunday | September 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The fleet-footed BUZZ NIGHTMARE humbled the reigning champion sprinter POKER STAR in yesterday's grade one feature for the None Such Sprint Trophy over 1,200 metres to record his fourth consecutive victory.Going off a 9-5 second favourite, BUZZ...

Published:Saturday | September 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Today's grade one feature for the None Such Sprint Trophy will feature an interesting clash between the reigning champion sprinter POKER STAR and the fleet-footed BUZZ NIGHTMARE.Both report in a quality field, which includes the 2013 derby winner...

Published:Friday | September 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Both the Pick-9 and Super-6s start anew at Caymanas Park tomorrow, this after the fancied horses held their own for the most part last Saturday.The well-supported 11-race programme commences at 12:05 p.m. with a two-year-old maiden special over 800...

Published:Sunday | September 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The inaugural running of the $1 million Front Runner Dash resulted in a dramatic outcome at Caymanas Park yesterday as the howling 1-9 favourite BALAZO bolted off the track in the closing stages when looking all over the winner, decking champion...

Published:Saturday | September 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The inaugural running of the Front Runner Dash for native-bred maiden two-year-olds over the round five course is today's feature at Caymanas Park, the million-dollar race attracting seven starters.Sponsored by Newport Mills Limited, the Front...

Published:Friday | September 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

With as many as eight favourites having obliged at Caymanas Park last Saturday, there are no carryovers involving the Pick-9 and Super-6s on the well-supported 11-race programme.Feature event is the inaugural running of the $1 million Front Runner...

Published:Sunday | August 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Former champion jockey Wesley 'Callaloo' Henry highlighted yesterday's 11-race programme at Caymanas Park with three winners, including the impressive CHACE THE GREAT, who equalled the stakes record in the fourth running of the O...

Published:Saturday | August 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The fourth running of the O...

Published:Friday | August 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

A thanksgiving service for the life of the late trainer Harry Parsard will be held on Thursday, September 1 at the Constant Spring Church of Christ, 2 Mannings Avenue, starting at 1 p.m.Parsard died after a short illness on Tuesday, August 16 at age...

Published:Thursday | August 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Apprentice riders Bebeto Harvey and Jerome Innis shared the honours at Caymanas Park yesterday, both riding triples on the 10-race programme.Harvey, who recently celebrated his 21st birthday, opened his account aboard 4-5 favourite GOLD SCREW In the...

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Following last Saturday's shutdown, racing resumes at Caymanas Park today with a 10-race programme, after steps were taken by the management of Caymanas Track limited (CTL) to protect the computer files from sabotage within the Engineering...

Published:Saturday | August 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The race meet scheduled for Caymanas Park today has been abandoned following an impasse between the promoting company, Caymanas Track Limited (CTL) and unionised workers from the Engineering Department.The aborted 12-race programme would have...

Published:Friday | August 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

TOMORROW'S 12-race programme at Caymanas Park offers a Pick-9 carryover of $1.8 million, which could ensure a payout of $3 million.Both Super-6s start anew with the guaranteed minimum of $750,000, the first embracing races one to six, the late Super...

Published:Sunday | August 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The reigning Horse of the Year, SEEKING MY DREAM, completed a hat-trick of wins at Caymanas Park yesterday, running on strongly a furlong out to win the 53rd staging of the Prime Minister's Stakes grade one feature over 2,000 metres.The race was...

Published:Saturday | August 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The reigning 'Horse of the Year' SEEKING MY DREAMS bids for a hat-trick of wins at Caymanas Park today when he takes on five opponents in the $1.2 million Prime Minister's Stakes grade one feature over 2000 metres.Having won the Eros Trophy over...

Published:Friday | August 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

Thanks to upsets by BIG BUCK (12-1), stable-companion ZEPHYR (15-1) and LITTLE BIG HORN (11-1) on the second half of the Emancipation Day programme at Caymanas Park, both the Pick-9 and twilight Super-6 offer carry-overs of $1.3 million each...

Published:Wednesday | August 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

DREAMCOMETRUE, running at odds of 5-1 with O'Brien White aboard, outfinished rivals to win the 12th running of the 3-y-o and up open allowance feature for the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Trophy over 1100 metres at Caymanas Park...

Published:Monday | August 1, 2016 | 12:14 AMOrville Clarke

IT’S HOLIDAY racing at Caymanas Park today, the well-supported Emancipation Day 11-race programme facilitating nine trophy races, including the 12th running of the three-year-old and up open allowance race over 1,100 metres for the Betting,...

Published:Sunday | July 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMOrville Clarke

The stewards struck in yesterday's overnight allowance event over 1,500 metres at Caymanas Park, disqualifying first past the post SHINING LIGHT (2-1) and awarding first place to 9-1 chance RAS EMANUEL.It turned out to be a keenly contested race...

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