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Fleurette proves her worth

Fleurette proves her worth

Trainer Victor Cheeseman has kept saying Fleurette is one of the best creole three-year-old fillies he has ever trained. And as if to prove him right, Fleurette made it two wins in a row for the year when she made all the running in the Grandstand Posse And Bubba Sports Bar Trial on Saturday at the […]

Fleurette the one to beat

Fleurette the one to beat

The Suzanne Miller-owned smart three-year-old filly Fleurette heads a small field of six in Saturday’s Grandstand Posse And Bubba’s Sports Bar Trial going 1570 meters.  Fleurette won her most recent start on January 14 in the Michael Parravicino Memorial Breeders Stakes And Trophy defeating the useful colt Zip Code. The Victor Cheeseman-trained animal will be looking for two stakes […]

Gold Cup taking shape

Gold Cup taking shape

The second subscription stage for the March 4, 2017 Sandy Lane Gold Cup closed at the Barbados Turf Club’s offices last Friday. The list of 17 is headed by Sir Dudley Digges owned by Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey of the USA. Sir Dudley Digges had won the one million dollar Queens Plate for three-year-olds at Woodbine […]

Horse racing on today at the Garrison Savannah

Horse racing on today at the Garrison Savannah

By Kent Layne Last year’s leading imported three-year-old Infrared headlines a field of seven in today’s Valentine’s Race Handicap at the Garrison Savannah. The Chestnut son of USA stallion Discreetly Mine had passed the pole first on January 14 in the Condominiums At Palm Beach Handicap going 1100 meters, but was later disqualified and placed fifth […]

Fleurette – fast and furious

Fleurette – fast and furious

The Suzanne Miller-owned Victor Cheeseman-trained Fleurette, won The Michael Parravicino Memorial Hopeful Breeders Stakes And Trophy on Saturday. It was the first major win for the three-year filly by the stallion Zwick. Going in the betting as the eleven to two choice, Fleurette sat off the pace in third place behind the pace-setting Watch That […]

Eyes on the Zip Code

Eyes on the Zip Code

The Michael Parravicino Memorial Hopeful Stakes and Trophy field looks very tough with a very deep and talented field. The first stakes for locally bred three-year- olds this year, will be ran off tomorrow in race 6 at 4:10 p.m., the second day of the Barbados Turf Club’s first racing season for 2017. Four of the […]

NinePoint Six-Nine by a length

NinePoint Six-Nine  by a length

NinePoint Six-Nine pulled off a giant upset Tuesday in the Happy New Year Trophy (Handicap) on the first race day of 2017. The six-year-old gelding, trained by Hayden Nicholls, was out front from the start of the ten furlong event, ridden by Affrie Ward. He never looked back. Donicodidit, 2015 Massy Derby runner-up, with jockey […]

Boxing Day buzz

Victor Cheeseman-trained Just A Fashion looks like the one to beat on Boxing Day in the Diamonds International/Crown Of Light Boxing Day Stakes & Trophy. Two of his three wins this year from Grade 1 stakes, the Coolmore Stakes in January and the ANSA McAl Stakes in November, he will be the early favourite come […]

Horse racing returns

Horse racing returns

The highly anticipated Barbados Turf Club’s third season gets underway Saturday after an eight-week break. The feature race is the 50th Anniversary of Independence Handicap going 1100 meters. This race has a small field of five entered, headed by Dazzling David, who ran a scorching second to the 4-year-old gelding Lucky Adventure in his last start on July 9 in the Crop […]

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