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Bajans impress in the saddle

Bajans impress in the saddle

TORONTO, Canada – Several Barbadian jockeys plying their trade in Canada had successful outings on the racetrack over the weekend. Seven-time Woodbine champion Patrick Husbands failed to make an impression in the day’s feature but made up for the disappointment by snatching three wins on the 10-race card yesterday. The veteran rider finished fourth with […]

Whitehall in winners’ circle

Whitehall in winners’ circle

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Antonio Whitehall and Rohan Singh collared the two stakes events contested yesterday at Assiniboia Downs, as Caribbean jockeys won all but one of the races on the mid-week card. Whitehall, the 23-year-old Barbadian reinsman, won the feature CAN $25,000 Debutante Stakes – the fourth race on the card – for two-year-old fillies […]

Caribbean jockeys riding high

Caribbean jockeys riding high

EDMONTON, Canada- Barbadian riding star Rico Walcott and young Jamaican Shamaree Muir swept the money-added events at Northlands Park during the weekend, as Caribbean jockeys continued their domination at the Alberta racetrack. Walcott, the season-leader and six-time reigning champion, captured the CAN$50 000 two-year-old Filly Sales Stakes when he partnered 2-1 chance Raider to victory […]

Pedigree wins out

Pedigree wins out

The 2016 horse of the year Northern Star showed his pedigree on Saturday when he won the Barbados Thoroughbred Breeders Association (BTBA) Sprint in memory of Francis Cozier. Northern Star sped away from his main rival Nekitta in superb fashion by three and a quarter lengths to win his first sprint race. The 2016 Massy United […]

Walcott rides triple to continue march to title

Walcott rides triple to continue march to title

EDMONTON, Alberta, CMC – Barbadian Rico Walcott remained on course for an unprecedented seventh straight Northlands Park title when he produced a triple at the western Canada racetrack here Friday. Riding on the eight-race card, Walcott picked up wins in race three with Sweet Wilko, race five with Laura B before wrapping up his haul […]

Bowen closer to triple figures

Bowen closer to triple figures

AUBURN, United States, CMC – Reigning champion Rocco Bowen continued to inch towards triple figures when he rode a double on Friday’s seven-race card at Emerald Downs. The 28-year-old sealed wins in race one with 3-1 bet Command Authority and in race six with 2-1 choice Blue Law, to move to 91 wins for the […]

Northern Star to show pedigree

Northern Star to show pedigree

The 2016 horse of the year Northern Star heads a field of five for tomorrow’s Barbados Thoroughbred Breeders Association Breeders Sprint in memory of Francis Cozier. The $20 000, 1100 meter sprint contest will also have nominations totalling $5,652.00. The Victor Cheeseman-owned and trained chestnut colt has an impressive record winning ten races from 14 starts from seven furlongs […]

Infrared favoured to win

Infrared favoured to win

Brothers Martin and Dan Raizman-owned Infrared headlines a field of nine for the T A ”Tommy” Peirce Memorial Trophy going 1570 meters for the top rated horses on Massy United Insurance Derby day Tuesday. This race will be the second supported feature on the day and looks like the best T A ”Tommy” Peirce Memorial line up […]

Cheeseman looking for four-peat

Cheeseman looking for  four-peat

Top horse racing trainer Victor Cheeseman is supremely confident of a four-peat in the upcoming Massy United Insurance Barbados Derby at the Garrison Savannah on August 1 bank holiday. Cheeseman has entered filly Fleurette who won the Barbados Guineas and colt Legion for the 33rd running of the race which for the first time in […]

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