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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 […]

Husbands, Walcott brilliant in Canada

Husbands, Walcott brilliant in Canada

TORONTO, Canada – Veteran Barbadian jockey Patrick Husbands extended his recent good form at the Woodbine racetrack when he landed a triple on Saturday’s 10-race card. The 43-year-old, closing in on 100 wins for yet another season, picked up victories in race two with favourite Missy Crissy, in race five with another favourite Miss Tiago […]

Walcott still dominant at Northlands

Walcott still dominant at Northlands

EDMONTON, Alberta – Champion-in-waiting Rico Walcott rode a double yesterday to lead a Caribbean domination of the eight-race mid-week card at Northlands Park. The Barbadian, who will secure his sixth straight title at the western Canada racing oval when the season wraps up October 22, captured race four over 6 and ½ furlongs with favourite […]

Sirius Black favoured in feature race

Sirius Black favoured in feature race

2015 horse of the year Sirius Black has drawn the Number 1 starting gate for the Sales Graduates Champion Stakes, the feature race tomorrow on the ninth and final day of the second racing season for the year. The chestnut son of Janak won the Harmony General Sprint last race day for the second year running when he also drew the same […]

Sirius Black the one to watch

Sirius Black the one to watch

The Harmony General Insurance Breeders Sprint in memory of past Barbados Turf Club president Francis Cozier, headlines Saturday’s anticipated action-packed programme at the Garrison Savannah. It will be Harmony General Insurance’s second year sponsoring this race having done so last year. Sirius Black, the 2015 leading creole and horse of the year, will be defending his Breeders sprint win […]

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