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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 […]

Derby Day beckons

Derby Day beckons

Trainer Victor Cheeseman and owners Bill Inc. are going after a record-equalling third straight Massy United Derby, when the 2016 running of the last leg of the triple crown runs off at the Garrison Savannah on August 6. At a media briefing Thursday at the Incitatus Members Lounge at the Barbados Turf Club, trainers and owners gathered […]

Inwon the one to win

Inwon the one to win

The brothers Dan and Martin Raizman-owned Inwon is ready to face a strong field of eight in the Season Of Emancipation Handicap which runs off this Saturday at the Garrison Savannah. Inwon is fresh from a thrilling victory last race day in the Saleh And Khatija Mohammed Memorial Handicap over Daunting David going 11 furlongs. He […]

All bets on Indiano Jones

All bets on Indiano Jones

The Crop Over festival has started and the Barbados Turf Club (BTC) will be celebrating today with the Crop Over Festival Race Day, the fifth day of the BTC’s second racing season at the Garrison Savannah. The $16,000 Crop Over Festival Handicap for the top-rated horses is the feature race on the card going the […]

Close run expected

Close run expected

The Raizman brothers-owned Infrared, seeks his fourth straight win of the year to keep his unbeaten streak for 2016 intact, in the St Ann’s Garrison Handicap going nine furlongs When racing continues tomorrow at the Garrison Savannah. The chestnut son of USA stallion Discreetly Mine and mare Heat Street, started his hat-trick of wins for the year on the […]

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