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Smart money is on Zip Code

Smart money is on Zip Code

The eagerly anticipated clash between 2017 Barbados Derby winner Butterfly and the rapidly improving Zip Code comes off on Errol Barrow Day Bank Holiday in the Australia Handicap, the feature event on the day’s card with a field of six spirited runners going 1800 meters. The two last met on August 1, 2017, in the Massy […]

Bets on Forsaken One tomorrow

Bets on Forsaken One tomorrow

President of the Barbados Turf Club Sir David Seale’s Forsaken One will be seeking three wins in a row at the Garrison Savannah tomorrow when he faces four others including his stablemate Daunting David in the J.A.K ‘Tony Archer’ Memorial Handicap going 1100 meters and with a purse of $18 500. Tomorrow’s event is the first race day […]

Breeders Classic runs off tomorrow

Breeders Classic runs off tomorrow

Margo Atkinson’s five-year-old bay horse Spartacus will be looking for his first stakes score in the Super Lotto Breeders Classic going the 1800 meters distance for locally bred animals at the Garrison Savannah tomorrow. A ten-horse field flushed with talent that includes three Barbados Derby winners in the field will ensure that race fans are in for a […]

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 […]

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