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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 […]

Oberoi tipped for Derby glory

Oberoi tipped for Derby glory

The Robert Peirce trained Oberoi, winner of the Pinnacle Feeds Midsummer Classic on June 24, the second leg of the Barbados Triple Crown, goes into the Massy United Derby as the early favourite on August 1, Emancipation Day. The son of the 2010 Derby winner Leave It To Me will be trying to emulate his dam in […]

Walcott nearing seventh title

Walcott nearing seventh title

EDMONTON, Alberta – Barbadian Rico Walcott continued his march towards a seventh straight jockey’s title at Northlands Park when he rode a double on yesterday’s nine-race mid-week card. The 27-year-old rode winners in race six with favourite Hopewick and in race nine with 2-1 chance Lady B, to move to 54 winners for the season […]

Apparition the one to beat

Apparition the one to beat

The Season of Emancipation Handicap going 1100 meters headlines the Barbados Turf Club’s sixth day of the second racing season Saturday for the top rated animals. The Boston John-trained Apparition, the most consistent horse at the Garrison Savannah to date, will face her toughest test. The six-year-old mare has placed in her last 16 starts […]

Dorsett favoured tomorrow

Dorsett favoured tomorrow

2016 horse of the year Northern Star and 2017 Sandy Lane Gold Cup winner Dorsett will clash Saturday in The Saleh and KhatJa Mohamed Memorial Trophy race number 6. The two top mounts headline a field of five other animals going the longest trip at the Garrison Savannah of 2200 meters. Horse number 1 Northern Star, the first horse […]

Oberoi takes the Classic

Oberoi takes the Classic

The Melrose Stable-owned Oberoi turned around his form from his last race and won the 2017 Pinnacle Feeds Creole Midsummer Classic at the Garrison Savannah on Saturday. The brown colt out of the smart dam Leave It To Me, imitated his dam in winning the second jewel of the Barbados Triple crown as she had done in 2010. […]

Fleurette favoured for Midsummer Classic

Fleurette favoured for Midsummer Classic

Unbeaten three-year-old filly for 2017 Fleurette will be looking to strengthen her record in the Pinnacle Feeds Midsummer Classic Saturday. Unconquered in four starts this year the star daughter of sire Zwick has not lost since placing fifth to stablemate Discreet last Boxing Day. The Victor Cheeseman-trained filly has drawn number 13 once again, the same number with […]

Walcott’s winning ways continue

Walcott’s winning ways continue

EDMONTON, Canada –– Barbadian Rico Walcott rode a double at Northlands Park on Wednesday’s mid-week card, to headline Caribbean success at the western Canada racetrack. The 28-year-old captured race three over six furlongs with 2-1 chance School Spirit before returning to win race five over a mile with another 2-1 bet Bear Famous Trip. Walcott, […]

Opportunity for young jockeys

Opportunity for young jockeys

Over the next three months local aspiring jockeys will have the opportunity to turn their dream into reality. Under the theme “Galloping Ahead” Wednesday morning the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth in collaboration with the H.O.R.S.E. Charity, launched a jockey training project. Starting from next week Monday the young jockeys will participate in training […]

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