Horse Racing

Ras Emanuel upsets rivals in Mercury Sprint

AS the campaign for the native-bred three-year-old classic season continued at Caymanas Park, the Peter McMaster-conditioned bay colt Ras Emanuel announced his presence with a noticeable performance when romping home the Mercury Sprint on the 11-race card yesterday. Ras Emanuel (Burning Marque - Pl ... Read More

SUPERIOR QUALITY — This
physically impressive US-bred colt
came to the races on December 14
with a huge exercise reputation.
Did not do anything wrong and
showed true grit in a tremendous
duel with Seeking My Dream.
Fought admirably to prevail by a
short head. Came back on the 27th
and bolted before the start, which
may or may not be a sign of
unsound temperament Kronus to prove too hot in Mercury Sprint
Richard Azan's promising native-bred colt Kronus bids for his first win when he makes his debut as a ... Read More

Richard Lunan What They Say! - Richard Lunan
When did you start your career as a jockey? I started my career as a jockey at Caymanas Park in 199 ... Read More

BERGER… I am very grateful and happy that I
have been selected for the school and I am
also happy all three females made it.
(PHOTOS: JOSEPH WELLINGTON) The chosen ones
Three female exercise riders, Natalie Berger, Andree Powell and Melissa Ward, are among 17 exercise ... Read More

Oneil mullings back on the track after injury

Friday, January 23, 2015    

(L-R) Oniel
Mullings and Barrington Harvey

After numerous falls and injuries, jockey Oneil Mullings with his never-say-die attitude continues to do what he loves best--ride racehorses. On August 16, 2014, Mullings was among four jockeys involved in a spill during the day's last race. Mullings and apprentice O'Brien White were both taken to hospital by Caymanas Park emergency personnel for treatment. Mullings was diagnosed with a broken right leg, the same leg which he had broken before, while White was treated and released. The other jo ... Read More

2015 LEADING HORSES - STAKES

Friday, January 23, 2015    

STEADMAN…not time to celebrate yet, as the
work has just started.

4 Racedays - 38 Races Up to 17/01/2015 inclusive AGE 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Unpl Starts Stakes($) 1. LAPTOP -h 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 $671,750 2. EL PATRON -h 6 2 0 0 0 0 2 $658,650 3. BOY WONDER -c 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 $429,400 4. MAMA NEITA -f 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 $414,900 5. ROYAL VIBES -h 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 $398,400 6. BERRANCA -f 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 $395,400 7. *RIO COBRE -h 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 $390,400 8. SMOKEY TOPAZ -c 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 $390,400 9. KIMBERLY GOLD -f 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 $390,400 10. SIEMPRE BUENO -c 3 1 0 ... Read More

The Complete Racing guide

Tuesday, January 20, 2015    

Kathryn
Clark
presents the
Eight-Thirty
Sprint trophy
to Phillip
Elliott,
trainer of
Mama Neita,
winner of
section one.

PHOTO: HUG DAUGHTER CAPTION - Ian Vassell gets a special hug from his daughter Tionna. (PHOTOS: JOSEPH WELLINGTON) PHOTO: IN QUICK TIME CAPTION - This lady is quick to reach the winners' enclosure. PHOTO: SHEER MADNESS WILSON R JAN 17 CAPTION - Sheer Madness (on the inside) with Rayan Wilson just gets up to nip Little Rhea with Dane Nelson. PHOTO: DARCAS CAPTION - Good protection from the hot sun. PHOTO: RELAXED CAPTION - Looking quite relaxed in the winners' enclosure. PHOTO: CLARK KA ... Read More

Eight-Thirty Sprint wins for Mama Neita, Berranca

Tuesday, January 20, 2015    

Mama Neita with Richard Lunan. (PHOTOS: JOSEPH WELLINGTON)

THE running of the Eight-Thirty Sprint on Saturday signalled the official start of the 2015 Classic season. The race, run over the five straight, was divided into two sections with victories going to Mama Neita and Berranca. Mama Neita just held on for a half-length victory over Sassy Slew (Ian Spence) and Monalisasmile (Dane Nelson) in Division One. With Richard Lunan riding for Phillip Elliott, Mama Neita (Storm Craft - Princess Lorna) covered the distance in 1:00:3 minutes. "The race was no ... Read More

Siempre Bueno is very good

BY RUDDY ALLEN OBSERVER STAFF WRITER | Tuesday, January 20, 2015    

Jockey Dane Nelson, using hands alone, guides Siempre Bueno to victory.
(PHOTOS: JOSEPH WELLINGTON)

THE heat is really on as the three-year-old season continues to unfold raceday after raceday. On Saturday, it was time for the Anthony Nunes-trained Siempre Bueno (Dane Nelson) to show his real talent, and that he did in sparkling manner. Siempre Bueno, owned and bred by Elias Haloute, made his debut on November 30, 2014 on the five-round course and had to be driven out by Nelson to get the better of stablemate Ballon D'Or by a head in a time of one minute flat. Siempre Bueno (Market Rally - ... Read More

Andre martin, richard mitchell on overseas duties

Tuesday, January 20, 2015    

Andre Martin (PHOTOS: JOSEPH WELLINGTON)

ANDRE-MARTIN--RICHARD-MITCHELL-ON-OVERSEAS-DUTIES RACE goers would have noticed the absence of Andre Martin from last Saturday's 10-race programme. The Complete Racing Guide has been informed that Martin left the island last Thursday and will now be plying his trade at the Santa Rosa Racetrack in Trinidad and Tobago. Martin was on hand at the racetrack on Wednesday helping the new apprentices with their gate test. It is not clear how long Martin will be in the twin-island republic. Meanwhile Ri ... Read More

Siempre Bueno gives commanding run at Caymanas Park

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer Racing Writer | Sunday, January 18, 2015    

DESPITE creditable performances by Mama Neita and Berranca in both sections of the feature race, it was the Anthony Nunes-conditioned Siempre Bueno that took the spotlight on 10-race programme at Caymanas Park yesterday. The three-year-old chestnut colt Siempre Bueno produced what can only be described as a commanding performance, as he destroyed his seven rivals by 10 1/2 lengths in a blistering time of 1:04:3 minutes behind splits 23:1 and 46:0 seconds in the 1,100-metre Restricted Allowance ... Read More

Yesterday's horseracing results

Sunday, January 18, 2015    

Sheer Madness (inside - blue silks) just getting the
better of Miss Juanita.

Track Condition : Dirt : Good NOTE: Dividends are based on a J$50.00 bet for Win,Place,Exacta,Quinella,Double,Triple & Pick-4. All other bets J$5. Race 1 1100 M (Purse $480,600) NB4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V(NW2)-FILLIES & MARES Pos No. Horse Jockey Kgm Odds Lgths Win Place 1. #1 SHEER MADNESS RWilson 56.0 2/1 166.00 63.00 2. #7 LITTLE RHEA DaneNelson 53.5 5/1 Sh.Head 64.00 3. #4 GLORIOUS CAUSE RHalledeen 55.0 7/2 2 1/4 65. ... Read More

Eight-Thirty Sprint just in time for 3-y-o fillies

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, January 17, 2015    

Trainer Philip Feanny really enjoying reading this text after the
victory by Bubbling Angeline. Could this text be coming from
some place in St Mary?

THE campaign for the upcoming native-bred three-year-old classic season begins at Caymanas Park today with the running of the Eight-Thirty Sprint for native-bred three-year-old fillies. The Eight-Thirty sprint, going 1,000 metres straight in two divisions, is the highlight of a well-supported nine-race card. Division One has attracted 10 starters, while Division Two has 11. Both divisions will feature some of native-bred's most expectant performers with both Philip Feanny and Anthony Nunes hol ... Read More

My aim is to ride 100 winners this year — Robert Halledeen

BY RUDDY ALLEN OBSERVER STAFF WRITER | Friday, January 16, 2015    

HALLEDEEN…. I am coming to the track earlier in the mornings and I am working more horses
as well

IN-FORM jockey Robert Halledeen has declared that he has one thing on his mind and that is to ride 100 winners this season. "Everyone has a plan for the year, everyone has an aim. My aim at the moment is to ride 100 winners and that is what I am focusing on for this year. That would be a very good achievement for me if I can accomplish this goal," the 26-year-old said. "To be successful in your chosen profession you have to set some kind of standard, some kind of bar, and work towards it, and ... Read More



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