Done and dusted – DaCosta now 18-time champion after gallant fight by Nunes

KINGSTON, Jamaica – It came down to the final race where trainers Wayne DaCosta and Anthony Nunes had horses entered as Nunes still had a mathematical chance of winning by running first and second with Patriarch and Fayouz in any order in the day’s 10th race at Caymanas Park. It did not happen, as a […]

Nunes on the boil with 4th winner, Adonis, app. $700,000 behind DaCosta

KINGSTON, Jamaica – In a terrific assault trainer Anthony Nunes saddled his fourth winner on today’s 11-race card at Caymanas Park when Adonis a chance ride for jockey Dane Nelson easily took the ninth race over five furlongs straight at odds of 6-5. Again, based on preliminary calculations, Nunes is now ahead of DaCosta by […]

Spanking run by Stranger Danger gives DaCosta breathing room

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Imported two-year-old gelding Stranger Danger came up with a truly magnificent performance to win the seven-furlong Sweet Ruckus Trophy by 16 lengths, easing down, in a fast time of 1:24.4 some 10 minutes ago at Caymanas Park. The running splits were 23.2 x 45.3 x 1:11.1. Stranger Danger earned for his trainer […]

Nunes claws into DaCosta’s lead with third winner, Orpheus

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Trainer Anthony Nunes in a dramatic last day flourish has climbed into Wayne’s DaCosta’s even more as Orpheus dropping down to claiming with Shane Ellis in the saddle won the fifth race minutes ago to give Nunes his third winner on the day and Ellis his second at Caymanas Park on the […]

Toona Ciliata makes more gains for Nunes

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Trainer Anthony Nunes made it win number two in the third race – the Royal Lancaster Trophy for 2-year-olds run over five furlongs round as Toona Ciliata the 1-9 favourite duly obliged with Shane Ellis in the saddle at Caymanas Park a short while ago. By winning this event plus the money […]

Nunes replies in race 2 – with one – two finish, Cardenas down for today

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Trainer Anthony Nunes replied to Wayne DaCosta’s win in the first race with a one-two finish in the second race at Caymanas Park a short while ago. Bruce Wayne (Linton Steadman) dropping down from Overnight Allowance to 250,000 claiming broke no sweat at all in winning the one-mile event by 12 lengths […]

DaCosta starts with win in first with Unbreakable

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Trainer Wayne DaCosta increased his lead in the trainers’ championship to just under $2 million when his charge Unbreakable easily took the first event just moments ago at Caymanas Park as the first of 11 races got underway. Unbreakable won as the 1-2 favourite with Concur (Romario Smith) second at 3-1 and […]