Harvey Wallbanger takes Holy Bull Stakes at 29-1

Harvey Wallbanger chose an opportune time to overcome his bout with second-itis. The runner-up in a trio of races to begin his career, then a winner last November at Churchill Downs, the colt earned a trip to the Grade 2, US$350,000 Holy Bull Stakes. He capitalized Saturday, running up the rail to the Kentucky Derby 2019 […]

SATURDAY RACING WRAP - Apprentices dominate as Superluminal wins feature

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The first race day of February was ignited by the presence of the apprentices who won seven of the 10 races on offer. The way was led for the young riders by Christopher Mamdeen who rode a triple, Jamaican Citizen, Big Black Nation and Storm Princess. By virtue of winning these three […]

‘Cook Food Special’ Lord Ashton delivers at even money in nightcap

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Lord Ashton, the Gallopja.com “Cook Food Special” on today’s 10-race card at Caymanas Park came with a late burst under the guidance of Dane Nelson to capture the 10th and final event – a Restricted Allowance for 4-year-olds and up – non-winners of two a short while ago. Lord Ashton, trained by […]

Triple for Mamdeen, Todd on the double

KINGSTON, Jamaica – In his best day in the saddle since graduating in September of last year, apprentice Christopher Mamdeen crowned himself with three winners on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park minutes ago. Mamdeen set off in front from the gates opened on the Steven Todd conditioned Storm Princess and was never headed. It […]

Samantha Fletcher a winner on One Soo True

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Apprentice Samantha Fletcher riding as if her live depended on it pushed One Soo True to win the day’s eighth race just minutes ago at Caymanas Park. Fletcher, looking sharp in the saddle took over from Roy Rogers in the straight, and still had enough strength to hold off the fast finishing […]

Double for Chris Mamdeen

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Apprentice Chris Mamdeen chalked up another winner his second for the day and ninth for this season when he had a luxurious ride aboard Big Black Nation in a $180,000 claiming event run over five furlongs round. Big Black Nation won by over seven lengths as the 3-5 on favourite beating Big […]

Superluminal. Omar Walker strike in Alex Hamilton feature

KINGSTON, Jamaica – It was as tight as can be in the Alex Hamilton Trophy event over a mile, as Superluminal under strong handling by jockey Omar Walker was just able to hold on by a short-head to win the event at Caymanas Park minutes ago over a surging Saratoga Sight on the rails. The […]

Shavon Townsend continues apprentice dominance after four races on Saturday card

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Apprentice Shavon Townsend rode his first winner of the year and his second overall when he easily brought home Okahumpka over the five-straight course in a five-year-old and up non-winners of two event just moments ago. This was the third race of four races won by one of the apprentices on the […]

Dare To Speak provides another win for apprentice Reyan Lewis

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Under a patient ride from apprentice Reyan Lewis, the Ryan Williams trained 4-year-old chestnut colt Dare To Speak caught tearaway leader My Son Bates (Phillip Parchment) and then pulled away for a resounding victory over 8 and a ½ furlongs as the third of ten races unfolded minutes ago at Caymanas Park. […]

Supreme Soul stakes strong Classic potential with gritty win

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Supreme Soul (Soul Warrior -Beware Baby) staked a serious claim for Classic race honours with a determined win over seven and a half furlongs a short while ago. Ridden by Robert Halledeen and trained by Anthony Nunes, Supreme Soul had to be driven to catch his stablemate Universal Boss but got the […]