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  • Easter Monday Action

    ATTN: SPORTS DESKS   Racing action continues on Easter Monday with the staging of the 1,600-metre Champagne Stakes , and the 1,750-metre Infallibility Stakes for West Indian-bred three-year-olds. In the Champagne Stakes Trini Navigator, who finished fifth to Dorset in the 1,800-metre Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup will take on Jamaica-breds, Magical Victory and…

  • 9th Inter-school Dragon Boat Regatta

    Are you ready?!?! Attention!!! GOOOO!!! That’s’ all our paddlers want to hear at race time. It’s that time of year again; the Trinidad and Tobago Dragon Boat Federation (TTDBF) has started the season with the 9th Annual Inter-school Dragon Boat Regatta held on Sunday 9th , April, at The Boardwalk in Chaguaramas. The opening…

  • Chip off the old block?

    IS Jake O’Brien a chip of the old block? The son of John O’Brien saddled his first winner in only his third attempt during Wednesday’s “Carnival Lime” card at Santa Rosa Park, Arima. Jake has tremendous shoes to fill, as John has completely dominated his peers since horse racing was centralised in 1994 and…

  • NOT LOOKING GOOD

    W local racing industry stands to suffer a $2.5 million drop in prize money this year as the sport battles for survival. Prize money, slashed by 15 per cent last year, will suffer a futher cut of 15 per cent from March 1. This was disclosed to stakeholders by Arima Race Club (ARC) president…

  • Sweet Genius scores upset

    SWEET GENIUS gave trainer Bobby Persad one of his best days in his training career by taking yesterday’s feature turf event that culminated with a treble on the nine-race card at Santa Rosa Park, Arima. Coming off a fifth-placed finish by 2 1/4 lengths in the Sian’s Gold Sprint to Control Unit and carrying…

  • Magical Victory prevails in turf thriller

    MAGICAL VICTORY confirmed his booking for the Tanglewood Stakes, which will be run off at the Garrison Savannah, Barbados on March 4, by holding on by a diminishing short-head in taking yesterday’s 1,800-metre Caribbean Turf Championship yesterday at Santa Rosa Park, Arima. The race was billed as a showdown between father John O’Brien, who…

  • Look to Magical Victory

    A FATHER/SON showdown is on the cards in today’s feature event, the 1,800-metre Caribbean Turf Championship, between champion trainer John O’Brien and his son, Jake. And it could be a “Magical Victory” for Jake if his charge beats his father’s pair in today’s race. Jake will be saddling his first runner as a trainer.…

  • Thisonesforron gets deserving rest

    THISONESFORRON, the short-priced favourite for the 2016 Horse of the Year title, has been given a deserving rest. He is expected to return to competitive racing around May 30 – Indian Arrival Day. The 2016 Horse of the Year will be announced on February 15 at the annual Jetsam Awards ceremony that will be…

  • CMRC debut for T&T’s Singh at Bushy Park

    Trinidad and Tobago’s Bridget Singh will make her Bushy Park Barbados debut today in the Williams Digicel International Race Meet, the third round of the 2016 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC). A five-time Kart Champion, Singh is the daughter of regional veteran Ravi Singh, who will also make his race debut at…

  • Bigman snares Jetsam hat-trick

    In 2013 Bigman In Town was unstoppable and at last Friday’s 2015 Jetsam Awards Ceremony, held in the Century Ballroom of the Queen’s Park Oval was no different. The Jamaica-bred horse claimed three awards at the function, as he did at last year’s event which has been taking place each year since 1983. The…

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