Caribbean Holiday Guide caribbean vacation Inter-Caribbean Travel Caribbean Tours Caribbean Events Caribbean live music Caribbean Accomodation Caribbean Holidays Caribbean travel
Barbados  site map and contact site map and contact contact Caribzones
Island Search


Barbados Nation News click to enter

Click to contact Caribzones

    home >> caribbean sports >>caribbean racing>> barbados racing



BARBADOS - horse racing

Chris Husbands, who landed the biggest win of his short career to date when he booted home Sara's Music to win the TT$250 000 (about BDS$83 333) Royal Oak Derby at Santa Rosa Park, Arima, Trinidad, on Monday. "It is a dream come true for any jockey," Husbands said.

September 2006 Compliments of the Nation News

A DREAM COME TRUE. Another Husbands has set the tongues of race fans wagging in Trinidad and Tobago. He is Barbados' champion apprentice jockey Chris Husbands, who landed the biggest win of his short career to date when he booted home Sara's Music to win the TT$250 000 (about BDS$83 333) Royal Oak Derby at Santa Rosa Park, Arima, Trinidad, on Monday. "It is a dream come true for any jockey," Husbands said.

Zouk compliments of the Nation NewsCompliments of the Nation News
Published on: 8/13/06
by TYRONE EVELYN

Zouk (in front) was confidently ridden by Juan Crawford in the 2 000-metre event, while Bachelor Boy, with Jamar Maughn up, was second, with third place going to First Edition, ridden by Jason Leacock, and the fourth placed Border Secret, with Anderson Trotman up. Inset, owner Richard Edwards leading in the very speedy Zouk.

< Read more >

Web Posted - Wed Jun 07 2006 Compliments of the Barbados Advocate

At a recent press conference held at the Finish Line Restaurant, Garrison Savannah, Chris Armond, Secretary/Racing Operations Manager of the Barbados Turf Club, announced the details of the C.O. Williams Group of Companies Barbados Fillies Guineas Race Day, which kicks off the start of the second season of racing.

< Read more >

Compliments of the Nation News
The Barbados Turf Club

Compliments of the http://www.nationnews.com 03/04/06

THE BARBADOS TURF CLUB (BTC) has been congratulated on the 25th anniversary of the Gold Cup.

The 25th running of the prestigious race takes place at the Garrison Savannah on March 4, and Eric Mapp, resident manager of Sandy Lane Hotel, sponsors of the Gold Cup, at a Press conference on Tuesday praised the BTC on reaching such an important milestone.

 


Pointing out that this would be the tenth year the Gold Cup was being sponsored by Sandy Lane, Mapp encouraged all of Barbados to come out and be part of the spectacle on Gold Cup day.


tribute to late champion trainer Bill Marshall. He added that this year's pre-Gold Cup parade would be enhanced by the paying of a special tribute to late champion trainer Bill Marshall.


Chris Armond, BTC secretary and racing operations manager, in confirming the parade would be paying tribute to Marshall, also disclosed that American Hall Of Fame jockey Gary Stevens would be in the country for the big day.
He said there would be a cocktail reception in honour of Stevens at Sandy Lane Country Golf Club on March 2 to raise funds for a local charity.


He encouraged race horse owners and trainers to purchase tickets for the charity reception

.
During the Press conference, the stall positions for the three main races on Gold Cup day were drawn.


These races are the Sandy Lane Gold Cup, with prize money totalling $200 000 and a first prize of $114 000; the Sandy Lane Spa Sprint Stakes and Trophy with prize money of $35 000 of which the winner will get $20 000; and the Tanglewood Stakes and Trophy with prize money totalling $70 000 and a first prize of $40 000.


Francis Cozier, BTC vice-president, in thanking Sandy Lane for sponsoring the Gold Cup and the entire day's card on March 4, hoped the sponsorship would continue for another 25 years.


He thanked the owners and trainers for their continued support of horse racing, along with the media for coverage which contributed significantly to the success of the sport.
Cozier was also pleased with the extremely good turn out of owners and trainers at the Press conference.

The Sandy Lane Gold Cup 2006 Winner!

Patrick Husbands crosses the finish line on Sharp Impact just ahead of stable-mate Zarad ridden by four-time Gold Cup winner Jonno Jones

Patrick Husbands crosses the finish line on Sharp Impact
Owners of Sharp Impact and Zarad, Gay and Derrick Smith, along with elated trainer Robert Pierce, lead the winner past the cheering crowds watching the Sandy Lane Gold Cup 2006 < Read more >

 

Caribbean Polo


Sporting islands




Sandy Lane Gold Cup 2005

Discover
United Caribbean
Caribbean Real Estate
Caribbean News
Caribbean Art  
Caribbean Fashion  
Caribbean Food & Recipes
Conservation & Environment
Holistic Health & Beauty
Caribzones Advertising



Connect to a cause
United Caribbean Trust
Aja's Sierra Leone relief
Born Free Foundation
FREE Gentil
Forest Stewardship  
Hawksbill turtles
Carriacou environmental
Endangered whales
Animal Shelters



 

BARBADOS RACING 2005 - CLICK

Kabul, with Paul Leacock up, pushing to victory in the feature race of the Barbados Turf ClubÕs Centenary Day of racing at the Garrison Savannah December 2005

KA-BOOM! Top creole Kabul, with Paul Leacock up, pushing to victory in the feature race of the Barbados Turf Club's Centenary Day of racing at the Garrison Savannah. Officer, with Rocco Bowen up, was second and Don Anglesonny, ridden by Lorne Keizer, third.

Racing marks happy 100!

Date December 18, 2005 by EZRA STUART Compliments of the Nation News

 

 
 
 
Click

Barbados Holidays

Click on photo icons and enjoy a variety of holiday options.

Barbados sailing holiday sail the west coast of Barbados Caribbean Watersports Barbados diving sailing and windsurfing surfing on the east coast Barbados diving holiday west coast dives turtle diving reef conservation
Barbados hiking holiday great Bathsheba walks along the railway Barbados birdwatching holiday visit the Graeme Hall bird sanctury for a wonderful day birdwatching Barbados safari island tour travel the rugged interior
Barbados weddings Barbados holistic holidays Barbados horticultural holidays

Barbados Music and Entertainment

Barbados bars and rum shops Barbados festivals Crop Over carnival Barbados music and entertainment plus info on Barbados food and drink barbados entertainment and events barbados bars
Barbados food and drink Barbados bars and rum shops Barbados festivals Crop Over carnival Barbados music and entertainment plus info on Barbados food and drink Barbados restaurants west coast luxury dining barbados food and restaurants
Barbados nightclubs and bars visit rum shops to meet local Bajans Barbados music and entertainment barbados culture
Entertainment

Click on the dropdown to visit the islands of the Caribbean and the lands of the Americas.




Home  |  Site Map  |  Terms and Conditions  |  Contact  |  Request Form 

Advertise on Caribzones
 

BARBADOS
St. Peter St. James Christchurch St. Michael St. Joseph

book accomodation
Copyright ©  2004 www.caribzones.com. All rights reserved. Advertise I I Contact I Disclaimer


Site Map contact Caribzones Inter-Caribbean Travel Caribbean Tours Caribbean Events Caribbean live music Caribbean Accomodation Caribbean Holidays St. Peter St. James Christchurch St. Michael St. Joseph Design by Sioure Technologies