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Tag Archives: horse-racing

  1. Cheltenham Festival 2021: A preview of day two’s Grade 1 races

    While the upcoming Cheltenham Festival is set to be one like no other, day two is certainly going to have an eerie feel about it. The Wednesday of the Festival is famously known as Ladies Day, with thousands of stylish racegoers packing out the Prestbury Park concourses in their glad rags and in good spirits. […]

    January 18, 2021Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  2. The early favourites for the Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle

    The Cheltenham Festival is now just a matter of months away, and as the iconic meeting edges ever closer, punters are already starting to study the form guides, examine the odds and are undoubtedly on the lookout for the best Cheltenham offers. Amongst the 15 Grade 1 races, there are a handful of standout encounters, […]

    January 4, 2021Featured, SportsNo comments
  3. Analysing the last four winning horses of the King George VI Chase

    The festive period is upon us, which for horse racing fans means just one thing – the King George VI is just around the corner! The iconic Boxing Day meeting at Kempton is going to be like no other, as coronavirus restrictions mean there will be a limited number of boisterous racegoers in attendance. As […]

    November 30, 2020Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  4. Sandy Lane Gold Cup

    Horse Racing Nostalgia The Sandy Lane Gold Cup is a huge horse racing event that takes place in Barbados. It attracts fans from different countries. Regional and local jockeys compete in the Gold Cup. They normally ride thoroughbreds from North America and the United Kingdom. Horse race enthusiasts can wager on different horses at Betway88. […]

    April 1, 2020Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  5. International Jockeys’ Challenge 2019, what you missed… British and Local Jockeys vying for handsome Purses worth Thousands!

    Impresario Jeff Loughton (jacketed) and commentator Lindon Yarde (in a tie) with some of the UK jockeys in for the special racing thanks to the Barbados Lottery at the historic Garrison Savannah over the weekend…

    November 25, 2019Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  6. International Jockeys’ Challenge 2019, what you missed… BTC President & Youth Affairs Minister

    Minister of Youth Affairs. Adrian “Medic” Forde (in sunglasses) with President of the Barbados Turf Club, Sir David Seale who stopped in at the historic Garrison Savannah to say ‘Hello,‘ as the Barbados Lottery sponsored event had great attendance this weekend by visitors and locals alike… The Youth Affairs Minister was there to cheer on […]

    November 25, 2019Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  7. A look back on the winners in Barbados of the Sandy Lane Gold Cup

    The most popular racing event in the Southern Caribbean calendar is almost upon us – whether you’re the type to keep a constant eye on the horse racing results or you just fancy a good day out, heading over to Garrison Savannah this Saturday is a fine idea. Blast of Storm Notable for being the […]

    February 28, 2019Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  8. HORSESHOE PRODUCTIONS TROPHY (CONDITION RACE)

    1800 M (Turf) (Purse $13,000) 3-YEAR-OLDS AND OLDER RATED 60 – 42 (ALSO OPEN TO HORSES 3-YEARS AND OLDER RATED 41 AND BELOW) {OPTIONAL CLAIMING $8,000.00}

    November 11, 2018Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Barbados Lottery has another treat in store for its fans at the Garrison Savannah today!

    The Barbados Lottery has another treat in store for its fans by way of ‘The Barbados Lottery Race Day‘. Account Development Manager for IGT Global Services Limited, operators of The Barbados Lottery, Mr. Patrick Clunis, launched the Race Day during a press conference held at the Barbados Turf Club, the Garrison, St. Michael, and presented […]

    November 10, 2018Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. A NEW GAME OPTION SOON FROM BARBADOS LOTTERY, AS THEY TEAM UP WITH BARBADOS TURF CLUB FOR RESUMING RACES AT THE GARRISON

    Racing is set to begin again next weekend at the historic Garrison Savannah when the Barbados Lottery joins with the Barbados Turf Club to present an exciting Race Day on Saturday the 10th of this month… This was confirmed by Patrick Clunis – the regional manager of IGT, the parent company of Barbados Lottery; – […]

    November 2, 2018Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  11. Queen Elizabeth II’s undiminished love of horse racing

    Royalty and horses go hand in hand. These majestic creatures have served generations after generations of kings, queens, princes, princesses and courtiers. We are sure you would know about this if you like to play Canada casino games. For Queen Elizabeth II, horses are not just a convenient medium of transport. Her love for horses […]

    August 9, 2018SportsNo comments
  12. Gosden Can Learn Lessons from Peirce’s Barbados Gold Cup Success

    The flat season of racing in the United Kingdom is drawing to close, although one of the main races of the campaign remains on the schedule. The St Leger Stakes at Doncaster is on the agenda and the leading trainers will be aiming to guide their charges to success. John Gosden has enjoyed past success, […]

    August 4, 2018Featured, SportsNo comments
  13. A Day at the Races in Barbados

    Garrison Savannah Racecourse is one of the most popular sporting venues in Barbados as horse racing enthusiasts love heading to the course across the year to see the best thoroughbreds in action. The track is located in the historic Garrison area, which is situated just outside of Bridgetown. If you have never been to Garrison […]

    August 1, 2018Featured, SportsNo comments
  14. Former Jockey dies at Wharf Road in Execution Style shooting

    Police are investigating the unnatural death of the late jockey Rico Wazir Reid, 23 years of Kingsland Terrace, Christ Church. Anyone who may have information that may assist with this investigation is asked to contact telephone number 430-7189,or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-TIPS (8477). David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    June 10, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  15. FLOW SPORTS TO BROADCAST GOLD CUP

    The Caribbean’s most prestigious horse race is about to receive even more exposure. Flow Sports, the home for local, regional and international sports on Flow TV, will broadcast the Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup live from the historic Garrison Savannah next Saturday to over ten markets throughout the region. The high-definition broadcast, which can be […]

    February 28, 2016SportsNo comments
  16. ANSA MCAL (BARBADOS) LTD TO SPONSOR MAJOR RACING EVENT

    Saturday 21st November will see a major, new and exciting day on the annual racing calendar as ANSA McAL (Barbados) and its group of companies, in association with The Barbados Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association and The Barbados Turf Club, sponsoring The ANSA MCAL Racing Festival. In addition, ANSA MCAL (Barbados) will stage the 2015 Winter Jockeys’ […]

    October 18, 2015SportsNo comments
  17. Welfare of retired race horses to improve thanks to Pinnacle Feeds

    The welfare of retired race horses in Barbados is set to improve even more thanks to a new partnership between the Barbados Turf Club (BTC), the HORSE Charity and Pinnacle Feeds. During the BTC’s recent 3rd Race Day for the season, Pinnacle Feeds presented the HORSE Charity (Human Organisation for the Relief of Suffering Equines) […]

    June 24, 2015SportsNo comments
  18. Forty Thousand BBD purse at stake 20th June: Pinnacle Feeds Midsummer Creole Classic

    Barbados Turf Club will be hosting nine races next Saturday and the pinnacle of these events will be the Midsummer’s Creole Classic, only horses born in the Caribbean can compete. Managing Director of Pinnacle Feeds, Jason Sambrano, addresses the media and gives his appreciation for highlighting what is a popular sport now reviving to its […]

    June 12, 2015Featured, SportsNo comments
  19. 2014 Winter Challenge Cup postponed: New Date but Times to be confirmed

    The Barbados Turf Club wishes to advise that due to the inclement weather affecting the island the Raceday Stewards have postponed the Barbados Winter Jockeys’ Challenge Raceday, which was scheduled to be held on Saturday 22 November, 2014. The matter was referred to the Board of Directors and they have rescheduled the race day to […]

    November 23, 2014Featured, SportsNo comments
  20. Mango Bay joins with Courtesy Garage for Breeders’ Classic & Winter Jockeys’ Challenge

    One of Barbados’ oldest automotive outfits combines with an all-inclusive from the heart of Holetown to make sure Horse Racing regains its rightful place in the Bajan sporting world, their partnering efforts are not like dew on the grass, but solid support ’til 2016… In this video we learn of the plans behind this year’s […]

    November 4, 2013SportsNo comments
  21. Whopper of a Tale – Burger King in Haggatt Hall, Galloping Gourmet? Horse-feathers!

    Okay, lets get the supposedly horrific stuff out of the way – it seems Burger King (BK) in England – not Barbados – has served burgers which have 29% horse meat, millions of patties have been pulled. Not just the fast food chain, but Tesco, which uses the same processing company as BK. On my […]

    February 2, 2013AgricultureNo comments
  22. Red Letter day at the Savannah – Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados calling for all Entrepreneurs! January 24, 2013Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. HBO PREMIERES DUSTIN HOFFMAN IN TV SERIES ‘LUCK’ IN THE CARIBBEAN

    HBO Latin America announced the February 5th premiere of new original series Luck. Created by David Milch, Luck explores the provocative world of gambling surrounding a California horse track. Directed by Michael Mann in the series’ pilot, the drama’s stellar cast stars Oscar® winner Dustin Hoffman and Oscar® nominee Nick Nolte. Lavishly produced and expertly […]

    January 27, 2012Games, Photo Gallery1 comment
  24. Gambling in Barbados

    Many Caribbean destinations offer plenty of gambling opportunities and Barbados is no different, although you won’t have quite as many options for casino games as you’ll find in other countries such as Curacao or Aruba. There’s obviously a ton of entertainment to enjoy in Barbados aside from gambling, but if you are feeling lucky below […]

    September 5, 2011TravelNo comments
  25. “A Night In Havana” fund-raiser for Providence School – Prize Draw with Eugene Melnyk

    Eugene Melnyk not only had a conniption recently when  Kittitian horses entered the Sandy Lane Gold Cup, he also was very nervous when he dropped the bracelet as he was trying to put it on the winner of the night’s raffle, LOL!

    March 20, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments