Thursday, April 18, 2024

Back-to-back spills halt racing

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THREE SPILLS in back to back races yesterday at the Garrison Savannah brought a premature end to the Barbados Turf Club’s second day of its second season – Barbados Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes Raceday.

What started off as a good afternoon on a firm track would later see two downpours, with the heavier one occurring during the running of the fourth race, the Perfect Bird Handicap, around 2:45 p.m.

Immediately following that race jockey Nyron Austin fell off his mount Lady Nak going into the paddock bend, and champion jockey Anderson Trotman, aboard Just Dreaming, also became unseated.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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