Sunday, April 14, 2024

Winnipeg triple for Cumberbatch

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WINNIPEG – Barbadian Renaldo Cumberbatch rode a triple and Guyana’s Rohan Singh made his presence felt with a brace, as Caribbean jockeys continued to dominate the early exchanges in the new season at Assiniboia Downs.

Riding at the western Canada racetrack on Monday, Cumberbatch made the headlines on the seven-race card with victories in race two with 4-1 chance Artie in the Park, in race five aboard 13-1 bet Foxy Champ before also taking race seven with Real Heart, installed at odds of 9-1.

Singh, meanwhile, raised the curtain on the day by winning race one with 6-1 bet While I Was Away before following up in race four with 4-1 chance Tough Nut to Crack.

Cumberbatch tops the standings with five wins after just two weeks of the four-month campaign with reigning champion and fellow Barbadian Chris Husbands second on four. Singh is one of three jockeys with three wins but sits fifth. (CMC)

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

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