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Race day in tribute to Marshall


Lindon Yarde

Race day in tribute to Marshall

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Following a very successful Barbados Winter Jockeys’ Challenge last week, the Barbados Turf Club now stages the W.C. Bill Marshall Memorial Race Day tomorrow at the Garrison Savannah, beginning at 1 p.m.

Racing enthusiasts should be in for a thrill with the eight entertaining races on the third day of the final season.

The two-year-olds will take centre stage on the day in race five, with the Grade I William Bill Marshall Memorial Creole Classic Stakes And Trophy over 1 570 metres, but there should also be a few other showstoppers.

Among them is the Coo Bird Handicap for three-year-old and older horses rated 140-120, but which is also open to horses rated 121 and below over 1 800 metres. Of the eight entered, Knight Rider and Jakesam are woefully short of form but the others are magnificently matched.

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

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