Bajans beat Team UK
Team Barbados gave their country an early 53rd Independence birthday gift with a resounding 100 to 72 points thrashing of the Team United Kingdom yesterday at the Garrison Savannah.
The local boys, captained by Rasheed Hughes, held a five-point advantage going into the final race on the Barbados Lottery International Jockeys Challenge Raceday – a day dominated by trainer Robert Peirce’s quadruple.
Radial Flyer, under jockey N’Rico Prescod, joined the day’s celebrities when he nicely took the featured Mega 6 Trophy Handicap over 1 100 metres for the top class.
Island Cotton moved quickly to the lead ahead of Joshua and Brigadier Wood in the race for three-year-olds and older rated 140-120 and below. (LY)
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