first_imgTODAY’s eighth race at Caymanas Park, for the Dr Paul Wright Trophy, has been set aside for the Burger King-sponsored Jockeys vs Apprentice Duel over 1300 metres. The 14-horse field will see six of the island’s top jockeys pitted again eight leading apprentices. Champion jockey Shane Ellis will ride the highly fancied BIG AL, former champion Wesley Henry is aboard SURE STEP, Aaron Chatrie atop WHITE RUSSIAN, as well as Jevanne Erwin (BUCKALUCK), Paul Francis (PROFILE) and Ruja Lahoe (NINELIFECAT). The apprentice’s charge will be spearheaded by Bebeto Harvey aboard BIGMAN UNION, Dane Dawkins aboard the likely favourite MEMORY OF TS, Hakeen Pottinger on CUE THREE, Odean Edwards (OK DUDE), Javaniel Patterson (PIANO MAN). Jerome Innis (MOON WALK), Andre Powell (JASON’S GOLD) and champion apprentice Linton Steadman, who has the leg over CODED CITIZEN. No apprentice claim is allowed in a race where the winning team will be determined by points allocated to the first six past the post.last_img

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