Derby nomination fees due Wednesday
Wednesday, August 29 2012
CONNECTIONS must pay up fifth subscription fees for this year’s edition of the Trinidad Derby Stakes by next Wednesday.
To date, 25 three-year-olds had subscription fees paid for the Blue Riband event to be run on Republic Day, September 24.
A fifth subscription fee of $600 is to be paid for the 2000 race metres with a total purse of $500,000 by September 8.
Heading the list for which fourth subscription fees were paid is Onetokeep, winner of the recent inaugural running of the BLB Trinidad and Tobago Breeders Classic.
But before the running of the Derby, the “babes” will be in action in the 1000 metres Nursery Stakes to be run on September 8.
The connections of Readyforstanley paid a $2,400 penalty for their charge to race in the event with a purse of $100,000.
At the close of third nominations, there were 13 two-year-old “babes” left in with a final nomination fee of $800 to be paid at time of entry.
Safra Tilah, a recent winner over 800 metres is the headliner in this race.
And three-time “Horse of the Year” Bruceontheloose heads 19 for which second nomination fees were paid for the 1350 metres race with a total purse of $150,000. Lang Amour had a penalty fee of $1,200 paid for him to run in the race scheduled to be run on Republic Day.
All owners and trainers are reminded they have until September 12 to pay the third nomination fee.
Here are the horses for which subscriptions were paid:
TRINIDAD DERBY STAKES (GRADE 1) - W.I. BRED 3.Y.O. - PURSE: $500,000 -2000 METRES
A GREAT IDEA; A GREAT MOMENT; ASIA; BANDWAGON; BIG THING; BLAME IT ON ME; CHARMING LASS; D’COACHMAN; DEVIKA RANI; DIRECTOR DREAM; EL PATRON; FREE PASSAGE; HONOUR THE LADY; IT GOT TO BE ME; NAUGHTY N NICE; NETTOYER; ONE FORTHEROAD; ONETOKEEP; PEPPERMINT; PISTONS AND RINGS; RAISE YOUR GLASS; TASTE OF TEXAS; THE BIG SQUEEZE; UNQUESTIONABLE; ZAHAWI
DIAMOND STAKES (GRADE 2) - WI BRED 3.Y.O. & OVER & IMPORTED 2.Y.O. & OVER - PURSE: $150,000 - 1350 METRES
BLACKSTONE STREET; BOOGIE BLUES; BRUCEONTHELOOSE;
EL BANDIDO DE ORO; GET IT ALL; IGNITION COIL; JUST CALL ME ROGER; KING STREET; KING WHISTLER; LANG AMOUR MONTEJO;
READBETWEENDLINES; SACRED TRUST; SIGNAL ALERT; SILVERLEO;
SKYLINE PIGEON; SMART AMERICAN; STAR TIGER ;YOUARESOBAD.
NURSERY STAKES - W.I. BRED 2.Y.O. - PURSE: $100,000 - 1000 METRES
AFTERTHEBOOKS; ALWAYS READY; BIG MAN; BLACK PEPPER;
CAT WHISKERS; CHANDIKA; KISS THE SKY; SECRET CIRCLE; SETTLEDSCORE; SOMETHING BLACK; SAFRA TILAH; STAR DREAMER; READYFORSTANLEY.