By Samuel Whyte
There was no stopping the Shariff Stable as horses of that entity led by Princess She Not and ridden by Champion Jockey Colin Ross won four races in as many starts. It was a dominant display by the animals as the entity was crowned champion stable when the Port Mourant Turf Club successful held its one day horserace meet at the club’s track, Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice.
Princess She Not with Ross on the mount returning to the track after a well earned rest to run a marvelous race down the homestretch to catch front runner Storm Bird on the line to win the feature event. The Five furlongs race, which was open to all imported and locally bred horses, saw Ross giving Princess She Not all that it got down the homestretch to catch Strom Bird of the Bacchus Stable with jockey Kizan Razack which had established a sizable lead.
The win was worth $700,000 and the beautiful Banks D Trophy. Storm Mark finished a distant third.
In other results Campador of the Shariff Stable with Ross won the G and lower race.
There was another win for the Shariff stable as Lova Lova again with Jockey Ross on the perch took care of business in the H and lower event.
Miss Kristina then made it four wins in as many start for the Shariff stable as it won the event for three year maiden Guyana Bred horses.
Massapequa Dr was in winner’s row in the K and lower race. Party Time of the De Mattos stable had a ball as it took top honours in the event for horses classified J and lower.
Another Strom of the Amernauth stable was in winner’s row in the L and lower event.
Jockey Colin Ross was adjudged champion jockey with his for wins with the Shariff Stable easily walking away with the champion stable honours.
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