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20 fillies entered for Jamaica Oaks

Jockey changes imminent

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER

Friday, April 21, 2017    

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The 10-furlong (2,000m) Jamaica Oaks, the third Classic race of the 2017 season, has provisionally received 20 entries. The Oaks, which is a fillies-only event, is set for Saturday April 29. All horses in the Oaks carry the same weight of 126 lb (57.0 kgs).

The provisional entrants are led by 1000 Guineas winner She’s A Maneater, who again will benefit from the hands of Omar Walker. Second in the 1000, Bilingual, trained by Anthony Nunes, is also present and it is expected that jockey Robert Halledeen will ride again.

The Richard Azan-trained Money Magnet, who finished a good third in the one-mile 1000 Guineas, is present and the buzz on the racetrack is that Shane Ellis will be riding, replacing apprentice Bebeto Harvey.

Fourth in the 1000 Guineas, Marlene My Love, is entered, but with Guineas rider Dane Nelson now in Canada, trainer Dwight Chen has the task of finding a jockey for his charge. The talk among railbirds is that Ameth Robles might be the one.


HORSES ---  TRAINERS

Bilingual Anthony Nunes

Blue Tradition AnthonyNunes

Deal Marker Fitzroy Glispie

Fort Knox Philip Feanny

Great Faith Gary Subratie

Jamaican Pharoah Carl Anderson

Khaleesi’s Revenge Philip Feanny

Killer Bee Spencer Chung

Lady Faye Dennis Lee

Laws of the Code Carl Anderson

Lighting Lily Philip Feanny

Marlene My Love Dwight Chen

Money Magnet Richard Azan

Raksha FitzroyGlispie

Rogamma RichardAzan

Runallday Anthony Nunes

SarahLee Gary Subratie

She’s A Maneater Wayne DaCosta

Thornhill Miss Gresford Smith

Thundereble Gary Subraitie

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