Crucial Appeal wins CTL’s final feature

first_imgYesterday’s race meet at Caymanas Park marked the end of an era, as Supreme Ventures will assume responsibility for the racing complex, effective Tuesday, March 7, this through the divestment process.Although the track will retain its name, Caymanas Track Limited (CTL), previously the sole promoters of horse racing in Jamaica, will now hand over to Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited, a subsidiary of gaming giant Supreme Ventures Limited.This being the last meet before the takeover, CTL directed that there would be no carry-overs in exotic bets. As a result, mandatory payments were made after the last race on the Pick-9, Super-6, Pick-4, Triple and Hi-five wagers.Meanwhile, the management of Supreme Ventures has already had meetings with various stakeholders.When contacted during the races at Caymanas Park yesterday, Paul Hoo, chairman of Supreme Ventures Limited, said further meetings are scheduled for tomorrow with the owners, breeders and OTB franchise owners to pave the way for a smooth transition on Tuesday morning.Meanwhile, yesterday’s meet, which saw each of the races run in honour of CTL directors and an the open allowance feature in honour of Finance Minister Audley Shaw, saw six favourites being unsaddled in the winners’ enclosure.They included CRUCIAL APPEAL at 6-5 in the Hon Audley Shaw Trophy over the straight, the seven-year-old gelding coming through on the stands’ side early in the last furlong to beat hat-trick seeker GARY GLITTER (2-1) and long-time leader SIR BUDGET (5-2) by 23/4 lengths in a field of nine.RECORD TIMERidden by three-time champion Dane Nelson for trainer Dwight Chen and owner Howard Hamilton, CRUCIAL APPEAL covered the distance in near track record time of 56.4 behind splits of 22.2, 44.3.Earlier in the afternoon, 4-5 favourite SUPREME MAGIC beat 7-2 chance on the wire to lift the Roderick ‘Pilot’ Francis Memorial Cup (claiming $180,000) over 1200 metres, with Shamaree Muir riding for trainer Neive Graham and popular owner O’Shaun Connection.The Hon Fayval Williams Trophy over 1400 metres saw 8-1 chance ROGAMMA winning in a driving finish from 3-2 favourite LAWS OF THE CODE to give trainer Richard Azan his first win of the season.last_img read more

PHENOMENAL RESPONSE TO HEALTHWISE ONLINE PHOTO SERVICE

first_imgHealthwise are reporting a massive response to the recent launch of their Online Photo Printing and gift service. Director Liam Grimley says the new online service was launched with a view to making it easier for customers to order prints and gifts from home, and have been blown away by the response.“From our point of view the most pleasing aspect of the feedback received is how easy the service is to use, even for anyone not very comfortable with new technology. “We are delighted with the many compliments on the quality of the photos and our prices which we worked hard to keep competitive.”He added that perhaps the most surprising result has been the huge uptake in photo gifts with personalised mugs , iphone covers and T-shirts proving especially popular for Fathers Day Gifts.The new Healthwise Venture offers photo printing , personalised photographic gifts and a range of Banners , Posters and Canvas printing from the comfort of home.It can be ordered online on www.healthwisepharmacies.ie or by linking from their facebook page. The real advantage to customers is that any work ordered online can be collected from any Healthwise Pharmacy allowing them avoid any delivery charges ( Home delivery is still available if preferred ). In appreciation of all of the new custom , Healthwise are continuing their offer of 24 free prints or a free enlargement for each new customer for at least another week – no gimmicks or catch.( see website for details )As an added bonus all customers placing any order online (including intital free order) will be entered into a free draw for a Canon Digital SLR 550D pack worth €1,000 . PHENOMENAL RESPONSE TO HEALTHWISE ONLINE PHOTO SERVICE was last modified: June 21st, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:buncranaHealthwiseonline photo servicelast_img read more