Post Position Draw Confirms

Excitement continues during the final week of preparations for the XXX Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup. The Post Position Draw Press Conference was hosted by Sandy Lane Hotel on Thursday 24th February, 2011, during opening remarks Mr Robert Logan; General Manager of the Sandy Lane Hotel conveyed his excitement to be once again involved in this internationally recognised group 1 race. He stated “Thank you to the owners, trainers and jockeys that have come together to make the 2011 Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup. This is a particularly memorable time for us at Sandy Lane Hotel as we also celebrate 50 years of operation.  Sandy Lane Hotel first opened in 1961, and reopened on the 19th March, 2001 by the current owners”.

Pam Marshall, Director of the Barbados Turf Club spoke from the heart “Thank you Derrick and Gay Smith, I am so happy and proud to be part of the Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup with a special thank you to Mr Derrick Smith for his inspiration and commitment when we were searching for a sponsor many years ago.”

Luther Miller III JP, Vice President of the Barbados Turf Club expressed gratitude in Sandy Lane Hotel’s support of the Barbados Turf Club and in particular the sponsors making this the only Group 1 race in the Caribbean.  He made a special vote of thanks to the BTC staff who have been working hard to ensure the stands were race ready.

Festivities will continue this weekend with the Sandy Lane Hotel Motorcade on Saturday 26th February. The motorcade will commence at 10.00am at Kensington Oval travel to Independence Square for a concert with Kitorah and Toni Norville performing for the public from 11am to 12pm. Sandy Lane Hotel representatives welcomed the public to come out and enjoy the celebrations on Saturday.

The XXX Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup Post Positions

Al Portador    Gate 7

Apostle    Gate 14

Bad Action   Gate 4

Bird Watch (Res 2)   Gate 5

Charge It    Gate 9

Grand Cash    Gate 10

John Brian    Gate 6

Just Call Me Roger   Gate 11

Mingun Temple   Gate 13

Reward Me (Res 1)   Gate 8

Rocamadour   Gate 2

Saftey Zone   Gate 12

Show Me The Money   Gate 1

Zoom   Gate 3