"Bob Mayall, one of the stalwarts of the horse racing industry, comes up with the winning entry in the first of the Racing Promotions Daily News quiz to celebrate 20 years racing at Caymanas Park. The Quick Quiz drawing took place at the Daily News office yesterday with S. Cyrus of 13 Janet Crescent, Bridge Port, being the winner. The winning entry was the first from the box with all correct answers. at right is Daily News Advertising Manger Mrs. Jean Fisher. Questions and answers: 1. When did the official opening of Caymanas Park take place?...August 22, 1959. (2) Which horse, ridden by which jockey won the first race ever ran at Caymanas Park?...Roman Road with Barrington Smith. (3) Name three of the Classic races which are run yearly at Caymanas Park?...Guineas, Jamaica Derby, Jamaica Oaks. (4) Name three of the sponsored races which are run at Caymanas Park yearly?...Heineken Trophy, Shell Trophy, Benson and Hedges Gold Cup. (5) Who was the first starter at Caymanas Park?...C.C. Langford."
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