It was a one-horse race in both the Jockeys’ and Trainers’ competitions in the Attitude Hotels International Jockeys Weekend, with Manöel Nunes and Preetam Daby coming out on top, after having led all the way through.
Manöel Nunes was crowned champion jockey with 52 points. He won three races today, including the feature race on board Haylor.
England’s Jason Watson finished in 2nd with 38 points, while native Nooresh Juglall finished on the final podium step with 31 points.
Winless on Saturday, Derreck David got his sole win in Sunday’s meeting on Patrol Officer, while Dinesh Sooful was the sole reserve jockey to have won a race- that with Wordbuster in the 5th race on Sunday.
Final Jockeys’ Standings
- Manöel Nunes (Brazil) 52 points
- Jason Watson (England) 38 points
- Nooresh Juglall (Mauritius) 31 points
- Jason Collett (New Zealand) 23 points
- Manuel Martinez (Chile) 21 points
- Surendar Srinath (India) 20 points
- Jameer Allyhosain (Mauritius) 18 points
- Dinesh Sooful (Mauritius) 15 points
- Derreck David (South Africa) 13 points
- John Powell (Singapore) 11 points
- Aurelien Lemaitre (France)/Nishal Teeha (Mauritius) 10 points
- Randall Simons (South Africa) 5 points
- Swapneel Rama (Mauritius) 2 points
Thanks to his Sunday hat-trick, Preetam Daby ran away with it in the Trainers’ standings. He won with 57 points, 24 points ahead of Gilbert Rousset, while Shirish Narang completed the podium with 32 points.
Amar Sewdyal, champion trainer in last year’s competition, finished 4th with 26 points, while Simon Jones was the only trainer to score points in just one race, as he saddled Haylor to victory in the feature race.
Final Trainers’ Standings
- Preetam Daby 57 points
- Gilbert Rousset 33 points
- Shirish Narang 32 points
- Amar Sewdyal 26 points
- Patrick Merven 21 points
- Shyam Hurchund 20 points
- Ramapatee Gujadhur/Chitranjan Ramdin 18 points
- Vincent Allet 15 points
- Ricky Maingard 11 points
- Simon Jones 9 points
- Jean-Michel Henry 7 points
- Rameshwar Gujadhur 6 points
- Praten Nagadoo 4 points
- Alain Perdrau 2 points
While this weekend would traditionally signal the end of the season, the MTC will host one further meet on Saturday 7 December.