Walk-stacle Charity Event

Description

Each year, as a part of the pre-race activities in the week prior to the running of the Jamaica Derby, the JRC organizes a charity event at Caymanas Park. The event is a walk race for race personnel and others, that is held over 200m. Participants register and are bibbed and the race is monitored by "stewards" to ensure that the proper gait of walking (at least one foot on the ground an any time) is adhered to. Persons are disqualified is they do not adhere to the rule. Proceeds from this event (wagering is offered) as well as contributions from JRC staff that is matched by the commisision, go toward assisting the Spanish Town based charity; Children First.

Children First Charity

Children First, a charity organization that has catered to street children since 1989,is the recipient of several outreach activities by JRC. These include treats, visits and contributions.

Presentation of award to Children First representative

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2011 Results

Apart from the award to Children First charity, winning participants are awarded trophies
  1. Winner: Du'von Lichmore(Shortman/Jockey's Guild)
  2. Runner-up: Trudi Gaynor (Doc/Vet Medicine)
  3. Third place:Shane Dalling(Commish/Portmore)
PicturesPhotographs of the Walk-stacle 2011 Pre-Derby Event
Name 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th Unpl
1. MR. ANTHONY THOMAS 38 29 31 32 19 10 27
2. MR. SHANE ELLIS 30 31 27 17 13 8 14
3. MR. DICK CARDENAS 25 33 21 18 20 20 38
4. MR. DANE NELSON 22 18 19 11 10 8 20
5. MR. OMAR WALKER 17 18 21 10 6 5 27
6. MR. ROBERT HALLEDEEN 15 18 6 10 3 7 24
7. MR. ONIEL SCOTT 20 18 9 9 19 9 39
8. MR. LINTON STEADMAN 18 15 8 12 10 9 28
9. MR. DANE DAWKINS 12 9 22 17 22 15 51
10. MR. JAVANIEL PATTERSON 13 5 17 13 13 9 55

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