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 79 53 61 50 35 27 60
2. MR. DICK CARDENAS 67 67 42 33 36 35 84
3. MR. SHANE ELLIS 48 51 40 37 20 19 42
4. MR. OMAR WALKER 43 50 39 28 18 18 61
5. MR. ONIEL SCOTT 47 37 31 24 34 17 79
6. MR. AARON CHATRIE 23 35 29 33 30 29 65
7. MR. LINTON STEADMAN 34 25 28 26 21 18 55
8. MR. DANE DAWKINS 24 27 39 39 42 26 105
9. MR. ROBERT HALLEDEEN 21 22 12 16 10 9 40
10. MR. GARY RICHARDS 16 21 21 27 24 31 63

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