Friday, 28 April 2017
The highlight tomorrow, Saturday 29th April, will be the remittance of the 150th anniversary cup. A little bit of history on the subject : this race has been organised for the first time in 1962 in line with the 150th anniversary of the Mauritius Turf Club. The winner of this race was Demdyke with jockey Joe Gilmore on its back... The souvenir photo below is Mr Tom Vickers offering the cup to Mr Radhamochun Gujdahur, owner of Demdyke...
1st Race : Rasta Rebel, Punter's King, Lord Wellington
2nd Race : Var's Dream, Prince George, Purple Rock
3rd Race : Without a Doubt, Right to Tango, Captain's Cronicle
4th Race : Black Tractor, Triad of Fortune, Tigre Libre
5th Race : Navistar, Burg, Bellicosity
6th Race : Mr Leyend, The Pripster, New Hampshire
7th Race : Dealers' Charm, Greatfiveeight, Rock On Geordies
8th Race : Seven Carat, Anafesto, Studiolo
Raymond Danielson will make his debuts this Saturday. This South African jockey arrived early this week and, during training sessions on Thursday, showed his skills on Olympic Bolt, Trackmaster, Castle, Sunset Breeze and Forward Drive, amongst others...
These words came from young apprentice, Jockey Kersley Ramsamy, who opened his account on our turf during the 4th meeting... 'my best chance was Black Tractor'... 'Concerning Alpha Pegasi, I did give him a good chance according to the draw and winning on him was a bonus for me'...
'First of all, I am very grateful to Messrs Alain and Yannick Perdreau, Mr Glover, all the owners'...
Come and experience a truly fastastic experience ... The Crown Lodge is perfectly located to make the most of the 'Mauritian Electric Atmosphere' nowhere to be seen in the whole world...
Jacques and his team will go through the racecard with suggestions as to horses who might be worth backing... the lodge will be yours for the whole day. Your package includes all your food and drink.
Plese come, please call : 57 29 96 21
Thanks for your support!
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
THIRD MEETING - THE T PRINTERS 25TH ANNIVERSARY CUP
The South African Brandon Lerena ended the 3rd meeting with a 100% record as Scotsnog justified his status as favourite in the main race on Saturday 08th April. Happy Brandon below 😅
WHO CAUGHT ATTENTION AT TRAINING SESSIONS THIS WEEK?
Answeringenesis, who won the inaugural meeting seems to be in even better condition. Entree, also a winner at the first meeting, remains in good nick. The following new ones also caught attention : Elysian Park, Storm Clipper, Redwood Valley, Mexamore, Malak El Moolook, Victory Team, Promissory, Baron Bellet, Glorious Goodwood, New Hampshire... So watch out on Saturday 15th !
WATCHING TOP CLASS RACING
The Crown Lodge is located on the 1st floor and has its own private viewing balcony direclty overlooking the winning post. You will be seduced by stunning views... particularly when the horses approach the final straight.
THE PARADE RING
The Box has easy access to the Parade Ring... Our team will be glad to escort you there when you wish.
OUR HOSPITALITY PACKAGE
On arrival, you will be me met by Jacques himself for a breifing before you are escorted to your box by one of the hostesses. Our full day package includes all your food and a complimentary bar : unlimited beers, wines, soft drinks, selected spirits, champaign ! Hostesses will pass trays with homenade hot snacks and will go to the bar and bring your drinks if you do not wish to leave your comfort. Just before the 6th race, our celebrity host, Jacques will be personally serving a traditional Mauritian food.
STYLISH AND PRIVILEDGED ENVIRONMENT AND ENTERTAINMENT
We entertain our clients in a very relaxed atmosphere, offering a very high level of service as well as excellent hospitality. Most of the time, our first time visitors rebook immediately for the next meeting should they happen to be on the island for a long stay... See Anna below, she did not stop saying how happy she was... See you again on Saturday 15th Anna !
Very relaxed atmosphere, see for yourself, how the ladies below are enjoying themselves...
The guets below had the opportunity to watch a race from the 'judges' box... souvenir picture with the Director of the Mauritius Turf Club, Mr Benoit Halbachws (first from the left)...
Some of the comments from guests - Saturday 08th April 2017
47th yeear back, again... what amazing experience. We will see you again next year.. !!
It was an amazing experience to join the Crown Lodge... Thank you so much (Russian Guests)
The best experience !!! (UK Guests)
Danielle is the best hostess... Brillant time, Rosalie made the experience the best it could be !!
Brillant, fantastic day...
We 'made their day' too
THANK YOU !
Jacques and team wish to warmly thank all their guests for trusting our services and look forward to welcome them again soon. We invite you all to experience this fantastic day with us. We look forward to your bookings. It will be our great pleasure to share special moments with you. Please come ! Phone us : + 230 57 29 96 21