If this is to be the last year that Patrick Husbands BSS races in the Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup, he certainly went out with a bang.
Husbands won all three feature races yesterday at the Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup Day at the Garrison Savannah, the first jockey to have ever done so. His margin of victory aboard Major Marvel in the Gold Cup was so large that it was a straight fight among the other competitors for second place.
So masterful was Husbands yesterday that it was hard to believe this was the same man that less than a year ago returned to Barbados in a wheelchair after suffering a horrific accident at Woodbine Race Track in Canada.
Husbands, a seven time Sovereign Award winner, broke his right leg in two places when his mount, A Tough Buck, collapsed on his leg just after passing the post on May 20, 2013. A Tough Buck was able to get up and walk o...