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Under the gun

The cannon provide a spot of shade during the race.
Boxing Day at the Races

January 5th 2010
Every year on Boxing Day, the day after Christmas, the Barbados Turf Club hold some of the richest horses races of the year at the Garrison Savannah. Sponsored by Diamonds International and Audemars Piguet, this meet often boasts some pretty nice horses. But the best part of the day isn’t always the horses. As its name implies, the Garrison Savannah is the former parade ground of the Britis ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Barbados » Bridgetown

Barbadian or Bajan (colloquial) Flag The island was uninhabited when first settled by the British in 1627. Slaves worked the sugar plantations established on the island until 1834 when slavery was abolished. The economy remained heavily dependent on sugar, rum, and molasses production t... ... read more
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