TO ACHIEVE OUR MISSION WE ARE HIGHLY COMMITTED TO THE ATTAINMENT OF FIVE IMPORTANT OBJECTIVES:
• Developing a team of professional staff, committed to providing quality service.
• Treating our Punters as our welcomed guests.
• Maintaining a good relationship with owners, trainers, breeders, jockey’s and grooms, ensuring that several important standards are met, including the humane treatment of the horses.
• Ensuring a successful organization through prudent and efficient use of resources.
• Participating in a variety of community development activities to assist in building our country
The Company has sole responsibility for the promotion of horseracing, and the running of pari-mutuel pools thereon (both track and off-track).
CTL promotes approximately 900 ‘On Track’ races per annum. At least 13 major Jamaican companies sponsor 34 of these races.
CTL also offers through its Simulcast system approximately 10,500 overseas races per annum.
The Off Track Betting Parlours operate based on a Franchise Agreement from CTL they are opened six days a week except for Sundays, and offer race-by-race wagering on local racing every Saturday and most Wednesday and Public Holidays, as well as Simulcast races ‘live’ from racetracks in the United States, Australia and Britain. The OTB Franchise Agreement is for two years and is subject to renewal on the discretion of CTL.
There are currently 62 OTB Parlours across the island and CTL plans to establish many more.
SUBJECT MINISTRY / AGENCIES
CAYMANAS TRACK LIMITED falls under the Ministry of Finance.
Caymanas Track Ltd. is regulated by the BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES COMMISSION and the JAMAICA RACING COMMISSION.
Caymanas Park rests on a property of 196 acres. The land and buildings are owned by CTL.
CTL offers excellent exposure for the advertising dollar – utilizing a mix of television, press and radio. CTL’s image in the highly populated Portmore area in which it is located is a very good one; 96% of the persons employed at the track live in Portmore.
The Company is very involved in the Community Development and expresses this through the adoption of the Gregory Park All Age School, providing Scholarships to several students and plays an integral role in the Portmore Community College Work Experience Programme. The Company was recently awarded the Attraction of the Year by the Jamaica Hoteliers and Tourist Association (JHTA) and is making strong advances in the tourism market.
CTL reaches out to the needs of customers by providing easy access for betting at any of the 62 Parlours island wide.