Tallawahs' Ross Taylor off and running

Ross Taylor could not have asked for a more effective start to his 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 campaign with two-time champion franchise Jamaica Tallawahs. Read More

Vexed Whitmore turns focus to Grenada friendly
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada — Head Coach Theodore Whitmore was left seething yesterday afternoon even as he prepared to configure a Reggae Boyz team to face hosts Grenada in an international friendly encounter here inside the Kirani James Athletic Stadium at 8:00 pm (7:00 pm Jamaica time)...... Read More

Arnett tag Cavalier 2-0 to advance in JFF Women's KO
ARNETT Gardens came through with a 2-0 win over Cavalier at Charlie Smith High field on Wednesday to move into the second round of the 2018 Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)/Lascelles Employees Co-Operative Credit Union Women's knockout competition.... Read More

The almost impossible occurrence of 10 favourites winning on a 10-race programme, more so on a Wednesday card at Caymanas Park, was nearly achieved last Wednesday (August 15, 2018).... Read More


BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Jamaica Tallawahs' blossoming form in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 tournament continued on Wednesday, as the Andre Russell-led team registered their second-consecutive home win and third overall with a 47-run beating of St Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Sabina... Read More

Russell eager to keep Tallawahs winning momentum

Friday, August, 17 2018    

After what can be considered a pretty ordinary season last year in which they failed in the attempt to defend their title, their Jamaica Tallawahs got off to the perfect start to the 2018 edition of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 competition. Read More

I want to show everyone what I am capable of in the saddle – Renardo McNaughton

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Jockey Renardo McNaughton returned to the saddle after sitting out for nearly a year and booted home a rare winner in the 12-1 shot Seņor Kwanzi at Caymanas Park on Saturday (August 11, 2018) to lift his competitive spirit for a more promising end to... Read More

Finally, some 'Sparkle

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Super Sparkle, a dashing imported bay filly on twinkle toes, has given owner-trainer Ian Parsard high expectations of her becoming a more-than-decent racing prospect and an even more respectable breeding possibility in the future. Read More

As tough as nails

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Although he may not be the force he once was, trainer Wayne DaCosta believes his eight-year-old dark bay gelding Perfect Neighbour still has all the credentials to compete effectively at the top level. Read More

BALTUSROL: No need for excitement as yet — trainer Anthony Nunes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Following Baltusrol's victory in Saturday's Front Runner Dash feature, trainer Anthony Nunes is not overly excited about his charge's run, saying it was just an introduction to racing for his bay colt. Read More

Little Big Horn earns seventh career win

Friday, August, 17 2018    

Trainer Leroy Tomlinson is of the view that once Little Big Horn gets proper handling, the five-year-old bay horse has the quality to be competitive above claiming company. Read More

No gallops in-between races work for Storm

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 17 2018    

After releasing the maiden tag in a driving finish over seven and a half furlongs (1,500m) in a good time of 1:34.3 on January 1, many, including the connections, had high hopes for Storm, but the three-year-old bay gelding has not shown much since then. Read More

SOS continues sponsorship of Seek exercise book race day

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Stationery and Office Supplies Limited (SOS), the new manufacturers of the popular Seek series of exercise books, is stepping forward to host the 11th staging of the Seek Back-to-School race day. This was announced last Tuesday at a press conference held at the SOS headquarters on... Read More


Friday, August, 17 2018    

TEN HORSES CLAIMED ON WEDNESDAYTen horses were claimed on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park on Wednesday. Read More

JustBet offers $1.75 for Chelsea to beat Arsenal

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Tomorrow (August 18) the most exciting league in Europe, the English Premier League, kicks into second gear, while the Italian Serie A welcome superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to their shores, which is sure to give that league a much-needed boost. Read More


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