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I want to play!

Friday, February, 23 2018    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — All-rounder Andre Russell has dismissed claims about his lack of commitment to West Indies cricket, and has again reiterated his desire to represent the Caribbean side in the limited-overs format. Read More

ATL fires up Heineken 'Share the Drama' UCL campaign

Friday, February, 23 2018    

Appliance Traders Limited (ATL), through their Prizm brand, has partnered with Heineken, SportsMax and In Control Gaming for the 2018 UEFA Champions League (UCL) promotional campaign. Read More

Brathwaite hundred puts Pride back in final

Friday, February, 23 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Captain Kraigg Brathwaite finally struck form with a patient hundred as title-holders Barbados Pride made light work of Kent Spitfires to surge into the final of the Regional Super50 here late Wednesday night. Read More

Reggae Youths on key ahead of mid-season final

Friday, February, 23 2018    

TUCKER, St James — Reggae Youths warmed up for Sunday's mid-season final against Faulkland FC with a 3-0 win over Beaches Negril in their Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League Zone One clash at Wes p ow... Read More

Front Runner set, ready to go

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, February, 23 2018    

Using their premier horse feed — Front Runner — Newport Mills, a member of the Caribbean Broilers Group of Companies (CB), launched the first phase of their six-race 2018 sponsorship at a briefing held at the CB Group headquarters in St Andrew on Tuesday... Read More

THEIR STRUGGLE

Friday, February, 23 2018    

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AFP) — Billed as Cool Runnings reloaded, Jamaica's women's bobsleigh team made history for the tropical island with a first Olympic appearance, but will leave with plenty to ponder. Read More

New app allows participants to virtually run MCC 5K

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, February, 23 2018    

For the first time in Jamaica, runners will able to participate in an event virtually via a racerunner app, and this historic move will only happen during the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) Pure Water 5K charity race on March 4. Read More

Buzz Nightmare to stand at stud

Friday, February, 23 2018    

The Supreme Racing Guide has been informed of the retirement of Buzz Nightmare from racing. Buzz Nightgmare will be standing as one of the stallions at the HAM Stables stud farm in St Catherine. Read More

Money Magnet stamps her class

Friday, February, 23 2018    

The Richard Azan-conditioned Money Magne t more than proved her worth among the 'big horses' when she produced a compelling run to win the $1.3-million Eileen Cliggott Memorial Trophy at Caymanas Park on Saturday. It was a performance... Read More

FRONT RUNNER SIR HOWARD STAKES – The 'Drone' is hovering around the 'yellow bag'

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, February, 23 2018    

A field of seven three-year-olds with eyes firmly placed on Classic race glory line up tomorrow for the first major preparation race for the upcoming Classics, the Sir Howard Stakes sponsored by Newport Mills, a part of the Caribbean Boilers Group of Companies, under the tag of the Front... Read More

FRONT RUNNER HOTLINE STAKES: On the 'Fashion' catwalk, maybe 'Charm' might prevail

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, February, 23 2018    

The Front Runner Hotline Stakes is going to be just that — hot — in fact very hot, indeed, when the nine declared three-year-old non-winners of two starters meet head-on going six furlongs (1,200m) tomorrow at Caymanas Park. Read More

Lindy Delapenha Memorial Trophy tees off tomorrow

Friday, February, 23 2018    

The first running of the Lloyd Lindberg 'Lindy' Delapenha Memorial Trophy, to be run in honour of the legendary Jamaican footballer, golfer, broadcaster, who was also passionate about horseracing as an analyst, commentator and punter, takes place tomorrow at Caymanas... Read More

El Profesor dictates his class

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, February, 23 2018    

After El Profesor finished in second p osition on five occasions from as many starts, trainer Fitzroy Glispie said he had to take a good look at his charge and correct a problem that the horse was experiencing heading into the Classic... Read More

Willing and 'Able'

Friday, February, 23 2018    

Abigail Able doesn't want to get too far ahead of herself, but the young exercise rider is still celebrating as she moves one step closer to the realisation of her dream of becoming a racehorse jockey. Read More

A young champion whose career ended early

Friday, February, 23 2018    

In the 1960s he was the 'wonder boy' of Jamaica's horse racing, and despite his brief career, his success as a jockey was unmatched, it was unprecedented, and his integrity was beyond question. Legendary jockey Trevor McKenzie, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in... Read More



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