Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Toni-Ann Singh, Miss Jamaica World is Miss World 2019.Singh won from a field of 114 contestants at the 69th edition of the pageant in London today. Read more

Sport

Crafty and Ready to do the 'job'

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, December, 13 2019    

Seven two year olds face Mr Starter in this year's renewal of the Dye Job Sprint. This Restricted Stakes event carries a total purse of $980,000 and is a contest over a distance of six furlongs (1,200 metres). Read More

Hecandance finally comes to the winning party

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, December, 13 2019    

Hecandance , a late-blooming three-year-old dark bay gelded son of American Dance , running for the sixth time proved too good for his 11 rivals after gyrating to a 4 -length victory. This victory... Read More

A gate to wire 'Gladiator'

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, December, 13 2019    

Exhilarate an 11-1 chance showed devastating form running in mud and water to win the Gladiator Trophy main event of the 10-race card at Caymanas Park on Saturday, December 7. Read More

RACING NEWS FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2019

Friday, December, 13 2019    

Trainer Michael Thomas notches first seasonal winTrainer Michael Thomas saddled his first winner for the 2019 racing season, albeit by way of the stewards' room. Read More

Cryptocurrency cashes in

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, December, 13 2019    

Jockey Oniel Mullings, after surviving a four-horse falling tangle in the penultimate race of 10 on Saturday at Caymanas Park, returned to the saddle in the nightcap to boot home the 3-2 favourite, Cryptocurrency to a narrow win in the... Read More

Apprentice Marshall Porter sets out his career goals

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, December, 13 2019    

Marshall Porter, one of the 19 licenced apprentices who graduated from the Jamaica Racing Commission Jockeys' Training School last month, couldn't have asked for a better start to his career as he became the first from the batch to shed his maiden tag. Porter had two wins on his first... Read More

The Analysis – Review – for Saturday, December 7, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Observer contributor | Friday, December, 13 2019    

The opening event was won in a driving finish by Two Steps Up ridden by the much-underrated Linton Steadman for trainer Randolph Scott. Read More

First-time finalists to contest SFP Six-A-Side final

Friday, December, 13 2019    

The curtains will come down on the seventh staging of the Shelly- Ann Fraser-Pryce (SFP) Six-A-Side Football Competition on Sunday at Foska Oval with the final between Lyrics and Legacy. Read More

Historic Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test hit by bad weather

Friday, December, 13 2019    

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AFP) — Heavy rain and bad light hit the second day of the historic Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi yesterday, Pakistan’s first home Test since a deadly attack in 2009. Read More

Labuschagne ton stalls Kiwis in day-night Test

Friday, December, 13 2019    

PERTH, Australia (AFP) — Emerging Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne yesterday posted his third successive Test century to frustrate a resilient New Zealand attack on the opening day of the first Test in Perth. Read More

Windies Under-19s suffer third loss as batting fails again

Friday, December, 13 2019    

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies' free fall in the Under-19 Tri-Nations Series continued here yesterday with a five-wicket defeat at the hands of England. Read More

Sentient gets his chance

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, December, 13 2019    

More than half of the field of 16 have sound chances of taking home the major share of the $930,000 purse on offer in the Restricted Stakes call for the Seymour “Foggy” Mullings Memorial Trophy tomorrow at Caymanas Park. The event is to be contested for over a... Read More

Wednesday race days severely curtailed in 2020

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, December, 13 2019    

Based on the 2020 calendar of race days proposed by the promoting company of racing, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited, there are only two Wednesday cards planned in the year. Read More

Beaches Nergril, Westmoreland Police for 8-A-Side final

Friday, December, 13 2019    

LLANDILO, Westmoreland – Beaches Negril and Westmoreland Police will meet in today's final of the Westmoreland Football Association's FX Traders Hotels 8-A-Side competition at Llandilo Sports Grounds, starting at 7:00 pm. Read More

Falmouth book KO berth with 4-0 win over Salt Marsh

Friday, December, 13 2019    

DAVIS PEN, Trelawny — Defending champions Falmouth United completed the semi-finals of the Trelawny Football Association/Victor Wright Knockout after blanking Salt Marsh United 4-0 in their rescheduled quarter-final game at Davis Pen on Wednesday. Read More



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