Sport

Pimlico survives another Preakness

Friday, May, 26 2017    

BALTIMORE, USA (AP) — A record-setting crowd on Friday last, followed by a huge throng for the Preakness, will enable the owners of ageing Pimlico Race Course to break even this year.That, however, won't blunt their effort to move the... Read More

Campesino to continue winning ways in Lotto Sprint

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, May, 26 2017    

 The first major sprint test involving the main speed merchants in training, the Lotto Sprint Trophy (five and a half furlongs — 1,100m) is set for competition tomorrow as part of the big Lotto day of racing at Caymanas... Read More

A new beginning

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, May, 26 2017    

 The long-anticipated start of the two-year-old season is finally on the racing programme with five youngsters entered in the first juvenile race of the season, the Lotto Juvenile Stakes. The Lotto Juvenile Stakes is set to be run over three furlongs (600m) for... Read More

Any number can play in Lotto Classic

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, May, 26 2017    

Despite their closeness to the sport of horse racing, trainers are divided in their views as to who will win tomorrow's Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup. The Complete Racing Guide shares the opinions of some of these trainers.  Read More

Seven Horses Claimed on Labour Day

Friday, May, 26 2017    

Seven horses were claimed on the 10-race Labour Day programme at Caymanas Park on Tuesday.Chief Prospect, who won the first race, was claimed from Johnny Wilmot by Steven Todd for Garth Samuels for $180,000. Read More

LOTTO CLASSIC FACTS AND FIGURES

Friday, May, 26 2017    

1. The late great Kenneth Mattis is the only person to win the Governor's Cup as a trainer and as a jockey. Mattis was aboard Father Christmas in 1959 and in 1963 piloted the grey Kandahar to victory. Mattis' first winner in the Governor's Cup as a trainer came in 1981... Read More

A word from the wise

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, May, 26 2017    

Trainer Delroy Wisdom is hoping that his charge E J Makit can be the party spoiler in the $3-million Lotto Classic for the Governor's Cup tomorrow. The native-bred three-year-old event, which is dubbed 'the poor man's Derby'... Read More

ICC Cricket Committee recommends changes to review system

Friday, May, 26 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies and other international teams are likely to welcome the ICC Cricket Committee's recommendation that an “umpire's call” verdict on an lbw appeal under the Decision Review System (DRS) in Tests should no longer cost... Read More

Reid ready to take Arnett Gardens all the way to glory

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Fabian Reid has come alive for Arnett Gardens at just the right time of the season. The utility player has been used in six different positions for his team this season and has delivered wherever he has been asked to play. Read More

All's not lost!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

When Jermaine Allison-McCracken took over as head coach of the Sunshine Girls, she knew that it was no easy task.A 1-1 draw in their recently concluded three-Test series against the Barbados Gems was her first international assignment with the... Read More

Track and Field stage set for the JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) and Sagicor Foundation a week ago launched the 34th staging of the JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships at the Association's head office in Kingston. The annual event is slated for... Read More

Chi Ching Ching for JFF/SportsMax Elite League Final

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

The much anticipated final of the JFF/SportsMax Elite League football competition kicks off this Saturday at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in Arnett Gardens at 6:00 pm, with dancehall entertainer Chi Ching Ching performing at half-time. Read More

Hydel begin defence of JISA/Tastee Prep Schools Champs today

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

DEFENDING champions Hydel Prep will look to gain another title triumph in the 40th staging of the 2017 Jamaica Independent Schools Association (JISA)/Tastee National Prep Schools track and Field Championships which begins today at the National Stadium, starting at 8:30... Read More

eZone named the official cargo partner for Hero CPL

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

With the start of the fifth instalment of the biggest party in sport on the horizon, the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has announced eZone as its official express delivery service provider.Based in Trinidad, eZone has been one of the... Read More

'I haven't felt this good in years,' says Tiger

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Miami, United States (AFP) — Former world number one Tiger Woods said yesterday he is feeling better than he has for years and the 14-time major winner remains committed to playing pro golf again.In a blog posting through... Read More



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