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Sunday classic rush

BY OBSERVER WRITER | Friday, July, 3 2020    

A total of 21 races are to be contested over tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday at Caymanas Park. Read More

Mahogany might get another run before Guineas — trainer Parsard

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 3 2020    

After Mahogany produced another telling performance last Saturday (June 27), trainer Ian Parsard hinted at giving his three-year-old Classic aspirant one more assignment ahead of next month's (July 25) 2000 Guineas. Read More

1000 and 2000 Guineas entries are out

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 3 2020    

Champion two-year-old from last year Wow Wow headlines the provisional field of 22 runners entered for the 2000 Guineas, while Above and Beyond leads the 19 runners entered for the 1000 Guineas. Read More

Another Affair swoops into 1000 Guineas reckoning

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 3 2020    

THREE-YEAR-OLD chestnut filly Another Affair (Nuclear Wayne – Commandra Affair) advertised her progression heading into the 1000 Guineas (July 25) after a scorching performance in winning a Restricted Allowance event on Saturday (June 27). Read More

The analysis for Saturday, June 27, 2020

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, July, 3 2020    

Former three-time champion Dane Nelson set himself up for a good day by scoring in the opening event with the Ryan Derby-conditioned Supreme Authority. Read More

Simmons has CWI's full backing, says president Skerritt

Friday, July, 3 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — President Ricky Skerritt has assured men's head coach Phil Simmons he has the full backing of Cricket West Indies (CWI) ahead of the start of the three-Test series against England next week. This comes against the backdrop of a call for his removal from... Read More

Ex-Sri Lanka skipper Sangakkara grilled in World Cup fixing probe

Friday, July, 3 2020    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara was questioned for nearly 10 hours yesterday by detectives probing explosive allegations the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed under his captaincy. Read More

A straight fight between Above and Beyond and Double Crown

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 3 2020    

While all the attention will be placed on champion two-year-old Wow Wow as he returns to compete on Sunday (July 5), the Restricted Stakes for three-year-olds is going to gain some attention. Read More

A 'Tricky ' one in the making

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 3 2020    

The Restricted Allowance event for native-bred four-year-olds and upwards non-winners of four and imported four-year-olds and upwards non-winners of three takes centre stage in the absence of a trophy race on the 11-race programme tomorrow. Read More

The 'Prince' rules again

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 3 2020    

Four-year-old chestnut gelding Prince Charles continued his rich vein of form with another victory last Saturday (June 27) at Caymanas Park, which trainer Anthony Nunes said was a mere formality. Read More

At last some 'Action'

Friday, July, 3 2020    

AFTER two-consecutive second-place finishes over the five-straight course, American-bred Action Run came up trumps around the turn at a longer distance on Saturday (June 27), leaving trainer Gary Crawford delighted with his... Read More

2020 NBA — 'Basketball overload' to start on July 30

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, July, 3 2020    

The 2019-20 National Basketball Association (NBA) season was abruptly interrupted on March 11, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

JustBet offers $3.45 for Arsenal to beat Wolves

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, July, 3 2020    

After wrapping up the German title for eight-straight years, Bayern Munich will, tomorrow (Saturday, July 4), turn their attention to the German Cup final where they will meet Bayer Leverkusen for the title. Over in England, high-flying Wolves take a bite at Arsenal's chance of making it to... Read More

Hamilton again says his sport must speak out on racism

Friday, July, 3 2020    

SPIELBERG, Austria (AFP) —Lewis Hamilton has said “now is not the time to be silent” and explained why he criticised Formula One as he set out to rally the sport against racism. Read More

Up to 20,000 spectators to attend French Open each day

Friday, July, 3 2020    

PARIS, France (AFP) — The French Open will allow up to 20,000 people to attend each day of this year's tournament despite the coronavirus pandemic, organisers announced yesterday. Read More


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