Horse Racing

MICHAEL BERNARD – I'm ready to help racing progress

Longstanding owner/breeder and well-known businessman Michael Bernard, who over the years has made a large personal investment in horse racing, was announced on Friday December 8 as chairman of the sport's promoting body, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL). SVREL... Read More

Exercise rider Anthony Radcliffe trying to fulfil his dream
Horse racing is the bread and butter of most youngsters who live in the Portmore area of St Catherine, mainly Waterford and Gregory Park, which are both a stone's throw away from the Caymanas Park Racing Complex.... Read More

Racing photos (page 2) - December 12, 2017
Jockey Dane Nelson unsaddles Granite, his only win on Saturday, December 9 2017.Different generations enjoying a day at the racetrack.... Read More

Racing photos (page 1) - December 12, 2017
Owner of K D Flyer, Lincoln 'Happy' Sutherland (centre) receives the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers' Association Trophy from president of the association, Vin Edwards, last Saturday at Caymanas Park. At right is trainer of K D Flyer, Gary Subratie. (Photos: Joseph...... Read More


Tuesday, December, 12 2017    



Tuesday, December, 12 2017    

New chairman of racing's promoting company Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited, Michael Bernard, in the Parade Ring at Caymanas Park. (Photo: Observer file) Read More

Ortiz, Douglas star in Clasico Internacional del Caribe

Tuesday, December, 12 2017    

The first Clasico Internacional del Caribe in the United States run on Saturday (December 9) was a great day for Mexican-bred horses, Puerto Rican jockeys, and Gulfstream Park. Read More

Subratie takes both sections of trophy feature

Monday, December, 11 2017    

On a day when most of the races were run in honour of trainers, conditioner Gary Subratie stole the spotlight by winning both sections of the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers' Association (JRTA) Trophy feature at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

Pour out Brandy in Dye Job Sprint

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, December, 9 2017    

There will be no paucity of sprinting on the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers' Association (JRTA) Race Day at Caymanas Park today highlighted by the Dye Job Sprint. Read More

Crack juveniles prep for Jamaica Two-Year-Old Stakes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, December, 8 2017    

With the Diamond Mile done and dusted all attention is now switched to the two-year-olds as eight good-looking juveniles line up for the Dye Job Sprint, a Restricted Stakes event over six furlongs (1,200m) for a purse of $980,000. Read More

Wide open affair in Andrew H B Aguilar Memorial

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, December, 8 2017    

The two-year-old season continues to unfold with the running of the $900,000 Andrew HB Aguilar Memorial Cup, a maiden special weight event to be run over a mile (1,600m). Read More


Friday, December, 8 2017    

When did you start your career as a groom? Read More

Fayrouz continues her development

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, December, 8 2017    

As this year's two-year-old season continues to unfold, trainer Anthony Nunes, the leader in the juvenile section with Patriarch – who has already won both legs of the Supreme Ventures Two-Year-Old Triple Crown races this season – produced another aspirant in Fayrouz, who... Read More

Being physically fit can make the difference between success and failure – Shane Ellis

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff writer | Friday, December, 8 2017    

Horse racing is a highly competitive sport and jockeys form an integral part of this endeavour. Read More

OMAR WALKER — Disappointed but happy for Maneater's connections

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, December, 8 2017    

Five -time champion jockey Omar Walker, the regular rider of She's A Maneater who is out of the saddle due to injury, was on hand to bask in the glory of the super filly's record-establishing achievement after winning the ultra-rich... Read More


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