Horse Racing

Fierceandfabulous upsets Azan’s duo in feature

Fierceandfabulous (# 1) benefiting from a wellexecuted
and confident ride from apprentice O’Brien
White gets up in the ‘bulb’ to catch and beat Piscean
Rocket (#4) with Border Line not far behind in third
position in the Easter Sprint Cup at Caymanas Park
yesterday. (PHOTO: JOSEPH WELLINGTON)

WITH a well-timed ride by O’Brien White, the Anthony Nunes-trained Fierceandfabulous spanked Richard Azan’s duo, Piscean Rocket and Border Line, to win the Easter Sprint Cup over 1,100 metres at Caymanas Park yesterday. Sent-off at odds of 9-1, Fierceandfabulous broke well and was held ... Read More

Perfect Neighbour with Dick Cardenas after his spectacular win on Saturday
last. (PHOTOS: BRYAN CUMMINGS) Perfect Neighbour enhances claim of being top horse
Perfect Neighbour, viewed as the ultimate racer going over the longer racing distances starting at e ... Read More

Eastwood just withstanding the late
crush of Miracle Star (Dick Cardenas). From the Horse's Mouth
RARE WIN FOR SADIKI BLAKE By no stretch of the imagination could anyone involved in racing list joc ... Read More

Naheelah Naheelah — winner jamaica oaks, 1980
THE next edition of the Jamaica Oaks, a race confined to three-year-old fillies over 10 furlongs is ... Read More

Yesterday’s horse - racing results

Tuesday, April 22, 2014    

Yesterday’s horse - racing results

Caymanas Park Results for Apr 21, 2014 Track Condition : Dirt : Good NOTE: Dividends are based on a J$50.00 bet for Win,Place,Exacta,Quinella,Double,Triple & Pick-4. All other bets J$5. Race 1 1300 M (Purse $715,000) IMP3YO&UP(NW3&MDN)/NB3YO&4YO(NW3O/T)-REST.STAKES Pos No. Horse Jockey Kgm Odds Lgths Win Place 1. #2 FORTUNEONEHUNDRED DCardenas 57.0 *6/5 115.00 54.00 2. #4 LET DE CAT PURR OWhite3 49.0 4/1 Sh Head 62.00 3. #1 EXCLUSIVE PRINCE A ... Read More

Insane Bolt to strike in Easter Sprint Cup

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Monday, April 21, 2014    

Insane Bolt to strike in Easter Sprint Cup

Insane Bolt, the 2014 Classic aspirant who failed to stay the 2,000 Guineas course of 1,600 metres on Guineas Day, is here entered for today's Easter Sprint Cup among Overnight Allowance three-year-olds and upward at Caymanas Park. Sensible move. Insane Bolt is in fact bred to be a more effective campaigner over shorter sprint distances than the Guineas journey. He, however, seems to have a bit of class, hence his Classic introduction by his wily trainer Wayne DaCosta, who in the past has condi ... Read More

Perfect Neighbour takes Lady Geeta Trophy

BY RUDDY ALLEN | Sunday, April 20, 2014    

Reigning Derby winner Perfect Neighbour, after displaying his versatility by winning the
1,200-metre Lady Geeta trophy, returns to the winner’s enclosure with Dick Cardenas atop
yesterday at Caymanas Park. Perfect Neighbour won at odds of 3-1 and is trained by Wayne
DaCosta. (PHOTO: BRYAN CUMMINGS) 

WITH a tremendous show of versatility, the reigning Derby winner Perfect Neighbour came with an electrifying burst of energy to win a 1,200-metre Lady Geeta Trophy at Caymanas Park yesterday. Although the time of 1:13:0 minutes was not impressive, the four-year-old dark bay colt by Natural Selection-Desperatehousewife by Ghost Ransom showed that he can sprint as well as race long distances, as he romped home by a head from Potcheen (Dane Nelson up) and Pete'swildone (O'Brien White astride) anot ... Read More

Perfect Neighbour for Lady Geeta Trophy

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Reigning Derby winner Perfect Neighbour, after displaying his versatility by winning the
1,200-metre Lady Geeta trophy, returns to the winner’s enclosure with Dick Cardenas atop
yesterday at Caymanas Park. Perfect Neighbour won at odds of 3-1 and is trained by Wayne
DaCosta. 

NEIGHBOURLINESS has always been a commendable attribute in community living, and at the Caymanas Park Racing Complex in thoroughbred racing much the same operates. However, when there is something of value as the Lady Geeta Trophy among the residents of, say, New Kingston, the community becomes open court as you may find the oddball Pete'swildone imbued with Potcheen to Double The Honey with an Uppa Tune effort. Then there is Perfect Neighbour, the Johnny-come-lately of the Graded Stakes commu ... Read More

RACING GUIDE - April 19

Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Cold Ground romping to victory under leading jockey Dane Nelson at Caymanas Park recently. (Photo: Hurbun Williams)

RACE 1 $550-500,000 CLAIMING (3Y.O&UPWARDS)1600METRES/8FURLONGS 12:15 P.M Form/No HORSE COMMENT ON PERFORMANCE & FORM RATING CHANCE 000 1 COLD GROUND Well behind last 7 races,form suspect 85DClass 75% 200 2 CUTTER Hd.2nd to HoganHero,more to do here 49EClass 20% 411 3 REASONABLE PRESS Claimed in good form,had the class,fit 85DClass 85% 000 4 TURBLENTVELOCITY 5lgths bhnd DocHoliday,dangerous,fitter 103CClass 96% 001 5 TECHNOCAT Bt.Eastwoods ... Read More

2014 LEADING HORSES - STAKES

Thursday, April 17, 2014    

Queen Paula enters the racetrack to do
battle in the 1,000 Guineas.

22 Racedays - 214 Races Up to 12/04/2014 inclusive AGE 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Unpl Starts Stakes($) 1. QUEEN PAULA -f 3 2 1 0 0 0 3 $2,481,600 2. TALENTED TONY K -c 3 2 0 0 0 1 3 $2,281,400 3. BUBBLING ANGELINE -f 3 3 0 1 0 0 4 $1,681,900 4. RELAMPAGO -c 3 1 3 1 0 0 5 $1,335,700 5. *PETE'SWILDONE -c 4 3 0 0 0 3 6 $1,277,900 6. POTCHEEN -c 5 2 1 1 0 0 4 $1,256,400 7. *DOUBLE THE HONEY -h 7 2 1 0 1 1 5 $1,119,150 8. HOVER CRAFT -c 4 3 1 1 0 1 6 $1,109,650 9. BLACK THORN -f 3 1 2 0 ... Read More

Bigga back to sponsor Jamaica Oaks Race Day

BY RUDDY ALLEN | Wednesday, April 16, 2014    

(From second left) Enid Banton, Wisynco customer representative; Kimberly Lawson, brand
manager, and Keteisha McCulloch, marketing coordinator, hand over the Bigga Jamaica Oaks
trophy to Cedric Stewart, CEO at CTL, during yesterday’s Bigga Jamaica Oaks Race Day press
conference. Looking on is CTL’s racing secretary Denzil Miller. (PHOTO: GARFIELD ROBINSON)

WISYNCO Limited, through its brand Bigga Soft Drinks, will once again be the major sponsor of the 75th running of the Jamaica Oaks (Grade One), boasting a purse of $3 million, inclusive of $2 million from Bigga, it was announced at a press conference at Caymanas Park yesterday. The Bigga Jamaica Oaks will run in honour of the late Hilma M Veira, a former general manager at the Jamaica Racing Commission. Marketing co-ordinator at Bigga, Keteisha McCulloch, gave her company's commitment to horse ... Read More

Overnight racing programme for Saturday, April 19, 201 4

Wednesday, April 16, 2014    

Overnight racing programme for Saturday, April 19, 201 4

RACE 1 PURSE:$480,600 NB 4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V (NW2) 1820M (9 FUR+25 YDS) 1.OH MY GRAND PA 4 V DCardenas-1 LClarke 53.0 2.SPICE 4 TL JErwin-4 NSmith 52.0 3.NANNYTHEREALTHING 4 TL DAThomas-1 PHylton 52.5 4.RAJ KAPOOR 4 TL J.N.E DChen 56.0 5.FLYING MIRACLE 4 L RLahoe2-1 GGriffiths 56.0 6.WINIT 4 ... Read More

Omar Walker wants a fresh start overseas

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, April 15, 2014    

Jockey Omar Walker looks to the heavens after winning his first Classic race,
the 2,000 Guineas on Talented Tony K.

FOUR-time champion jockey Omar Walker will depart the island on April 21 for Canada to begin a new chapter in his professional career. Walker said that the lack of support locally, especially from trainers, forced his decision to take up the reins overseas. "I just want to give Caymanas Park a break. I want to ride at a track where I am appreciated for my hard work. I just want a fresh start. I think that I deserve more than what I am getting here. "Over the years, I have been putting out the ... Read More

Talented tony K brings redemption to kirlew family

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, April 15, 2014    

THE WINNERS! Winning owner, breeder and trainer of 1,000 Guineas winner
Queen Paula (in red shirt) gives hearty congratulations to his colleague after
Kirlew won the 2,000 Guineas with Talented Tony K.

When the offspring of Traditional - Ocean Liner was given the name Talented Tony K it was done to honour the memory of trainer Tony Kirlew who had gained the reputation of being a good young conditioner in the making. Tony was brutally slain by gunmen near his stables in a yet unsolved murder four years ago. As fate would have it, Talented Tony K has developed well and gave the Kirlew family especially trainer Lorne Kirlew, brother of Tony, a reason to smile and a reason to reflect. In a com ... Read More



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