Horse Racing

'Callaloo' the difference

“I have to give a lot of credit to Wesley [Henry] because he always wanted me to put him (Houdini's Magic) in front, and I have always been telling him to hold him up and let him run late,” trainer Anthony Nunes said as he lauded the man known to all racegoers as... Read More

Two changes to Diamond Mile conditions
Two condition changes have been made for the third running of the ultra-rich Diamond Mile Race to be run on December 2, 2017 at Caymanas Park.... Read More

The unheralded exercise riders
Long before dawn, before the rest of Jamaica stirs from its slumber, exercise riders are heading to work.... Read More

When did you start your career as a trainer?... Read More

Redemption for Wong Don in O & S Tack Room Trophy

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, August, 18 2017    

The O & S Tack Room Trophy takes centre stage tomorrow as the racing supply company continues its yearly sponsorship of a race day. The feature race is over six and a half furlongs (1,300m) for imported and three-year-olds and up horses who are at the non-winners of... Read More


Friday, August, 18 2017    


Third Diamond Mile is on

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 18 2017    

The third staging of the Diamond Mile was officially launched at the Spanish Court Worthington in St Andrew on Tuesday with the promise of a race day filled with fun and exciting action both on and off the racetrack. The Diamond Mile race day is set for Saturday, December... Read More

A.P.I strolls home in Clifford Grey Memorial Cup feature

Thursday, August, 17 2017    

It turned out to be an afternoon stroll in the park for A.P.I as the Anthony Nunes-trained first-time runner was convincing in winning the Dr Clifford Grey Memorial Cup feature by five-and-a-half lengths at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Jamaican Citizen, El Gato fancied for co-features

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

THE Dr Clifford Grey Memorial Cup and the Augustus “Gussie” Douglas Trophy will headline the 10-race card at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exercise riders show their talent

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

Exercise riders are at the racetrack every morning exercising horses and making themselves present when needed for duties. Read More

Phillip Parchment makes the riding the winners

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

Jockey Phillip Parchment's new commitment to working hard, managing his weight and just a new attitude to the discipline his profession requires is bringing about a major change in the life of the journeyman jockey. He is riding winners and catching the attention of... Read More

Dad's Luck takes Front Runner Dash

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

Dad's Luck victory in the $1.1 million Front Runner Dash feature last Saturday is being viewed by many as an upset. Yes, he did go off at 16-1 but the view that Dad's Luck's win was an upset is now shared by Christopher Pierre, the owner and trainer of the... Read More

Racing news…Racing news…Racing news

Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill (AP) — Beach Patrol won the Arlington Million by a half-length on Saturday last, snapping a six-race skid and earning a berth in the US$4 million Breeders' Cup Turf this fall. Read More

Racing photos - August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August, 15 2017    

Horses competing in a nine-furlong, 25-yard event making their way around the Club House turn.These racegoers are certainly making their voices heard.These ladies are going through Saturday’s racing programme. Read More

A magical display by 'Houdini'

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, August, 13 2017    

Houdini's Magic, the Anthony Nunes-trained dark bay horse, led from the first jump and was never challenged in a dominating victory in the top-rated Open Allowance event at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More


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