Horse Racing

Son Son shows his versatility
 THE Gresford Smith-conditioned Son Son continued to show improvement and moved closer to releasing his true potential when he a hard fought victory in an Optional Claiming ($650,000-$600,000) event on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Caymanas Park.... Read More

Racing news for Saturday, March 16, 2019
Papa Albert scores over four-furlongs ... Read More

Racing snaps for Satruday, March 16, 2019
Dressed in their Front Runner T-shirts, these gentlemen take a break during the race day. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)Jockey Osive Donegal washes off after bringing home Traditionalmedicin.Reading the form to find the winners.... Read More

Photo: OMAR WALKS IN FRONT

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

FORMER six-time champion jockey Omar Walker after riding three winners on Saturday last (March 16, 2019) at Caymanas Park has now taken over the lead in the race for jockey's championship. Walker leads his nearest rival by three wins. Read More

Prosecutors look into spate of horse deaths at Santa Anita

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

ARCADIA, California (AP) — Investigators with a prosecutors' office have been assigned to help look into 22 recent horse deaths at Santa Anita, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said on Friday last. Read More

Santa Anita to ban medication, whips on race days

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

ARCADIA, California (AP) — Santa Anita will ban the use of medication and whips on racing days after the 22nd horse fatality in 2 1/2 months occurred at the historic track last Thursday. Read More

The chestnuts have it in Guineas Trials

Sunday, March, 17 2019    

Chestnut filly Lady Blue and chestnut gelding Toona Ciliata established themselves as top contenders for the upcoming Classics after producing good performances to win their respective Guineas Trials at Caymanas Park, yesterday. Read More

Corazon, Earn Your Stripes set to blaze trail in Guineas Trails

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, March, 16 2019    

THE build-up to the native-bred three-year-old Classic races continues in earnest, as the Anthony Nunes' pair of Corazon and Earn Your Stripes are set to blaze the trail in their respective Guineas Trial races at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, March, 16 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 2-7)Race 2) Lady Jaela/Prince Sammo/Papa AlbertRace 3) PizarroRace 4) Let It Snow/Ray Star/InstagramRace 5) Meet Justin/Donas La Paz/Ballon d'Or Read More

Nunes to dominate

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, March, 15 2019    

 TRAINER Anthony Nunes seems set and ready to dominate the last two official preparation races for the 1000 and 2000 Guineas at Caymanas Park. The 1000 and 2000 Guineas, the first two Classic races for the year, will be run on the weekend of April 13-14. Read More

Sea Swan now a winner of three races

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, March, 15 2019    

 FOUR-year-old chestnut filly Sea Swan gave another strong performance on Saturday last to confirm her status as a fairly good sprinter in the making. Read More

Performance analysis for Saturday, March 9, 2019

BY WES MARTIN | Friday, March, 15 2019    

 RACE 1-$850-750,000 CLAIMING (3YOS&UWARDS) 1820METRES/9FURLONGS&25YARDS Read More

Corazon – at the heart of deciding Thornbird Stakes

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, March, 15 2019    

 THREE-year-old fillies come to prominence with this year's running (tomorrow, March 16) of the seven-furlong Thornbird Stakes which acts as the major precursor for the Classic 1000 Guineas on April 13. Read More

Take riding for a career, not for a day job – jockey Roderick DaCosta urges apprentices

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, March, 15 2019    

 JAMAICAN jockey Roderick DaCosta, a winner of 303 races on local soil but who over the past years has settled in Canada while plying his riding skills at racetracks there, including Fort Erie, was again in the saddle at the Park on Saturday last, March 9, 2019. Read More



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