She's A Maneater — the undisputed champion

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

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Can anyone be so happy?

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

In general, it is never easy preparing a horse to race, but preparing a horse for the gruelling 12 furlongs (2,400m) of the Jamaica Derby is another matter. It takes time, dedication, attention to detail, and lots of patience. While the main management responsibility... Read More

Necromancer makes it two from two for Nunes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, June, 27 2017    

Trainer Anthony Nunes believes that once his bay filly Necromancer stays sound and healthy, she will develop into a nice racehorse and one to look out for in the future. Read More

'Boom' filly wins Derby

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

The grand dame herself, She's A Maneater, in a performance which represented class, talent and all her fighting qualities, fended off rivals to win the 97th running of the $8 million Boom Jamaica Derby, sponsored by Wisynco Group Limited, at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Erwin found guilty of rape

Saturday, June, 24 2017    

Jockey Jevvanne Erwin, who was booked to ride Marlene My Love , one of the leading contenders in today's Boom Jamaica Derby was found quilty of seven counts of rape in the St Catherine Circuit Court yesterday. Read More

She's A Maneater to gobble 'em up in Boom Jamaica derby

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, June, 24 2017    

Native-Bred three-year-olds' biggest and most prestigious racing adventure will unfold in the Jamaica Derby at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, June, 24 2017    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Apollo Bay/NecromancerRace 2) Arizona Gold/Big MistakeRace 3) Golden Glory/Glyder/Cup O TeaRace 4) Chief Prospect Read More

I am returning to Jamaica to win the Boom Jamaica Derby — Nelson

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 23 2017    

“I am leaving riding on the international stage in Canada for one reason. I am coming to Jamaica for one reason. I will be riding at Caymanas Park for one reason and that reason is to win the Boom Jamaica Derby. Read More

SHANE ELLIS wants to win his fifth Derby

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 23 2017    

Shane Ellis, former champion jockey, will be looking for back-to-back and his fifth overall victory in the Jamaica Derby when he sits aboard the Richard Azan-trained Market Force in the blue riband event tomorrow at Caymanas... Read More

Trainers divided on Boom Derby winner

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 23 2017    

Trainers at Caymanas Park, even those without an entry in tomorrow's Boom Jamaica Derby are excited about the race with most giving the view that the 12-furlong event is a difficult one to call. Some of these trainers share their thoughts on the likely outcome of this year's... Read More

Now there are 15 in Boom Jamaica Derby

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, June, 20 2017    

As at Saturday June 17, 15 horses remain as possible starters in the 97th running of the Boom Jamaica Derby next Saturday, June 24. This was confirmed when the penultimate round of entries was taken by the promoting company, Supreme Ventures Racing and... Read More



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