Horse Racing

Despite a slow start, Sparkle Diamond wins number three

BY HURBURN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

The much talked-about racehorse in training at present at Caymanas Park is the Brereton Jones-bred, Ven Deezle-owned and, Ralph Porter-trained, Sparkle Diamond . Read More

Calvin Bailey takes second apprentice race on

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

April Spirit, running with great courage carried student apprentice Calvin Bailey to his and the filly's first win in a Jamaica Racing Commission Jockeys' Training School Race #2, which was a Maiden Condition race for native-bred four-year-olds and... Read More

Racing news for Independence Day, Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Sweet, sweet Eye CandyFour-year-old chestnut filly Eye Candy achieved her second consecutive win, this time in an Optional Claiming ($550,000-$500,000) event over 5 furlongs (1,100m). Read More

Racing snaps for Independence Day, Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Chief Prospect wins easily with champion jockey Anthony Thomas aboard. (Photos: Naphtali Junior)Donning the national colours with pride on Independence Day at the Park.These youngsters enjoy themselves during the Independence Day racing programme. Read More

Bricks and Mortar cements victory in Arlington Million

Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Bricks and Mortar has added an Arlington Million championship to his magical 2019 campaign. Read More

US trainer Chad Brown sweeps Arlington, Grade One hat-trick

Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Chad Brown's dominance of the North American turf scene continued on Saturday night as the New Yorker enjoyed a Grade One clean-sweep treble at Arlington. Read More

Bigdaddykool easily takes PM Stakes

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

As expected, the island's premier stayer Bigdaddykool easily brushed aside rivals to win the 56th running of the $1.3-million Prime Minister's Stakes feature over 10 furlongs (2,000m) at Caymanas Park, yesterday. Read More

Bigdaddykool gets the vote in Prime Minister's Stakes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver | Saturday, August, 10 2019    

Despite his poor effort on last, Bigdaddykool should be in good nick to brush aside rivals in the 56th running of the $1.3-million Prime Minister's Stakes feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, August, 10 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Chief Diplomat Race 2) Formal Fashion/Sure Cote/Enuffisenuff Race 3) Smokey Topaz/Talented Tony K/Dee DangerRace 4) Graydon/She's Symbolic/Dyna's PrideRace 5) Tomohawk Read More

An easy election — swear in Bigdaddykool as prime minister

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 9 2019    

Tomorrow's 10-race programme is going to be highlighted by the annual running of the $1.3 million Prime Minister's Stakes. Read More

Racing newss for Saturday, August 3, 2019

Friday, August, 9 2019    

Three-timer for Christopher MamdeenAfter going winless the previous two race days, leading rider Christopher Mamdeen announced his return to the winner's circle by booting home three winners to further cement his claim for the 2019 jockey's championship. Read More

Caymanas races reach international platform

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, August, 9 2019    

Although there have been no public announcements, as yet, The Supreme Racing Guide has been informed that the digital signal of the last two race days (August 3 and August 6) was exported for viewing and assessment on an international racing platform. Read More

HONOURED!

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, August, 9 2019    

Four well-known racing personalities were honoured at various levels on the 2019 National Honours list which was published on Independence Day (August 6).The honourees are Clovis Metcalfe, Dr St Aubyn Bartlett, Brian Rickman, and Clive Evans. Read More

World's richest race now the Saudi Cup

Friday, August, 9 2019    

The world has a new richest race with the creation of the US$20-million Saudi Cup, to be run at King Abdulaziz Racetrack in Riyadh on February 29. Read More

Run Thatcher Run returns…but faces the best Overnight sprinters

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 9 2019    

Promising three-year-old chestnut colt, Run Thatcher Run from the celebrated Ahwhofah line makes his return to competitive racing after nearly four months mainly due to injuries. Read More



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