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Apprentice Reyan Lewis top of the Ash Wednesday class with three winners

BY WES MARTIN Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 3 2020    

Away since last November 2019, Rojorn Di Pilot's preparation was spot on by trainer Wayne DaCosta for the sprinter's return. Former six-time champion jockey Omar Walker put him in the front rank, and the colt sped to victory by a comfortable three lengths to get the Ash Wednesday... Read More

CHAMPIONS OF 2019

Tuesday, March, 3 2020    

General manager of Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited, Lorna Godden (left) presents the Champion Trainer Award to Kelly Nunes, daughter of 2019 top conditioner, Anthony Nunes. Read More

Jockey Mike Smith wins two Saudi Cup races

Tuesday, March, 3 2020    

Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith emerged victorious in the stc International Jockeys Challenge on Friday as history was made on Kingdom Day at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack. Read More

Frankie Dettori wins Sprint Cup on Dark Power during Saudi Cup race day

Tuesday, March, 3 2020    

It wouldn't be a major international racing event without Frankie Dettori making his presence known. Read More

Lisa Allpress becomes the first female jockey to win a competitive race in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, March, 3 2020    

Lisa Allpress became the first female jockey to win a race under rules in Saudi Arabia when she took the opening leg of the international jockeys' challenge (February 28) at King Abdulaziz Racetrack in Riyadh on Matmon, a locally trained horse owned by King Abdullah. Read More

Maximum Security secures victory in first US$20-million Saudi Cup

Tuesday, March, 3 2020    

Maximum Security — the first Kentucky Derby winner ever to be disqualified for an on-track incident – now has a new claim to fame: winner of the world's richest-ever horse race. Read More

Three in a row for Trevor's Choice

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 28 2020    

Speedster Trevor's Choice extended his winning streak to three on Saturday last (February 22) at Caymanas Park. Read More

Apprentice Romario Smith awaiting surgery after stroke in the saddle

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, February, 28 2020    

Apprentice Romario Smith, who apparently got a stroke while in the saddle after finishing the fifth race aboard Crafty Zella Zeen on Wednesday, is up to news time, still awaiting surgery to repair some of the effects of the stroke. Read More

Saudi Arabia to host world's richest horse race

Friday, February, 28 2020    

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AFP) — Saudi Arabia this week hosts the world's richest horse race, with US$20 million in cash prizes on offer in the latest international sports extravaganza designed to boost its battered global image. Read More

England's Rose revives her fortune

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 28 2020    

England's Rose, a bay filly by Natural Selection - Ahwhofah, on her first outing as a three-year-old underlined her potential with victory in the Hot Line Stakes. Read More

Sebastian does it but only just

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 28 2020    

The high-yielding Law of the Sea mare Sea Treaty's four-year-old colt, Sebastian, by Western Classic produced another telling... Read More

Nipster continues his path to the Classics

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 28 2020    

Nipster, in the absence of leading Classic contenders Wow Wow and Mahogany, returned to the winners' enclosure for the second time in his career. Read More

Illness said to be a virus affecting many horses at The Park

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, February, 28 2020    

Reports reaching the Supreme Racing Guide (SRG) indicate that an illness as yet unidentified but said to be a virus, has been spreading quickly across the Caymanas Park property, affecting several horses domiciled in the stable... Read More

Cheek pieces off bring home Beach Boy

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 28 2020    

Beach Boy galloped to his second career victory on the 10-race card on Saturday, February 22 at Caymanas Park. Read More

Jockeys Phillip Parchment, Aaron Chatrie suspended, fined $20,000 each

Friday, February, 28 2020    

The stewards of the Jamaica Racing Commission are announcing the following disciplinary actions arising from inquiries on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Read More



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