Horse Racing

Trainer Wayne Parchment notches 10th winner

Tuesday, August, 29 2017    

Trainer Wayne Parchment is having his best year ever.Parchment notched his 10th winner of the 2017 season when his charge, the four-year-old bay filly Colleen, won the day's eighth race with apprentice Oneil Scott in the saddle. Read More

Twilight 6, Pick 9 elude punters on saturday

Tuesday, August, 29 2017    

The Twilight 6 (races 5-10) and the Pick 9 (races 2-10) both have carryovers as punters failed on Saturday to find the winners, or winning combinations, in the races which formed part of these two major exotic bets. Read More

Eleven horses claimed on Saturday

Tuesday, August, 29 2017    

Eleven horses were claimed on the 10-race Seek Exercise Book Back-to-School race day programme at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Read More

Golden Glory comes of age, no Wong Don

Tuesday, August, 29 2017    

In a terrific last two furlongs (400m), Golden Glory achieved the difficult task of winning the first time of asking at the level of Overnight Allowance. Read More

Carlisle Russell – Runaway winner of Seek's gimmick race

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, August, 29 2017    

With his vast experience in road races, it came as no surprise when veteran Carlise Russell easily defeated his rivals to win the Seek Back-to-School gimmick race at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Read More

For the children

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, August, 29 2017    

After celebrating their 10th anniversary of sponsoring the Seek Exercise Book Back-to-School race day, Bruce Baylis, chief executive officer (CEO) of Book Empire Limited, manufacturers of Seek products, said that this year's renewal has surpassed even his own expectations, while claiming... Read More

Steps taken to improve horse safety after 17 deaths at New York track

Tuesday, August, 29 2017    

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (AP) — Additional safety measures are being implemented at Saratoga Race Course after the deaths of 17 horses on the grounds so far this year. Read More

West Coast invades to win Travers at Saratoga

Tuesday, August, 29 2017    

West Coast came east to win the US$1,250,000 Travers at Saratoga on Saturday, and in doing so gave trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith their second consecutive victory in the Mid-Summer Derby with a three-year-old that had not run in any of the... Read More

Chace The Great from in front

Sunday, August, 27 2017    

Chace The Great , as expected, went to the front and easily outsprinted rivals to win the 10th running of the $1.5-million Seek Exercise Book Trophy feature in fine style at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Gary Glitter to to get it right in Seek Exercise Book Trophy

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, August, 26 2017    

The popular annual Back-To-School Seek Book Giveaway-Raceday will be highlighted at Caymanas Park today by an entertaining 10-race card with the Seek Exercise Book Trophy call as the main event. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, August, 26 2017    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6) Race 1) My SisterRace 2) &empmargin;Chief Secretariat/Batidor de Mundo/Moneyneversleep/Counter AttackRace 3) Regal ProspectorRace 4) &empmargin;Profile/Jon Marshall/Photogenic/Top Eagle Read More

WHAT THEY SAY - Fitzroy Glispie - Racehorse trainer

Friday, August, 25 2017    

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

A handicapped Diamond Mile would be better, says groom president

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 25 2017    

Even though two changes were made to improve the competitiveness of the third staging of the Diamond Mile, Fabian White, president of the Grooms' Association of Jamaica, is still insisting that the race should be a handicap event. Read More

Good Diamond Mile changes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 25 2017    

Dr Graham Brown, president of the Jamaica Owners' Association, believes that the two changes in the conditions for the third staging of the Diamond Mile will help to increase the competitiveness of the event. Read More

ANTHONY THOMAS – now riding the winners

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 25 2017    

Described by many as one of the hardest working of the present crop of apprentices, St Mary native Anthony Thomas took his tally of winners for the season to 18 from 202 mounts after taking the spotlight on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park on Saturday with three... Read More


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