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Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

TEN HORSES CLAIMED ON SATURDAYTen horses were claimed on the 11-race programme at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

Finally!

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

It has been over two years since jockey Conrod Ellis has ridden a winner. Read More

Cash Pot 11

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

The best juveniles who have already graced the racetrack this season are entered to compete in the Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy, the first event in the Supreme Ventures-sponsored Two-Year-Old Triple Crown series of races. The other races in the series are the Pick 3 Challenge Trophy... Read More

DIAMOND MILE – THE RULES

Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

Automatic entry into the Diamond Mile is allotted to:1 – The winner of the Jamaica Derby during the specific year the Diamond Mile is run. The winner of this year's Derby was the filly She's A Maneater trained by Wayne DaCosta. Read More

Golden 18

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

The race for earning enough in order to reach the starting gates of the third installment of the Diamond Mile on December 2 intensifies, with 18 of the island's foremost competitors provisionally entered for the $1.75 million Gold Cup – scheduled to be the feature race on Heroes'... Read More

World's top turf horse, Winx, makes it 21 in a row

Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

Champion Australian thoroughbred Winx took a big step toward knocking American horse Arrogate from the top of the world rankings on Saturday by easily winning her 21st straight race in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Melbourne's Flemington racetrack. Read More

British horse racing targets true fans among young

Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Horse racing in England is on an “upward curve” but faces challenges in keeping both the traditionalists and the younger generation happy, a leading figure in the sport says. Read More

Qatari female jockey gallops into male-dominated world

Tuesday, October, 10 2017    

DOHA, Qatar (AFP) — A Qatari woman who created ripples by appearing on television without a headscarf has broken new ground as a jockey in the conservative Gulf country, where men usually hold the reins. Read More

The brilliance of She's A Maneater

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, October, 8 2017    

She's A Maneater, the Wayne DaCosta-trained Natural Selection - Ahwhofah progeny, after emphatically winning the Triple Crown which ignited the passion of racing fans, once again showed her brilliance when capturing the Fontainebleu Trophy feature yesterday at Caymanas... Read More

She's A Maneater returns for Fontainbleu Trophy

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, October, 7 2017    

She's A Maneater , the emphatic 2017 Triple Crown-winning filly, returns to competitive racing after an 84-day break to compete in a three-year-old and upward Open Allowance call for the Fontainbleu Trophy illuminant at Caymanas Park... Read More

Trainer Anthony Nunes holds Cash Pot key

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, October, 6 2017    

As the first race in the Supreme Ventures Limited-sponsored Two-Year-Old 'Triple Crown' series gets closer — the Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy — trainer Anthony Nunes appears to have a very strong hand. The race will be run over six furlongs (1,200m)... Read More

Robert Darby Sr enters 600 club

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, October, 6 2017    

Robert Darby Sr rose from being a racehorse lover to become one of the most successful and gifted trainers of thoroughbred racers at Caymanas Park. Read More

TRAINER GORDON LEWIS – Always with the horses

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, October, 6 2017    

Gordon Lewis's life sounds like one straight out of a storybook. He practically grew up in the sport of horse racing — from representing Jamaica as a polo player to owning horses and then training them for thoroughbred racing at Caymanas Park. Read More

TOUGH TEST

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, October, 6 2017    

It is by far the toughest set of rivals Triple Crown-winning filly She's A Maneater will face in her already outstanding racing career. Read More

Time and patience pay off for Bilingual

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, October, 6 2017    

Patience and consistency paid off for the connections of Bilingual , as the Anthony Nunes- trained filly easily picked up a $930,000 Restricted Stakes event at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Read More



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