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Racing Snaps 2 for Saturday, January 9, 2021

Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

Apprentice Abigail Able getting her equipment together after winning on Top Eagle. At left is the trainer of Top Eagle, Welsh Soutar.Jockey Robert Halledeen has his hands full with the roguish SheBoom. Read More

Prince Charles wins top-rated race

Sunday, January, 10 2021    

Prince Charles, the Anthony Nunes-conditioned five-year-old chestnut gelding, turned around his recent poor form to win the top-rated Non-Restricted Overnight Allowance call on the 10-race propramme at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Chace the Great for toprated Non-Restricted Overnight Allowance event

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 9 2021    

After two close second-place finishes in his last two starts at the races, eight-year-old chestnut gelding Chace The Great should now get things right and go one better in the top-rated three-year-old and upward Non-Restricted... Read More

Kool Kat, Reidy win Capital Betting/Observer Tipsters' Competition

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

Ruddy Allen (Kool Kat) and Gerald Reid (Reidy) have emerged the overall champions in the 2020 Capital Betting and Wagering Limited/Jamaica Observer Tipsters' Competition. Read More

Trainer Gary Griffiths enters 2021 with renewed hope after victory by Broken Light

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 8 2021    

Trainer Gary Griffiths did not have a fruitful 2020. Read More

A defining year for England's Rose

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 8 2021    

England's Rose ridden by co-champion jockey Anthony Thomas overcame her injury issues to carve out another win on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Caymanas Park. Read More

Wayne DaCosta's triple the highlight on second race day

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, January, 8 2021    

Day two of the 85 race meetings scheduled for 2021 generated satisfactory interest despite the inactivity of joint 2020 champion jockey Dane Nelson in stretching his absence to four days consecutively. Read More

100 career wins but...

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 8 2021    

Apprentice Reyan Lewis says he is bitterly disappointed at his own level of indiscipline that resulted in a significant drop in form last season. Yet, Lewis is backing himself to bounce back this year and to prove more reliable in the saddle. Read More

Overnight Allowance set for Chace The Great

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 8 2021    

A well-supported 10-race programme is set for competition tomorrow at Caymanas Park with the highlighting event being an Overnight Allowance contest.Fourteen runners are down to take part at 6 ˝ furlongs (1,300m) for a total purse of $1 million. Read More


Friday, January, 8 2021    

One-two finish for trainer Cashbert Khawlsingh Read More

It's seven times lucky not three

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 8 2021    

Three Times Lucky ridden by Javaniel Patterson presented trainer Wayne DaCosta with his second success on his way to landing a triple on the racecard of Saturday, January 2, 2021. Read More

Racing Snaps 2 for Saturday, January 2, 2021

Friday, January, 8 2021    

Trainer Richard Azan supervising the saddling of Hilly's Vision. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)Apprentice Oshane Nugent heads to the winners' enclosure with  Cup A Tea.Purple Wayne and jockey Anthony Thomas en route to victory. Read More

Racing Snaps for Saturday, January 2, 2021

Friday, January, 8 2021    

The starting gates about to be opened by the starter for the people's race of nine furlongs and 25 yards.Trainer Richard Azan (left) with jockey Omar Walker before the start of a race (Photos: Garfield Robinson) Read More

Racing Commission introduces new procedures for licensing renewal of occupational groups

Friday, January, 8 2021    

The Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) has announced that effective Monday February 1, 2021 all renewals of occupational group licences will be processed electronically. Read More


BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 8 2021    

Trainer Michael Beecham has been around horse racing for a while both as an owner and a trainer. He is one of those horsemen who has invested heavily in his chosen field of endeavour and is one which has developed a deep love for the sport. Read More


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