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BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, February, 18 2020    

Ash Wednesday, February 26, has been designated as the day to honour the champion performers of 2019 by the promoting company. Read More

Racing snaps for Saturday, February 15, 2020

Tuesday, February, 18 2020    

Killer Bee gets up in time to nip Storm Princess. Killer Bee was ridden by Kiaman McGregor. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)First-time starter High Diplomacy being saddled by trainer Patrick “Wacky” Lynch. Read More

Tiger Roll given top weight in bid for Grand National history

Tuesday, February, 18 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Tiger Roll's bid to become the first horse to win the Grand National three times in a row hangs in the balance, after the owner's manager said being allocated a top weight of 11 stone 10 pounds (74 kilogrammes) is a... Read More

Superluminal obliges, but Mahogany throws down the gauntlet

Monday, February, 17 2020    

Second-generation trainer Ian Parsard was the star of the show at Caymanas Park yesterday after he saddled three winners to highlight the 10-race programme. Read More

Superluminal for Alexander Hamilton Trophy feature

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 16 2020    

Despite his many years on the racetrack, eight-year-old bay horse Superluminal is still going strong and should easily put his younger rivals aside in the $1.15-million Alexander Hamilton Trophy feature going over one mile (1,600m) at Caymanas Park... Read More

Exotic Wagers — February 16, 2020

Sunday, February, 16 2020    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6) Race 1) Laws Of The Code/Parajet/Reign Over AllRace 2) SuperluminalRace 3) CaloosaRace 4) Helmetta/Lava Boy/DracarysRace 5) Father Patrick/BaltusrolRace 6) Miss Formality/Corazon Read More

Sentient to secure hat-trick in Nonrestricted Overnight Allowance

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 15 2020    

While the Millard Ziadie Memorial Cup will be today's prized event, the Gary Subratie-trained Sentient and his Overnight Allowance peers are expected to attract most of the attention on the 11-race programme at Caymanas Park. Read More

Oshane Nugent – another racing product of Gregory Park

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 14 2020    

“The feeling for me was great. It puts me on a pedestal that gives me an extra zip to work much harder, getting into an already overcrowded jockey's profession to become successful. This win shows me how responsible, trustworthy, and efficient a rider I... Read More

Stern Sunday test

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, February, 14 2020    

In his sternest test to date, three-year-chestnut gelding Mohagany old chestnut from the in-form barn of trainer Ian Parsard takes on a more than useful field of overseas-bred horses. Read More

Superluminal gets the nod in competitive Alex Hamilton Trophy

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, February, 14 2020    

The Alexander Hamilton Trophy contest for horses at the Open Allowance level has attracted six starters. Read More

After much pain, jockey Romero Maragh is a winner again at Gulfstream Park

Friday, February, 14 2020    

Romero Maragh celebrated a “special” moment in the Gulfstream Park winners' circle Wednesday (February 12) when the 19-year-old apprentice jockey rode his first winner since fracturing two vertebrae in a January 31, 2019 spill. Read More

Wow Wow passes come-from-behind, sand-in-the-face tests

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 14 2020    

Wow Wow, the champion two-year-old of last year, returned to the track on Saturday last (February 8) and continued from where he left off — a winner. Read More

Universal Boss – now a gelded winner

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 14 2020    

Universal Boss looked fully recovered from his recent gelded alteration when he recorded his first win as a four-year-old at Caymanas Park on Saturday, February 8. Read More

Sentient on the verge of three from three

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, February, 14 2020    

The Overnight Allowance contest for three-year-olds and upwards is the highest-rated offering on Saturday's (February 15) card at Caymanas Park.In this one-mile (1,600 metres) event, 10 starters have been entered. Read More


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