Horse Racing

At last, Father Ken is a winner

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer Racing Writer | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

Despite an encouraging win by Father Ken in a maiden condition race on Wednesday, trainer Ryan Darby is a bit concerned about the future of his three-year-old bay gelding. Read More

THE ANALYSIS – THE AWARDS for Wednesday, September 11, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

In spite of a heavy schedule incorporating all his first four career starts in August, Ryan Darby's Father Ken (Omar Walker) kept his form well enough to make all the running against moderate opposition to open the midweek 11-race... Read More

Racing news for Saturday, September 14, 2019

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

Richard Mairs wins championship at Assiniboia Downs in CanadaJamaican jockey Richard Mairs wrapped up his first championship title in his career at the Assiniboia Downs racetrack in Winnipeg, Canada. Read More

Grooms recognised

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

A number of grooms were recognised at a function on Friday last (September 13) by Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment (SVREL). Here are some photo highlights. Read More

After long wait Taranis finds the winners' enclosure

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

Taranis , a seven-year-old chestnut gelded son of Adore The Gold returned to the races for the fourth time since 2017 in a $1,000,000 - $850,000 optional claiming race for three-year-olds and upwards and native-bred four-year-olds... Read More

Trainers recognised

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

A number of trainers were recognised at a function on Friday last (September 13) by Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL). Here are some photo highlights. Read More

Racing snaps for Saturday, September 14, 2019

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

Trainer Patrick Fong (left) with jockey Hakeem Pottinger.The connections of Fort Knox including trainer Errol Waugh (third right) in the winners' enclosure with their charge. Read More

Stranger Danger is the 'Governor', three for Nunes

Sunday, September, 15 2019    

It was expected to be his sternest task but the manner in which American- bred Stranger Danger put away rivals in the Governor General's Stakes feature over 10 furlongs (2,000m) at Caymanas yesterday suggested otherwise. Read More

'Stranger' most definitely a 'Danger' in Governor General's Stakes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, September, 14 2019    

Since making his debut on local soil on October 20 of last year, Stranger Danger has been unstoppable, racking up seven wins from as many starts going through the classes — without any fuss. Today the far-striding American-bred runner faces his sternest test, as he is pitted... Read More

Biggest test

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 13 2019    

PROMISING threeyear- old American bred Stranger Danger is pitted against the country's top stayer Bigdaddykool in what is expected to be a defining battle for supremacy in the Governor General's Stakes feature at Caymanas Park tomorrow. Read More

Toona Ciliata all set for capital effort in Overnight company

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 13 2019    

The annual running of the $1 million Errol “Big Sub” Subratie Memorial Trophy takes place tomorrow at Caymanas Park. Read More

Cryptocurrency ploughs through for third win

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 13 2019    

Cryptocurrency returned from a 42-day racing rest after finishing unplaced in the Jamaica St Leger in late July and ploughed through a three-year-old and upward – imported three-year-old and upward non-winners of three call over 5 furlongs (1,100 metres) to... Read More

THE ANALYSIS – THE AWARDS for Saturday, September 7, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, September, 13 2019    

Being eligible for entry and possessing superior form and presented with a gift, Capturemyship was not particularly impressive but justified odds-on favourtism in the opener ahead of three-year-old Just Trick Me, who was only a length-and-a-half in second running from the most unfavourable post... Read More

'Thatcher' is running again

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 13 2019    

Run Thatcher Run , younger half-brother of She's A Maneater returned to the winners' enclosure after a short break to continue the family tradition of winning by taking apart a fairly good field of runners by... Read More

Racing news for Wednesday, September 11, 2019 (part 1)

Friday, September, 13 2019    

Steven Todd's superb form continuesThe superb conditioning form of trainer Steven Todd continued as he notched another double after his Lion of Judah and Polly Flyer came home in their respective races. Read More



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