Horse Racing

A SHORT 'HEAD'

Friday, August, 3 2018    

The Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission's 'Gimmick Race' on Emancipation Day (August 1, 2018) was a cracker as Pete Spence and Julian Spence got home by the narrowest of margins to beat Winston Beckford and Brittany Martin in the 100 metre event. Read More

Stakes record run by Mr Universe to win BGLC trophy

Thursday, August, 2 2018    

Mr Universe, in another super-sprinting display, captured the Open Allowance Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Trophy feature in a new Stakes record on the Emancipation Day race card at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Mr Universe right choice for BGLC Trophy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, August, 1 2018    

Now back among Open Allowance company, Mr Universe should use his speed to run rivals into the ground in the $1.5-million Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Trophy feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wagers — August 1, 2018

Wednesday, August, 1 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Chief ProspectRace 2) Titanic/Machu Picchu/Two Steps UpRace 3) Miss In Kiss/Smarty Tradition/Crucial RideRace 4) Father PickinsRace 5) Burlin/Meet Justin/Rising Bop Read More

Bandana, be Bold with Black, Green & Gold

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

The Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC)-sponsored Emancipation Day (August 1, 2018) race meet provides many incentives for those in attendance at Caymanas Park. Read More

Photos: Marquesas Sagicor Bank Jamaica St Leger victory (Part 2)

Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

Marquesas (Shane Ellis) romps the Sagicor Bank Jamaica St Leger by all of 18 lengths. (Photos: Naphtali Junior & Joseph Wellington) Read More

Photos: Marquesas Sagicor Bank Jamaica St Leger victory (part 1)

Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

Trainer Michael Marlowe (right) preparing Marquesas for his run in the Sagicor Bank Jamaica St Leger on Saturday (July 28, 2018) with groom Raphael Singh. Read More

RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS...

Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

JOCKEY ROBERT HALLEDEEN RETURNS A WINNER Read More

A tough call

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

The 2018 Open Allowance version of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Trophy race has brought together nine horses with each having a good chance of winning the coveted silverware. Read More

Racing photos — July 31, 2018

Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

Sagicor Bank's assistant vice-president of corporate banking, Terise Kettle presents a gift basket to trainer, Spencer Chung.Jockey Aaron Chatrie washes the sand away from his face. Read More

US Triple Crown winner Justify is retired

Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

SANTA ANITA, USA — Trainer Bob Baffert and Justify's owners said caution over the horse's ankle condition made it impossible to tell if he'd be healthy enough to race by the fall. Read More

Photos: SAGICOR BANK ST LEGER WINNERS

Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

Chorvelle Johnson, chief executive officer at Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited (left) with the St Leger winners (connections of Marquesas) — jockey Shane Ellis (centre), breeder Franz Jobson (right), and trainer Michael Marlowe standing at the back. This was the first Classic race winner for... Read More

Good Magic

Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

OCEANPORT, USA (AP) — Good Magic , the 1-2 favourite, rolled to a three-length victory in the US$1 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday at Monmouth Park. Read More

Marquesas finally gets it right

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, July, 29 2018    

The burden of being the champion two-year-old weighed heavily on the shoulders of Marquesas. Try as he might, Marquesas could not win a race as a three-year-old in 2018. Read More

Banking on Drone Strike

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, July, 27 2018    

The Sagicor Bank-sponsored Jamaica St Leger closes the curtains on another three-year-old Classic season, and although no horse is in line to win the vaunted Triple Crown all attention is going to be centred on trainer Patrick Lynch. Read More



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