Horse Racing

Trini Magic gets home in Jockey's Guild feature

Sunday, April, 8 2018    

On a day when most of the races were run in honour of current riders, the Ryan Darby-conditioned Trini Magic just got home in the Jamaica Jockey's Guild Trophy feature at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Jockeys look to shine on day in their honour

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, April, 7 2018    

Today is designated jockeys' day at Caymanas Park and the day's 10-race card on offer is highlighted by the Jamaica Jockeys' Guild Trophy, along with the supporting Al Gopie Memorial Cup. Read More

Jamaican-bred General JN takes Trini Guineas

Friday, April, 6 2018    

The John Leotaud- trained three-year-old colt General JN (Forest Danger – Sea Treaty) on Easter Monday won the first leg of Trinidad's Triple Crown, the Grade One-Win 8 Guineas over 1,800 metres by and impressive 13 lengths from... Read More

Lottery Ticket to compete in more sprint races

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 6 2018    

After Lottery Ticket's authoritative length-and-three-quarters victory in the five-and-a-half furlong (1,100) Overnight Allowance Easter Print Cup feature on Easter Monday, trainer Wayne DaCosta revealed that he might keep his charge sprinting for the... Read More

The 'Teacher' now the target

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, April, 6 2018    

Trainer Fitzroy “Pumpkin” Glispie, is indicating that all is well with his Prince Consort Stakes winner, El Profesor , and that the bay gelding will be ready to 'stretch his neck' in the season's first Classic race for colts... Read More

A handful of problems A handful of problems

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, April, 6 2018    

Three -year-old chestnut filly, My Super Girl , running for the first time in a three-year-old maiden-conditioned race for fillies on Saturday, following in the footsteps of her fellow maiden stable companion ... Read More

Marquesas, fit, ready and able to win 2000 Guineas — trainer Michael Marlowe

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 6 2018    

After winning the prestigious Jamaica Two-Year-Old Stakes last Boxing Day after which he was crowned the champion two-year-old for 2017, Marquesas took to the track for the first this season as a three-year-old in the Prince Consort Stakes on March 17 — the final major prep race... Read More

Commander Two in fine nick after good win

Friday, April, 6 2018    

Commander Two took over the favourite slot for the colts and geldings 2000 Guineas Classic set for Sunday, April 15, after beating a field of real good horses to more than establish his credentials for the race. Read More

Strong Classic statement of intent from Lici's Pepsi

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 6 2018    

Since releasing the maiden tag on January 6, 2018, over six-and-a-half furlongs (1,300m), three-year-old dark bay filly Lici's Pepsi, although as consistent as they come, had not excited with any performance that captured the interest of pundits. Read More


BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, April, 6 2018    

The buzz is well and truly on as the Classic Weekend of racing, which includes the running of the 1000 Guineas (fillies only) on Saturday April 14 and the 2000 Guineas (colts and geldings) on Sunday April 15, draws nearer. This is the first known occurrence in local... Read More

Corked ears — the remedy for Dysfunctional

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 6 2018    

After a noteworthy run on last at the Overnight Allowance level over seven-and-a-half furlongs (1,500m), trainer Wayne DaCosta said he had to correct a problem that Dysfunctional was experiencing. Read More

Race day performance analysis — April 2, 2018

BY WES MARTIN Observer writer | Friday, April, 6 2018    

RACE 01: $350-300,000 CLAIMING (THREE-YEAR-OLDS & UP) 1200 METRES/6 FURLONGS Read More


Tuesday, April, 3 2018    


Lottery Ticket wins Easter Sprint Cup

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, April, 3 2018    

Lottery Ticket , the Wayne DaCosta-trained, late-running bay mare, came with her predictable strong run in deep stretch, splitting horses in the process, close to the inside rails, in the final furlong (200m) to land the $1-million Easter Sprint Cup... Read More

RACING PHOTOS — April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April, 3 2018    

These young ones seem very interested in the happenings at the racetrack on Saturday March 31, 2018.This lady is making sure the young lad remembers his day at Caymanas Park. Read More


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