Horse Racing

Smoothly off the runway goes Awesome Aviator

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 3 2019    

Awesome Aviator showed some sort of promise during the classic season by participating in the 2000 Guineas and the Governor's Cup. He, however, fell away with below-par performances. Read More

Wow Wow makes it win number two

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, September, 3 2019    

With the major two-year-old races looming on the horizon, the Gary Subratie-conditioned promising galloper Wow Wow (Casual Trick – Sarah Barracuda) showed a further indication of his pedigree and potential class after winning his second consecutive race, this time the $950,000... Read More

Another Vigorous launches path to Caribbean Sprint on Superstakes Day

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 3 2019    

Another Vigorous, got it right this time around while running on to score an easy and reassuring win (Friday, August 30) over the minimum trip on the round course, to satisfy trainer Rohan Mathie immensely that the four-year-old gelded son of Legal Process is on course for the up and... Read More

Racing Snaps for Friday, August 30, 2019 (part 2)

Tuesday, September, 3 2019    

This shot by staff photographer Naphtali Junior shows the vibrant start of a 9-furlong and 25-yard (1820 metres) event.Bala Gris with apprentice Daniel Satchell in the saddle releases the maiden tag the second time of asking. Read More

Racing Snaps for Friday, August 30, 2019 (part 1)

Tuesday, September, 3 2019    

Jockey Delroy Beharie on his third winner this season Adwa, trained by Patrick Lynch. (Photos: Naphtali Junior)Apprentice Samantha Fletcher (left) walks with trainer Lance Richards as they head to the Parade Ring. Read More

THE ANALYSIS – THE AWARDS for Friday, August 30, 2019

Tuesday, September, 3 2019    

Race 10, the 1820-metre Royal Dad Trophy was the feature on day one of the two-day Gold Cup Weekend promotion by promoting company Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited. Read More

Preservationist takes Woodward Stakes

Tuesday, September, 3 2019    

Preservationist boldly split horses and edged ahead in deep stretch Saturday (August 31) at Saratoga to win the Grade 1 US$750,000 Woodward Stakes, in the process taking a major step towards the Breeders' Cup Classic. Read More

Australian female jockey dies after fall during track work

Tuesday, September, 3 2019    

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A 22-year-old female apprentice jockey who was recently married has died, after falling from her horse during track work in the Australian state of Victoria. Read More

The 'Golden' mare - She's A Maneater

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

She's A Maneater , in another performance which exemplified the elements of class, talent and the resoluteness to win, easily brushed aside rivals to win the $2-million Gold Cup on a splendid Golden Weekend of racing at Caymanas Park... Read More

'Maneater' poised to dodge 'Bullet' in Gold Cup feature

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter allenr@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, August, 31 2019    

She's A Maneater, without a doubt the top-rated horse in training at present, should easily dispatch rivals in the 46th running of $2-million Gold Cup, which continues the Golden weekend of racing at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Toona Ciliata makes compensation in Royal Dad Trophy

Saturday, August, 31 2019    

Toona Ciliata, under a well-executed ride from Linton Steadman, outran rivals to win the $1- million Royal Dad Trophy feature to kick-start the Golden Weekend of racing at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Golden weekend

Friday, August, 30 2019    

The Gold Cup, which is the premier handicap race on the local thoroughbred racing calendar going a distance of 7 furlongs (1,400m), takes place tomorrow at Caymanas Park as the highlight of the two-day (Friday - Saturday) Golden Weekend of racing. Read More

Toona Ciliata, Sentient clash in Royal Dad

Friday, August, 30 2019    

Royal Dad, the first horse to win the Triple Crown (1000/2000 Guineas, Jamaica Derby and Jamaica St Leger) at Caymanas Park is being honoured today with the running of the annual trophy event named in his honour. Read More

Wow Wow the Terremoto choice

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 30 2019    

The running of the Terremoto Trophy, a Restricted Allowance event for native-bred and imported two-year-olds-non-winners of two, is one of two trophy races on today's 11-race programme at Caymanas Park. The other is the Royal Dad Trophy. Read More

Ricky Ricardo gets the job done

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, August, 30 2019    

Trainer Wayne DaCosta late-running and versatile four-year-old gelded son of Storm Craft - My Friend Lucy, Ricky Ricardo took his own sweet time moving to Overnight Allowance company following a brave stretch run that landed him in the grouping with a fourth career... Read More



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