Horse Racing

1000, 2000 Guineas now within Marlowe's scope

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 26 2018    

With Marquesas already the leading contender for the upcoming native-bred three-year-old Classic races, trainer Michael Marlowe now believes he has another noteworthy Classic aspirant in his bay filly, Breezy... Read More

Lottery Ticket to cash in on Allan 'Billy' Williams Mem Trophy

Friday, January, 26 2018    

Although the native-bred three-year-old Classic campaign is in full swing with the colts and geldings down to contest the Mercury Sprint, the Allan “Billy” Williams Memorial Trophy should also generate some excitement on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park... Read More

Seeking My Dream on the track

Friday, January, 26 2018    

Former Derby and the winner of the first two Diamond Mile races in 2015 and 2016, Seeking My Dream is now on the racetrack to begin his preparation for this season. Read More

Back in the saddle

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 26 2018    

After a three-year absence from the saddle, Georgina “Tender Hands” Sergeon, Jamaica's most successful female jockey, is all set to return to competitive race riding at Caymanas Park. Read More

Breeders get support from trainers, jockeys, grooms

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 26 2018    

The occupational groups in racing — the jockeys, grooms and trainers — have thrown their weight behind the breeders' request to have the local promoting company Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) reinstate the across-the-board payment of bonuses to... Read More

It's getting hot

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 26 2018    

Although it is very early days yet, the race for the jockeys' championship for this season is already shaping up to be quite interesting. Read More

Disability Charm makes an early impact

Friday, January, 26 2018    

Backed at odds of 2-1, the Patrick Lynch-conditioned bay filly Disability Charm, racing for the first time on Saturday, did enough plus a bit more to give more than just encouragement to her connections. Disability Charm scored a workmanlike win in a maiden condition race over five... Read More

Gun Runner the overwhelming favourite for US$16-million Pegasus

Friday, January, 26 2018    

HALLANDALE BEACH, USA (AP) — Gun Runner's final race might be a bit of a challenge. Read More

Disciplinary actions by the racing stewards

Friday, January, 26 2018    

The stewards of the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) are announcing the following disciplinary actions arising from inquiries held at the offices of the JRC on Winchester Road in Kingston on Tuesday January 23, 2018. Read More

Horse of the Year 2017 — She's A Maneater

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, January, 23 2018    

It was expected and now it is official. She's A Maneater — Triple Crown, Superstakes and Diamond Mile winner of 2017 — is officially the Horse of the Year, having received 15 of the 15 votes polled by the Horse of the Year voting committee. This select group of 17 is... Read More

Photo: HORSE OF THE YEAR — 2017 She's A Maneater

Tuesday, January, 23 2018    

Horse of the Year 2017, She's A Maneater, a bay filly by Natural Selection – Ahwhofah bred and owned by Winston Kong, trained by Wayne DaCosta, ridden to 10 of her 12 victories by Omar Walker (in saddle) and groomed by Lewisito DaCosta. (Photo: Joseph Wellington) Read More

California Chrome's first offspring arrives... a colt

Tuesday, January, 23 2018    

The first foal by two-time Horse of the Year, California Chrome, was born last Saturday night (January 20) at Calumet Farm in Lexington, Kentucky (USA) when the Bernstein mare Pay the Man produced a colt. Read More

The confirmed starters, odds

Tuesday, January, 23 2018    

On Saturday (January 27, 2018) the Pegasus World Cup returns to Gulfstream Park. As of January 17, 2018, 11 contenders have been confirmed for the second running of the event. The race carries a record-breaking purse of US$16 million, making it the world's richest thoroughbred horse... Read More

Collected, West Coast put in last drills

Tuesday, January, 23 2018    

Bob Baffert's takeaway after watching the final works from his contenders for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) was succinct. Read More

RACING NEWS… RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS... RACING NEWS…

Tuesday, January, 23 2018    

OLD STAGER FORTUNEONEHUNDRED WINS AGAIN Read More



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