Horse Racing

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

Break of Dawn provides trainer Neive Graham with birthday to remember

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

The four-year-old chestnut filly Break of Dawn opened the 60th-year celebration of Caymanas Park as a racing destination by winning the first of 10 races on Saturday last (August 24). Read More

A sting from Fayrouz

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

It is several months now that the Classic-winning filly Fayrouz has failed to produce the goods in keeping with her known ability but as they say “patience is an unassailable virtue”. Read More

THE ANALYSIS – THE REVIEW for Saturday, August 24, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, August, 30 2019    

Grateful for the opportunity to race over a distance of ground for the second time in her 17-race career, Break of Dawn outstayed her six rivals to score by over three lengths. Roger Hewitt's success was the start of another good day in continuing the 2019 phenomenon where apprentice... Read More



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