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Tuesday, February, 4 2020    

Jockey Omar Walker decided to take the aerial route when he returned to the winners' enclosure atop a pesky Smokey Topaz . Read More

American Pharoah's owner Zayat files motion to rescind third-party takeover of his horses

Tuesday, February, 4 2020    

A motion filed last week by representatives of Ahmed Zayat in Kentucky's Fayette County Court seeks to rescind or modify an earlier court order placing his Zayat Stables under third-party control. Read More


Tuesday, February, 4 2020    

After jumping from a fractious Smokey Topaz on the racecard of Saturday, February 1, 2020, highlighted on page one of this publication, former six-time champion jockey Omar Walker makes a safe landing. Walker was not hurt in his decent from Smokey Topaz. Read More

Racing Snaps 2 for Saturday, February 1, 2020

Tuesday, February, 4 2020    

Trainer Phillip Lee saddling his charge Jon Marshall. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)Horses and personnel return to their stables after the completion of a race and the weigh-in process. Read More

Thousand Words gives Bob Baffert his 3000th winner

Tuesday, February, 4 2020    

Trainer Bob Baffert intended to wait until March for Thousand Words' next start along the 2020 Kentucky Derby trail, but he saw the US$1-million purchase behaving like he was ready to go sooner. Read More

Trainer Subratie hits Trainer Subratie hits triple at Caymanas Park

Sunday, February, 2 2020    

Trainer Gary Subrati e's brilliant start to the 2020 racing season continued as the conditioner saddled three winners to highlight the 11-race trophyless programme at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Bold Aflair to lead rivals in $1-million feature at Caymanas Park

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 1 2020    

After finishing in a creditable third place on last at this level, four-year-old dark bay colt Bold Aflair is expected to benefit from the experience and now lead home rivals in the $1-million Non-Restricted Overnight Allowance event going five furlongs (1,000m) straight on the 11-race... Read More

St Cecelia's offspring Attorney General comes good

Friday, January, 31 2020    

Attorney General , a three-year-old grey filly by American Dance - Saint Cecelia, entered the fray of Classic contenders following a healthy win in the Eight Thirty Sprint... Read More

Following a sputtering start, Race Car revs up to get home in style

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 31 2020    

The Lakeland Farms-owned imported grey/roan three-year-old colt Race Car , running for the first time on Sunday, January 26 at Caymanas Park, made an encouraging start to his racing career. Race Car ... Read More

Bold Aflair in line for Overnight victory

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 31 2020    

With no Open Allowance or Grade One races around these days, the Overnight Allowance grouping has become the star attraction at the races. Read More

Getting better!

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 31 2020    

Following her visit to a nephrologist (doctor specialising in diseases of the kidney) at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) on January 14, popular female apprentice jockey Samantha Fletcher says she is doing much better. Read More


Friday, January, 31 2020    

Consistent Awesome Cat purrs againNine-year-old bay gelding Awesome Cat ( Twilight Time – Jolie's Treasure) made light work of rivals in an Optional Claiming ($180,000-$150,000) run as a four-furlong (800m) contest. Read More

Race Day Analysis — Sunday, January 26, 2020

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, January, 31 2020    

As predicted by this column, apprentice Anthony Allen, having ended last season with promising performances as well as a footprint in Anthony Nunes' champion stable, looked set for a successful 2020. Read More

Trevor's Choice – now in Overnight after dashing effort

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 31 2020    

Trevor's Choice, trained by Alford Brown turned up for his new season, and straight a way masterminded an unanswered five-lengths victory going five furlongs round. This latest win by Trevor's Choice came in the Restricted Allowance III event for native-bred four-year-old and upwards... Read More

Apprentice Richard Henry rides his first winner on

Friday, January, 31 2020    

Storm Born provided Richard Henry with his first winner as a licensed apprentice on the Saturday race card of January 25 at Caymanas Park. Read More


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