Horse Racing

Bilingual talking up a storm ahead of 'Vets' trophy race

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April, 28 2018    

Although it is the grooms' day at Caymanas Park today with half of the 10-race programme to be run in their honour, it is the Jamaica Veterinary Board World Vet Day Trophy that will highlight the programme. Read More

Western Legend goes two turns

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, April, 27 2018    

After losing the 2000 Guineas by a mere head to Commander Two on April 15, the Fitznahum Williams trained Western Legend faces the starter tomorrow for his fifth career start in the Simply Magic Cup run over nine... Read More

Performance analysis for race day Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Friday, April, 27 2018    

RACE 1 — MAIDEN CONDITION DIV.I (4YOS&UPWARDS) 1300METRES/6 1/2FURLS. Read More

TAKE NOTE…TAKE NOTE…

Friday, April, 27 2018    

SIMPLY MAGIC CUPLife in racing as elsewhere is filled with many twists and turns.Tomorrow, just over a week since the passing of owner/breeder David Willers, the Simply Magic Trophy is on for competition. Read More

Lightning McQueen's development continues apace

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 27 2018    

Lightning McQueen , the Philip Feanny-conditioned bay colt, continued to give signs that he is more than just an average 'Joe', this time in a Restricted Allowance — non-winners of two event over six furlongs (1200m) last Saturday, April 21,... Read More

Always good with Siempre Bueno

Friday, April, 27 2018    

Siempre Bueno's victory in the six-furlong (1,200m) Lady Geeta Trophy last Saturday is indicating that the sprint races for the remainder of the season are shaping up to be really hot, as the six-year-old chestnut horse is back in top form. Read More

Will In Charge pay fitting tribute to Legal Light

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, April, 27 2018    

Despite the presence of reigning Horse of the Year She's A Maneater, trainer of Will In Charge, Robert Pearson, said he was always confident his charge would get the job done in the Legal Light Trophy feature at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Read More

Armageddon shows his preference for the straight

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, April, 27 2018    

Probably the next time Armageddon is seen taking the track competitively he might just be competing in a claiming race. Champion trainer Wayne DaCosta made the comment following the dark bay colt's win in an Overnight Allowance... Read More

RACING NEWS FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018

Friday, April, 27 2018    

A WINNER FOR PARCHMENT, COLE  Read More

RACING NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018…

Friday, April, 27 2018    

IAN ALEXANDER JOINS LIST OF NEW WINNING TRAINERSOne by one, the list of the new trainers winning their first race is getting longer and longer. Read More

One step further for Anthony Radcliffe

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, April, 27 2018    

Anthony Radcliffe has been toiling for more than four years now to become a jockey at Caymanas Park, and little by little he is seeing a glimmer of hope that his dream of becoming a rider is materialising. Radcliffe made an important further step on his desired career... Read More

Radical makes it two in a row

Thursday, April, 26 2018    

Jockey Gary Richards used his skills and confidence to guide Radical to a stirring victory in the high-claiming ($850,000 - $750,000) seventh race for three-year-olds and upward at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Sotomayor to lead home Timeforarms

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

WITH no designated trophy race being offered on today's 10-race programme at Caymanas Park, the seventh race — a high-claiming ($850,000-$750,000) event for three-year-olds and upward which includes native-bred three-year-old non-winners of four — should draw some attention,... Read More

The arthroscopic surgery process done on a horse

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

Now the technology of arthroscopic surgery is being used on horses, and it has reached the shores of the land of wood and water.The Supreme Racing Guide takes readers through the process of arthroscopic surgery done on horses at Caymanas Park. Read More

Key hole surgery

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

Barbadian-born veterinary surgeon Dr Jonathan White, who is a lecturer in equine surgery at The University of the West Indies' veterinary school in Trinidad and Tobago, has been in Jamaica over the last two weeks performing arthroscopic surgery on horses at Caymanas... Read More



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