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US Horse of the Year is Bricks and Mortar

Monday, January, 27 2020    

Florida (AP) — Best horse. Best trainer. Best owner. Best jockey. Best breeder. Bricks and Mortar had a perfect year, and the Eclipse Award voters gave his team a historic night. Read More

Adoration, Attorney General join the Classic watch list

Sunday, January, 26 2020    

Adoration and Attorney General announced themselves as possible participants in the Classic races after both produced eye-catching performances to win their respective feature races at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Hover Craft tipped for 'Billy' Williams Memorial Cup

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 26 2020    

Despite going up in age to 10, the Wayne DaCosta-conditioned bay gelding Hover Craft should report in good nick and could easily put away his younger rivals in the $1-million Allan “Billy” Williams Memorial Cup feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Dracarys, Attorney General for Mercury, Eight Thirty sprints

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 25 2020    

The Mercury and Eight Thirty Sprint races will officially kick-start the native-bred three-year-old Classic campaign at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Apprentice Anthony Allen making significant gains in the saddle

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, January, 24 2020    

“The general expectation for 2020 is that apprentice Anthony Allen, who has improved in recent times, and seemingly with a footprint in Anthony Nunes' champion stable, that will enable the youngster to make a significant impression on the Caymanas jockey... Read More

Owner Hylton Dallas yearns for an environmentally friendly Caymanas Park

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 24 2020    

Hylton Dallas former racehorse owner has spent many years in the sport he loves with a passion. Dallas, in one of his rare interviews, spoke of his almost lifetime involvement in racing.  Read More

Groom Errol Thomas — no regrets for my time in racing

Friday, January, 24 2020    

The Supreme Racing Guide had a sit-down with former champion groom Errol Thomas to find out about his long and outstanding career.The interview is published below. SUPREME RACING GUIDE (SRG) Read More

A round test for Truly Amazing

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 24 2020    

Despite the presence of the Mercury and Eight Thirty Sprints, the clash involving Trevor's Choice, Soul Cure, and Truly Amazing is sure to generate interest. Read More

Oh God, this is it — apprentice Kawise Gentle

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 24 2020    

Kawise Gentle, a 28-year-old claiming apprentice from the last batch of graduates, became the fifth member of that cohort to open his winning account. Read More

The story deserves to be told

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 24 2020    

After many years of toil, sweat, and anxiety, the book My Journey with Thoroughbreds is now complete. Read More

A shiny, polished and well-furnished Mahogany

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 24 2020    

Mahogany, trained by Ian Parsard, who won by a city block on his final start in December 2019 as a two-year- old, returned against tougher rivals going seven furlongs (1,400) on Saturday, January 18, at Caymanas Park with much to prove. Read More

Pinatubo acclaimed as Europe's top two-year-old

Friday, January, 24 2020    

GODOLPHIN’S Pinatubo has been recognised as the best juvenile in Europe for 25 years following the publication of the 2019 European two-year-old classifications on Wednesday. Read More

Double Crown enters the three-year-old fray

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 24 2020    

Double Crown began his racing career with an impressive win. Read More

Omaha Beach installed as big favourite in the Pegasus

Friday, January, 24 2020    

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Omaha Beach has been installed as the favourite for tomorrow’s US$3-million Pegasus World Cup Invitational, the final race of his career. Read More

Upsetter blows in

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

On a calm and sunny day at the Caymanas Park racetrack on Saturday (January 18), a destructive storm suddenly blew in to shatter most of the exotic wagers offered on the day. Read More


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