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$25 million on offer for Supreme Weekend of racing

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, December, 18 2020    

The weekend of racing scheduled for December 26 and 27 is to be called the Supreme Championship Weekend. This announcement was made on Wednesday (December 16) at a press conference held at Caymanas Park. Read More

Legality, Father Patrick, Eroy the main contenders in Overnight call

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, December, 18 2020    

Fourteen runners are down to take part in what is expected to be a very competitive non-restricted Overnight Allowance event going seven furlongs tomorrow at Caymanas Park.Below is an analysis of the runners  Read More

­We will keep developing Sparkle Diamond to become the best horse in the country — trainer Errol Waugh

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS | Friday, December, 18 2020    

Sparkle Diamond delivered a welcomed Christmas present to owners Ven Deezle by winning the three-year-old and upward Non-Restricted Overnight Allowance top-rated event on Sunday, December 13 at Caymanas Park. Read More

Speed regulated and Hoist The Mast is a winner

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer Racing writer | Friday, December, 18 2020    

Consistent filly Hoist the Mast returned to her winning ways in the Dye Job Sprint. Read More

The Anthony Thomas triple, the return of

BY WES MARTIN | Friday, December, 18 2020    

Champion apprentice designate Oshane Nugent, the valedictorian of the 2019 graduating class of Jamaica Racing Commission riding school, continues to show improvement in his tactical application of riding skills and horsemanship. Read More

85 race days in 2021

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, December, 18 2020    

Eighty-five race days are planned for next year.The just released 2021 racing calendar indicates that there will be 51 race days on Saturdays and 25 on Sundays with the eight other days scheduled for public holidays and Wednesdays. Read More

RACING NEWS FOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2020

Friday, December, 18 2020    

Consistency pays off for Super AmiaConsistency paid off for the connections of Super Amia as the four-year-old bay filly picked up her second win for the season in a Restricted Allowance event over six furlongs (1,200m). Read More

Meet trainer Ryan Williams

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer Racing writer | Friday, December, 18 2020    

He was born close to the Caymanas Park racetrack and as such it was almost certain that he was touched by horses and the racing industry from an early age. Read More

Racing news for Satruday, December 12, 2020

Tuesday, December, 15 2020    

Highly Bless makes it two-in-a-rowCapable galloper Highly Bless romped home to his second-consecutive victory from as many starts in a Restricted Allowance 11 event over four furlongs (800m) straight. Read More

High performance

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, December, 15 2020    

Mahogany is a talented racehorse, of that there is no doubt. From early in his career that talent was noticed by all onlookers, causing many to conclude that leading up to the three-year-old Classic races Mahogany would have a telling impact. Read More

The Summit of Speed race day

BY WES MARTIN Observer writer | Tuesday, December, 15 2020    

Opening day of the now-regular Saturday and Sunday weekend cards was dubbed the Summit of Speed with six of the races run over 800 metres, four over 1000 metres and two over 1,300 metres on the 11-race promotion. Read More

Race day snaps 2 for Satruday, December 12, 2020

Tuesday, December, 15 2020    

God of Love being saddled by trainer Fitzgerald Richard (back to camera). (Photos: Naphtali Junior)Trainer David Lee Sin (left) and apprentice Calvin Bailey before the start of a race Read More

Race day snaps for Satruday, December 12, 2020

Tuesday, December, 15 2020    

Former champion jockey Charles Hussey (left) presents the Royal Lancaster Trophy to Michael Bernard, owner of winner Nuclear Noon.Trainer Michael Marlowe(left) having a chat with young apprentice Ramon Nepare before the latter rode Marquesas in the 11th race. Read More

California stewards dismiss complaint about

Tuesday, December, 15 2020    

ARCADIA, U SA. (AP) — Stewards at Santa Anita have dismissed complaints filed by the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) involving the post-race drug tests of Triple Crown winner Justify and another horse in 2018, both of whom... Read More

Zac Purton and Ryan Moore star at Hong Kong International Races

Tuesday, December, 15 2020    

HONG KONG, China (AFP) – British jo ckey Ryan Moore was the star of the show at the Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) on Sunday (December 13), winning two of the four Group One contests. Read More



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