Horse Racing

BGLC 'Gimmick' Race a big winner on Emancipation Day

Tuesday, July, 24 2018    

The 'Gimmick' race, sponsored by the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission on its Emancipation Day racing card, has proven to be a very popular event among those at the racetrack. Read More

All the Classic winners are present

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, July, 24 2018    

The fifth and final three-year-old Classic race, the Sagicor Bank Jamaica St Leger, has attracted as provisional entries the four Classic winners of this year among the 16 listed to enter the gates. Read More

Racing photos 2 — July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July, 24 2018    

Trainer Delroy Wisdom deals with the heat and the dust at Caymanas Park on Saturday last (July 21, 2018). (Photos: Joseph Wellington) Read More

Trainer Jerry Bozzo, 97, gets win at Gulfstream Park

Tuesday, July, 24 2018    

HALLANDALE BEACH, Florida. (AP) — Until Jerry Bozzo, no trainer had ever won a thoroughbred race at the age of 96.And now, make it 97. Read More

Performance analysis for Wednesday, July 18, 2018

BY WES MARTIN Observer writer | Tuesday, July, 24 2018    


Jockey Victor Espinoza hurt at Del Mar when horse collapses

Tuesday, July, 24 2018    

DEL MAR, Calif (AP) — Jockey Victor Espinoza was injured when the horse he was riding at Del Mar racetrack collapsed during training and died. Read More


Tuesday, July, 24 2018    

Apprentice Natalie Berger had her best day ever in the saddle since she started her career in September 2015, when she scored a double on Saturday, July 21, 2018. Berger's winners were Strikinglygorgeous and Classy Vishala. She has as far ridden 12 winners this year. Read More

Old stager Campesino gets back on track

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

The aged warrior Campesino took only three starts after a long layoff to find himself in the winners' enclosure again. Read More

Play your cards right with Poker Star

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Saturday, July, 21 2018    

After going winless in almost 25 months due mostly to injuries, Poker Star found his footing with a thunderous run to signal his return to form when winning at the Overnight Allowance level on June 16. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 2-7)Race 2) Little Big Horn/Polly B/Talented Tony KRace 3) Another VigorousRace 4) Minniffia/Brave ProspectRace 5) Reign Over All/Shade Of Beauty/Also Correct/Clearly Ours Read More


BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Following major changes to its tote operating system at Caymanas Park over the last few weeks, the promoter of local horse racing, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), says it is now ready to usher in a new era in betting. Read More

Sagicor Bank saddles up for St Leger run

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited announced its entry into horse racing sponsorship as the full-service financial institution partners with Supreme Venture Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) to stage the 92nd running of the Jamaica St Leger. Read More

Queen Of The Harbour provides a happy birthday for trainer Donovan Plummer

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Queen Of The Harbour produced a last-gasp but devastating stretch run on the outside to land the gambit with a 14-1 upset run in a maiden condition race for native-bred three-year-old fillies named after trainer Fitzroy Glispie to celebrate the birthday of owner/trainer Donovan Plummer... Read More

Change of equipment made the difference for Sir Jhunjhun Wala – trainer

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Trainer Howard Jaghai believes that the change in equipment was a major factor in his charge Sir Jhunjhun Wala 's mild upset win in the the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers' Association Trophy at 7/1 at Caymanas Park on Saturday last (July... Read More

BETTING GAMING AND LOTTERIES TROPHY – a springboard for thoroughbreds

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Many of the seven horses who participated in the 2017 Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Trophy (Open Allowance — 5 furlongs) have gone on to achieve even greater glory later in their respective racing careers. Read More


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