Horse Racing

Nunes slays performance of gate crew

Friday, August, 16 2019    

Bigdaddykool's victory in the 56th running of the $1.3-million Prime Minister's Stakes feature on Saturday at Caymanas Park was expected but while his trainer Anthony “Baba” Nunes was more than satisfied in another top-class victory by his charge he was visibly unhappy with... Read More

Stranger Danger returns

Friday, August, 16 2019    

Probably the most talked-about horse in training at the moment is the American-bred dark bay gelding Stranger Danger, trained by Wayne DaCosta. Read More

Merritone lauds veteran broadcasters

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, August, 16 2019    

An elite cast of groundbreaking Jamaican broadcasters were the toast of the Merritone Family Fun Day, which took place August 11 at Heckscher Park in Long Island, New York. Read More

Tomohawk — the Front Runner but in a moderate time

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer racing writer | Friday, August, 16 2019    

Tomohawk (Natural Selection – Preach Preacher), a full-brother to Drummer Boy, after a poor start, recovered well to slam rivals by 8 lengths in the $1.1 million – two-year-old Front Runner Dash over 5 furlongs (1,000m) on the round course. Read More

Abigail Able fined $8,000

Friday, August, 16 2019    

stewards of the Jamaica Racing Commission are announcing the following disciplinary action after their meeting on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Read More

The Review – The Analysis for Saturday, August 10, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Observer racing writer | Friday, August, 16 2019    

A disappointing run by favourite Chief Diplomat in the 2000-metre opener must have shaken the confidence of form players. Read More


Friday, August, 16 2019    

Doctor Grey delivers for new connections in battle of the greysThree-year-old grey gelding Doctor Grey delivered the goods for the first time in 11 career starts, and the win came for new connections. Read More

Knotty affair in O&S Tack Room Trophy event

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 16 2019    

The annual running of the $1-million O&S Tack Room Trophy takes place tomorrow at Caymanas Park. The Restricted Stakes event has attracted nine starters, venturing over a distance of 6 ½ furlongs (1,300m). The race is expected to provide some... Read More

Enable prepping well for next assignment

Friday, August, 16 2019    

On the strength of two wins from as many starts this season, wonder mare Enable measures up as a 1-5 favourite to win the August 22 Yorkshire Oaks (G1) in what's her likely penultimate career... Read More

God of Love Allowance with commanding victory

Friday, August, 16 2019    

 God of Love , the talented three-year-old gelding who did not prepare for the just-completed Native-Bred Three-Year-Old Classic races, continues to stun racing pundits with his strong performances, especially over the sprint distances. Read More

Half-century mark reached by Anthony Nunes

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Trainer Anthony Nunes registered his 50th thus far in the 2019 racing season with KJ Express to reach another milestone as he continues to solidify the quest for his first trainers' championship on the Independence... Read More


Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Prime Minister's Stakes goes to Bigdaddykool Read More

Livi's Outrageous coming to come

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Livi's Outrageous , always a nice filly according to trainer Alford Brown, stepped into the winner's row in businesslike fashion on her third attempt with a fitting 1 1/2 length win in a Maiden Special weight jaunt for native-bred three-year-olds over 6... Read More

THE ANALYSIS – THE AWARDS for Tuesday, August 6, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Observer racing writer | Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

The level of disappointment expressed by the cohort of long-standing customers concerning the routine nature of the race card, in terms of quality and quantity, on the country's most important holiday cannot be overstated. However, the word from the Supreme Ventures Racing &... Read More


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