Horse Racing

Bilingual strikes after two no-show defeats

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, May, 11 2018    

Bilingual, a versatile and consistent sort, came off two no-show defeats to register one of two big and useful wins for trainer Anthony Nunes on Oaks Day at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

Outrageous Taj continues steady progress

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, May, 11 2018    

Outrageous Taj (Adore The Gold – She's Outrageous) continued on his steady growth path when he beat a good field in a Restricted Allowance event going six and a half furlongs (1,300m) last Saturday. Read More

Peggy's Vision breaks the deadlock

Friday, May, 11 2018    

Following eight consistent performances over varying distances ranging from 1,100 metres to 1,600 metres in which she was always in the money, Peggy's Vision finally broke the deadlock to be unsaddled in the winners' enclosure for the... Read More

Seeking My Dream vs She's A Maneater — is it a possibility?

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, May, 11 2018    

After Seeking My Dream's victory in an Open Allowance event over seven and a half furlongs (1,500m) on Saturday when he easily defeated rivals by eight lengths, trainer Wayne DaCosta is indicating that if all goes well, racing fans can expect a clash... Read More

Will Fayrouz run in the Lotto Classic?

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, May, 11 2018    

Although he was not present to witness in person the victory run of... Read More

From bronco to Oaks winner

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, May, 11 2018    

In the face of two disappointing runs and subsequent equipment adjustment, the connections of Fayrouz were confident that the filly would have delivered on Oaks Day. This is according to Stephen Smith, the groom of ... Read More

Performance analysis for raceday of Wednesday, May 9, 2018

BY WES MARTIN Observer writer | Friday, May, 11 2018    

RACE 1- $450-400,000 CLAIMING (3YOS&UP) 1000METRES/5FURLS.ROUND Read More


Friday, May, 11 2018    

Three of the four female riders at Caymanas Park were given special attention by the promoting company Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited on Oaks Day (Saturday May 5, 2018). The three from left Melissa Ward, Andree Powell (centre) and Natalie Berger were feted and the three also... Read More


Friday, May, 11 2018    

The voices of local horse racing, Brian Rickman and Howard Abrahams were given special awards by promoting company Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) for their fruitful, committed and longthy contribution to the sport of horse racing at the launch of this year's Lotto... Read More

Massive racing doping scandal in Australia

Friday, May, 11 2018    

Eight horse racing professionals have been found guilty of doping offences in what has been called the biggest scandal to hit the sport in Australia. Read More

Sotomayor looks to bounce back in Restricted Stakes event

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

Sotomayor, the 2016 two-year-old champion who just got beaten over a mile (1,600m) two weeks ago, will be looking to bounce back to winning ways when he takes on six rivals in a Restricted Stakes event at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wagers — May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6) Race 1) Like A ladyRace 2) Ricky Ricardo/SendamessagetomamaRace 3) Counter Attack/Burlin/Also CorrectRace 4) Prince Sammo/Smokescreen/The NextbigthingRace 5) Sotomayor Read More

Weighing in, weighing out – JRC, SVREL time to modernise

BY KARL ANGELL Executive Editor – Operations | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

For the first time in the known history of horse racing at Caymanas Park, which has been operating since 1959, a horse was disqualified by the race day stewards because the winning jockey was deemed to have weighed in with less weight than when he weighed out, even with... Read More

Colic takes Western Legend

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Western Legend , this year's 2000 Guineas runner-up, died from colic at Caymanas Park yesterday. . Read More


Tuesday, May, 8 2018    



Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon