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Apprentice Anthony Allen, the early leader in the jockeys' race

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 17 2020    

Apprentice Anthony Allen, with his four-kilogramme claiming allowance still in tact has started to show up more and more in the winners' enclosure. Read More

Three-year-olds to provide some Classic answers

Friday, January, 17 2020    

All eyes will be on the threeyear- olds as they prepare for the upcoming Classic season. Seven runners will contest the Restricted Allowance event going seven furlongs (1,400m) at Caymanas Park tomorrow. Read More

Knotty Overnight sprint in store

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 17 2020    

With no trophy race on offer, the non-restricted Overnight Allowance event to be contested over five-and-a-half furlongs (1,000m) will take the spotlight at Caymanas Park tomorrow. Read More

Speechless makes more than just a noise

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 17 2020    

Speechless , an industrious looking chestnut filly raised her voice, not to a crescendo, but loud enough to be heard when she removed her maiden tag with a smooth 10-length victory in a Maiden Condition event going five furlongs (1000 metres) round on Saturday at... Read More

Hologram Shadow wins on 100th appearance

Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

Old-stager Hologram Shadow makes 100th start a win Read More

Horses to follow in 2020

Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

A young reader of The Supreme Racing Guide, after reading the 'Top 12 Horses to Follow in 2020' in last Friday's publication submitted her own list. Readers please note that this assessment was written before the race day of Saturday, January 11, 2020. Read More

The $6,496,128 caper

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

It was a fortuitous day for one punter at the end of the 11-race programme at Caymanas Park on Saturday, January 11, 2020.The lucky punter pocketed a whopping $6,496,128 as the sole winner of the popular exotic wager, the Twilight 6. Read More

Racing Snaps 3 for Saturday, January 11, 2020

Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

Jensuneera Steel with the Figure 8 on releases the maiden tag with apprentice Raddesh Roman in the saddle. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)This regular racing fan as usual is early for the races. Read More

Racing Snaps 2 for Saturday, January 11, 2020

Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

Jockeys Delroy Beharie (left) and Ameth Robles exchanging thoughts. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)A jockey shows the equipment used after his weigh-in.This beautiful young lass getting ready to take a nap while at the races. Read More

FC Reno regain lead in Western Confed Super League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions FC Reno maintained their leadership of Zone Two of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League after blanking Lilliput Rovers 2-0 on Sunday at UDC Field in Montego Bay. Read More

Racing Snaps 1 for Saturday, January 11, 2020

Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

Money Call (Anthony Thomas) defeating Justsaytheword (Ruja Lahoe) in the day's 10th race.A punter giving concentrated and strong support to his betting choice. Read More

How New Zealand based jockey Malcolm Hill lost 32kg and won his first race in 30 years

Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

A few years ago Malcolm Hill was an 85kg truck driver living in New South Wales, Australia.On Thursday last (January 9) the 53-year-old Hill rode his first race winner in 30 years as a 53kg jockey at Tauherenikau. Read More

Owner to sue California Horse Racing Board to disqualify Justify as winner of Santa Anita Derby

Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

A lawsuit is expected to be filed against the California Horse Racing Board later this week by owner Mick Ruis seeking the disqualification of US Triple Crown winner Justify from the 2018 Santa Anita Derby (G1) for a failed post-race drug test. Read More

One lucky punter carries home $6,496,128 in Twilight 6

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, January, 12 2020    

Two outsiders, Queens Highway at 10-1 and Money Call at 17-1 allowed one punter only to carry home over $6.4 million as the winner of the exotic Twilight 6 wager at the conclusion of yesterday's 11-race card at Caymanas Park. Read More

Sir Alton to make it two in a row

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 11 2020    

Wayne DaCosta's Sir Alton seems poised to register win number two in as many starts when he lines up in a Restricted Stakes event that should take centre stage on another trophyless 11-race programme at Caymanas Park today. Read More


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