Horse Racing

Without Exception still not ready for big ones in Diamond Mile – trainer DaCosta

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, November, 16 2018    

Even after setting a new Stakes record in the fifth running of the Coca-Cola Invitational Mile last Saturday, trainer Wayne DaCosta is claiming that his bay colt Without Exception is still not ready to conquer the big guns in the Diamond Mile. Read More

Diamond Mile field coming into view

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, November, 16 2018    

 With just under three weeks left for the 2018 running of the prestigious Diamond Mile, the possible starters are coming clearly into view. Read More

She's A Maneater serves up a 'whopping' performance

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, November, 16 2018    

After successfully defending her Burger King Superstakes crown on Saturday, (November 10, 2018), trainer Wayne DaCosta believes She's A Maneater can do the same in the December 1 Diamond Mile sponsored by the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission and Supreme Ventures... Read More

Derrick Smith, Wayne Chen appointed to racing boards

Friday, November, 16 2018    

Former Government minister, now retired, Derrick Smith; businessman Wayne Chen; and Pamela Folkes, a representative from the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service have been appointed to sit on the boards of the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) and the... Read More

Groom Arthur Spencer says he was looking out for recognition

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, November, 16 2018    

There is no doubt that the grooming of thoroughbreds for racing is a very difficult job and one which takes a lot of time and dedication if success is to be gained. Read More

Trainer Dwight Chen reaches 300th winner milestone with Chace The Great

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, November, 16 2018    

The 2018 Burger King-sponsored Super Day of racing (Saturday, November 10, 2018) was historically special for trainer Dwight Chen. Not only did Chen saddle Chace The Great to win back-to-back Caribbean Sprint Championships but he also achieved his 300th career win in the... Read More

URTAJ Trophy to provide Graydon with another win

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, November, 16 2018    

TOMORROW is trainers' day at Caymanas Park and the feature race is the United Racehorse Trainers Association of Jamaica (URTAJ) Trophy. Read More

United Racehorse Trainers' Association of Jamaica stages all-inclusive race day

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, November, 16 2018    

TOMORROW the UnitedRacehorse Trainers' Associationof Jamaica (URTAJ)puts on what president RyanDarby is calling an all-inclusiverace day at CaymanasPark. Read More

Five things you may have missed on Burger King Super Day

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, November, 16 2018    

SHAMAREE MUIR MAKES LUKE WARM RETURNJockey Shamaree Muir was once the darling of the pigskin. As an apprentice he found winner after winner and a bright and prosperous career was in the offing for the young rider. Read More

Abbie Grannum Memorial Cup takes spotlight today

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver. com | Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

WITH the 2018 Burger King-sponsored Super Race Day done and dusted last weekend, the attention now shifts to the two-year-olds as they set to compete over seven furlongs (1,400m) for the Abbie Grannum Memorial Cup feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic wagers — November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November, 14 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Aldebaran/Captain Granville/Flying MiracleRace 2) Cohete Del ExitoRace 3) Lola Grey/Silver Surf/Mrs AwesomeRace 4) Prince Sammo/Sharp Skirt/Sweet Destiny/Big Black Nation Read More

Corazon – a juvenile sprinter in the making

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

CORAZON displayed cutting edge promise with a quickfire performance in a Native-bred Two-Year-Old Graded Stakes event to win the Coca Cola Two-Year-Old Juvenile Sprint on Super Day at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

RACING NEWS…RACING NEWS…RACING NEWS…

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

SEVEN HORSES CLAIMED ON SUPER RACE DAYSeven horses were claimed on the 10-race Burger King sponsored Super Day of racing at Caymanas Park on Saturday last. Read More

Record Yearling Sale

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

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Photos: YEARLING SALE 2018

Tuesday, November, 13 2018    

Members of the executive of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at the Yearling Sale last Sunday (November 11, 2018) at Caymanas Park. From left are Peter John Asher, AndyCampbell (in cap), president Howard Hamilton (red shirt) and Richard Azan. (Photos: Norman... Read More



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