Horse Racing

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

Despite a slow start, Sparkle Diamond wins number three

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

The much talked-about racehorse in training at present at Caymanas Park is the Brereton Jones-bred, Ven Deezle-owned and, Ralph Porter-trained, Sparkle Diamond . Read More

Calvin Bailey takes second apprentice race on

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

April Spirit, running with great courage carried student apprentice Calvin Bailey to his and the filly's first win in a Jamaica Racing Commission Jockeys' Training School Race #2, which was a Maiden Condition race for native-bred four-year-olds and... Read More

Racing news for Independence Day, Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Sweet, sweet Eye CandyFour-year-old chestnut filly Eye Candy achieved her second consecutive win, this time in an Optional Claiming ($550,000-$500,000) event over 5 ½ furlongs (1,100m). Read More

Racing snaps for Independence Day, Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Chief Prospect wins easily with champion jockey Anthony Thomas aboard. (Photos: Naphtali Junior)Donning the national colours with pride on Independence Day at the Park.These youngsters enjoy themselves during the Independence Day racing programme. Read More

Bricks and Mortar cements victory in Arlington Million

Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Bricks and Mortar has added an Arlington Million championship to his magical 2019 campaign. Read More


Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon