Horse Racing

Apprentice intake to get underway

Friday, September, 8 2017    

The jockey's training programme conducted by the Jamaica Racing Commission is inviting enrolment of suitably qualified individuals to begin training to become licensed jockeys. Read More

MORE MAGIC

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, September, 8 2017    

It has been quite a while since racegoers will have the unique opportunity of seeing seven of racing's top sprinters face off in a trophy race. Read More

Younger 'Maneater' hits the track

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, September, 8 2017    

The two-year-old maiden special weight event which features eight starters over five furlongs (1,000m) round on tomorrow's 12-race card at Caymanas Park is attaining special attention with the entry of Without Exception, the younger full brother of Triple Crown winner and top-notch filly... Read More

More than just a race day phenomenon

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff | Friday, September, 8 2017    

On any given race day, the starting gate crew oversees the start of each race, ensuring that all horses are loaded quickly for a fair start. While starting gate attendants are visible on race days, their work as a vital part of the racing industry is not limited to race... Read More

A.P.I continues to impress

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

THREE-year-old chestnut filly A.P.I. (the shortened form of Appleton, Pepsi and Ice) continues to impress trainer Anthony Nunes, especially after she won her second consecutive race last Saturday at Caymanas Park in a Restricted Allowance event for non-winners of two (fillies only) over... Read More

The Steven Todd train keeps rolling along

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

THERE is no denying that trainer Steven Todd has hit the purple patch of his life.Simply put, the winners just keep on flowing for the young conditioner, and there seems to be no end in sight. Read More

Rush on for Diamond Mile earnings

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

The rush is definitely on to earn as much as possible in order to qualify for entry into the Diamond Mile, sponsored by the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission, Supreme Ventures Limited. The Diamond Mile is down to be contested on Saturday December 2 at Caymanas... Read More

Breaking into the top 10, top five next

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff writer | Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

Claiming apprentice Anthony Thomas doesn't want to get too far ahead of himself, but his recent rise in form has induced the promising rider to set himself another goal – to finish among the top five jockeys at Caymanas Park for the 2017... Read More

Smellie, Beckford find winners' enclosure

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

TRAINER Patrick Smellie, who has been out of the racing loop for a while, found the winners' enclosure on his return on Saturday in the form of OK Dude. Read More

Racing photo page 2 — September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

This young lad takes a keen interest in the happenings while his father gets a closer look. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)What's all the excitement about? Read More

Racing photo page 1 — September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

Another winner for owner Garth Samuels (left). In photo he leads in Tashie Baby with Oneil Scott in the saddle. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)Trainer Christopher Pierre (left) and jockey Odeen Edwards before the running of the Terremoto Trophy on Saturday. Read More

Jockeys Barrington Mclarty, Rayon Blake mzke rare appearance

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

VETERAN jockeys Barrington McLarty and Rayon Blake were both riding at the Park on Saturday, the first time both were doing so in quite a while. Read More

FortuneOneHundred just keeps on winning

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

FORTUNEONEHUNDRED has raced with some of the best in the past, and his record contains some notable successes.Unfortunately, injuries have somewhat curtailed his forward surge, and now the American-bred horse can be found among the claiming ranks. Read More

Nine horses claimed on Saturday

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

NINE horses were claimed on the 11-race programme at Caymanas Park last Saturday.Stir It Up, who won the third race, was claimed from Steven Todd by Oneil Markland for himself for $450,000. Read More

Speedsters converge on None Such

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

Eight of the leading sprinters in the country have been provisionally entered for this year's renewal of the None Such Sprint. Read More



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