Horse Racing

Patience reaps rewards for Mr Universe

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Consistency and patience paid off for the connections of Mr Universe , as the Wayne DaCosta trainee picked up his first win for the season in an optional $550,000-$500,000 claiming event for three-year-olds and upwards that included... Read More

Performance analysis for race day on Saturday, May 5, 2018

BY WES MARTIN Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

RACE 1-$550-500,000 CLAIMING (3-YEAR-OLDS&UP)1100 METRES/5 1/2 FURLS Read More

Photo: A WINNER'S PEEK

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Jockey Linton Steadman on Fayrouz takes a quick precautionary look at Honey Ryda with Shane Ellis to make sure all is well as he guides the Anthony Nunes-trained filly to a comfortable win in last Saturday's Jamaica Oaks at Caymanas Park.(Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

ENGLISH 2000 GUINEAS — Family affair for O'Brien as Saxon Warrior battles to success

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Irish training great Aidan O'Brien's bid for a historic treble this weekend began in sparkling fashion as his son Donnacha rode Saxon Warrior to win the first classic of the season, the English 2000 Guineas, on... Read More

ENGLISH 1000 GUINEAS — Billesdon Brook springs 66-1 upset

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Billesdon Brook at 66-1 became the longest priced winner of the 1,000 Guineas on Sunday, stunning racing's big guns but leaving bookmakers laughing all the way to the bank. Read More

Racing photo page — May 8, 2018

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Debra Gallimore (left) and Tanya Pringle, daughters of Hilma Viera in whose honour the Jamaica Oaks is run, present the owners' trophy to part-owner of 2018 winner Fayrouz, Chris Boorman last Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Caymanas Park. (Photos: Joseph Wellington) Read More

Justify wins Kentucky Derby – the payouts

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Pre-race favourite Justify won the Kentucky Derby by 2 1/2 lengths on Saturday, becoming the first horse in 136 years to win at Churchill Downs after not racing as a two-year-old. Read More

Fayrouz overturns poor form to win Oaks with visor on

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, May, 6 2018    

Fayrouz entered yesterday's 79th running of the 10-furlong (2,000m) Jamaica Oaks (fillies only) at Caymanas Park on the back of two uninspiring runs; firstly in the Thornbird Stakes (seven furlongs) and then in the 1000 Guineas (eight furlongs). On both occasions,... Read More

Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert takes 5th title

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

LOUISVILLE, USA (AP) — Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2˝ lengths yesterday, becoming the first colt in 136 years to wear the roses after not racing as a two-year-old. Read More

Seeking the fairest of them all

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, May, 4 2018    

Tomorrow , May 5, 2018 belongs entirely to the fillies and the ladies in racing with the running of the 10-furlong (2,000m) Jamaica Oaks at Caymanas Park. The Oaks is the third Classic race this season and is confined to fillies only. Read More

Bernard takes on operational role at SVREL

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, May, 4 2018    

Chairman of Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), the promoter of local racing in the country, Michael Bernard, will be taking over operational responsibility of the company after May 11 until further notice. Read More

Riders are the key for trainer Gary Subratie going into the Oaks

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, May, 4 2018    

Trainer Gary Subratie strongly believes that he has secured two good riders for his two fillies, My Sister and Anna Lisa going into the 10-furlong (2,000m) Jamaica Oaks at Caymanas Park tomorrow,... Read More

'Miss Consistent' Lici's Pepsi is fit, ready for Oaks run

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, May, 4 2018    

After finishing second by one and three-quarters lengths to Disability Charm in the one mile — 1000 Guineas, trainer Patrick Fong is strongly suggesting that his filly Lici's Pepsi can go one... Read More

Seeking My Dream tries again

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, May, 4 2018    

 Former Horse of the Year, Seeking My Dream races tomorrow in an attempt to win his first race since March 11 of last year. Read More

We are not backing down — Patrick Lynch

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, May, 4 2018    

After her resounding victory in the 1000 Guineas last month, Disability Charm now enters the racetrack with the target of expectation firmly placed on her back. Read More



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