First spectator-less race day — Tuesday, March 17, 2020


First spectator-less race day — Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020

Print this page Email A Friend!

Outrider Wilfred Castell carrying out his tasks on the spectator-less race day. (Photos: Joseph

Trainer Wayne Parchment (right) getting his hand sanitised before entering the saddling barn area.

This worker is making sure the saddling stalls are sanitised after every race.

Chairman of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission and the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) Clovis Metcalfe (right) doing his inspection with the JRC's General Manager Richard Longmore.

Champion jockey Christopher Mamdeen (left) and trainer Dalton Sirjue leaving the saddling barn area.

Despite the fact that there were no spectators present, this groom was still doing the winning dance.

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at




1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus



Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon