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Benevolent boyz donate to Jamaica Cancer Society

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Jamaica's Senior Reggae Boyz, under the captaincy of Andre Blake has embarked on a culture of giving back to society and the players formalised the gesture by donating $150,000 to the Jamaica Cancer Society at the end of their Concacaf Nations League match... Read More

Skipper Blake expects better show from Reggae Boyz
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Reggae Boyz Captain Andre Blake believes there is enough quality in the current 23-man squad to get a positive result when his team faces home side Aruba here at Ergillio Hato Stadium at 6:00 pm (5:00 pm Jamaica time) today.... Read More

Couples golf tournament raises funds to assist Bahamas
As The Bahamas continues to recover from the passage of Hurricane Dorian, Couples Resorts is set to join the relief efforts following a successful 13th staging of their annual charity golf tournament in Negril.... Read More

Dunbeholden, Humble Lion draw blank at Royal Lakes
Dunbeholden FC continued to enjoy an improved sophomore season in the Red Stripe Premier League when a 0-0 draw with visiting Humble Lion FC at Royal Lakes Complex saw them move up a spot to eighth place on Sunday.... Read More

Five-straight specialist Adonis wins again

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Four-year-old chestnut gelding Adonis, from the barn of leading trainer Anthony Nunes, marched to his sixth career win after romping home in an Optional Claiming ($750,000- $700,000) spread going over the five straight (1,000m) course on Saturday. Read More

Stranger Danger could contest Graded Stakes event ahead of Diamond Mile

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Morning line favourite for the US$115,000 (over J$14 million) Diamond Mile event Stranger Danger might get another run before the November 9 race as he headlines a field of nine runners provisionally entered for a Graded Stakes event to be run on... Read More

She's A Maneater – the 2017 Diamond Mile winner

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

She's A Maneater won the third staging of the US$115,000 (over $14-million) Diamond Mile — sponsored by the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission and Supreme Ventures Limited — at Caymanas Park on December 2, 2017. Read More

Cut Diamond Mile purse and share equally among other races on the day – Carl Anderson

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Breeder, owner and trainer Carl Anderson believes that the lucrative purse for the Diamond Mile should be cut and a portion be distributed equally among the remaining races on the day. Read More

Simmons returns

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Former all-rounder Phil Simmons was yesterday appointed West Indies head coach on a four-year contract, returning to lead the side for the second time in four years after his first stint ended in acrimony. Read More

St Thomas Tech, three others advance in d'Cup

PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

St Thomas Technical returned to the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup competition for the first time in six years, after hammering Robert Lightbourne High 7-0 in their Zone O rescheduled game yesterday. Read More

St Catherine move closer to Manning Cup 2nd round

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

St Catherine High trounced Northern Technical High 13-0 to record the biggest win in the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Digicel Manning Cup yesterday. Read More

Roger Hewitt continues to make his presence felt

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Roger Hewitt is slowly but surely making his presence felt as an apprentice rider among the top jockeys.Already this season young Hewitt has ridden eight winners, including a double on the 12-race programme at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

'It is not time to start celebrate yet'

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Prince “Daggerman” Holder, who once warmed the hearts of many racing fans with his strong riding style and his never-say-die attitude, says he is focused now more than ever. Read More

RACING NEWS FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2019

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Lady V gives Gresford Smith 6th winner for the seasonLady V ( Image Maker – Smarty Marty) easily brushed aside rivals in a claiming ($180,000-$150,000) event, giving trainer Gresford Smith his sixth winner for the season. Read More

Bermuda cricket team thrash Nigeria in warm-up game

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Bermuda thrashed Nigeria by 53 runs in a warm-up game at the Tolerance Oval here yesterday ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier. Read More



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