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Cryptocurrency ploughs through for third win

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 13 2019    

Cryptocurrency returned from a 42-day racing rest after finishing unplaced in the Jamaica St Leger in late July and ploughed through a three-year-old and upward – imported three-year-old and upward non-winners of three call over 5 furlongs (1,100 metres) to... Read More

THE ANALYSIS – THE AWARDS for Saturday, September 7, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, September, 13 2019    

Being eligible for entry and possessing superior form and presented with a gift, Capturemyship was not particularly impressive but justified odds-on favourtism in the opener ahead of three-year-old Just Trick Me, who was only a length-and-a-half in second running from the most unfavourable post... Read More

'Thatcher' is running again

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 13 2019    

Run Thatcher Run , younger half-brother of She's A Maneater returned to the winners' enclosure after a short break to continue the family tradition of winning by taking apart a fairly good field of runners by... Read More

Photo: 2 in 2

Friday, September, 13 2019    

Waterhouse defender Shawn Lawes gets to the ball ahead of Vere United's Steve Henry during the Red Stripe Premier League match at Waterhouse Stadium yesterday. Waterhouse won 2-0. (Photo: Karl McLarty) Read More

Racing news for Wednesday, September 11, 2019 (part 1)

Friday, September, 13 2019    

Steven Todd's superb form continuesThe superb conditioning form of trainer Steven Todd continued as he notched another double after his Lion of Judah and Polly Flyer came home in their respective races. Read More

Bored Mourinho itching for managerial return

Friday, September, 13 2019    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Unemployed soccer coach Jose Mourinho has had enough of being on holidays, he told Spanish television yesterday, but has ruled out taking over an international outfit or joining someone mid-season. Read More

Racing snaps for Wednesday, September 11, 2019 (part 1)

Friday, September, 13 2019    

Trainer Anthony Nunes (right) and jockey Linton Steadman discussing racing strategies before the start of the Saint Cecelia Cup feature.Linval “Pickings” McFarlane (right) celebrates another winner out of the Wayne DaCosta barn. Read More

Racing snaps for Wednesday, September 11, 2019 (part 2)

Friday, September, 13 2019    

THE WINNING DUO! Trainer Borris McIntosh (left) and jockey Bebeto Harveycombined to win with Riot Worthley in the fourth race.Owner Kevin Whitter (left) celebrates the victory by Father Ken with winning jockey, Omar Walker. Read More

Global racing rivalry heats up at Keeneland September Sale

Friday, September, 13 2019    

A global rivalry on the racetrack entered Keeneland's sales pavilion on Tuesday (September 10), with time seeming to stand still when a Curlin colt out of a champion turf sprinter hung at US$3.7 million on the... Read More

Filly fetches whopping US$8.2 million at Keeneland September Sale

Friday, September, 13 2019    

What will be the final foal sent to auction out of blue hen mare Leslie's Lady, who has produced champion Beholder and sire Mendelssohn, hammered for a sales-topping — and historic — US$8.2 million on Wednesday at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Read More

Report: Justify failed drug test before Triple Crown run

Friday, September, 13 2019    

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times says Justify won the 2018 Triple Crown after a failed postrace drug test at a California track that could have kept the horse out of the Kentucky Derby. Read More

USA basketball face questions after World Cup flop

Friday, September, 13 2019    

BEIJING, China (AFP) — Deprived of the likes of LeBron James and thrown together at the last minute, a young United States team always looked vulnerable at the Basketball World Cup — and so it proved. Read More

European Club football returns after international break

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, September, 13 2019    

After Portugal's 34-year-old star, Cristiano Ronaldo, hit his eighth international hat-trick to take his tally for his country to 93 goals, further cementing his position as Europe's all-time leading international scorer, club football returns with some tasty match-ups this... Read More

NBA star James backs bill to let college athletes earn endorsement money

Friday, September, 13 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — NBA superstar LeBron James took aim at the NCAA Wednesday, after the powerful governing body of US collegiate sports warned California's governor against legislation that would allow student athletes to be paid for the use of their name or... Read More

Buttler strikes back against Australia after England collapse

Friday, September, 13 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jos Buttler saved England's blushes yesterday, counter-attacking against Australia to lift his side to 271-8 after they collapsed on the opening day of the fifth Ashes Test. Read More



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