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Here come the 'babies'

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, July, 31 2020    

Two-year-old season gets underway with the Starters' Trophy run over three furlongs straight with a total purse of $900,000. There are seven runners in the event.Published below is a look at the breeding history of the seven starters. Read More

Racing news for Sunday, July, 26, 2020

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 31 2020    


THE ANALYSIS — race day of Sunday, July 26, 2020

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, July, 31 2020    

The 2020 version of the 2000 Guineas lived up to its billing as a clash of talent between two of the classiest three-year-old seen for years. The result still raised questions about which of the two is better at this stage in what was the 10th on the Sunday card. Read More

THE REVIEW — race day of Saturday, July 25, 2020

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, July, 31 2020    

The Jamaica 1000 Guineas, the scheduled 10th on the 11-race programme, was no more than a gift to the connections of winner Above and Beyond, conditioned by champion Anthony Nunes. Read More

Wow Wow is very special to me — groom Errol Thomas

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 31 2020    

After Wow Wow defeated rivals by three lengths in the Jamaica 2000 Guineas on Sunday (July 26), groom Errol Thomas said that has full confidence in his pride and joy to go on and win the remaining Classic races and complete the Triple... Read More

I can be trusted to get the job done — Steven Smith groom of 1000 Guineas winner

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, July, 31 2020    

Groom Steven Smith says he took his time and his knowledge to produce Above and Beyond in tip-top shape to win the 46th running of the fillies 1000 Guineas at Caymanas Park on Saturday (July 25). Read More

Well-knotted Overnight for BGLC trophy

Friday, July, 31 2020    

Tomorrow is the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) sponsored race day at Caymanas Park.Twelve horses are entered to contest the feature Non-Restricted Overnight Allowance $1.25-million BGLC trophy. The race is over 5 1/2 furlongs. Read More

Hamilton can pass Schumacher's records, says Ferrari chairman

Friday, July, 31 2020    

SILVERSTONE, United Kingdom (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton is poised to pass Michael Schumacher and become Formula One's most successful driver, according to Ferrari Chairman John Elkann. Read More

Saudi-backed bid for Newcastle withdrawn as 'no longer commercially viable'

Friday, July, 31 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — A takeover bid for Newcastle United by a consortium backed by the Saudi sovereign wealth fund has been withdrawn after weeks of waiting for the Premier League's approval, the group said yesterday. Read More

PSG target domestic treble while hoping for Mbappe 'miracle'

Friday, July, 31 2020    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) can belatedly wrap up another domestic treble today when they face Lyon in the final of the French League Cup, but their build-up to the game has been overshadowed by Kylian Mbappe's ankle injury. Read More

UEFA 'confident' Real, Sevilla virus cases won't affect European games

Friday, July, 31 2020    

PARIS, France (AFP) — UEFA is “confident” the final stages of the Champions League and Europa League will go ahead without problems despite recent cases of coronavirus at Real Madrid and Sevilla, a spokesperson told AFP ... Read More

Indian national wheelchair cricketer turns labourer in lockdown

Friday, July, 31 2020    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — A player for India's national wheelchair cricket team has been forced into work as a manual labourer as millions across the country are left jobless by the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

It's the FA Cup final

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, July, 31 2020    

In England, Arsenal have one last chance to seal a Europa League spot when they clash with Chelsea in the FA Cup final tomorrow (Saturday, August 1). Read More

The NBA officially restarts

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, July, 31 2020    

It has been more than 140 days since meaningful, competitive ball was played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The season was postponed on March 11, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic— it officially restarted last night. Read More


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