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Windies pacer Connell believes team can give England Women a run for their money

WEST INDIES Women pacer Shamilia Connell believes her team is capable of putting up a “big fight” against hosts England in their historic Twenty20 (T20) series which begins Monday. Read More

Windies Women ready for England challenge — Dottin
DERBY, England (CMC) — Veteran all-rounder Deandra Dottin believes the two inter-squad practice matches have left West Indies Women in good stead ahead of next week's start of their five-match Twenty20 International series against England Women here.... Read More

'Up in the clouds' Duplantis eclipses Bubka with outdoor pole vault world record
ROME, Italy (AFP) — Sweden's Armand Duplantis eclipsed Ukrainian legend Sergey Bubka's 26-year mark, setting an outdoor, new pole vault world record of 6.15m at the Diamond League meeting in Rome yesterday.... Read More

Mount up!
The fourth Classic of the compacted 2020 racing season due to the novel coronavirus, the Jamaica St Leger, will be contested on Saturday, September 26, at Caymanas Park. ... Read More

Elaine whips 'em

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 18 2020    

Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah ran a world-leading 10.85 seconds (0.2m/s) to win the women's 100m at yesterday's Rome Diamond League meeting in Italy, extending her unbeaten run in the event to six straight this season. Read More

Stranger Danger heads handicaps for Chairman's Trophy

Friday, September, 18 2020    

Stranger Danger, the American-bred, who just returned to competitive racing last week after a break of nearly a year, finishing down the track in an Open Allowance engagement heads the hanidcaps in the Chairman's Trophy which is set to be contested on St Leger Day - Saturday, September... Read More

The winning gate opens wide for Ras Emanuel

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 18 2020    

Although the Miracle Cure Sprint is the lone feature race, the competitive-looking Non-Restricted Overnight Allowance event going five furlongs (1000m) on the round course should take centre stage among race goers on the 11-race programme tomorrow at Caymanas Park. Read More

Review of race day — Saturday, September 12, 2020 R

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, September, 18 2020    

Trainer Wayne DaCosta's consistent maiden Sweet Toppins was presented with a gift in the opening event. Try as he might, title-chasing reinsman Anthony Thomas could not get her to win less than 16 lengths over the extended circular nine furlongs course. Read More

Another Stakes record run by Sir Alton

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 18 2020    

Sir Alton, returning from a fast new Stakes record run over 5 furlongs (1,100 metres) when last at the races on August 30, 2020, erased another Stakes record, this time for six furlongs (1200 metres) in the competitive RonRon Trophy feature on Sunday (September 13) at Caymanas... Read More

Auspicious debut by Den Street - trainer pleased with first juvenile effort

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 18 2020    

Following Den Street's maiden victory on Saturday (September 12) at Caymanas Park, trainer Wayne DaCosta believes his juvenile bay colt could develop into a useful runner down the line. Read More

Racing news for Sunday, September 13, 2020

Friday, September, 18 2020    

Trainer Phillip Lee earns his first winner in 2020Trainer Phillip Lee notched his first winner for the 2020 racing season after his charge Biblical Legend scored by a neck in an Optional Claimer ($450,000-$400,000) over 7 furlongs. Read More

Money Monster despite issues still showing his talent

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 18 2020    

Money Monster's encouraging win in the I'msatisfied Trophy feature on Saturday (September 12) brought a sigh of major relief to his breeder, owner and trainer Fitzroy Glispie. Read More

Racing snaps for Sunday, September 13, 2020

Friday, September, 18 2020    

Coco Chanel is not making it easy for jockey Omar Walker (right) to unsaddle.There is no doubt that apprentice Roger Hewitt is a “Brogad” supporter.Eroy (Omar Walker) bouncing in the post-parade. Read More

Justin Thomas grabs US Open lead as Tiger fades

Friday, September, 18 2020    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Justin Thomas closed with a 25-foot birdie putt to grab the early clubhouse lead over ace-firing Patrick Reed with Rory McIlroy two adrift in yesterday's opening round of the 120th US Open. Read More

Review of race day – Sunday, September 13, 2020

Friday, September, 18 2020    

The absence of down-in-class, short-priced ante-post favourite Dontae , injured in the previous 48-hour period before post time, ensured the opening event was converted to a competitive affair. Read More


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