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RACING SNAPS FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019

Tuesday, October, 22 2019    

Trainer Alford Brown (right) with the connections of Trevor's Choice in the winners' enclosure. (Photos; Joseph Wellington)Cairo, after his first win, enters the winners' circle with apprentice Raddesh Roman in the saddle. Read More

No team will take Windies for granted, says Lara

Tuesday, October, 22 2019    

MUMBAI, India (CMC) – Former West Indies batting maestro Brian Lara believes the Caribbean side remain a feared side in the shortest format but will not be among the favourites for next year's Twenty20 World Cup in Australia. Read More

Photo: 'SUPER' HERO

Tuesday, October, 22 2019    

Superluminal in full flight with jockey Omar Walker in the saddle. Superluminal won the Fontainbleu Trophy yesterday at Caymanas Park. (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

Seventeen juveniles entered for Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, October, 22 2019    

Seventeen of the leading two-year-olds this season, plus a number of newcomers, have been preliminarily entered in the first of the three major juvenile races sponsored by Supreme Ventures Limited. The other two races are the Pick-3 Challenge Trophy in November, and the one-mile Jamaica... Read More

India on brink of Test sweep over South Africa

Tuesday, October, 22 2019    

RANCHI, India (AFP) — Pace duo Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav had India on the brink of a series whitewash after South Africa crumpled while following-on in the third Test, as batsman Dean Elgar was diagnosed with concussion after suffering a wincing blow to the... Read More

Lakers, Clippers set to star in wide open NBA season

Tuesday, October, 22 2019    

 LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — It's a whole new ball game in the NBA, where a seismic shift in star talent has flung the door wide open to an array of 2020 title contenders. Read More

Sheffield United burst Arsenal bubble

Tuesday, October, 22 2019    

SHEFFIELD, England (AFP) — Unai Emery claimed Arsenal were unlucky to suffer a shock 0-1 defeat at Sheffield United yesterday as Lys Mousset condemned the Gunners to their latest away-day flop. Read More

Garrison strikes late as Tivoli edge Dunbeholden

By Howard Walker Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 21 2019    

Substitute Davion Garrison struck a minute after entering the field to fire Tivoli Gardens Football Club to a 1-0 win over a wasteful Dunbeholden FC, in their Red Stripe Premier League match at Edward Seaga Sports Complex yesterday. Read More

No reward for Humble Lion at Effortville Community Centre

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 21 2019    

Humble Lion were left cursing their luck after failing to put one past Harbour View Football Club in a lively, but goalless Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) contest at Effortville Community Centre in Clarendon yesterday. Read More

Supreme Soul set to rebound in Fontainbleu Trophy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 21 2019    

After a disappointing run in the recent iCool Juice Drink Superstakes, three-year-old chestnut colt Supreme Soul returns to take on rivals in the $1.15-million Fontainbleu Trophy feature at Caymanas Park today. Read More

JOA joins UNESCO cause for gender equality

Monday, October, 21 2019    

As a mark of confidence in the tremendous influence wielded by the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) through sport, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has established with the apex body a partnership to gain increased leverage... Read More

'They just defend'

Monday, October, 21 2019    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp bemoaned Manchester United's defensive tactics and a controversial VAR call, as the European champions' 17-game winning run in the Premier League came to an end in a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. Read More

32nd Heroes' Day Bell-Ziadie Memorial on today

Monday, October, 21 2019    

A host of footballers and celebrities will turn out today for the 32nd staging of the Heroes' Day Bell-Ziadie Memorial football fiesta at St George's College, where former Jamaican senior team Captain and Coach Carl Brown, referee Courtney Campbell, and St George's College Manning Cupper... Read More

Rashid taken with first pick in Hundred draft as Gayle misses out

Monday, October, 21 2019    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Afghanistan star Rashid Khan became the first player selected in The Hundred draft, but West Indies legend Chris Gayle wasn't selected for next year's tournament. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Monday, October, 21 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Royal Aviator/KalahariRace 2) She's An Introvert/Princess AvaRace 3) Earn Your Stripes Read More



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