Horse Racing

Take a Casual Drink in Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, September, 29 2018    

THE native-bred Two-Year-Old Triple Crown series sponsored by Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) gets under way with the 14th running of the Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy over six furlongs (1,200m), at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Buy #5 in Cash Pot

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, September, 28 2018    

 The first of three races in the Supreme Ventures Limited-sponsored two-year-old series gets off tomorrow with the “Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy” at Caymanas Park. Read More

Race for life

BY OBSERVER WRITER | Friday, September, 28 2018    

 Long-time jockey Vassell Najair is now on life support, an official at the hospital where the reinsman is receiving treatment told the Jamaica Observer yesterday. Read More

The journey begins

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 28 2018    

TWO females — Samantha Fletcher and Tamicka Lawrence — were among 19 apprentices who graduated from the 2018 Jamaica Racing Commission's (JRC) Jockeys' Training School last Thursday, September 20, 2018. The graduation ceremony was held at JRC's head office on Winchester Road... Read More

Lici's Pepsi with a lot more fizz

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 28 2018    

Lici's Pepsi's , with a near-miss performance after returning from a 14-day respite, turned up on Saturday, September 22, 2018 to spank a decent field in a Restricted Stakes non-winners of two event for imported three-year-olds and upward and maidens... Read More

A mere 'Formality'

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 28 2018    

“She ( Miss Formality ) has a bit of talent and I think she wants to go longer than six furlongs (1,200 metres). This is her first run in five months and she was not prepared to the hilt. I think she needs another run but we will see how it goes... Read More

Princess Annie comes into the Cash Pot with a glimmer of hope

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 28 2018    

Even though Princess Annie is yet to past the winning post in front, champion trainer Wayne DaCosta is of the view that his maiden two-year-old filly can figure prominently in tomorrow's Cash Pot “Only One For Me” Trophy, the first jewel in... Read More

Cal's Tomato Ketchup Gold Cup on Perfect Neighbour's agenda

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 28 2018    

After another rough victory on Saturday last (September 22, 2018), his fourth in the 10-furlong Governor General Stakes, Perfect Neighbour, even at eight years, is now eyeing participation in the Cal's Tomato Ketchup Gold Cup on October 13 — a... Read More

The Cal's Tomato Ketchup Gold Cup is special — Carlton Watson

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, September, 28 2018    

 Head honcho at Cal's Manufacturing Limited Carlton Watson believes that his company's sponsorship of the historic Gold Cup is evidence that his organisation and himself are truly commitmented to the growth and development of horse racing. Read More

Will ‘Lightning’ strike in the Fontainbleu?

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, September, 28 2018    

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Photo: RACE FOR LIFE

Friday, September, 28 2018    

NAJAIR... would probably have to undergo surgery in order to deal with his situation (Photo: Observer file) Read More

Powerful voltage in Gold Cup Kilowatt

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 28 2018    

One of local thoroughbred racing's most notable and prestigious racing event, the Cal's Tomato Ketchup Gold Cup, occupies centre stage at Caymanas Park on October 13, 2018. Read More

Baltusrol is going to be competitive in Cash Pot – trainer Nunes

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 28 2018    

Title-chasing trainer Anthony “Baba” Nunes is banking on his charge Baltusrol to come good in the Cash Pot “Only One For Me” Trophy at Caymanas Park tomorrow. Read More

Photo: CASH POT 'Only One For Me' TROPHY 2017

Friday, September, 28 2018    

Patriarch (right Dick Cardenas) staving off the persistent challenge of Another Vigorous (Dane Dawkins) in sloppy underfoot conditions to win the 2017 edition (October 14) of the Cash Pot 'Only One for Me' Trophy. Since then Patriarch trained by Anthony Nunes has been... Read More

Jockey Najair in hospital, mowed down by raging horse

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

The 10-race midweek card at Caymanas Park yesterday was turned on its head after jockey Vassell “Jolly” Najair was injured in what can be best described as an unfortunate incident. Read More



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