Horse Racing

Robust My Sister moves to Open Allowance

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, October, 18 2019    

A stirring late run from below the distance by the 8/1 chance My Sister took the wind from the flapping sail of 1-5 shot Mr Universe to win the inaugural running of the Vassell “Jolly Man” Najair Memorial Trophy show piece among non-restricted Overnight Allowance... Read More

American Invader coming together after health issues

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, October, 18 2019    

From the off the writing was on the wall and with less than a furlong remaining, claiming apprentice Raddesh Roman gave American Invader her reins. Read More

Early entries for 2019 Diamond Mile

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, October, 18 2019    

The 2019 Diamond Mile sponsored by the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) and Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) is getting closer with decision day set for Saturday, November 9, 2019. Read More

Apprentice Raddesh Roman suspended for 10 race days

Friday, October, 18 2019    

The stewards of the Jamaica Racing Commission are announcing the following disciplinary actions following a meeting held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Read More

THE ANALYSIS – THE AWARDS for Saturday, October 12, 2019

BY WES MARTIN Observer contributor | Friday, October, 18 2019    

With 128 declarations, the Saturday programme appeared to present a serious challenge to the prediction of the results, but this materialised only in races 11 and 12. Read More


Friday, October, 18 2019    

A competitive field of eight two-year-old runners has been nominated to compete in the 5 furlong Front Runner Sprint tomorrow at Caymanas Park. The event is for maidens and is to be competed for over five-and-a-half furlongs. Read More

Marquesas returns

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, October, 18 2019    

Despite the presence of the Front Runner Dash Trophy feature for two-year-olds, the non-restricted Overnight Allowance is the highest-rated offering on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park tomorrow. Read More

Another Bullet in Diamond Mile – trainer Lynch says more needed

Friday, October, 18 2019    

Trainer Patrick Lynch says that racing would be much more alive if there were more Diamond Mile race days on the local calendar. Read More


Friday, October, 18 2019    

Apprentice Anthony Allen (left) getting instructions from trainer Rudolph Hardial. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)Children dancing with the clown at the track.BROTHERS IN ARMS: Trainers Tyrone Prince (left) and Steadman Curtis. Read More

Trainers' President Ryan Darby praises Diamond Mile but …

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, October, 18 2019    

President of the United Racehorse Trainers Association (URTA), Ryan Darby believes that the annual renewal of the Diamond Mile has had a positive spin-off on the local racing but insisted that more can be done to enhance the quality of the industry. Read More

Top English two-year-old Godolphin's

Friday, October, 18 2019    

Pinatubo , who has drawn comparisons to the great Frankel as an unbeaten two-year-old, gave the handicappers more to consider Saturday (October 12) when improving his record to six for six in the Dewhurst Stakes... Read More

Five-straight specialist Adonis wins again

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Four-year-old chestnut gelding Adonis, from the barn of leading trainer Anthony Nunes, marched to his sixth career win after romping home in an Optional Claiming ($750,000- $700,000) spread going over the five straight (1,000m) course on Saturday. Read More

Stranger Danger could contest Graded Stakes event ahead of Diamond Mile

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Morning line favourite for the US$115,000 (over J$14 million) Diamond Mile event Stranger Danger might get another run before the November 9 race as he headlines a field of nine runners provisionally entered for a Graded Stakes event to be run on... Read More

She's A Maneater – the 2017 Diamond Mile winner

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

She's A Maneater won the third staging of the US$115,000 (over $14-million) Diamond Mile — sponsored by the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission and Supreme Ventures Limited — at Caymanas Park on December 2, 2017. Read More

Cut Diamond Mile purse and share equally among other races on the day – Carl Anderson

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Breeder, owner and trainer Carl Anderson believes that the lucrative purse for the Diamond Mile should be cut and a portion be distributed equally among the remaining races on the day. Read More


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