Horse Racing


Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

This file photo shows the support poles for the cantilever roof at Caymanas Park. (Photos: Observer file) Read More


Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

Roshane Douse (left) presents the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association trophy to trainer Gary Subratie following the victory by the  conditioner's filly, Casual Drink. (Photos: Naphtali Junior) Read More

Enable, Magical to clash in Yorkshire Oaks on Thursday

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

Enable and Magical look set to clash for the fourth time after Aidan O'Brien supplemented the latter for the Darley Yorkshire Oaks on Thursday next (August 22). Read More

No non-runners on Saturday

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

One hundred and eight horses were nominated to compete on Saturday last (August 17) and in a rare occurrence all 108 left the starting gates as official starters. There were no non-starters. Read More

Is Mike Smith coming for the Diamond Mile?

Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

R umours have been swirling around at the Park that celebrated American reinsman, Mike Smith is being wooed to ride on the Diamond Mile Day race day. Sponsored by the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission, the Diamond Mile is set for competition on... Read More


Tuesday, August, 20 2019    

Higher Power Read More

Lady Blue takes O&S Tack Room Trophy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

Lady Blue, under a well-timed ride from jockey Omar Walker, got up in the nick of time to beat longshot Top Shelf (14-1) in the running of the $1 million O&S Tack Room Trophy, one of two feature races at Caymanas Park yesterday. The other feature race was the Thoroughbred Owners and... Read More

Universal Boss to return to winning ways

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Universal Boss, who was a beaten favourite on last, should be more at home in present company and could easily put away rivals with minimum fuss in the $1 million O&S Tack Room Trophy at Caymanas Park today. Read More


Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 2-7) Race 2) Money Marshall/Resilient Race 3) Uncle Vernon/Belligerent King Race 4) Nyoka Classic/Kingswood Race 5) Mamacita/Fabulosity  Read More

Latapy going longer should oblige in TOBA Trophy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff writer | Friday, August, 16 2019    

The running of the Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders Association of Jamaica (TOBA) Trophy is set to highlight a competitive looking 11-race programme at Caymanas Park tomorrow. Read More

Nunes slays performance of gate crew

Friday, August, 16 2019    

Bigdaddykool's victory in the 56th running of the $1.3-million Prime Minister's Stakes feature on Saturday at Caymanas Park was expected but while his trainer Anthony “Baba” Nunes was more than satisfied in another top-class victory by his charge he was visibly unhappy with... Read More

Stranger Danger returns

Friday, August, 16 2019    

Probably the most talked-about horse in training at the moment is the American-bred dark bay gelding Stranger Danger, trained by Wayne DaCosta. Read More

Merritone lauds veteran broadcasters

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, August, 16 2019    

An elite cast of groundbreaking Jamaican broadcasters were the toast of the Merritone Family Fun Day, which took place August 11 at Heckscher Park in Long Island, New York. Read More

Tomohawk — the Front Runner but in a moderate time

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer racing writer | Friday, August, 16 2019    

Tomohawk (Natural Selection – Preach Preacher), a full-brother to Drummer Boy, after a poor start, recovered well to slam rivals by 8 lengths in the $1.1 million – two-year-old Front Runner Dash over 5 furlongs (1,000m) on the round course. Read More

Abigail Able fined $8,000

Friday, August, 16 2019    

stewards of the Jamaica Racing Commission are announcing the following disciplinary action after their meeting on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Read More


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