Horse Racing

Exhilarate to make winning return

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 12 2018    

Although not raced since September of last year, the Anthony Nunes-conditioned Exhilarate has the class to create an upset in a Restricted Allowance event on the 10-race trophy-less programme at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wagers — September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September, 12 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Ice Ice Baby/BalazoRace 2) Little Big HornRace 3) ExhilarateRace 4) Sundance/Clearly Ours/Laguna PointRace 5) Tricky One Read More

A 'major' development

BY OBSERVER STAFF WRITER | Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

Yesterday, Major Hugh Blake started what many observers expect to be a major task of harnessing all the elements which go into the making of a profitable and competitive local racing product. Read More

RACING NEWS…RACING NEWS…RACING NEWS…

Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

ELEVEN HORSES CLAIMEDThe claiming box drew a lot of customers as a total of 11 horses were claimed on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

Tight, competitive non-winners of two on offer Formal Gladiator

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER, | Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

With no top-rated event on tomorrow's 10-race card, attention shifts to the three-and two -year-olds down to compete. Read More

Racing photos one — September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

After winning the None Such Sprint on She's A Maneater, jockey Omar Walker gives his autograph to this adoring fan. (Photos: Naphtali Junior) Read More

Performance analysis for September 1, 2018

Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

RACE 1 - MAIDEN CONDITION (3-YEAR-OLDS) 1000METRES/5FURLONGS ROUND Read More

Photo: IN THE GLASS!

Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

Hover Craft (#13 -Omar Walker) strikes with his final stride to nip Crucial Appeal (#14 - Oniel Mullings) coming down the five straight course last Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Caymanas Park. (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

Racing photos two — September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

Making sure all the handicap angles are covered. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)After being saddled, Chace The Great is being led out of his stall with the customary one-cup blinkers in place. (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

It doesn't matter – there is none such as She's A Maneater

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, September, 9 2018    

The distance might be five furlongs, six furlongs, seven furlongs, eight furlongs, nine furlongs, 10 furlongs, 11 furlongs or even 12 furlongs, it doesn't matter. The weight carried does not matter either. Put on the saddle, take her to the racetrack and there is none such as She's A... Read More

She's A Maneater to ignite in None Such race

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, September, 8 2018    

The versatility of She's A Maneater will once again be tested as the reigning Horse-of-the-Year takes on seven genuine runners, each with their own strong credentials, for a share of the $1.3- million purse in the None Such Trophy feature over six furlongs (1,200m), at Caymanas Park... Read More

TONGUE TIE DEBATE

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 7 2018    

The use of tongue tie in thoroughbred racing has proven to be beneficial to some racehorses as it appears to reduce stress, pain or both, and promote easier breathing during strenuous activities. This ensures that the horse does not flip its tongue above the bit when... Read More

Diamond Mile top 25 money earners

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, September, 7 2018    

 The time for the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission-sponsored Diamond Mile, the richest race in local racing, is drawing nigh. This year's edition is set for Saturday, December 1 at Caymanas Park. Read More

Racing professionals give mixed views on the use, rules of the Tongue Tie

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 7 2018    

The loose Tongue Tie issue just before an official race has drawn mixed reactions from a wide and varied cross section of trainers. The Supreme Racing Guide canvassed the views of several trainers on this divided issue and these views are published... Read More

Nuclear Flight turns the screws on Another Vigorous

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 7 2018    

Following Nuclear Flight's sweet revenge against Another Vigorous in a Restricted Stakes event on Saturday, former champion jockey Wesley “Callaloo” Henry believes the improving filly can reach the top... Read More



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