IDT rules against Petrojam

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) on Monday ruled that Roselle Scott-Heron was unjustifiably dismissed as human resources manager at Petrojam in December 2016 and awarded her 12 months' salary as compensation. Read more

Horse Racing

Exotic Wagers

Saturday, February, 2 2019    

Sunrise-6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) Blood Song/Miss Judy/Council of TrentRace 2) Supreme Soul Race 3) LambanaRace 4) Okahumpka/Let It Snow/Ok Dude/Beltane/Boss Izzy Read More

New board

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, February, 1 2019    

 THE new board of directors for the promoting company of horse racing, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), is now in place. Read More

Special Counsel holds court in Eight Thirty

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 1 2019    

DESPITE been neglected at odds of 10-1, three-year-old grey filly Special Counsel showed eye-catching progress when winning the Eight Thirty Sprint co-feature at Caymanas Park on Saturday last, January 26. The Eight Thirty Sprint, a maiden special weight event for native-bred... Read More

A toughened Garrincha

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 1 2019    

“WE can now look forward for more consistent performances from a toughened Garrincha ,” trainer Spencer Chung is promising. Read More

Profesor provides winning joy for owner Clinton Rhoden

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 1 2019    

TROUBLED but talented four-year bay gelding El Profesor's victory over a decent field of fellow four-year-olds on Wednesday, January 23 left owner/breeder Clinton Rhoden lost for words to express the joy that he was feeling at the time. Read More

God of Love raises the temperature in Mercury Sprint

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 1 2019    

GOD of Love won the Mercury Sprint, a maiden special weight contest for native-bred three-year-old colts and geldings, at Caymanas Park on Saturday last, January 26, 2019. Read More

Resurgence on the move

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 1 2019    

FOLLOWING modest returns from last year's efforts from a small stable that is well supplied with a number of quality runners, trainer Ian Parsard is hopeful that this racing season is going to produce more encouraging results. Read More

Racing news for Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Friday, February, 1 2019    

Four horses claimed on mid-week cardFour horses were claimed on Wednesday's 10-race card at Caymanas Park and will be under new management when next at the races. Read More

Race day snaps – Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Friday, February, 1 2019    

These ladies are watching proceedings at the track very closely. (Photos: NaphtaliJunior)Trainer Patrick Lynch and apprentice Samantha Fletcher in the saddling barn areabefore the start of a race. Read More

Performance analysis for Saturday, January 26, 2019

BY WES MARTIN | Friday, February, 1 2019    

 RACE 1-RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V (4YOS&UPWARDS/NW2) 1100METRES/5 1/2FURLONGS Read More

Photo: New Board

Friday, February, 1 2019    

The new board of directors for the promoting company of horse racing Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) has been named. The board is chaired by businessman Solomon Sharpe. Read More

Birdie My Love wins rain-drenched feature

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Thursday, January, 31 2019    

After closing fast to finish third in a five-furlong round event on last, Birdie My Love was always expected to relish seven furlongs (1,400 metres) and the mare duly obliged by landing the Allan “Billy” Williams Memorial Trophy on the 10-race mid-week programme at Caymanas... Read More

Allan 'Billy' Williams Memorial highlights midweek programme

Wednesday, January, 30 2019    

The Wayne DaCosta-trained Drummer Boy and Birdie My Love, conditioned by Fitzroy Glispie, are the main contenders to snare the Allan “Billy” Williams Memorial Trophy which will take... Read More

Exotic Wagers — January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January, 30 2019    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6)Race 1) AdonisRace 2) Top EagleRace 3) Sacrifice/Mother NatureRace 4) Chief Secretariat/ Bigbrowngreyhope/ Smokescreen/Hail MaryRace 5) Universal Boss/Custer/Legality Read More

Racing news for Saturday, January 26, 2019

Tuesday, January, 29 2019    

Six horses claimed on SaturdaySix horses were claimed on the 10-race card. Read More



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