Horse Racing

Fan Appreciation Day Trophy expected to be tight affair

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

As the new racing season gets underway today with nine races, the New Year's Day offerings are once again led by the Fan Appreciation Day Trophy — an Overnight Allowance encounter with six entries running over a distance of nine furlongs and 25 yards (1820... Read More

'Slicer' returns

Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

Jockey Trevor “Slicer” Simpson, a true fan favourite and member of the 1000 winners' club, is back in the saddle on today's nine-race card that signals the start of the 2019 racing season. Read More

A 'Sharpe' change

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

The promoting company of horse racing in Jamaica, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), a subsidiary of Supreme Ventures Limited, has appointed businessman Solomon “Sala” Sharpe as its new non-executive chairman. Read More

Performance analysis for Saturday, December 29, 2018

BY WES MARTIN | Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

 RACE 1-$180,000 CLAMING (3-YEAR-OLDS&UPWARDS) 1200METRES/6FURLONGSDown in class and making a temporary return to the Wayne DaCosta stable after an absence of four years, Unbreakable cantered in by 12 1/2 lengths.  Read More

Chance double windfall for apprentice Kiaman McGregor

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

Kiaman McGregor, a claiming apprentice with a record of 41 rides with two wins, three seconds and two third place finishes, was the beneficiary of a double chance windfall on Wednesday's Boxing Day racing programme at Caymanas Park. Read More


Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

Key Witness finally gets there Read More


Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

Champion Trainer Wayne DaCostaChampion Jockey Anthony ThomasChampion Owner STephan NarinesinghHorse of the Year - to be decided Read More

Racing photos — January 1, 2019

Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

This gentleman is making it known whom he is supporting in the trainers' championship.Taking home, the racing memories.Digging in deep to find the winners.Trainer Gary Griffiths (second left) with Photogenic one of his two winners on Saturday last. Read More

Stranger Danger for Sweet Ruckus Trophy in final race day of 2018

Saturday, December, 29 2018    

Two trophy races — the Sweet Ruckus and the Gladiator — will highlight a good-looking 11-race programme that brings the curtains down on an exciting and thrilling 2018 racing season at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wager

Saturday, December, 29 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 2-7)Race 2) Diosa De Oro/Supertronics/Bruce WayneRace 3) Toona CiliataRace 4) Cat's Rigger/Party Princess/Smokescreen/PhotogenicRace 5) OrpheusRace 6) Stranger DangerRace 7) Pure Heart/Key WitnessTotal $240 Read More

Run Thatcher Run proves his bloodline

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

CHAMPION trainer Wayne DaCosta is looking towards next season's three-year-old campaign with a lot more confidence and is now of the strong belief that his two-year-old chestnut colt Run Thatcher Run will do well in the Classic races and hopefully can be victorious in one of those... Read More


BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, December, 28 2018    

 ANOTHER scorching day of racing is expected tomorrow (Saturday December 29) as the curtains come down on another racing year. Read More

We can hold our heads high – Nunes

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

TRAINER Anthony Nunes who is entangled in another championship race struggle delivered a master stroke by winning the final two races on the 11-race card on Wednesday at Caymanas Park to stretch the contest between himself and defending 17-time champion Wayne DaCosta into the final day... Read More

Innovator makes it win number two

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

INNOVATOR came to the races in February with high hopes and the grey gelding lived up to expectations by winning over a mile (1,600m) the first time of asking. Read More

Nunes glad to win for his clients as Exhilarate bubbles again

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

ANTHONY Nunes, after winning the final two races on the Boxing Day 11-race card at Caymanas Park on Wednesday to share the holiday programme extravaganza spotlight with champion trainer Wayne DaCosta, was more than happy by the fact that he won two races that made his owners happy rather... Read More


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