SOE declared in sections of Kingston and St Andrew

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A state of public emergency (SOE) has been declared within specified boundaries encompassing parts of the Kingston Central, Kingston Western and St Andrew South Police Divisions. Read more

Horse Racing

After losing a shoe on last, Another Vigorous makes amends without visor

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, August, 24 2018    

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Juventus favoured over Lazio in Serie A

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS Contributor | Friday, August, 24 2018    

Tomorrow, Saturday August 25, there are some eye-catching encounters across Europe's top leagues for football lovers and JustBet previews two of those fascinating match-ups. Read More

Performance analysis for Saturday, August 18, 2018

BY WES MARTIN Observer writer | Friday, August, 24 2018    


Gift Of Law stuns at 21-1

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, August, 24 2018    

Three-year-old chestnut filly Gift Of Law, who didn't have much to say in the Classic races earlier this season, found her rhythm when she collared a better than average field of runners in the glass to win the Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders Association of Jamaica (TOBA) Trophy... Read More

Making good of that one per cent — owner Val Chung

Friday, August, 24 2018    

It was a day to remember for members of the Port Maria-based Chung family as Sea Swan, the first offspring of the hugely talented and twice Horse of the Year, St Cecelia made her late three-year-old debut. Read More

'Will' should take charge in PM Stakes

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, August, 24 2018    

Five different horses, five different owners, five different trainers, and five different jockeys are set to do battle in the Prime Minister's Stakes (10 furlongs) tomorrow at Caymanas Park. Read More

Gulfstream stewards suspend jockey Tony Maragh, warn off trainer Aubrey Maragh

Friday, August, 24 2018    

FLORIDA, USA — After finishing second in Sunday's fourth race at Gulfstream aboard 8-1 shot Musical Heart , jockey Tony Maragh has been suspended for 60 days and fined US$1,000 by the track's stewards for failing to persevere with his mount. In... Read More

Two-day horse nutrition, safety seminar – a success

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

 A nutrition and safety seminar on the care for horses left most of those in attendance gaining more knowledge and with a better idea of how to keep and care for their horses especially in the area of nutrition. Read More

Marquesas in with the 'big boys' for PM Stakes

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

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Back to order

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

 After the first two races on Saturday, it appeared that the race day was going to be a repeat of the mid-week card on Wednesday (August 15, 2018) when nine favourites obliged in the 10 races on tap. Read More

Racing photos — August 21, 2018

Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

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Santa Anita to rename race in honour of American Pharoah

Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita will rename a Grade 1 stakes race in honour of 2015 Triple Crown champion American Pharoah . Read More

Accelerate speeds away with Pacific Classic at Del Mar

Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

DEL MAR, California (AP) — Accelerate cruised to a record 12 1/2-length victory in the US$1-million Pacific Classic at Del Mar, becoming just the third horse to sweep all three of Southern California's major races for older horses in the same... Read More

Aussie wonder mare Winx smashes Black Caviar record

Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Wonder mare Winx smashed legendary sprinter Black Caviar's Australian win record Saturday when she made it 26 in a row at a race named in her honour. Read More


Monday, August, 20 2018    

DARBY, PATTERSON COMBINE FOR DOUBLEThe combination of trainer Ryan Darby and jockey Javaniel Patterson posted a working double on Saturday's 10-race programme at Caymanas Park. Read More




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