Horse Racing

Performance analysis for Saturday, August 11, 2018

BY WES MARTIN Observer writer | Friday, August, 17 2018    

RACE 1 — $350-300,000 CLAIMING (THREE-YEAR-OLDS&UPWARDS) 1200METRES/6FURLONGSHologram Shadow at nine years looked extremely fit for his 78th appearance while seeking a 21st victory and had the confidence of the form players and was the shortest priced favourite on the day. Read More

TOBA TROPHY RACE – Any number can play

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, August, 17 2018    

The seven-furlong — Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association of Jamaica Trophy is the feature event on another menu of 10-races at Caymanas Park tomorrow. Read More

Perfect Neighbour – Still sprightly, still a winner at age eight

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Thursday, August, 16 2018    

Omar Walker used his strength and new-found confidence to pilot the eight-year-old Perfect Neighbour to a stirring victory in the top-rated Open Allowance event over nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m) on the 10-race card at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Orpheus favoured for Open Allowance feature

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Orpheus , who has been sprinting in his last four starts, gets the perfect distance of nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m), and should bag the top-rated Open Allowance event on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wagers — August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6) Race 1) Pandora's Box/Laws Of The Code/Ice Ice BabyRace 2) Runjohnny Run/Mr AmbassadorRace 3) KingswoodRace 4) Cat's RiggerRace 5) Polly B/Crucial AppealRace 6) Copperfield/Light Brigade/Sundance Read More

RACING NEWS…RACING NEWS…RACING NEWS…

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

TEN HORSES CLAIMED ON SATURDAYThe claiming box drew a lot of attention on Saturday as 10 horses were claimed on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park Read More

Racing photos 1 — August 14, 2018

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

TOOTING LOUD! Little Big Horn (#8) with Oneil Scott in the saddle holding the late challenge of Killer Bee ridden by Aaron Chatrie to win last Saturday's (August 11, 2018) ninth race at Caymanas Park. (Photos: Joseph Wellington) Read More

Derby winners Orpheus, Perfect Neighbour vie for top honours

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

 Quite a contest is brewing tomorrow in the Open Allowance – nine furlongs and 25 yards (1820 metres) event involving seven horses, all with enough merit and form to win. Read More

Photo: Commander Two is dead

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

Commander Two (Forest Danger - Hurricane Michelle), this year's 2000 Guineas winner, died a couple of days ago while undergoing surgery for a foot injury he sustained during preparation leading up to the Boomsponsored Jamaica Derby on June 30. The three-year-old bay gelding was owned by Von... Read More

Photo: NEW FRONT RUNNER

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

Baltusrol ridden by Dick Cardenas, trained by Anthony Nunes wins first major juvenile race, the Front Runner Dash in style, sets sight on Supreme Ventures series. Read More

Racing photos 2 — August 14, 2018

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

This young lady is indeed a 'Front Runner'. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)The unique Front Runner pose.Bringing style and beauty to the racetrack.Cooling down with some WATA during a hot day at the racetrack.  Read More

Racing photos 3 — August 14, 2018

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

Popular entertainer, Cobra (left) with jockey Chalrick Budhai on the Independence race card at Caymanas Park.Veteran trainer Steadman Curtis (left) having a chat with jockey Oniel Beckford at the Saddling Barn area at Caymanas Park. Read More

Robert Bruce rallies to Arlington Million victory

Tuesday, August, 14 2018    

ARLINGTON, USA — The Arlington Million (G1T) is the centrepiece of the Chicagoland track's “International Festival of Racing,” and it never was more international than this year's edition run on Saturday August 11. Read More

Baltusrol — the 'Front Runner'

Sunday, August, 12 2018    

Juvenile Baltusrol , trained by Anthony Nunes, won the first time of asking in the Newport Mills-sponsored Front Runner Dash feature at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Super Sparkle, My Elle Belle go head-to-head

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, August, 11 2018    

IT will be a clash between two American-bred fillies as Super Sparkle and My Elle Belle go head-to-head for top honours in a Restricted Stakes event on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park... Read More



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