Sports

Kingston Wharves continue winning run in domino league

Friday, May, 17 2019    

Division One campaigners Kingston Wharves made it three wins from as many matches after defeating Digicel Jamaica 107-99 in the third-round of the 2019 National Association of Domino Bodies (NADB) Kingston & St Andrew Region Business House League last... Read More

Bumpy road

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Friday, May, 17 2019    

Jamaica's poster child for the Fifa Women's World Cup Khadija Shaw says she and her teammates will make the nation proud when they make their first appearance at the football showpiece which begins in France next month. Read More

St Thomas' Baptist Alliance to battle for Premier League spot

Friday, May, 17 2019    

Baptist Alliance, a team from the Yallahs community in St Thomas, will represent the Eastern Confederation in the JFF Premier League Play-offs after defeating parish rivals York United 4-3 on penalties in the final of the inaugural Portland/St Thomas Super League at... Read More

Three the hard way

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, May, 17 2019    

 THERE might only be five listed starters but for the first time in a while, the three leading horses in the land are down to compete against each other in the same race. Read More

Christopher Mamdeen, Reyan Lewis on the boil

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, May, 17 2019    

 AN intriguing and close battle has developed for the 2019 jockey's title.Two apprentices who started their race riding careers in September of last year have literally taken control, bringing home the winners at a rapid pace. Read More

Explaining the various classes in local racing

Friday, May, 17 2019    

THE Supreme Racing Guide, in an attempt to bring our readers closer to the sport of horse racing, tries to explain, as best as is possible, the basic class system for horses in local racing.   Read More

'Consistency is key'

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 17 2019    

After clocking a brisk personal best 9.91 seconds on his way to victory at last year's Racers Grand Prix, Zharnel Hughes has his sights set on a successful title defence and possibly an even faster time at this year's fourth edition. Read More

A hell-of-a-race by Uncle Frank – Wayne DaCosta

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, May, 17 2019    

In a hotly contested and bumpy Overnight Allowance call which was the last of 13 races on Saturday last at Caymanas Park, 13-1 chance Uncle Frank under strong and determined handling from the in-form Phillip Parchment defeated 15 rivals to take the 7 furlongs (1,400 metres) event by 3 ¼... Read More

Bold Aflair heading in the right direction

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, May, 17 2019    

The Michros-owned and Gary Subratie trained three-year-old dark bay American-bred colt, Bold Aflair, despite few niggling issues, made good in a three-year-old and upward – imported three-year-old and upward (non-winners of 3)... Read More

More improvement to come for Summer Sun

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff writer | Friday, May, 17 2019    

 THREE-year-old chestnut gelding Summer Sun, after six career runs, earned his first victory on local soil with a powerful win in the fourth running of the Simply Magic Cup feature on Wednesday. Read More

Chief of State – coming to come

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, May, 17 2019    

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Racing news for Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Friday, May, 17 2019    

Resurgence on top Read More

Emerging Windies players to benefit from camp – West

Friday, May, 17 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) will stage a training camp for emerging players at month end geared towards developing their skills in the limited overs formats. Read More

Birthday boy Whitney revs it up at BMW Classic

Friday, May, 17 2019    

ROSE HALL, St James — Order of Merit leader Tom Whitney, who was celebrating his 30th birthday, shared the lead after the first round of the third BMW Jamaica Classic PGA LatinoAmerica tournament that got underway at the Cinnamon Hill Course in Rose Hall, St James... Read More

May Madness on court despite rain

Friday, May, 17 2019    

May Madness 2019 continued last Friday at Campion College basketball court despite the inclement weather. Read More



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