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Barbadian batsman Mayers grateful for chance to grow as member of Windies squad

KYLE Mayers might not get to make his West Indies senior debut in the Test series against England, with so many within the large contingent ahead of him in the pecking order. Read More

GraceKennedy signs Briana Williams as newest GK Foods brand ambassador
Grace Kennedy (GK) Group CEO Don Wehby has announced that GK Foods has signed sprinter Briana Williams as its newest brand ambassador, effective July 1, 2020.... Read More

J'can McLeod third at Weltklasse Zürich Inspiration Games
Jamaica's Olympic 100m hurdles champion Omar McLeod finished third in the seldom run 100-yard race at yesterday's Weltklasse Zürich Inspiration Games, part of the new look Diamond League.... Read More

ISSA looks to score with live streaming of schoolboy football matches
Should the green light come from the Jamaican Government to stage the upcoming schoolboy football season, the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) is looking to break new ground with live streaming of matches.... Read More

Super six

Friday, July, 10 2020    

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies captain Jason Holder returned Test-best figures of 6-42 as England slumped to 204 all out on the second day of the series opener at Southampton yesterday. Read More

Three COVID-positive players tee off together at PGA event

Friday, July, 10 2020    

WASHINGTON United States (AFP) — Three players who continue to test positive for COVID-19 teed off together in yesterday's opening round of the US PGA Workday Charity Open under “clarified” rules for symptomatic participation. Read More

Carrying a burdensome 130 lb, Toona Ciliata takes on featherweights

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, July, 10 2020    

Tomorrow , Saturday, July 11, for the first time in umpteen years, a horse at Caymanas Park is being asked to tote the burdensome weight of 130 lb (59.0). Read More

'Rum' slowly getting to the overproof stage

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 10 2020    

THREE-YEAR-OLD bay colt Rum With Me (Casual Trick – Zacapa) has made a case heading into the 2000 Guineas on July 25 after a fighting win in a Restricted Allowance event on Sunday (July 5). THE RACE Read More

Nuclear Thunder as fit as ever and improving – trainer Phillip Elliott

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 10 2020    

Five-year-old chestnut gelding Nuclear Thunder (Nuclear Wayne – Royal Beauty) is continuing to establish himself as a sprinter of note. Read More

Wow Wow – par excellence

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 10 2020    

 A winner of 10-consecutive races, making him a non-winner of 11 races. Those are the daunting, yet factual, winning statistics of champion two-year-old and the odds-on favourite for the 2000 Guineas, Wow Wow. Read More

Classic aspirants get another opportunity to make a claim

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 10 2020    

A field of nine runners, including potential Classic-bound runners, is assembled to contest a Restricted Allowance event going nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m) on Sunday (July 12). Read More

Nipster coming to the fore

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 10 2020    

Trainer Gary Subratie's stock continues to rise heading into the Classic series of races following the victory by a rejuvenated Nipster in a Restricted Stakes event at Caymanas Park on Sunday (July 5). THE RACE Read More


BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, July, 10 2020    

 The 2019 Triple Crown hero Supreme Soul restarts his career in a three-year-old and upwards Overnight Allowance offering scheduled for one mile on Sunday, July 12, at Caymanas Park. Read More

Analysis — Review of race day Sunday, July 5, 2020

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Friday, July, 10 2020    

AFTER posting Superbolt to win a fortnight ago, former perennial top-10 trainer Richard Todd turned out the six-year-old horse in even better condition in the day’s opener. Read More

Spurs fume over VAR in Bournemouth draw, Ings keeps golden boot bid alive

Friday, July, 10 2020    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Tottenham suffered fresh VAR frustration as Harry Kane was denied a clear penalty in their damaging 0-0 draw at Bournemouth, while Danny Ings boosted his bid for the Premier League's golden boot in Southampton's 1-1 draw at Everton... Read More


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