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Grooming horses is my way of living – Carlton Brown

The grooming of horses, without doubt, is a challenging job that takes up a lot of time, hard work, and dedication. Read More

Visa extends athlete sponsorship to 2021 after Olympic delay
(AP) — Visa has told its global roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls their sponsorships will be extended into 2021 after the Tokyo Games were postponed, providing some financial certainty amid the disruption caused by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...... Read More

Shaw stoked by Canadian opportunity
Just about every young Jamaican footballer who has hopes of playing the game professionally dreams of landing a professional contract that will see them playing in the biggest arenas across the globe. ... Read More

Postponed Tokyo Olympics to open July 23 next year
Tokyo , Japan (AFP) — The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said yesterday, after the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021.... Read More

Racetrack businesses suffer

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

Following the recent shutdown of racing operations at Caymanas Park due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many small business operators in communities near to the racetrack have been negatively affected by the situation. Read More

'They feel entitled'

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

Michael Frater, Jamaica's 2005 World Championships 100m silver medallist, believes most of the nation's current crop of male athletes wishing to fill the huge void left by the legendary Usain Bolt lack the desire, passion and hard work required to dominate at the global... Read More

World athletics championships moving to 2022 — organisers

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

Paris, France (AFP) — The 2021 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon will be shifted to 2022 to accommodate the rearranged Tokyo Olympics, World Athletics said yesterday. Read More

Bishoo eyeing international comeback

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Discarded West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo is still harbouring dreams of making a return to international cricket. Read More

Racetrack closure affecting communities… suffering

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

The community of Gregory Park is known as the racehorse epicentre of Jamaica. It is close to the racetrack, and the majority of grooms, jockeys, trainers, exercise riders, and others connected to the racetrack live in Gregory Park. Read More

Trainer Paul Charlton warned off, fined

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

On Thursday, March 12, 2020 the Jamaica Racing Commission, heard an appeal by trainer Paul Charlton, conditioner of the horse Miss Judy against the decision of the First Instance Tribunal, arising from a positive finding of the prohibited substance,... Read More

Photo: 'THEY FEEL ENTITLED'

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

Jamaica's Michael Frater (second right) receives the baton from Nesta Carter in a 4x100m relay event at the Penn Relays in Pennsylvania, USA, in this file photo. (Photo: Collin Reid) Read More

Pakistan's Umar Akmal could face lifetime ban over corruption charges

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

Karachi , Pakistan (AFP) — Controversial Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal could face a lifetime ban if convicted of match-fixing charges unveiled Friday by the country's cricket authorities. Read More

UNDER PRESSURE!

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

The community of Gregory Park is known as the race horse epicentre of Jamaica. It is close to the racetrack, and the majority of grooms, jockeys, trainers, exercise riders, and others connected to the racetrack live in Gregory Park. Read More

Racing snaps for Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

Let Them Fly (red silks) with Shane Ellis in the saddle able to get the job done over Oh Ha Light and Dane Dawkins. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)Trainer Marlon Anderson (right) in the process of saddling his charge Expeditious for a racing engagement. Read More

Joseph notches 38th win of Gulfstream Park season

Tuesday, March, 31 2020    

HALLANDALE BEACH, Florida, (CMC) — Favourite Miz Chaplin produced a front-running win on Friday's (March 27) 11-race card at Gulfstream Park to hand Barbadian trainer Saffie Joseph Jr his 38th win of the season. Read More



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