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PHOTO: Graceful flight

Friday, February, 16 2018    

Excelsior High School's Rushelle Jones gracefully rises on her way to clearing the bar in a record-equalling 1.70 metres to win the girls' Class One High Jump on day one of the Anthrick Corporate Area Track and Field Meet at the National Stadium yesterday. (Photo: Bryan Cummings) Read More

St Mary High's Howell wants to dominate distance running

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer Tamera Howell will not be tamed. | Friday, February, 16 2018    

Seventeen-year-old Tamera Howell middle distance runner from St Mary High School is ready to dominate the entire island. Read More

Immaculate indeed!

Friday, February, 16 2018    

Immaculate Conception's Lori Choy captured in different phases of her winning effort in the girls' Class Four long jump on the opening day of the the Anthrick Corporate Area Track and Field Meet at the National Stadium yesterday. She jumped 5.04 metres. Read More

Two records fall as Rusea's girls, Petersfield boys soar

Friday, February, 16 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Defending girls champions Rusea's High and Petersfield boys strengthened their leads in their respective sections on yesterday's second and penultimate day of the County of Cornwall (COCAA) Digicel Western Championships as the action moved to the Montego... Read More

Olympic 'hugs and smiles' on ice for US and N Koreans

Friday, February, 16 2018    

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AFP) — Despite the freeze in ties between the United States and North Korea, a handful of skaters from both sides are breaking the Olympic ice with a budding friendship. Read More

ISSA bans basketball coach Beckford for two years

Friday, February, 16 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — George Beckford, coach of William Knibb Memorial High basketball teams, has been banned for two years from all events run by the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) after he was found guilty of bringing Game Two of the ISSA Western Conference... Read More

Six horses claimed on Ash Wednesday

Friday, February, 16 2018    

Six horses were claimed on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park on Wednesday. Welsh Soutar claimed Acapulco for owner Rosemarie Green for $250,000 from Alden Francis, while Steven Todd claimed Chief Prospect... Read More

Another Bullet finds the target in Ash Wednesday Trophy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, February, 16 2018    

After running some below-par races at the back end of last season, Another Bullet benefited from very favourable conditions and, as expected, after dropping down to Overnight Allowance company defeated rivals in the $1-million Ash... Read More

Good start

Friday, February, 16 2018    

The first Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) new income-making effort, 'Friday Nite Bingo', left the starting gates flying last Friday (Feb 9, 2018). Read More

Trainers Derrick Roman, Donovan Russell earn first wins

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, February, 16 2018    

Derrick Roman and Donovan Russell on Ash Wednesday became the fifth and sixth trainers, respectively, who recently graduated from the Jamaica Racing Commission's Training School last December to win their first race at Caymanas Park. Read More

The beat intensifies

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, February, 16 2018    

Drummer Boy's progress for the upcoming Classic races was strengthened after a powerful win in a Restricted Allowance event for native-three-year-olds non-winners of two that included imported three-year-olds and upward maidens over a mile (1,600m) on Ash... Read More

Trying with Locomotive

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 16 2018    

The prospect of Locomotive campaigning in the 2018 native-bred three-year-old Classic racing season seems unlikely at this stage of his development. Read More

Innovator delivers courageous first run

BY Ruddy allen Observer staff reporter | Friday, February, 16 2018    

Despite racing and winning first time out in a maiden special weight event over a mile (1,600m), the powerful-looking grey colt Innovator won't be fully ready for the 2,000 Guineas to be run on Sunday April 15. That is the opinion of Don Wehby, owner of the courageous... Read More

Confidence high

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, February, 16 2018    

Following Another Vigorous's blistering run in a Restricted Allowance event on Saturday on his return to competitive racing after an injury, owner Lloyd Davis believes that his three-year-old is now 100 per cent on target for the upcoming Classic races. Read More

Dushane Gordon returns to the track with Christ within

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, February, 16 2018    

Former champion apprentice Dushane Gordon rode his last winner, Army Officer, on October 19, 2013. Read More



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