Sport

Queen Of The Harbour provides a happy birthday for trainer Donovan Plummer

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Queen Of The Harbour produced a last-gasp but devastating stretch run on the outside to land the gambit with a 14-1 upset run in a maiden condition race for native-bred three-year-old fillies named after trainer Fitzroy Glispie to celebrate the birthday of owner/trainer Donovan Plummer... Read More

Change of equipment made the difference for Sir Jhunjhun Wala – trainer

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Trainer Howard Jaghai believes that the change in equipment was a major factor in his charge Sir Jhunjhun Wala 's mild upset win in the the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers' Association Trophy at 7/1 at Caymanas Park on Saturday last (July... Read More

BETTING GAMING AND LOTTERIES TROPHY – a springboard for thoroughbreds

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Many of the seven horses who participated in the 2017 Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Trophy (Open Allowance — 5 furlongs) have gone on to achieve even greater glory later in their respective racing careers. Read More

CHACE THE GREAT dances to the Reggae beat

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, July, 20 2018    

After going winless in his last four outings, reigning sprint champion Chace The Great reignited the sparks with a blistering run to signal his return to form when winning the Reggae Trophy feature at Caymanas Park on Saturday (July 14, 2018). Read More

Lightning Lily comes good in Overnight

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 20 2018    

After Lightning Lily's recent encouraging win in high claiming ($550,000 - $500,000), it was revealed by that the bay filly will be heading for the breeding shed early next year. However, her fighting win in the top-rated Overnight Allowance event on Wednesday must have had her... Read More

RACING NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2018

Friday, July, 20 2018    

MY BEIRUT ANNOUNCES SAGICOR ST LEGER PARTICIPATIONThe Richard Azan-conditioned My Beirut announced his presence for the Sagicor Jamaica St Leger, the final leg in the Triple Crown, with a powerful four-and-a-half length win in a Restricted Allowance event on... Read More

US Triple Crown winner Justify under observation at Del Mar

Friday, July, 20 2018    

DEL MAR, California (AP) — US Triple Crown winner Justify has relocated to Del Mar where trainer Bob Baffert is keeping him under observation after swelling in his left front ankle emerged two weeks ago. Read More

Trainer Lorne 'Georgie' Kirlew scores refreshing double

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 20 2018    

Two winners on Saturday's 11-race programme were a welcome change of fortune for Classic winning trainer Lorne Kirlew. Powerful Red and Bubbling Princess brought the 2014 2000 Guineas winning trainer seasonal total to just three. Read More

Secret Traveller in romp

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, July, 20 2018    

After scoring a fighting win on last in high claiming ($550,000-$500,000), Secret Traveller showed tremendous improvement in a teasing front-running display to dispatch a good field of Overnight Allowance runners going nine furlongs... Read More

RACING PHOTOS - July 20

Friday, July, 20 2018    

Despite being splattered all over with sand, jockey Odeen Edwards cannot hide his joy after winning on Agnes T in the last race on Wednesday. (Photos: Bryan Cummings) Read More

Former West Indies batsman King gets Graves support after being thrown out of Britain

Friday, July, 20 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves has waded into the controversy surrounding great former West Indies batsman Collis King's deportation from Britain, offering to lend his assistance to ensure the “colossus” was able to return... Read More

Morris cops U-17 cricket MVP award

Friday, July, 20 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Barbados' Antonio Morris took home the highly coveted Most Valuable Player (MVP) award when Cricket West Indies (CWI) held the awards ceremony for the just-concluded Regional U-17 competition on Tuesday. Read More

Hamilton signs blockbuster Mercedes deal to end speculation over future

Friday, July, 20 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Lewis Hamilton finally ended speculation over his future yesterday as the four-time world champion signed a blockbuster two-year contract extension with Mercedes. Read More

US TV host's gibe over 'African-ness' of World Cup victors sparks wider debate

Friday, July, 20 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A light-hearted quip about a football team has sparked a serious debate about identity politics and the merits of France's “colour-blind” republican model versus American multiculturalism. Read More

St James football seminar wraps up today

Friday, July, 20 2018    

Jamaica Excel Sports Management (JAESM), in collaboration with Montego Bay United FC, will be hosting the final day of a football coaching and management seminar at WesPow Park in St James today. Read More



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