Breeders on edge

The directors of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) are scheduled to meet this morning (Tuesday January 16, 2018) to discuss the 'removal' of the long-standing breeder's bonus payment on a number of races by the promoting company, Supreme Ventures... Read More

Goodison, Pitterson-Nattie are Insports primary schools ambassadors
Olivia Grange, minister of sport, yesterday announced former national football player Ian “Pepe” Goodison and former National netball player and current coach, Oberon “OB” Pitterson-Nattie as ambassadors for the Insports National Primary football...... Read More

Spurs take aim at Hummingbirds, again
A clash between Netball Jamaica's Berger Elite League big two, Manchester Spurs and Kingston Hummingbirds, will highlight today's double-header with a 6:00 pm schedule at the Leila Robinson Courtsat the, National Stadium complex.... Read More

Windies to tangle with dangerous Irish in World Cup qualifiers
LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies will go head to head with nemeses Ireland in their quest to reach the ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup, after being installed in Group A of the World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe starting in March.... Read More

Reggae Youth, Faulkland FC score big wins

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

C LARKS TOWN, Trelawny — Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League leaders Reggae Youths and Faulkland FC scored big wins on Sunday as the first round came to a close. Read More

Youthful Cavalier condemn Boys' Town to 4-1 defeat

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Cavalier Soccer Club came from a goal down at half-time to whip relegation-threatened Boys' Town 4-1 courtesy of goals from Nicholas Hamilton, Kaheem Parris, Alex Marshall and new signee Paul Wilson.Javaughn Mitchell got the goal for Boys' Town. Read More


Tuesday, January, 16 2018    


Wilson ...with some help

HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Claiming apprentice Oneil Scott won the native-bred three-year-old maiden condition race on Saturday aboard the 7-1 betting option Wilson, trained by Richard Azan, after losing by a nose in a stirring stretch battle with Yaya's Dream (Omar Walker). Read More

Up to the task?

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Miami , Florida — Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz group in the CONCACAF Women's Championships is obviously a group of death. Read More

Olympics bound

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

The Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (JBSF) officially announced yesterday that it will be sending a women's team to the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea next month. Read More

Harbour View halt Portmore's progress

By Hurbun Williams Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Harbour View FC, hovering on the threshold of relegation, unhinged Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) leaders Portmore United from their five-match unbeaten streak with a 2-1, come-from-behind win in a late kick-off game at the Harbour View Mini Stadium on... Read More

RACING PHOTOS - January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

This young lady (blue blouse) waiting eagerly for that important call, while her friend looks on keenly.These two punters ponder their next move. Read More

My Elle Belle tries a second time

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Two three-year-old events, one a maiden and non-winners of two race and the other a maiden condition event, are sure to grab attention during the unfolding of the first mid-week race card tomorrow at Caymanas Park. Read More

SVREL full board in place

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Racing promoter Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), a subsidiary of parent company Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) - lottery operators, now has a full board of directors made up of five members and, as announced previously, the board is headed by executive chairman,... Read More

Horse of the Year voting gets under way

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Voting for the 2017 Horse of the Year starts this week. Read More


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