Horse Racing

Perfect Neighbour the true 'Governor'

Perfect Neighbour, the Wayne DaCosta-conditioned eight-year-old dark bay gelding, achieved the rare feat of winning the 10-furlong (2,000m) Governor General's (GG) Stakes for the fourth time in the space of six years at Caymanas Park yesterday. Read More

Perfect Neighbour
Former Derby and St Leger winner Perfect Neighbour will attempt to win four Governor General's Stakes titles in six years when he takes on rivals in the 10 furlongs (2,000m) Graded Stakes event at Caymanas Park...... Read More

Peking Cruz on course for Sprint Championship
Without a doubt, one of the most improved horses in training this season is the Richard Azan-conditioned Peking Cruz and the proof is there for all to see.... Read More

The day Secret shocked the Park
It's a story that needs to be told again and again. It's about how Secret (Secretariat – Baronova) won the 1985 Benson Hedges Gold Cup ­— now known as the Cal's Ketchup Gold Cup.... Read More

She's A Maneater breaks $28-million purse barrier

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, September, 21 2018    

 ANOTHER notch has been added to the distinguished bridle of Horse of the Year, She's A Maneater when she became the first horse in the history of thoroughbred racing in Jamaica to earn over $28 million in purse money. Read More

The golden sponsor comes forth

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 21 2018    

THE purse for the 46th running of the prestigious Grade One Gold Cup received a significant boost of $1 million from new sponsor Cal's Manufacturing Limited, it was announced at a press conference held at Caymanas Park on Tuesday. The total purse for the Gold Cup now stands at $3... Read More

Will there be magic in the air?

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, September, 21 2018    

 THE 2018 running of the Governor General Stakes set for tomorrow at Caymanas Park has been whittled down to just five starters. Yet, the 10-furlong event has enough to provide racing fans with a most competitive offering. Read More

Jacko Links on a forward track

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 21 2018    

Following Jacko Links ' win in a non-winners of two Restricted Allowance race on Saturday (September 15, 2018), trainer Ryan Darby is now believing that his dark bay colt is settling down and is ready to realise his potential. Read More

Classy Miss gets her chance, takes it

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, September, 21 2018    

After Classy Miss ' commanding win in a maiden condition race last Saturday, trainer Ian Parsard is hoping that his problematic filly can turn her bad habits around and become more stable. Read More

Top Self delivers for Super Kids

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, September, 21 2018    

Top Shelf's fighting win in a maiden special weight on Saturday, forced the eyes of trainer Patrick Fong to look towards the first leg in the two-year-old 'Triple Crown' series – Cash Pot “Only One For Me” Trophy set for September 29,... Read More

THE CAL'S KETCHUP GOLD CUP – The sponsorship

Friday, September, 21 2018    

THE team at Cal's Manufacturing Limited has put together an activity package for racing fans and for the winners on the day, Saturday October 13, 2018 at Caymanas Park and at selected Off-Track Betting Parlours including: Read More

Next aim for Trevor's Choice – Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, September, 18 2018    

WITH the Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy race just around the corner, the Philip Feanny-conditioned Trevor's Choice signalled a possible competitive participation after a decisive win on Wednesday last (September 12, 2018). Read More

Time to exhale as Exhilarate settles down for a victory

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, September, 18 2018    

Hard work and patience paying off is how trainer Anthony Nunes is describing the win by his three-year-old chestnut filly Exhilarate in a Restricted Allowance event on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Caymanas Park. Read More

Eight entered for Governor General Stakes

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Tuesday, September, 18 2018    

THE Governor General Stakes often seen as a major preparation race for the upcoming Superstakes in November has attracted eight possible starters led by one of the dominant forces in local racing, Will In Charge. Both the GG Stakes and the Superstakes are contested for over 10-furlongs... Read More

Mama – finally gets the message

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 18 2018    

Three-year-old bay gelding Sendamessagetomama came to the races on April 28, 2017 with high hopes and expectations but has not been able to live up to those expectations. Read More




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