Horse Racing

Eleven left in Caribbean Choice Jamaica Oaks

Following another stage of declaration, 11 horses have been listed to compete in the Caribbean Choice sponsored fillies' only Jamaica Oak next Saturday.The Jamaica Oaks is the third Classic of the season, after the 1000 and 2000 Guineas run on... Read More

Exotic Gold bouncing back to win the 2012 Jamaica Oaks
After flopping as the favourite in the 2012 Jamaica 1000 Guineas, Exotic Gold returned and outstayed rivals to win the $4.3 million Jamaica Bigga Oaks, handing Dane Nelson his only win to date in the 10-furlong event.Owned by Alexander Haber and...... Read More

The Henrys have it
In his first race, he finished second behind the winner of the 2000 Guineas, Fearles Samurai. In his second race, Henry The Second finished second behind the winner of the Jamaica Two- Year-Old Stakes and top two-year-old of last year, Sotomayor.... Read More

The ‘Universe’ is spinning even better
After an encouraging fourth-place finish behind Sotomayor and stable companion She's A Maneater in last December's, Jamaica Two-Year-Old Stakes, Mr Universe returned to competitive racing last Saturday and easily brushed aside rivals to win a non-winners of three event in a...... Read More

Chasing Roses: Javier Castellano still eyeing elusive Derby

Tuesday, April, 25 2017   

 HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla (AP) — Javier Castellano is arguably the best jockey in racing right now.Except, that is, at the Kentucky Derby.It is a baffling fact: The top rider in the game... Read More

Seven horses claimed on Saturday

Tuesday, April, 25 2017   

Seven horses were claimed on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park last Saturday.Paul Hylton claimed Princess Brianna from Lorenzo Robinson for The Seeker; Colin Blair took Raising The Bar for Gary Laing from Rohan Gordon; Colin Ferguson lost... Read More

Seven horses claimed on Saturday

Monday, April, 24 2017   

Seven horses were claimed on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Read More

No more doubts

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 24 2017   

Yes, there were many doubters. Yes, there were many who said that he was just lucky. Yes, there were many who concluded that he could not match strides with the best on offer. Read More

‘Big Daddy’ is hot, real hot

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Saturday, April, 22 2017   

Bigdaddykool, showing more than due respect to the great Legal Light in whose honour the feature race was run at Caymanas Park yesterday, captured the Grade One event over 1,820 metres in a new Stakes record time. Read More

Exotic Wagers

Friday, April, 21 2017   

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6) Race 1) Loose Cannon/Runallday/Simply The Best/Mr UniverseRace 2) Breezy/Connor/Foxy’s Special/Mount Zion KingRace 3) Bubbling KittenRace 4) Ocean Seeker Read More

Bigdaddy to win on return

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, April, 21 2017   

Bigdaddykool, the most successful three-year-old of last season, makes his four-year-old debut in the Legal Light Trophy (Grade One) at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Franfield to see the ‘light’

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, April, 21 2017   

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WHAT THEY SAY: Rayan Wilson - Racehorse Jockey

Friday, April, 21 2017   

When did you start your career as a jockey? Read More

Naheelah – a special filly

Friday, April, 21 2017   

THE next edition of the Jamaica Oaks, a race confined to three-year-old fillies over 10 furlongs (2,000m) is scheduled to be run on Saturday, April 29 at Caymanas Park. The Complete Racing Guide Read More

Racing commentary — the hardest of all

By Errol Hobson | Friday, April, 21 2017   

As a racing enthusiast and an ardent lover of the equine athlete, I’ve always maintained that horse racing commentary is by far the most challenging and complex to undertake in the sporting world. Read More


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