Horse Racing

Favourites abound over the last three race days

It was a case of favourites and more favourites plus even more favoured horses as the Diamond Mile Race Days of Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9, 2019 unfolded at Caymanas Park. Then the trend continued to the race day of Saturday, November 16. Read More

Racing news for Saturday, November 16, 2019
Trainer Michael Francis notches his sixth win for the seasonTrainer Michael Francis continued his recent winning run notching his sixth win for the year when his charge Court Call won the ninth and final event over seven furlongs (1,400m).... Read More

King Arthur in tough but strong debut win
After failing to make his mark in the first of two juvenile maiden special weight contests for native-bred and imported two-year-old runners with his 2/5 favourite Uncle Polly , trainer Wayne DaCosta returned for...... Read More

Royal Approach a winner by way of the stewards' room
Two-year-old bay colt Royal Approach opened his winning account after he was awarded first place in Division One of a maiden special weight event following the disqualification of the winner, Eroy.... Read More

Always be honest with your owners – trainer Rohan Crichton

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Trainer Rohan Crichton was recently honoured for his contribution to horse racing as a trainer who plies his trade in the United States, at an awards dinner which was held on Thursday, November 7, at the AC Hotel in Kingston. Crichton on the day when he was honoured had a record of 808 starts,... Read More

Racing snaps 3 for Saturday, November 16, 2019

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Azaria was an easy winner of the first race with the bang in-form Dane Nelson doingthe piloting. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)Don Wehby Sr (left) having a chat with jockey Dane Dawkins after the victory byRum With Me. At centre is Don Wehby Jr. Read More

Racing snaps for Saturday, November 16, 2019

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Trainer of Chace The Great, Vincent Atkinson (right) with apprentice Kiaman McGregor before the start of the seventh race. ((Photos: Joseph Wellington))Trainer Gordon Lewis (right) saddling his first-time starter, Helicopter. Read More

Racing snaps 2 for Saturday, November 16, 2019

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Racegoers absorbed in their race.Trainer Margaret Parchment making sure she has the right information.Champion jockey Anthony Thomas heading to the scales after another win. Read More

Photo: AN EARLY INTRODUCTION

Tuesday, November, 19 2019    

Basil Gooden (right) the winner of a thoroughbred racehorse in a raffle sponsoredby the promoting company, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limitedintroduces his daughter Nashooney to his horse Basilicus on the Diamond Mile raceday of Saturday, November 9, 2019. Read More

Oh so easy for Mr Universe

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Sunday, November, 17 2019    

In-form apprentice Raddesh Roman had an easy ride aboard Mr Universe in the $1.15 million top-rated Open Allowance call as the speedy five-yearold son of Region of Merit galloped to an easy 2 - length victory in the five-anda- half furlong (1,100m) event at Caymanas Park... Read More

Mr Universe to lead home rivals in top-rated Open Allowance highlighter

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddya@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, November, 16 2019    

DESPITE the presence of the $900,000 running of Stewards' Cup feature for native-bred two-year-olds, it is the $1.15-million top-rated Open Allowance event that will take centre stage on the nine-race programme at Caymanas Park today. Read More

She's A Maneater — reaches over $40 million in stakes

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, November, 15 2019    

After victory in last Saturday's (November 9) fifth running of the Diamond Mile, She's A Maneater became the first horse in local racing history to earn over $40 million. Read More

TOBA Yearling Sale 2019 churns record $173 millio

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer Staff Reporter | Friday, November, 15 2019    

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association promoted 2019 Yearling Sale registered a total amount of $173 million in sales. That amount represents a significant increase over last year when the total amount was $144,100,000, a difference of plus $28,900,000. Read More

DIAMOND MILE ANALYSIS 2019 — She’s A Maneater way above the rest

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, November, 15 2019    

Another race, another victory, albeit this time the much-vaunted Diamond Mile, has become the regular lifestyle of She's A Maneater. Read More

Supreme Soul lands in Florida for Caribbean Classic

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, November, 15 2019    

Triple Crown champion of 2019, Supreme Soul, left the island for the United States on Monday (November 11) from the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA), just two days after finishing fifth in the fifth running of the Diamond Mile, as part of his preparation to run in the Caribbean... Read More



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