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WHAT THEY SAY: Norman Palmer - RACEHORSE JOCKEY/TRAINER

Friday, January, 19 2018    

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

Girlz kick off CONCACAF campaign against mighty Mexico

SHERDON COWAN AT THE CONCACAF U-20 WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP In Trinidad | Friday, January, 19 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — After an almost month-long preparation phase, Jamaica's Under-20 Reggae Girlz will now be aiming to execute efficiently to kick-start their CONCACAF Women's Championship campaign when they take on powerhouse Mexico in their opening Group B... Read More

Happy reunion

Friday, January, 19 2018    

At the end of the 2016-2017 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), two players left Cavalier SC and headed to University of the West Indies FC. Read More

Quite a 'marvellous' cup race

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 19 2018    

Although there are only six runners nominated to take part in the Alexander Hamilton Trophy race tomorrow at Caymanas Park, there is still a very strong competitive element to the one-mile Open Allowance encounter. Read More

Queen's/Grace Jackson meet embodies rich track and field legacy

Friday, January, 19 2018    

The 17th staging of the Queen's/Grace Jackson Track and Field Development Meet will take place at the National Stadium on Saturday, January 27 . Read More

RACING NEWS — WEDNESDAY JANUARY 17

Friday, January, 19 2018    

IAN LEVY ON SVREL BOARDDeputy chairman of Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL), Ian Levy is also a member of the board of SVL's subsidiary company, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), the sole promoter of horse racing in Jamaica. Read More

NFL – Super Bowl teams to be known this weekend after Divisional play-offs

BY MARK ARCHER Observer contributor | Friday, January, 19 2018    

If Wild Card Weekend was weird, wacky and wondrous, then the Divisional play-offs took it to a whole different level. It started last Saturday afternoon when the defence of the Philadelphia Eagles completely shut down the run game of the Atlanta Falcons, thereby making the receiving... Read More

As fate would have it

BY RUDDY ALLEN | Friday, January, 19 2018    

Despite the disappointment faced when his first winner Cup O Tea was disqualified on New Year's Day, January 1, 2018, trainer Junior Small continued to work hard and he got his reward when as fate would have it the same horse, Cup O Tea crossed the winning post in front again in the... Read More

TWILIGHT DREAMS: Not at all surprised at his performance – Carl Anderson

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 19 2018    

After Twilight Dreams' blistering run in a Restricted Stakes event over the five-furlong (1000m) straight course last Saturday, breeder, owner and trainer, Carl Anderson, with a smile of confidence on his face, said that he was not one bit surprised by... Read More

Finding more winners

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 19 2018    

Michael Beecham, breeder, owner and trainer, has been struggling to find winners for the last two years, but he is still one of the most recognisable figures in racing at Caymanas Park, and his never-say-die attitude keeps him going in this highly competitive... Read More

My Sister in rousing win

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 19 2018    

Even the late gate scratch of the highly rated American-bred filly My Elle Belle (odds on favourite) could not detract from the rousing performance by the Gary Subratie-trained My Sister in a... Read More

The 'drum' starts rolling

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 19 2018    

On debut last December running over five-and-a-half furlongs (1,100m), Drummer Boy ran very green as if he had no idea that he was competing in an actual race. The same held true on his second run on December 26, 2017, over six furlongs (1,200m), yet he did enough to catch the eyes of... Read More

Patriarch out of Classic races, Sotomayor returns

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 19 2018    

One of the leading juveniles of last year, Patriarch, owned by Elias Haloute and Stephan Narinesingh, will be missing from the three-year-old Classic races (2,000 Guineas, Jamaica Derby, Jamaica St Leger) this season. Read More

Purses and their distribution

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 19 2018    

The purpose of this article is to try and share with readers how purses are distributed at Caymanas Park by the promoting company. Read More

The final dagger

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 19 2018    

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) is seriously rejecting the proposed move by the promoter of local racing, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), to remove the long-standing breeder's bonus on a number of races offered by the... Read More



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