US RACING: No animal cruelty at Santa Anita – report

An investigation by a task force assigned by Los Angeles County district attorney Jackie Lacey yielded no evidence of animal cruelty or criminal wrongdoing from a spate of equine fatalities over the past year at Santa Anita Park, but a 17-page report called for numerous equine safety improvements. The task force concentrated its review on […]

Prince Charles looks a cinch in Overnight

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Despite three trophy races on offer on the 11-race programme tomorrow at Caymanas Park, the non-restricted Overnight Allowance event is sure to draw attention among race fans. A field of eight is lined-up to participate in this six-furlong (1,200 metres) contest, which carries a total purse of $1 million. Below is an […]

Gulfstream was an awesome experience – Adrian Taylor groom of Supreme Soul

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Adrian Taylor, groom of 2019 Triple Crown winner Supreme Soul, has visited many race tracks in North America. Yet despite his international experience, Taylor says his recent visit to the Gulfstream Park racetrack in Florida was by far his best on the international racing circuit. Taylor’s trip to Gulfstream Park was primarily […]

Apprentice Ramon Nepare is a winner

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Ramon Nepare became the second of 19 graduates from the last batch of claiming apprentices to register a win since leaving the Jamaica Racing Commission Jockey Training School programme. Nepare lost his non-winners tag as a licenced apprentice from his eighth ride, when he piloted the Michael Marlowe-trained 5/2 chance Dada’s Nala […]

Crafty and Ready – one to watch

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Crafty And Ready, a two-year-old imported bay colt, fitted with the tongue tie for the first time, recovered from a fighting head length defeat on debut to win the Dye Job Sprint call by 4 ½ lengths with a command performance one week later on Saturday at Caymanas Park. Sent off as […]

Princess Annie back in the winners’ enclosure

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Princess Annie, the 2019 Oaks winner, returned to the winners’ enclosure for the first time in six months with a resounding 1½ lengths performance win over a mile (1,600 metres). The win by Princess Annie came in a Restricted Allowance (three-year-olds and upwards) event on Saturday at Caymanas Park. This win was […]

The rise of Princess Ava

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Princess Ava grabbed the spotlight after a smooth and emphatic late run which began from below the distance and ended with a 2 ½ length victory in the Seymour “Foggy” Mullings Memorial Trophy feature race going one mile (1600 metres) on Saturday, December 14 at Caymanas Park. When the gates opened, Sentient […]

A closer look on Wednesday (December 18) racing results

Easy does it for Nuclear Thunder Consistent Nuclear Thunder romped home easily by 1 ¾ lengths in an Optional Claiming ($450,000-$400,000) race to register his second win from 18 starts this season. Trained by Phillip Elliott and ridden by leading rider Christopher Mamdeen, Nuclear Thunder (Nuclear Wayne – Royal Beauty) broke well from the starting […]