Jockey Frankie Dettori to be crowned World’s Best Jockey

Frankie Dettori continues to build upon his legacy, as he'll be crowned the 2019 Longines World’s Best Jockey next month in Hong Kong, it was announced Friday. That makes Dettori the first jockey to win the award in back-to-back years. Overall, he has been named the World’s Best Jockey three times in the last five […]

The ‘Wow’ – to romp in Pick-3 Super Challenge Trophy

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The second leg of the Supreme Ventures Limited-sponsored Two-Year-Old Triple Crown Series — the Pick-3 Super Challenge Trophy — takes place at Caymanas Park tomorrow. A field of 10 juveniles is entered with Wow Wow, the winner of the first-leg — the Cash Pot “Only One For Me” Trophy last month, the […]

Jockey Dane Nelson steam rolling the winners with another fiver

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Can Dane “Warrior Chief” Nelson do anything wrong? The answer is an emphatic, no! Nelson since his return from the cold climes of Canada has ignited a red hot winning flame on the racing year to go alongside the absorbing competition in the trainers’ and owners’ championships. Nelson on Wednesday’s (November 27) […]

The 600 winning trainer – Gary Subratie

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Gary Subratie, one of the top conditioners of horses over the past two decades, saddled his 600th winner at Caymanas Park on Saturday, November 23, 2019. The milestone achievement was reached with one of his promising three-year-old runners Crimson, who outshone his three-year-old rivals, to win a Restricted Stakes event run for […]

Jockey Ameth Robles – his life and times in the saddle

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Ameth Robles has been riding at Caymanas Park since the 1990s and has since become a steady journeyman jockey who has had his share of winners. Robles is still on the track and today he shares his journey with this publication in an interview published below. QUICK GALLOP – QG AMETH ROBLES […]

Uncle Polly gains first win on local soil

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Uncle Polly came running on in the final third of his race to head off fellow American-bred Eroy at the wire to register a first win on Jamaican soil from his second career start on the United Racehorse Trainers’ Association Race Day 10-race card at Caymanas Park, on Saturday, November 23. Uncle […]

A winner for Trevor ‘Slicer’ Simpson

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Trevor “Slicer” Simpson won his first race since returning from Canada recently when he booted home the Rowan Mathie-conditioned Kiah in the Wayne DaCosta Trophy, a maiden condition race for native-bred three-year-olds over nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m), on Saturday, November 23, 2019. Simpson, the nation’s second-leading jockey by wins, got […]