Aussie racing authority bans female jockey for drug breach

Queensland jockey Tiffani Brooker has been disqualified for nine months after a recent urine test showed traces of a number of prohibited drugs. Stewards opened an inquiry after Brooker submitted a urine test at the Sunshine Coast on August 11. The inquiry heard Brooker’s test showed traces of amphetamine, methamphetamine, oxazepam, nordiapazem, temazepam, ketamine, norketamine […]

Horse euthanized after training incident at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A 4-year-old gelding was euthanized at Santa Anita after breaking its pelvis during training hours. Santa Anita officials on Tuesday confirmed the fatality of the gelding named Zeke, who was injured a day earlier. The horse was pulled up after his rider noticed a problem. Track veterinarians diagnosed a pelvic fracture. […]

Maximum Security forced out of Pennsylvania Derby with colon issue

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security, the colt who crossed the finish line first in the Kentucky Derby only to be disqualified for interference, won't run in the US$1 million Pennsylvania Derby this weekend because of a colon issue. Trainer Jason Servis said Tuesday that the Haskell Invitational and Florida Derby winner developed the problem […]

It’s Wow Wow vs England’s Rose in Bearings and Accessories Trophy

Bearings and Accessories Limited is joining with Caymanas Park to celebrate their 60th birthday together. Like Caymanas Park, Bearings and Accessories started in 1959 under the watchful eyes of Raymond Rousseau Sr and to mark their 60th year of providing quality bearings and accessories in Jamaica, the company now led by Rousseau’s two sons, Stephen […]

Dane Nelson producing the winners in Canada

Three-time Jamaican champion jockey Dane Nelson was the toast at the Century Downs racetrack in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, winning three races on the multi-stakes 10-race programme last Sunday (September 15). The ever bustling Nelson, after landing two races the day before, got his first winner aboard the Grey Tracy-trained 2-1 betting option Pearl of Knowledge, […]

Cash Is King a winner first time out

After highly fancied Task Force did not win as expected in the first of two juvenile races on Saturday, going down in Division 1, the smile returned to the face of trainer Anthony Nunes when Cash Is King romped home in Division 2 over 4 furlongs (800m). Installed as the 1-9 favourite, Task Force (Casual […]