#US RACING: Jockey Kent Desormeaux banned from Del Mar facilities

Jockey Kent Desormeaux was removed from a scheduled mount July 31 at Del Mar after track management chose to deny him access to the facility, a Del Mar official said. Daily Racing Form reported the move stemmed from an alleged altercation on track premises this week. "Our action is not related to anything in racing, but […]

Recap of day’s racing Saturday (August 1, 2020)– Omar Walker rides a triple

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Former champion jockey Omar Walker was the toast of Caymanas Park today (August 1) riding three winners. One of Walker’s winners was Father Patrick, who consolidated his rich form of late with a classy sprinting display to win this year’s renewal of the Betting Gaming and Lotteries trophy. After being kept off […]

#US RACING: Improbable takes the Whitney at Saratoga - watch video replay

After a stumble cost favourite Tom’s d’Etat at the start of Saratoga’s Grade 1, US$750,000 Whitney, Improbable was the one who took advantage. Improbable gave trainer Bob Baffert a second straight Whitney victory Saturday, taking over through the far turn under jockey Irad Ortiz Jr and driving on to a two-length win over By My […]

Double for Wayne DaCosta as Loose Ball upsets again this time at 12-1

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The last time Loose Ball won was on July 11 doing so at odds of 47-1 over five the five straight course. Today stepping up in grade (non-winners of three) again travelling five furlongs straight, Loose Ball showed his likeness for the distance winning this time at odds of 12-1. Ridden by […]

Dysfunctional a winner in the Optional Claiming seventh at the Park

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Under a strong and decisive ride by Anthony Thomas, Dysfunctional trained by Fitznahum “Features” Williams came out as the winner of the seventh race at Caymanas Park moments ago. The leader in this 6 ½ furlong Optional Claimer ($750,000 - $700,000) was Sergeant Reckless (Raddesh Roman). Sergeant Reckless maintained the advantage in […]

Double for jockey Phillip Parchment as Stanislaus romps fifth

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The odds-on 1-5 favourite Stanislaus turned out to be an easy winner of the fifth race at Caymanas Park a short while ago. Ridden by Phillip Parchment and trained by Anthony Subratie, Stanislaus won a four-furlong straight contest (an Optional Claimer ($250,000 -$200,000). Second was Papa Albert (Omar Walker) with Supreme Authority […]