Noteworthy gallops for Sunday, January 19, 2020

CRIMSON – Nuclear Wayne – Sarah Barracuda This much improved colt from the barn of trainer Gary Subratie who has now reached the status of Open Allowance galloped six furlongs in 1:22.0. KINGSMAN – Discreetly Mine – Feasibility Study The status of Kingsman who operates out of the Ian Parsard barn has grown significantly after […]

Big Twilight 6, Pick-9 carryovers courtesy of Twilight Storm

KINGSTON, Jamaica - On a calm and sunny day at the Caymanas Park racetrack on Saturday (January 18), a destructive storm suddenly blew in to shatter most of the exotic wagers offered on the day. After four races of nine were completed, things were progressing in regular order. Devine Lexie won at 2-1, as did […]

A closer look at the race day that was Saturday, January 18, 2020

Devine Lexie opens her account After 32 attempts with some encouraging efforts, four-year-old bay filly Devine Lexie (Natural Selection – Preach Preacher) finally found where the winning is located. Devine Lexie claimed her first win in a maiden condition race over nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m). Ridden by in-form apprentice Anthony Allen, Devine Lexie, […]

A look at tick diseases in horses

A look at tick diseases in horses KINGSTON, Jamaica - With 2019 Triple Crown winner Supreme Soul spending the last three months in quarantine receiving treatment for tick fever. Below is a closer look at tick diseases in horses. QUICK FACTS Ticks can transfer many disease-causing organisms to horses. Horse owners should be aware of […]

Two horses die in two days of racing at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, California (AP) — Two horses have died in two days of racing at Santa Anita, where four deaths have occurred since last month. Uncontainable and Harliss were both euthanised after breaking their right front ankles. Uncontainable was injured in a turf race on Saturday (January 18). The five-year-old gelding trained by Peter Miller had […]

Saffie Joseph Jr – a rising star in Florida

The son and grandson of successful trainers in his home nation, the Caribbean island Barbados, Saffie Joseph Jr had always wanted to follow in their footsteps. The family is well known in that racing community with more than 50 years’ worth of involvement. There, Joseph says, training is more of a hobby than a career. […]

US RACING: Vets missed chances involving Breeders’ Cup fatality

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report on the death of Mongolian Groom in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita says veterinarians missed opportunities to remove the gelding from the US$6-million race because of time constraints or deficiencies in the process used to evaluate horses. In the 20-page report issued Wednesday (January 15), Dr Larry […]