Chief Diplomat – finally comes good

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Four-year-old bay filly Chief Diplomat (Traditional — Princess Sheila) made a welcome return to form with a notable victory in a Restricted Allowance contest going nine furlongs and 25 yards (1,820m) at Caymanas Park on Saturday, January 25. Chief Diplomat came into her groove winning by five lengths in a time of […]

Prince Charles obliges in Overnight Allowance

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Prince Charles came with a late flourish to win by 1 ¾ lengths, a Restricted Overnight Allowance event going six-and-a-half furlongs (1,300 metres) at Caymanas Park on Saturday, January 25. Prepared for racing by champion conditioner Anthony Nunes and ridden by apprentice, Reyan Lewis, Prince Charles won the event in a time […]

A closer look at the race day of Saturday, January 25, 2020

Kiss of Love goes one better After finishing second in his last three starts, five-year-old bay mare Kiss of Love finally got her head in front in a maiden condition race over four furlongs (800m). With Kiaman McGregor in the saddle for trainer Fitznahum Williams, Kiss of Love (Strikewhileitshot – First Kiss) tracked the leaders […]

US RACING: Belinda Stronach tells AP: Horse racing got 'a wake-up call'

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — There was a frothy cappuccino in a tall glass mug on the table in front of Belinda Stronach. She was seated on a white couch, looking out the floor-to-ceiling windows to survey another sun-drenched day at Gulfstream Park. "It's so nice," she said, "when it's like this." Thing is, these […]

US RACING: Churchill Downs executive addresses surge in horse deaths

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The corporate owner of a New Orleans horse racing track appeared before Louisiana's Racing Commission on Monday to address a surge in horse deaths there. Mike Ziegler, executive director of racing for Kentucky-based Churchill Downs Inc., presented a list of potential reforms for the commission to consider, including restrictions on certain […]