Thunder Snow – winner of the Dubai World Cup retires

KINGSTON, Thunder Snow, the only horse to win multiple renewals of the Dubai World Cup (G1), has called it a career. Godolphin announced the news Tuesday, saying its homebred -- a Group 1 winner at ages 2 through 5 -- would have his stud plans set "shortly." “Thunder Snow created history by winning the Dubai […]

The Diamond Mile clash between Stranger Danger and She’s A Maneater

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Champion trainer Wayne DaCosta has six horses that have qualified for the Diamond Mile on Saturday, November 9. The six DaCosta runners who secured qualification are Princess Annie, She’s A Maneater, Uncle Frank, Stranger Danger, Drummer Boy and Summer Sun. With six horses in the Diamond Mile, DaCosta gave a rundown on […]

DIAMOND MILE: The jockeys get on board

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The fifth staging of the Diamond Mile sponsored by Supreme Ventures Limited and the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission is just four days away. Official nominations and the draw for post-positions for the two-day Diamond Mile Weekend Carnival of racing takes place today for the Friday (November 8) meeting and tomorrow, Wednesday, […]

DIAMOND MILE: Wait until the ‘fat lady’ sings

KINGSTON, Jamaica - While Gary Subratie’s three horses, Sentient, Saratoga Sight and Uncle Vinnie are working encouragingly in preparation for the Diamond Mile on Saturday (November 9), the conditioner knows it is going to be a stern test for his inmates. Subratie, who is having a brilliant year thus far, believes She’s A Maneater and […]

Lakeland Farms Limited

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s Yearling Sale is to be conducted on Sunday next (November 10) at the official car park at Caymanas Park. The featured farm today is Lakeland Farms Limited. HISTORY Lakeland Farms Limited has been in operation for over 25 years. The stud farm is located on Port Henderson Road in […]

An interview with former champion jockey George HoSang

The following is an interview done with the great former champion jockey George HoSang QG:: Quickgallop GH: George HoSang QG:: Tell us about your background. GH: I grew up in Vineyard Town in St Andrew and went to Blake’s Prep on Glenmore Road. After that, I spent four and a half years at Kingston College […]