Tainiya Kerr – owner of Another Bullet as happy as can be

KINGSTON, Jamaica - A beaming Tainiya Kerr stood in the winners’ enclosure alongside her pride and joy, a bay horse named Another Bullet, who won the 32nd running of the $3-million LASCO Food Drink Caribbean Sprint Championship on Saturday. Another Bullet (Nasheet – Wisely Noted), with Shane Ellis in the saddle, won the six furlongs […]

143 lots on offer in 2019 TOBA Yearling Sale

KINGSTON, Jamaica - One hundred and forty-two lots are entered in the annual Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) Yearling Sale scheduled for Sunday, November 10, 2019 in the Official Car Park at Caymanas Park. This number represents the most lots entered since 2015 when 158 were registered. Top breeding farm, Orange Valley Estates Limited […]

No stopping the brilliant Wow Wow

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Wow Wow, a far-striding colt, continues to grow from strength to strength after posting another bold winning performance on a sloppy track, to mount his fourth-consecutive win from five career starts. Running with the calm disposition of a seasoned campaigner, Wow Wow — Casual Trick - Sarah Barracuda — under Ameth Robles […]

Tricky One can achieve more – trainer Anthony Nunes

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Title-chasing trainer Anthony Nunes said he was not pleased with the efforts of both rider Reyan Lewis and horse Tricky One, despite an easy win in the $1-million iCool Guava Pine Restricted Allowance event on Saturday. The three-year-old bay colt produced a late run to beat rivals by 1 ¼ lengths going […]

US RACING: Decrease in stallion, foal numbers for 2018

The Jockey Club on Thursday reported that 1,630 stallions covered 32,508 mares in North America during 2018, according to statistics compiled through Sept. 26, 2019. These breedings have resulted in 20,363 live foals of 2019 being reported to The Jockey Club on Live Foal Reports. The Jockey Club estimates that the number of live foals […]

US RACING: Churchill Down Inc buys Turfway Park

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Thursday that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary NKYRG, LLC, it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Turfway Park in Florence, Ky., from Jack Ohio LLC, an affiliate of JACK Entertainment LLC and Hard Rock International, for total consideration of $46 million in cash, subject to certain working capital and other […]

A look at the Saturday (October 5) race card

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Entered for a tag of $300,000 defeat was out of the question for the Wayne DaCosta trained formerly Overnight Allowance campaigner Radical. Veteran reinsman Phillip Parchment only had to ensure the five-year-old roan gelding was not allowed to idle although the gallop was devoid of fluency it was enough for a near […]