Most expensive filly ever sold at Keeneland September Sale – US$8.2 million

What will be the final foal sent to auction out of blue hen mare Leslie’s Lady, who has produced champion Beholder and sire Mendelssohn, hammered for a sales-topping — and historic — US$8.2 million on Wednesday at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. The total made Hip 428 the most-expensive yearling filly ever sold at Keeneland […]

Report: Justify failed drug test before Triple Crown run

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times says Justify won the 2018 Triple Crown after a failed postrace drug test at a California track that could have kept the horse out of the Kentucky Derby. The newspaper reported Wednesday that Bob Baffert-trained Justify tested positive for the drug scopolamine after winning the Santa Anita […]

Bigdaddykool, Stranger Danger clash in GG Stakes - Overnight on

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Governor General Stakes (10-furlongs) to be contested on Saturday next (September 14) will see the clash of renowned and well experienced stayer Bigdaddykool and the new kid on the block, the talented imported colt Stranger Danger. Eleven races are on the Saturday programme and the Overnight is already on Simply […]

Hologram Shadow/Mamdeen disqualified – 8-1 chance Formal Justice the winner

KINGSTON, Jamaica – After leading, then backing from off the pace set by Okahumpka and Necromancer, Hologram Shadow ridden by leading rider apprentice Christopher Mamdeen rallied in deep stretch to go by the winning post as the winner of the day’s tenth event – an Optional Claimer ($350,000 - $300,000) run over 5 ½ furlongs. […]

Taranis a winner at 9-1 in eighth for trainer Andrew McDonald

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jockey Robert “Hard Ball” Halledeen pumped as hard as he could along the inside rails as he brought 9-1 chance from a stalking second position to beat speedster Fly First Class (Kiaman McGregor) and Adonis (Linton Steadman). Taranis, a half-brother to both Supreme Soul and Bigdaddykool was winning his first race for […]

Trainer Patrick Lynch seals triple with She’s Irie

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The mid-week programme at Caymanas Park is turning out as a day to remember for former jockey now trainer Patrick Lynch. “Wacky” as he is popularly known just closed his triple with a maiden victory by imported filly She’s Irie with apprentice Daniel Satchell aboard. This was Satchell’s second winner on the […]

Uncle Frank/Phillip Parchment upset the applecart in St Cecelia Cup

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Uncle Frank continued to display his burst of electric form this season with probably his finest victory to date in the St Cecelia Trophy event for Open Allowance horses run over 6 ½ furlongs. Ridden by the resurgent veteran rider Phillip Parchment, Uncle Frank running at odds of 5-2 sat way off […]

Number two on the day for trainer Patrick Lynch after win by Money Marshall

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Trainer Patrick Lynch confirmed his good form in recent times after scoring another win, this time with Money Marshall with jockey Delroy Beharie in the saddle for his second on the mid-week card at Caymanas Park. Lynch had earlierwon with oldster Talented Tony K. Money Marshall (War Marshall – Money Maker) was […]

Rare winner for jockey Bebeto Harvey as he guides Riot Worthley to victory

KINGSTON, Jamaica – He was once the poster apprentice when he started his racing career close to three years ago, but like a lot of his colleagues, Bebeto Harvey faded away from the winning post. The young man was able to recapture some of his memories when he rode his eighth winner this season on […]

Lynch, Satchell join forces for another win, Talented Tony K

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Former 2000 Guineas winner in 2004, Talented Tony K showed that he still has something left in his eight-year-old legs when he easily put away rivals over five furlongs straight in an Optional Claimer ($450,000 - $400,000). Talented Tony K’s victory came in the third race on the Wednesday card at The […]