Horse Racing

Competitive field for Alexander Hamilton Trophy feature

The Alexander Hamilton Trophy, an Open Allowance event for three-year-olds and upward, takes centre stage on a good-looking nine-race programme at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Exotic Wagers
Sunrise 6 (Races 2-7) Race 2) Loose CannonRace 3) Bad Gal Hillary/Jamaican Pharoah/ThunderebleRace 4) KJ Express/Golden Destiny/Nuclear Dan DadaRace 5) Marvellous Marva/Soy El SenorRace 6) Tashie Baby/Speedy Process... Read More

Let's play BINGO
“We at SVREL want Caymanas Park to become the bingo capital of Jamaica.” That was the sentiment expressed by Michael Bernard, executive chairman of Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), in a recent interview with The Supreme Racing Guide. SVREL is the...... Read More

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Quite a 'marvellous' cup race

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 19 2018    

Although there are only six runners nominated to take part in the Alexander Hamilton Trophy race tomorrow at Caymanas Park, there is still a very strong competitive element to the one-mile Open Allowance encounter. Read More


Friday, January, 19 2018    

IAN LEVY ON SVREL BOARDDeputy chairman of Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL), Ian Levy is also a member of the board of SVL's subsidiary company, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), the sole promoter of horse racing in Jamaica. Read More

As fate would have it

BY RUDDY ALLEN | Friday, January, 19 2018    

Despite the disappointment faced when his first winner Cup O Tea was disqualified on New Year's Day, January 1, 2018, trainer Junior Small continued to work hard and he got his reward when as fate would have it the same horse, Cup O Tea crossed the winning post in front again in the... Read More

TWILIGHT DREAMS: Not at all surprised at his performance – Carl Anderson

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 19 2018    

After Twilight Dreams' blistering run in a Restricted Stakes event over the five-furlong (1000m) straight course last Saturday, breeder, owner and trainer, Carl Anderson, with a smile of confidence on his face, said that he was not one bit surprised by... Read More

Finding more winners

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 19 2018    

Michael Beecham, breeder, owner and trainer, has been struggling to find winners for the last two years, but he is still one of the most recognisable figures in racing at Caymanas Park, and his never-say-die attitude keeps him going in this highly competitive... Read More

My Sister in rousing win

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 19 2018    

Even the late gate scratch of the highly rated American-bred filly My Elle Belle (odds on favourite) could not detract from the rousing performance by the Gary Subratie-trained My Sister in a... Read More

The 'drum' starts rolling

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 19 2018    

On debut last December running over five-and-a-half furlongs (1,100m), Drummer Boy ran very green as if he had no idea that he was competing in an actual race. The same held true on his second run on December 26, 2017, over six furlongs (1,200m), yet he did enough to catch the eyes of... Read More

Patriarch out of Classic races, Sotomayor returns

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 19 2018    

One of the leading juveniles of last year, Patriarch, owned by Elias Haloute and Stephan Narinesingh, will be missing from the three-year-old Classic races (2,000 Guineas, Jamaica Derby, Jamaica St Leger) this season. Read More

Purses and their distribution

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 19 2018    

The purpose of this article is to try and share with readers how purses are distributed at Caymanas Park by the promoting company. Read More

The final dagger

BY OBSERVER RACING WRITER | Friday, January, 19 2018    

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) is seriously rejecting the proposed move by the promoter of local racing, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), to remove the long-standing breeder's bonus on a number of races offered by the... Read More


Friday, January, 19 2018    

1 An immediate reduction in the TAKE OUT levels in keeping with a mathematical analysis which shows beyond the shadow of a doubt that less takeout improves sales. Your Racing Secretary, Mr Denzil Miller can attest to the fact that when win and place dividends were reduced some years ago there... Read More


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