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Stories by Ainsley Walters

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 8:00 AMAinsley Walters

IN-DEMAND three-kilo claiming apprentice Anthony Thomas yesterday booted home a three-timer, including 9-5 favourite WONG DON in the O...

Published:Saturday | August 19, 2017 | 8:00 AMAinsley Walters

WONG DON has settled down nicely as a middle-distance runner and should have this afternoon's O...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AMAinsley Walters

LUNAR ROCKET had to fight for every cent of the $409,500 winner's purse of yesterday's fifth race, rallying strongly on the inside to regain the lead from SIMPLY THE BEST a half-furlong out.Sent off as the 3-5 favourite at five-and-a-half furlongs...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMAinsley Walters

LUNAR ROCKET should this afternoon make amends for her narrow loss to FRANCIA'S PRIDE on Saturday when she ambitiously went out of her distance, seven furlongs, and was beaten by a neck at the wire.The speedy filly returns quickly, going a furlong-...

Published:Saturday | August 12, 2017 | 8:00 AMAinsley Walters

TRAINER Gary Subratie has three runners in this afternoon's open allowance at 1500 metres - BRAWN, AWESOME DESTINY and BLUE DIXIE - gunning for the major slice of the $1.15m purse.Whereas Subratie might have numbers on his side in the eight-horse...

Published:Monday | August 7, 2017 | 8:00 AMAinsley Walters

The country's best two-turn horses, BIGDADDYKOOL and PERFECT NEIGHBOUR, meet at 10 furlongs for the first time since last November's Superstakes, locking horns in this afternoon's Prime Minister's Stakes.They are joined in the route race by Great...

Published:Saturday | August 5, 2017 | 8:00 AMAinsley Walters

SUBBIE should be a good thing in this afternoon's Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association feature race at 1400 metres after placing sixth when last out, the July 15 St Leger, finishing a length-and-three-quarter behind fifth-place THORNHILL...

Published:Tuesday | August 1, 2017 | 8:00 AMAinsley Walters

GOLD Cup winner BUZZ NIGHTMARE returns from a near eight-month lay-up in this afternoon's 1100-metre Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission trophy, reporting down in class among open-allowance rivals.The speedy five-year-old h races for the first...

Published:Monday | July 31, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

Trevor Webb Sr, head of the Jamaica Taekwon-do Academy (JTA), has called for the intervention of new Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President, Christopher Samuda to address what he has described as a disregard of local talent by the World Taekwon-do...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

CAMPESINO returned to the winners' enclosure yesterday, turning the tables on TALENTED TONY K, who led and weakened into last place in the 1000-metre straight Reggae Trophy.TALENTED TONY K had beaten CAMPESINO in the May 27 Lotto Sprint and was...

Published:Saturday | July 29, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

JOINT track record holder TALENTED TONY K should complete a hat-trick of wins in this afternoon's 1000-metre straight Reggae Trophy, carrying a light impost of 50.0 kilos with front-running jockey Wesley Henry aboard.The speedy six-year-old skipped...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

LUNAR ROCKET yesterday made a smashing return off a five-month layup, going gate to wire at 1200 metres in the 10th race, winning by a wide margin against four-year-olds and upwards, non-winners of three races.Running for trainer Joseph Thomas for...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

WARTIME reports off a two-month layup in this afternoon's 10th race with good form to recommend against 12 rivals in a restricted allowance for four-year-olds, non-winners of three races.The War Marshall-Time Crisis filly has been reunited with...

Published:Wednesday | July 19, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

CRUCIAL APPEAL shone at exercise two weeks ago and can defy topweight 57.0 kilos with Shane Ellis at his favourite trip, 1000 metres straight, in this afternoon's open allowance event. His six rivals include former sprint champion POKER STAR and...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

"UNBELIEVABLE" and "super" were the plaudits thrown at SHE'S A MANEATER by trainer Wayne DaCosta and jockey Omar Walker, respectively, after the imposing filly yesterday made completing the Triple Crown seem like a routine exercise gallop with an...

Published:Tuesday | July 11, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

SHECKEMA Cunningham's form has her coach, Jason McKay, predicting that the microweight fighter will dominate her division, locally and internationally, for quite a while.Cunningham, 31, has been enjoying a solid run of success since returning from...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

Apprentice Dane Dawkins lit up yesterday's 10-race card with a sparkling three-timer, closing his act with a driving finish aboard Gary Subratie's United States-bred AWESOME DESTINY at 1820 metres to hold off British invader KALAMATA on her debut....

Published:Saturday | July 8, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

GREAT Britain-bred KALAMATA, a winner of two races in England, debuts in this afternoon's ninth race, among overnight allowance runners, meticulously prepared by trainer Fitznahum Williams with the sole intention of immediately getting off the mark....

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:47 AMAinsley Walters

Jamaica last night amassed 68 medals ­ 21 gold, 20 silver, and 27 bronze ­ at the International Sports Karate Association United States Open at the Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. Jamaica combined martial arts team light...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

AN eight-pound weight swing and superb form at exercise gives improved WILL IN CHARGE a great chance to turn the tables on SUPERLUMINAL in this afternoon's Owen Silvera Memorial at a mile, a crack open allowance event with other in-form runners such...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

ADRIAN MOORE yesterday led a near Jamaican domination of the male black belt, 169 and under division, in continuous sparring on day two of the International Sports Karate Association United States Open at the Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando,...

Published:Thursday | June 29, 2017 | 6:00 AMAinsley Walters

Tashauna Grannum believes three months of rigorous training has her in peak condition for this evening's Caribbean Cup at the June 29 to July 2 International Sports Karate Association United States Open in Orlando, Florida. Jamaica will face the...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 6:00 AMAinsley Walters

SHE'S A MANEATER yesterday silenced her doubters to score a fighting victory in the 12-furlong Boom Jamaica Derby, outbattling MARLENE MY LOVE in a stirring stretch duel, with enough left in the tank to hold late-closing SOTOMAYOR at bay by a length...

Published:Saturday | June 24, 2017 | 6:00 AMAinsley Walters

THIS afternoon's Boom Jamaica Derby, an $8m Battle of the Sexes, has had even the most knowledgeable of pundits in a quandary, trying to predict a winner from among the top-two fillies - 1000 Guineas winner SHE'S A MANEATER and Oaks heroine MARLENE...

Published:Monday | June 19, 2017 | 6:00 AMAinsley Walters

Jamaican martial artists from five organisations, bolstered by members of Jamaica's male and female combined martial arts teams, in addition to participants in the McKay Security Jamaica Taekwon-Do High School League, are aiming at another record-...

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