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Published:Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

MONEY MAGNET thoroughly outclassed WITHOUT EXCEPTION, hopping to the front a few strides after leaving the gate, and was never headed by her pesky rival, winning yesterday's six-furlong Saint Cecelia Cup by three and a half lengths.On paper, it was...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

JAMAICA closed the International Sports Karate Association (ISKA) Amateur Members Association World Championships at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on a high on Friday night as Olympian Kenneth Edwards won individual gold in -91kg points sparring...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

MR UNIVERSE was in a world by himself, sprinting to an 11-length uncontested victory in yesterday's six-furlong Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes at Caymanas Park.The four-year-old chestnut colt made a mockery of the 11-horse field with...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

BIRDIE MY LOVE flew home at generous odds of 4-1 in yesterday's Jamaica Veterinary Board World Vet Day Trophy feature race, hanging on at the end by a neck from late-closing PHINEAS in the 1400-metre event.Partnered by two-kilo claiming apprentice...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CRUCIAL APPEAL dug in determinedly under a hand ride from Dane Nelson to thwart a sustained challenge from A.P.I., landing yesterday's closing event by a head at 1000 metres straight.Sent down in class among $850,000 optional claimers, the speedy...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

RAS EMANUEL sat off the pace and got a perfect rail run at the top of the lane, running past the leaders in the 1200-metre overnight allowance event to bring the curtains down on yesterday's nine-race card.Knocking at the door since returning down...

Published:Friday | January 26, 2018 | 11:09 PMAinsley Walters

THE local martial arts season opens this morning with the Everlast Jamaica Taekwon-do Academy Open at Campion College Auditorium, starting at 9 a.m.The popular Jamaica Taekwon-Do High School League will be the morning's first event, featuring...

Published:Wednesday | December 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

TRAINER Michael Marlowe finally stepped out of his late and famed father's shadow yesterday, landing the Supreme Ventures Limited Jamaica Two-Year-Old Stakes with 2-1 shot MARQUESAS. The bay colt raced third with BRANDY for company in the $4m event...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

RICHARD Azan's three-year-old filly, MONEY MAGNET, turned back Anthony Nunes's ORPHEUS yesterday to win her first race among open allowance horses, a three-quarter-length victory at 1200 metres.Partnered by apprentice Anthony Thomas, MONEY MAGNET...

Published:Saturday | November 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

ANTHONY NUNES seemingly has Saturday's ninth event cornered with four of 10 runners, three of whom have sound claims in the 1500-metre event - BLUE TRADITION, A.P.I. and DONTAE, who was bound for the three-year-old classics before injury took him...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

SIMPLY THE BEST not only matched CRUCIAL APPEAL, stride for stride, in a backstretch speed duel, but sprinted clear of the former grade one runner to win yesterday's 1000-metre overnight allowance sprint by almost four lengths.Partnered by Paul...

Published:Saturday | October 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CLASSIC-PLACED filly BILINGUAL represents the best three-year-olds of the season when she lines up against 11 rivals, her overnight allowance debut, in this afternoon's Errol 'Big Sub' Subratie Memorial at a mile.Though she did not compete in the...

Published:Saturday | October 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

RIDING Jamaica's tradition as a great sporting nation, which has produced world champions in many disciplines, Sandals Resorts remains steadfast in its drive to push golf to the fore as a major attraction for the island's world-renowned tourism...

Published:Saturday | September 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

ANOTHER BULLET has not run a 1820-metre race in more than a year, but looks capable of springing a surprise on Gary Subratie's imported trio, all stayers, in this afternoon's Nigel B. Nunes Memorial feature.Last Saturday ANOTHER BULLET went off as...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

GROOMS' Association president Fabian White, along with president of the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers Association Vin Edwards, on Wednesday, told Racing Along that they are anxiously awaiting the September 3-4 McKay Security-sponsored grooms' training...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

HOUDINI'S MAGIC yesterday defied topweight 57.0 kilos to beat seven rivals in a tough open allowance race, a month after skipping the class to stun CAMPESINO in the grade one Eros Trophy at seven furlongs.Partnered by Wesley Henry, who had won...

Published:Monday | August 7, 2017 | 11:02 PMAinsley Walters

Trevor Webb Sr, an ex-policeman and Jamaica Labour Party caretaker for Western St Andrew - which includes traditionally volatile areas such as Seaview Gardens and part of Olympic Gardens - is welcoming the special crime zones act but believes that...

Published:Sunday | August 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

VETERAN Panamanian jockey Ameth Robles, who has made Jamaica his home for more than two decades, rode his first three-timer at Caymanas Park yesterday, closing his act with a powerful finish aboard SUBBIE in the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders...

Published:Wednesday | August 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHOO CHOO BLUE stormed home with two-kilo claiming apprentice Javaniel Patterson yesterday to snatch victory in the 1100-metre Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission Trophy in the final strides, upstaging 3-5 favourite BUZZ NIGHTMARE on his return...

Published:Thursday | July 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

SIR BUDGET yesterday won his first open allowance race, doggedly holding on to beat United States-bred four-year-old filly CHOO CHOO BLUE at 1000 metres straight.Partnered by three-kilo claiming apprentice Anthony Thomas, five-year-old SIR BUDGET...

Published:Saturday | July 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

SUPER filly SHE'S A MANEATER is all set to rewrite the chapters of local racing this afternoon by being crowned the third filly to close a Triple Crown at Caymanas Park.History appears written ahead of the Jamaica St Leger following her brave and...

Published:Monday | July 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Jamaica failed to add another medal to its tally at the United States Open Saturday night when Subrina Richards lost to Argentina's International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) world champion Camila Canut on the ESPN-televised Night of Champions at the...

Published:Friday | June 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Jamaica's female combined martial arts team yesterday got the island off to a flyer at the International Sports Karate Association United States Open, winning their first Gold Cup title in four tries by stopping a strong Puerto Rico side 8-3 in the...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

ANTHONY NUNES' grey VERY CLASSIC appears back to form after posting a cracking five-furlong victory over FORT KNOX, clocking that 59.2 on May 20, a performance which should see her repeating at a half-furlong longer in this afternoon's seventh race....

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHACE THE GREAT made all the running to beat LOTTERY TICKET by a length-and-quarter in yesterday's Thoroughbred Hall of Fame Stakes, closing a double for trainer Dwight Chen and jockey Jevvanne Erwin on the 11-race card.The speedy four-year-old...

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