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Published:Saturday | June 10, 2017 | 5:45 PMAinsley Walters

PERFECT NEIGHBOUR staged a furious late rally, getting up shades from the wire to beat United States-bred BRAWN by a neck in yesterday's Viceroy Trophy at Caymanas Park.Partnered by champion jockey Omar Walker. PERFECT NEIGHBOUR stalked speedy...

Published:Tuesday | June 6, 2017 | 4:52 PMAinsley Walters

TALENTED TONY K has the scale against him repeating his heroics of two weekends ago when he made all with Dick Cardenas to win the 1100-metre Lotto Sprint on Governor's Cup Day.However, POKER STAR, who has benefited from an 18lb swing after...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 4:21 PMAinsley Walters

SUBRINA Richards on Friday confirmed her status as one of the best female middleweight martial artists in the world, winning a third consecutive International Sport Kick-boxing Association (ISKA) Amateur Members Association World Championships title...

Published:Saturday | June 3, 2017 | 4:40 PMAinsley Walters

SHE'S A MANEATER yesterday impressed trainer Wayne DaCosta but gave jockey Omar Walker something to sleep on, scoring a four and a half length open allowance win at a mile."In the morning, I will know in the morning," the four-time champion jockey...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 6:47 PMAinsley Walters

PERFECT NEIGHBOUR outclassed SUPERLUMINAL by eight lengths, eased close home by jockey Omar Walker in yesterday's 1820-metre Mark My Word Trophy. The seven-year-old horse scored a facile victory down in class among open allowance horses, taking the...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 6:47 PMAinsley Walters

LIGHTNING LILY staved off a last-gasp lunge by THORNHILL MISS to land yesterday's fillies-only Titania Trophy by a half-length, clocking 1:06.3 for five and a half furlongs.Partnered by Oneil Mullings, speedy LIGHTNING LILY chased 9-1 outsider...

Published:Saturday | May 13, 2017 | 7:34 PMAinsley Walters

IAN LINKS yesterday made light work of five overmatched rivals to win the 2000-metre Reynold 'Ren' Gonzalves Memorial by 16 lengths, a distance exceeding the length of the tote board at Caymanas Park.Partnered by two-kilo claiming apprentice Jerome...

Published:Tuesday | May 9, 2017 | 3:18 PMAinsley Walters

TRAINING like greased lightning, 2015 Sprint champion POKER STAR returns off an eight-month lay-up none the worse and is the firm choice in this afternoon's ninth race, an open allowance at 1100 metres.Last raced September 16, beaten nine lengths...

Published:Saturday | April 22, 2017 | 5:46 PMAinsley Walters

FAR-STRIDING BIGDADDYKOOL yesterday staked his claim as the country's best two-turn horse, sweeping past the trio of BRAWN, HOUDINI'S MAGIC and FRANFIELD a half-furlong out to land the Legal Light Trophy.Out for his first race this season, the four-...

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 2:00 PMAinsley Walters

IT's only April but racing fans will this afternoon get a sneak preview of what is expected to be one of many epic clashes between FRANFIELD and BIGDADDYKOOL.Horses with contrasting running styles and a two-year age difference, six-year-old...

Published:Saturday | April 15, 2017 | 5:48 PMAinsley Walters

JOCKEY Rayan Wilson rode a textbook-stalking race aboard 4-5 favourite GARY GLITTER to turn the tables on speedy CRUCIAL APPEAL in yesterday's 1300-metre open allowance at Caymanas Park.Wilson settled the in-form four-year-old gelding in fourth down...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Defending champs Calabar High School recently ticked off win number four at Olympian Kenneth Edwards' Jamaica Superstars Martial Arts Open, effectively landing their fifth straight hold on the McKay Security Jamaica Taekwondo Association High School...

Published:Friday | March 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

JAMAICA's Lesgar 'Speedy' Murdock was crowned overall Open Division champion at the recent Florida Open pistol tournament, held at Universal Shooting Academy, Frostproof.Murdock's victory, the highlight of what turned out to be a Jamaican affair,...

Published:Sunday | February 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Jamaica's top-rated female martial artist, Subrina Richards, who notched a triple-double of international gold medals last season, has been pointed at four major world championships this season by her handlers, setting an unbelievably high bar for...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Adrian Moore was recently named captain of the 2017 Jamaica combined martial arts team, becoming the first graduate of the McKay Security Jamaica Taekwondo Association High School Martial Arts League to skipper the unit.A former Jamaica College...

Published:Sunday | January 22, 2017 | 4:30 PMAinsley Walters

HEAVYWEIGHT Jason McKay and US Open Night of Champions winner, Ackeem Lawrence, won gold and bronze, respectively, at Saturday's Colorado Taekwondo Championships in Denver, United States.The Jamaicans had expected two medals from the lightweight...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Sprint powerhouse Jamaica is quietly grooming juniors to be international triathlon athletes, following the lead set by Iona Wynter, who finished 34th at the 2000 Syndey Olympics.International Triathlon Union (ITU) coach Ina Daley recently travelled...

Published:Sunday | January 1, 2017 | 3:08 PMAinsley Walters

Caymanas Track Limited and New Year's Day title sponsor McKay Security Limited have combined to stage 'A day to say, thank you' at Caymanas Park today.The biggest purse of three trophy races scheduled is the $1m McKay Security Trophy for the lowest...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Vincent Edwards, president of the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers Association (JRTA), whose organisation yesterday staged its annual race meet at Caymanas Park, has come out strongly against alleged threats being made against grooms by persons caught...

Published:Friday | December 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

JASON McKay, chief executive officer of McKay Security Limited, security contractor at Caymanas Park, on Thursday warned persons allegedly issuing threats against grooms at the Portmore racetrack that they could face serious jail time if found...

Published:Tuesday | December 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Kevin 'Fastfoot' Cheung displayed his usual fast movements and quick trigger finger to flog Lennie Moulton on way to taking the high overall trophy and president's medal in the Open Division at the sixth Fast...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2016 | 6:11 PMAinsley Walters

Woodleigh's 2016 Fast...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2016 | 5:47 PMAinsley Walters

Sandals Golf and Country Club, in the hills of Upton, St Ann, is already the most-played in the Caribbean, logging 25,600 rounds last year.That number could increase significantly as Sandals boldly moves to position the par-71 course to Professional...

Published:Thursday | July 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

It was 'Go Jamaica, Go Jamaica' in the three female black belt lightweight divisions at the July 7-9 International Sports Karate Association (ISKA) US Open World Martial Arts Championships in Orlando, Florida.The female lightweights contributed...

Published:Thursday | July 14, 2016 | 6:40 PMAinsley Walters

JAMAICA's Ackeem Lawrence's is hoping his US Open Night of Champions victory over Canada's Maxime Bujold will be his springboard to an International Taekwon-Do Federation world title - either at October's World Cup in Budapest, Hungary or next year'...

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