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Boy Wonder’s streak comes to an end

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The seven-race winning streak by four-year-old colt Boy Wonder came to an end on Saturday in the Chairman’s Trophy run over seven and a half furlongs.After chasing stable companion and eventual winner Uppa Tune approaching the home bend, Boy Wonder faded badly in the deep stretch and finished seventh of the eight runners.Boy Wonder started […]

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Waterhouse waltz into RSPL semis

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BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer Tuesday, March 31, 2015     Waterhouse………………1Finlayson (27th pen)Humble Lion……………0Waterhouse FC joined leaders Arnett Gardens FC as the first two teams to qualify for the semi-final round of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) when they outmanoeuvred fourth-placed Humble Lion 1-0 at Drewsland on Sunday.Central defender Nicholi Finlayson registered from the […]

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India can’t ignore sporting heroines any more

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — For India’s female badminton champion Saina Nehwal, newly crowned world number one, it’s been a tough climb to the top in a patriarchal country that has long neglected women athletes.Although badminton is keenly followed in India, cricket has long been the national obsession, overshadowing all other sports and whose male […]

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Australian media laud cricketers on World Cup success

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — Australia lauded its World Cup-winning team yesterday for a “fairytale” victory on home soil over New Zealand, with praise heaped on retiring One-Day captain Michael Clarke after a dream farewell.Clarke hit 74 as Australia cruised home by seven wickets in a one-sided final in front of a record crowd of 93,013 […]

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Parsard scores another Graded Stakes win

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BY RUDDY ALLEN OBSERVER STAFF REPORTER Tuesday, March 31, 2015     Veteran trainer Harry Parsard continued his good form with another ‘A’ Class victory when his charge, the free-running American bay horse Uppa Tune, easily won the Chairman’s Trophy over 1,500 metres at Caymanas Park on Saturday.Under the guidance of the three-time defending champion jockey […]

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Woods falls out of top 100

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LONDON, England (AFP) — Former number one Tiger Woods has dropped out of the world top 100 for the first time in his career as he continues his battle against injuries and loss of form.The 14-time major winner, who first broke into the top 100 when he turned pro in 1996, has fallen to 104th […]

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Ten horses claimed on saturday

Ten horses were claimed on the 11-race programme at Caymanas Park on Saturday. El Patron was claimed by Lorne Kirlew for Michael Wint from Edward Walker for $250,000; Stop A Gap was taken from Marlon Anderson by Delroy Spencer for Randolph Scott for $250,000; Marlon Anderson claimed Eastwood for Diamonds from Neive Graham for $250,000; […]

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Coopers Pen, Spicy Hill look to extend lead in Trelawny Major League

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DUANVALE, Trelawny — Coopers Pen and Spicy Hill, leaders in their respective zones in the Trelawny Football Association Monymusk Plantation Rum Major League, could extend leads today when the second round continues with four games.Both will be playing back-to-back games in three days and while Coopers Pen will be hoping to extend an unbeaten run, […]

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Complete Racing Guide – march 31

CAPTION – Trainer Harry Parsard (centre) with jockeys Dane Nelson (left) and Obrien White before the running of the Chairman’s Trophy on Saturday. (PHOTOS: JOSEPH WELLINGTON)CAPTION – Jockey Omar Walker in the process of taking off the saddle following his win on Semper Fidelis.CAPTION – A clown getting his message across to a youngster at […]

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Wadadah hunt win to go third in Western Confed Super League

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BY PAUL A REID Observer writer Tuesday, March 31, 2015     FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Wadadah FC could join Granville FC in third place in the Jamaica Football Federation Charley’s JB Rum Western Confederation Super League when they face Holland United in their return-round game at the Elleston Wakeland Centre, set to start at 3:30 pm […]

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