THE PERSONAL SIDE: Owner Derrick Smith

KINGSTON, JAMAICA -, and its YouTube Channel, The Quick Galloper, continue the series of interviews, dealing with the Personal Side of players in local racing. In this edition of The Personal Side, long-standing owner, Derrick Smith is featured.


In the early morning hours, when most people are still tucked in bed  dreaming peacefully, grooms are already hard at work. They begin their day with meticulous checks on each horse's physical health and wellbeing - taking note of any changes that may signal trouble ahead. One such groom is Omar Swaby, a man whose […]

Claims Made On Sunday, October 29, 2023

RACE ONE Trainer Davidan Robinson claimed horse #1 Dodge This Link for owner Donald Plummer, from trainer Borris McIntosh for $550,000. Trainer Omar Williams claimed horse #2 One Like It for owner Righteous One, from trainer Leroy Tomlinson for $550,000.   Trainer Ryan Williams claimed horse #4 Donalmighty for owner Alphonso Raymond, from trainer Nicholas […]

Easy To Watch Replays For Sunday, October 29, 2023

3YO&UP OPT CLM ($550,000-$450,000) 6 1/2 FURLONGS FIRST RACE Winner One Like It 5-2 JOCKEY Shamaree Muir TRAINER Leroy Tomlinson DISTANCE 6 ½ furlongs 1,300 metres MARGINS 10 by ¾ SPLITS 24.0 x 48.2 x 1:14.4 FINAL TIME 1:22.4 ==================================================================== MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT - NB2YO SECOND RACE Winner Comehometome JOCKEY Reyan Lewis TRAINER Jason DaCosta […]

#US RACING: Kentucky Derby winner Mage out of Breeders' Cup Classic

ARCADIA. Calif. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Mage won't run in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic, his trainer said Sunday. Mage had yet to travel to California for the world championships next weekend at Santa Anita. "He presented a feverish state this morning and we have noticed symptoms of loss (of) appetite," trainer Gustavo […]

#US RACING: Santa Anita installs synthetic training track

The material for a $7 million, all-weather, synthetic surface training track at Santa Anita will begin arriving Nov. 13. The project is part of 1/ST Racing’s announcement last summer that the company will make major financial investments in Southern California racing to enhance safety and wellness for horses. The transformation of Santa Anita’s traditional, sand-based, training track […]