Chris DeCarlo

Tricky Escape Splashes To Off-The-Turf Cardinal Handicap Victory

Jon A. Marshall’s Tricky Escape bided her time for an opening on the inside around the far turn and prevailed in a three-horse drive to the wire in Saturday’s 44th running of the $100,000 Cardinal Handicap at Churchill Downs, which was taken off the turf and run on the “sloppy” main track. Fair Point was a nose back in second and […]

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Renown Looking For Repeat In Thursday’s Sycamore Stakes At Keeneland

Merriebelle Stable’s Renown (GB) will face 12 rivals Thursday when he attempts to become the fifth horse to win the $100,000 Sycamore (G3) going 1½ miles over the Keeneland turf course in consecutive years. The Sycamore will go as the eighth race on Thursday’s nine-race program with a 4:57 p.m. ET post time. First post […]

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Tricky Escape Makes The Grade In Violet Stakes

Tricky Escape broke slow and was shuffled back going around the first turn before saving all the ground and splitting horses late in the stretch to take the Grade 3, $100,000 Violet Stakes by a length and a quarter Saturday at Monmouth Park. Trained by Lynn Ashby, Tricky Escape stopped the timer at 1:49.91 for the mile and an […]

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Guilty Twelve Up By A Nose In Robert G. Dick Memorial

Merry Fox Stable’s Guilty Twelve closed with a late rush to post a upset victory in the $200,000 Grade III Robert G. Dick Memorial at Delaware Park today. With Christopher DeCarlo aboard, the 5-year-old daughter of Giant’s Causeway prevailed by a nose over the 6-to-5 favorite Zipessa, with Joe Bravo aboard.  It was only a […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: UPS Driver Grant Trains Millionaire, G1 Winner

Little-known trainer Gaston Grant describes his journey with millionaire New Jersey-bred Green Gratto as “once in a million.” Whatever the odds attached to their success, they are long. Grant remains in the early stages of building his credentials as a horseman as he scrambles to find time to oversee his small stable at Aqueduct Racetrack while maintaining […]

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Green Gratto Shocks Unified At 54-1 In Carter

A shocking 54-1 when the gates opened for the G1 Carter, the New Jersey-bred Green Gratto took the lead and never looked back, turning for home two lengths in front of the field. The 7-year-old son of Here’s Zealous was just able to hold off Unified by a nose at the wire, taking his first […]

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Tuttipaesi Finds Room Late To Score Santa Ana Victory

Boxed in for much of the stretch under jockey Chris DeCarlo, Valor Ladies’ Tuttipaesi found an opening in deep stretch, catching  Glory in the final strides to win Saturday’s Grade 2 Santa Ana at Santa Anita Park by a neck. Fresh Feline was three-quarters of a length back in third, followed by Nashoba’s Gold and […]

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Mo d’Amour Captures Oaks Points In Busher Stakes

Under a perfectly timed ground-saving trip from jockey Chris DeCarlo, King of Prussia Stable’s Mo d’Amour bested six 3-year-old fillies to earn 50 Kentucky Oaks qualifying points in capturing the 37th running of the $125,000 Busher on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Breaking from post position 5, DeCarlo was able to guide the Todd Pletcher-trained filly […]

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From Jockey to Stock Broker to Jockey, DeCarlo Continues to Find Success

In 1985, jockey Christopher DeCarlo won with his first mount when he rode Romeo’s Mistress to a victory in a $25,000 claiming race at Aqueduct Racetrack. Things have come full circle for DeCarlo 29 years later as the 45-year-old veteran has found himself back at the Big A after establishing himself as a top rider […]

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Longshot Inimitable Romanee Romps Home in Long Island Handicap

Left to her own devices on the front end, long shot Inimitable Romanee set a dawdling pace and had plenty in reserve late to hold off Tabreed by one length and spring a 28-1 upset on Saturday in Aqueduct Racetrack’s Grade 3, $200,000 Long Island Handicap for turf fillies and mares. Inimitable Romanee, who had […]

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