Florent Geroux

Gun Runner ‘A Little Faster Horse’ In 2017, Works ‘Brilliantly’ For Whitney

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimney’s Gun Runner turned in his penultimate work Sunday morning for the Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney on August 5, breezing five furlongs in 1:00.01 over the main track at Saratoga Race Course. With regular jockey Florent Geroux aboard, Gun Runner was the fastest of 16 at the distance. NYRA clockers caught the 4-year-old Candy Ride […]

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Tiger Moth Gets First Stakes Win In Indiana’s Mari Hulman George

John Gunther’s Tiger Moth earned her first stakes victory, rallying late to take Indiana Grand’s $100,000 Mari Hulman George by 2 1/2 lengths over Mo d’Amour. Big World, a Grade 1 winner two races earlier who was the even-money favorite, finished another neck back third, with pacesetting Improv another two lengths back while nosing out […]

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Western Reserve All The Way For Sweezey In Indiana’s Warrior Veterans Stakes

It was a gate to wire performance for Western Reserve in the eighth running of the $100,000 Warrior Veterans Saturday, July 15 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The stakes was the second of six on the card leading up to the state’s richest horse race, the Grade III $500,000 Indiana Derby. Starting from post […]

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Irap Busca Su Tercer Triunfo Como Gran Favorito El Sábado En El Indiana Derby

Cuando Irap salió de perdedor en el Blue Grass (G2) cerró pagando 31/1 a ganador. Sin duda que su cotización en las apuestas para este sábado en el Indiana Derby (G3, $500,000) será sustancialmente menor. El corpulento hijo de Tiznow será el gran favorito en la carrera de 1700 metros a disputarse en el óvalo […]

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Untrapped Looking To Take Down Irap In Saturday’s Indiana Derby

Trainer Steve Asmussen and owner Mike Langford are waiting for their 3-year-old colt Untrapped to come up with a signature victory. Saturday’s $500,000, Grade 2 Indiana Derby would be an excellent time. Untrapped won on his second attempt last November at Churchill Downs, but in six stakes appearances since, he has two seconds and pair of thirds. […]

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Hitting The Road: Saratoga, Ellis Park The Summer Destinations For Most KY Jockeys

As the curtain comes down on the Churchill Downs spring meet, most of the Kentucky-based jockeys are getting ready to head out of town and ride elsewhere this summer. As the Daily Racing Form reports, the bulk of the Kentucky riding colony will stay in the commonwealth, moving their tack to Ellis Park in Henderson. Others, such as […]

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Runaway Maiden Winner Copper Bullet Headlines Friday’s Bashford Manor

Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen will attempt to win the $100,000 Bashford Manor Presented by GE Appliances (Grade III) for an impressive fifth time when he saddles eye-catching eight-length maiden winner Copper Bullet against five others, including well-meant juveniles Mo Diddley and Ten City, in Friday night’s 116th renewal of the six-furlong sprint for […]

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Gun Runner Fue La Gran Estrella En El Stephen Foster Handicap

La noche sabatina de Churchill Downs tuvo un gran protagonista: Gun Runner. El alazán hijo del argentino Candy Ride dio una demostración de superioridad al ganar de tiro a tiro y por siete cuerpos el Stephen Foster Handicap (G1, $500,000), ante más de 20,000 aficionados que disfrutaron de su despliegue de calidad en el centenario […]

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‘Simply The Real Deal’: Gun Runner To Aim For Saratoga After Stephen Foster Romp

Trainer Steve Asmussen was still beaming Sunday morning following Gun Runner’s stellar seven-length victory in Saturday night’s $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by GE Appliances (Grade I). “There’s not more I can say then this horse is simply the real deal,” Asmussen said. “We’ll look at races at Saratoga for his next start, possibly the […]

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Gun Runner Never Threatened In Stephen Foster Victory

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Gun Runner proved his dominance over the local handicap division in Saturday evening’s G1 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs, taking the lead from the start and shaken up in the stretch to win by a record-setting seven lengths. The 4-year-old son of Candy Ride, ridden by Florent Geroux, has […]

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