Florent Geroux

Jockey Of The Week: Grade 1 Win Helps Geroux Lead All Riders In Earnings

Florent Geroux won two graded stakes and led all North American jockeys by earnings last week on his way to being named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for November 19 – 25, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, […]

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Leofric Fends Off Bravazo For First Grade 1 Win In Clark Handicap

Steve Landers’ Leofric proved dead game in Friday’s Grade 1 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs. Off as the 3-1 third choice, the 5-year-old son of Candy Ride rode the rail around the backstretch, angled out in the turn and battled down the stretch to finish a head in front of 2-1 Bravazo on the wire. […]

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Front-Running Prado’s Sweet Ride Upsets Divine Miss Grey In Falls City

Darrell and Sadie Brommer’s 6-year-old homebred mare Prado’s Sweet Ride led every step of the way and drew off in deep stretch for a decisive 4 ¾-length triumph over odds-on 3-5 favorite Divine Miss Grey in the 103rd running of the $200,000 Falls City Handicap (Grade II) for fillies and mares on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill […]

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Mr. Misunderstood Out-Finishes Stablemate In River City Handicap

Sent off as the 3-5 favorite in the field of five, Staton Flurry’s Mr. Misunderstood proved best in Saturday’s G3 River City Handicap at Churchill Downs to give trainer Brad Cox his 999th career victory. Ridden by Florent Geroux, the 4-year-old son of Archarcharch tracked the pace along the rail and hit the wire a […]

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Churchill Downs: Mr. Misunderstood High Weight In River City Handicap

Flurry Racing Stables’ 11-time winner Mr. Misunderstood leads a competitive eight-horse field as the starting 121-pound high weight in Saturday’s 41st running of the $100,000 River City Handicap (Grade III) at Churchill Downs. The River City Handicap, a 1 1/8-mile test over the Matt Winn Turf Course, is carded as Race 10 with a post time of 5:36 p.m.(all times Eastern). […]

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Distaff, Likely Eclipse Award Winner Monomoy Girl ‘Always Had A Mind Of Her Own’

On horse racing’s biggest global stage, Monomoy Girl became only the third Kentucky Oaks winner to also take the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff in the same year. She further entrenched her status as the country’s best 3-year-old filly in Saturday’s length victory over Wow Cat at Churchill Downs. “That’s what you’re looking for, […]

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Monomoy Girl Hand-Ridden To Triumphant Breeders’ Cup Distaff Win

Michael Dubb, Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables’ Monomoy Girl had a lot of questions to answer at the top of the stretch in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, including some late-race antics in her most recent start. After pressing the early pace, the Kentucky Oaks-winning filly was challenged by the Churchill Downs-loving Blue […]

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Baffert Trainee Mother Mother Ships In To Capture Churchill’s Rags To Riches

Southern California invader and Del Mar Debutante (Grade I) runner-up Mother Mother led nearly every step of the way in Sunday’s sixth running of the $103,116 Rags to Riches Overnight Stakes to easily beat late-running Molto Bella by 1 ¾ lengths on opening day of Churchill Downs’ 21-day Fall Meet. Ridden by Florent Geroux and […]

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Distaff: Monomoy Girl Shines In ‘Solid’ Breeze Under Twin Spires

It was a very busy Sunday morning at Churchill Downs for trainer Brad Cox, who worked 29 horses, including likely Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff favorite Monomoy Girl and three other Breeders’ Cup contenders. Kentucky Oaks (GI) winner Monomoy Girl came out with her stablemates Arklow (Longines Turf) and Will Call (Turf Sprint) at the special […]

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Leofric Out-Games Prime Attraction In Fayette

Steve Landers’ Leofric proved very game to win Saturday’s G2 Hagyard Fayette Stakes at Keeneland by a head over pacesetting Prime Attraction, prevailing as the 8-5 favorite after a stretch-long battle. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride, ridden by Florent Geroux for trainer Brad Cox, covered nine furlongs over the muddy main track in 1:49.87. […]

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