Florent Geroux

Geroux Hoping For First Classic Win Aboard Quip In Preakness

Florent Geroux rode Gun Runner to Horse of the Year honors last year, earning his fourth career Breeders’ Cup victory with that horse in the Classic (G1). The jockey teamed with Gun Runner for a victory in this year’s $16 million Pegasus World Cup (G1), the world’s richest race. He followed his third-straight Fair Grounds […]

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‘More Than You Would Ever Expect’: Cox Relishes Monomoy Girl’s Oaks Triumph

Trainer Brad Cox had the blanket of lilies proudly displayed outside his barn and was a popular person among media and well-wishers Saturday morning at Churchill Downs, less than 12 hours after winning the biggest race of his career with Monomoy Girl in the $1 million Kentucky Oaks (Grade I). Cox reported that Monomoy Girl and her two less heralded […]

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Monomoy Girl All Heart In Kentucky Oaks

She gave trainer Brad Cox the first Grade 1 win of his career in the Ashland last month, and doubled up on the first Friday in May to give him a first Classic victory in the Longines Kentucky Oaks. Michael Dubb, Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables’ Monomoy Girl had to dig down […]

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Monomoy Girl 2-1 Favorite From Outside Post In 144th Kentucky Oaks

Monomoy Girl and Midnight Bisou, the two dominant 3-year-old fillies in the country, will clash for the first time Friday as they head a field of 14 entered Monday for the 144th running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) that serves as the centerpiece of Friday’s 13-race program at Churchill Downs. The Longines Kentucky Oaks, run at 1 1/8 […]

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Oaks Favorites Midnight Bisou, Monomoy Girl Undergo Final Preparations

Trainer Bill Spawr put his finishing touches on his filly Midnight Bisou’s preparations for next Friday’s Kentucky Oaks when he sent the dark daughter of Midnight Lute through a six-furlong drill Saturday morning at Santa Anita Park in California. Clockers at the Arcadia track caught the multiple stakes winner in 1:13.80 for the drill accomplished […]

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Owners, Trainers Tie For Keeneland Titles; Geroux Leads All Riders With 19 Wins

The race for Keeneland’s Spring Meet leading owner, trainer and jockey came down to the wire on closing day and resulted in a tie in two categories. Three owners – Marc Detampel, G. Watts Humphrey Jr and Ken and Sarah Ramsey – tied for leading honors with four wins each. It is the first Keeneland […]

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Pletcher Quartet: Vino Rosso Visually Impressive, Geroux Aboard Noble Indy

Of trainer Todd Pletcher’s four contenders for next Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, Wood Memorial winner Vino Rosso was the most visually impressive on Friday morning at Churchill Downs. Working on the outside of Outplay from the half-mile pole, Vino Rosso had John Velazquez up through fractions of :23.40 and :47.20, and was pulling away while galloping out […]

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Trainer Brad Cox, Jockey Florent Geroux Could Collect First Keeneland Titles

With three days remaining in the 2018 Spring Meet, trainer Brad Cox has 12 wins and jockey Florent Geroux has 18 wins to lead their respective standings as they take aim on their first Keeneland titles. The two have teamed to win nine races this season. Cox has 12 wins, putting him one win ahead […]

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Valadorna Tops Field Of 13 In Friday’s Doubledogdare

Stonestreet Stables’ multiple graded stakes-placed Valadorna headlines a field of 13 fillies and mares entered Sunday for Friday’s 24th running of the $100,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare (G3) run at 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Keeneland. The Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare will go as the ninth race on Friday’s 10-race program with a 5:30 p.m. ET post time. First post time Friday is 1:05 p.m. Trained by Mark […]

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Monomoy Girl Gives Trainer Brad Cox First Grade 1 With Easy Ashland Win

Monomoy Girl rolled to her fifth win in six career starts and captured her first Grade 1 on Saturday at Keeneland, taking the Ashland Stakes easily by 5 1/2 lengths as the 1-5 favorite. Ridden by Florent Geroux, the 3-year-old daughter of the Tapit stallion Tapizar gave trainer Brad Cox his first career G1 victory […]

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