Florent Geroux

Monomoy Girl Last-To-First In Rachel Alexandra

Off as the 4-5 favorite, Michael Dubb, Monomoy Group, Bethlehem Stable and The Elkstone Group’s Monomoy Girl was a dominant winner of Saturday’s G2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes. The 3-year-old daughter of Tapizar was last early on, then came flying around the far turn under Florent Geroux to take the lead at the head of the […]

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Instilled Regard Surge Como Favorito Este Sábado En El Risen Star Stakes

El Risen Star Stakes (G2, $400,000) reviste una gran importancia en la ruta al Kentucky Derby (G1), ya que el ganador obtiene 50 puntos que pudieran asegurar su participación en la histórica competencia. La edición de este año, a disputarse en 1700 metros en la pista de Fair Grounds, reunió a diez aspirantes con Instilled […]

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Geroux Reflects On Gun Runner’s ‘Desire Of Winning Races’

With 2017 Horse of the Year and Grade I Pegasus World Cup victor Gun Runner’s racing career in the rearview mirror, jockey Florent Geroux took some time to talk about what the horse meant to his riding career and how special he really was. Geroux began riding Gun Runner at the beginning of his 3-year-old campaign, which began […]

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Geroux Voted Jockey Of The Week After Pegasus Win, Saez Also Earns Support

Florent Geroux rode Gun Runner to his final win in the Pegasus World Cup and was voted Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for January 22-28, 2018. Panelists also expressed support and accolades for Luis Saez, with a remarkable number of wins, including seven in one day at Gulfstream. The award is voted on by a panel […]

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Tiger Moth Up Late To Win Houston Ladies Classic

It was a tremendous afternoon of racing at Sam Houston Race Park with thrilling performances by Tiger Moth in the Grade 3, $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic and another win for trainer Mike Maker in the Grade 3, $200,000 Connally Turf Cup. It was also an exceptional day for jockey Jose Ortiz, who posted two stakes wins on the afternoon card, and was warmly […]

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Pegasus World Cup: Gun Runner Se Despide A Lo Grande En La Carrera Mas Rica Del Mundo

“El puesto no es el mejor, pero él es Gun Runner,” fueron las palabras del entrenador Steve Asmussen cuando se le preguntó acerca del puesto de pista 10 para su pupilo. Estaba totalmente en lo cierto. Con una magistral conducción por parte del jinete Florent Geroux, el hijo de Candy Ride se despidió de las […]

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Gun Runner Makes His Own Trip In Swan Song Pegasus World Cup Victory

There were questions about the post position and about the pace scenario, but Horse of the Year and race favorite Gun Runner answered them all with a 2 1/2-length triumph in Saturday’s second running of the $16 million Pegasus World Cup. Florent Geroux rode hard out of the gate on the 5-year-old son of Candy […]

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Geroux ‘Riding A Wave Of Emotions’ Into Pegasus World Cup

In arguably the most significant three-day stretch in his 31 years, jockey Florent Geroux will be riding a wave of emotions. Thursday night Geroux watched from afar as Gun Runner, the best Thoroughbred he has ever been on, was crowned Horse of the Year at Gulfstream Park. On Saturday, they will go to the gate […]

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Geroux Voted Jockey Of The Week After Upset Silverbulletday Win

Florent Geroux picked up multiple stakes wins and led all North American jockeys by earnings to be named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for January 8-15, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in […]

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Gun Runner ‘Looked Pretty Sharp’ In Final Major Work At Fair Grounds

Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner had his final major workout for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Sunday afternoon, working six furlongs in 1:11 at Fair Grounds. Working in company with regular workmate Gettysburg, Gun Runner was clocked galloping out seven furlongs in 1:23.40 and the mile in 1:37 under jockey Florent Geroux as they prepare for […]

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