Florent Geroux

Florent Geroux, Allen Landry Enjoy Multiple Wins On Louisiana Champions Day

Off a win 20/1 upset win in the Honorable Miss (G2) at Saratoga this summer, Brittlyn Stable, Inc.’s Minit to Stardom was the headliner on the Louisiana Champions Day card at Fair Grounds. It didn’t come in the traditional way, nor did she pay nearly as much for her win on Saturday, but the 4-year-old […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Recovered From Injury, Geroux On A Roll At Churchill

Jockey Florent Geroux won seven of the sixteen races he rode last week at Churchill Downs, including the Grade 3 River City Handicap with Mr. Misunderstood, recording a remarkable 44% strike rate with his first mounts since recovering from a fractured sternum. The 33-year-old French native was injured in a fall during morning training hours […]

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Mr. Monomoy, Half-Brother To Champion Monomoy Girl, Breaks His Maiden At Churchill

In his second career start, 2-year-old Mr. Monomoy delivered on his pedigree’s promise with a 5 1/2-length victory over maiden special weight company at Churchill Downs. The half-brother to champion Monomoy Girl ran 6 1/2 furlongs over the fast main track in 1:17.57 for trainer Brad Cox and jockey Florent Geroux. A son of Palace […]

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Churchill-Loving Mr. Misunderstood Comes Through In River City

In the last 28 years, only three horses have won five career stakes races at Churchill Downs: 2012-13 Horse of the Year Wise Dan, crack sprinter Limousine Liberal and now Mr. Misunderstood, who added his name to the list after successfully defending his title in Saturday’s 42nd running of the $175,000 River City (Grade III). […]

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Florent Geroux Set To Return From Chest Injury Saturday At Churchill Downs

Veteran rider Florent Geroux was back working horses Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs and is scheduled to return to the races on Saturday after suffering a broken sternum three weeks ago during a training mishap at Keeneland. “I’m just very thankful it wasn’t worse,” said Geroux, who worked as an on-air analyst for a French television station during this […]

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‘Very Pleased With Him’: Cox Tabs Owendale For Breeders’ Cup Classic

Oklahoma Derby winner Owendale will make his next start in the Breeders’ Cup Classic, trainer Brad Cox told drf.com. The 3-year-old son of Into Mischief has won four of his seven starts this season, including the G3 Lexington and G3 Ohio Derby, and also finished third in the G1 Preakness Stakes. “He breezed Saturday morning, his […]

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Updated: Geroux Suffers Fractured Sternum In Training Incident At Keeneland

Jockey Florent Geroux was unseated Sunday morning during training hours at Keeneland, according to TVG. He was hospitalized and underwent x-rays, but was able to move his arms and legs. Caton Bredar later reported on Twitter that the jockey had been diagnosed with a broken sternum. The incident occurred later in the morning when Geroux was […]

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Owendale Pulls Clear Late In Oklahoma Derby

Jim Rupp made a decision in the past few years that has led to owning his first near-millionaire horse, Owendale, winner of the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby at Remington Park on Sunday. Rupp, a retired oilman from Bay City, Mich., met renowned bloodstock agent Mike Ryan at the Yearling Sale at Keeneland in 2017 […]

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Geroux Poised To Bring Home Stakes Triple Saturday Night At Churchill Downs

Jockey Florent Geroux is poised to attempt a stakes triple Saturday night at Churchill Downs as he rides a trio of top contenders in the $250,000 Lukas Classic presented by Budweiser (Grade III), $150,000 Ack Ack presented by GE Appliances (GIII) and $125,000 Jefferson Cup (Listed). “It’s always fun to have lots of chances at […]

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Totally Boss Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth In RUNHAPPY Turf Sprint

Last month, Susan and Jim Hill’s Totally Boss won Ellis Park’s prep race for the RUNHAPPY Turf Sprint at Kentucky Downs, and this Saturday he repeated his winning effort to score the first graded win of his career. The 4-year-old son of Street Boss, ridden by Florent Geroux for trainer Rusty Arnold, completed six furlongs […]

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