Florent Geroux

Warrior’s Charge Digs Deep To Deny Bankit In Razorback

Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Stables’ Warrior’s Charge posted a front-running victory as the 3-1 favorite in Monday’s Grade 3, $500,000 Razorback Stakes, digging deep in the stretch run to fend off the challenge of Bankit by a head on the wire. Ridden by Florent Geroux for trainer Brad Cox, the 4-year-old son of Munnings […]

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Mr. Monomoy Powers Home On Top In First Division Of Risen Star

The half-brother to champion Monomoy Girl, Mr. Monomoy lived up to his breeding with a 2 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds. The 3-year-old son of Palace Malice grabbed the lead at the start, turned back a challenge from Blackberry Wine at the head of the lane, and […]

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‘Completely Different Mindset’: Jockey Agent Doug Bredar Takes On NHC

As a topnotch jockey agent and former racing secretary at some of the biggest tracks in the country, Doug Bredar is adept at handicapping horse races. After all, it’s his job to put Florent Geroux on as many winners possible this winter at the Fair Grounds and elsewhere for stakes races. But the Louisville-based Bredar […]

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‘Super Talented’ Taraz Stays Perfect In Oaklawn’s Martha Washington

Juddmonte Farms, Inc.’s Taraz is already a heavyweight, but she proved light on her feet as she waltzed to an easy victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Martha Washington Stakes at Oaklawn, pushing her record to 3-for-3. The 3-year-old filly is already big for her age, and she used that size to power to the lead despite […]

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‘One Of The Best Horses I’ve Been On’: Juvenile Filly Taraz Romps In Letellier Memorial

Juddmonte Farms Inc’s heavily-favored Taraz took command early before sprinting away from the field late to take Saturday’s $75,000 Letellier Memorial Stakes at the Fair Grounds by 11 ¼ lengths. The final time for six furlongs in the slop was 1:10.83. Urusla was second and Sweet Kisses checked in third. The Brad Cox trained 2-year-old […]

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Lynn’s Map Edges Mr. Monomoy In Key 2-Year-Old Allowance Route At Fair Grounds

The Santa Super Saturday card at Fair Grounds Racecourse featured six stakes races, but it was a two-turn allowance for 2-year-olds that may have been St. Nick’s greatest gift of all. Over a racetrack that was sloppy all day, race 13 on the 14-race card had the look of a prep for the “Road to […]

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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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