Javier Castellano

Hawksmoor Proves Deserving Favorite In Endeavour

Lael Stables’ Hawksmoor got 2019 off to a solid start with a 7-5 victory in Saturday’s Grade 3 Endeavour Stakes at Tampa. The 6-year-old daughter of Azamour, ridden by Javier Castellano for trainer Arnaud Delacour, covered 1 1/16 miles over the firm turf in 1:40.83. In her first win since the 2017 G2 New York […]

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Select Sales Agency Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Pegasus World Cup Card Swings Early Races

Javier Castellano guided City of Light to a dominant score in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes on Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park, which put the exclamation point on a productive first month of the racing calendar for the Venezuelan-born rider. The Pegasus was Castellano’s fourth graded stakes win on the year, securing the lead […]

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Milestone-Achieving Desormeaux Voted Jockey Of The Week

After winning his 6,000th career race on Sunday, Kent Desormeaux was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for January 21-27, 2019. 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 North America. Jockey […]

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City Of Light Dominates Sloppy Conditions To Go Out On Top In Pegasus World Cup

He was the only horse to beat Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Accelerate in 2018, and Mr. and Mrs. William Warren’s City of Light did it again at the beginning of 2019. The 5-year-old son of Quality Road seemed to relish the sloppy conditions at Gulfstream Park, settling just off the pacesetter and kicking away in […]

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Dream Pauline Up The Rail For Hurricane Bertie Victory

Making it back-to-back wins in her last two starts, Stonestreet homebred Dream Pauline took an inside route to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Hurricane Bertie Stakes by 4 1/4 lengths. Third choice on the board at 5-2, the 4-year-old Tapit filly ran seven furlongs over Gulfstream’s sealed/sloppy main track in 1:21.45. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, Dream […]

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‘Cat-And-Mouse’: Accelerate, City Of Light Camps Considering Pegasus Strategies

California-based trainers John Sadler and Michael McCarthy were back training the two favorites for Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) before daylight the morning after attending Thursday night’s Eclipse Awards dinner in Gulfstream’s Sport of Kings facility. The Sadler-trained Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Accelerate, voted champion older horse and runner-up to Triple Crown […]

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Big Sunshine Millions Day Leads Castellano To Jockey Of The Week Title

The only jockey to win multiple stakes last week, Javier Castellano was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week title for January 14-20, 2019. 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 North […]

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Starship Jubilee Defends Her Title In Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf

Thirteen proved to be a lucky number for Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee, as the multiple Grade 2 winner overcame the far outside post to overpower 12 rivals and defend her 2018 victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf at Gulfstream Park. The 16th running of the 1 1/16-mile Filly & Mare […]

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Big Changes Kicks Clear In Sunshine Millions Turf

Steve Landers’ well-traveled multiple stakes winner Big Changes made his South Florida debut a winning one, sitting off the early leaders before pouncing at the top of the stretch and powering to a 1 ½-length victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Sunshine Millions Turf at Gulfstream Park. The 16th running of the 1 1/16-mile Turf for 4-year-olds […]

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City Of Light ‘Got Over The Racetrack Nicely’ In Local Pegasus Workout

Mr. and Mrs. William K. Warren Jr.’s multiple Grade 1 winner City of Light, three days after arriving in South Florida, sparkled in his first local work and final breeze ahead a final career start in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park. Hall of Famer Javier Castellano was […]

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