Javier Castellano

Reylu Gutierrez Teams With Agent Muzikar For ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime’ Opportunity

Jockey Reylu Gutierrez has returned to ride regularly at Gulfstream Park, where he will team up with agent Matt Muzikar. “Matt Muzikar is a top agent. He has Tyler [Gaffalione] and had [Javier] Castellano in the past. He’s brought guys to the next level – that’s something in my young career that I hope to […]

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One Bad Boy Draws The Rail For Second Leg Of Canadian Triple Crown

Five contenders from the Queen’s Plate will rematch on the dirt surface at Fort Erie Race Track for the 84th Prince of Wales Stakes. The race is the 2nd Jewel in the OLG Canadian Triple Crown, to be held on Tuesday, July 23. After conquering the Queen’s Plate with a 3 1/2 length lead, One […]

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Debut Winner Time Limit Steps Into Stakes Company In Thursday’s Stillwater

Three Diamonds Farm’s Time Limit will look to build on an impressive 6 ¼-length debut win when she steps up in class as part of a six-horse field in the $100,000 Stillwater for New York-bred juvenile fillies on Thursday at Saratoga Race Course. Contested at six furlongs on the main track, the recently renamed Stillwater […]

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Comical Leads 1-2 Finish For Sire Into Mischief In Saratoga’s Opening Day Schuylerville

ERJ Racing, Gary Barber, Dave Kenney and Madaket Stables’ Comical captured the first stakes of the Saratoga meet in a thrilling dash to the finish to win the Grade 3, $150,000 Schuylerville on opening day Thursday. Trained by Doug O’Neill, the Into Mischief bay arrived at the six-furlong sprint for juvenile fillies from a convincing […]

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Undefeated Royal Charlotte Blows Away Rivals In Victory Ride

Across four different racetracks, First Row Partners’ Royal Charlotte has delivered a victory in each start of her young career. The 3-year-old Cairo Prince filly delivered again to earn her first graded win in Friday’s G3 Victory Ride, pulling away from her rivals by four lengths as the 3-2 favorite. Trained by Chad Brown, Royal […]

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Debut 2-Year-Old Winner Fierce Lady Sells Monday At Fasig-Tipton July

Nice Guys Stables and Steve Hornstock’s Fierce Lady, who turned heads with an impressive debut effort on June 22 at Belmont, will go through the sales ring on Monday at the Fasig-Tipton July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale in Lexington. The dark bay daughter of Competitive Edge, out of the A.P. Jet mare Anjorie, […]

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Notapradaprice Scores 25-1 Upset In Dr. James Penny Memorial

Under a perfect ride from local jockey Frankie Pennington, Notapradaprice held off a stiff late challenge from the heavily favored Fifty Five to score a 25-1 upset victory in the $200,000 Grade 3 Dr. James Penny Memorial Tuesday afternoon at Parx Racing. In just the first stakes appearance in her career, the five year-old daughter […]

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Queen’s Plate Victress Holy Helena Serves Up Dance Smartly Win On 2019 Undercard

Stronach Stables’ homebred mare Holy Helena provided Queen’s Plate attendees with a flashback to 2017 this Saturday, emulating her winning performance in the Canadian Classic with a win on the 2019 undercard in the Grade 2 Dance Smartly Stakes. The 5-year-old daughter of Ghostzapper, ridden by Javier Castellano for his second graded win on the […]

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Heavy Favorite Synchrony Delivers In King Edward

Even-money favorite Synchrony rallied determinedly under Javier Castellano to notch a one-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 $178,850 King Edward Stakes at Woodbine. A one-mile turf race for three-year-olds and upward, the King Edward attracted a field of eight and Synchrony was making his Toronto oval debut for trainer Michael Stidham. The chestnut son of […]

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Blowout Tops Brown-Trained Trifecta In Wild Applause

Peter Brant’s Blowout, perfectly rated by Hall of Famer Javier Castellano for trainer Chad Brown, stayed off a late charge from stablemate Nova Sol to capture Saturday’s $100,000 Wild Applause, a one-turn mile on the Widener turf course for sophomore fillies at Belmont Park. Brown, leading trainer of the Belmont spring/summer meet with 32 wins, […]

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