Javier Castellano

Eldaafer Takes Breeders’ Cup Marathon Marred by Altercations

By Scott Jagow Eldaafer won a wild running of the Breeders’ Cup Marathon Friday.  An incident of interference prompted A.U. Miner’s jockey Calvin Borel to physically attack fellow rider Javier Castellano after the race.  Castellano was riding Prince Will I Am, who was disqualified and placed 10th.  require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> Eldaafer, with John Velazquez […]

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Breeders Brawl

After an incident that got Prince Will I Am and jockey Javier Castellano disqualified from second place to tenth, Calvin Borel had to be restrained from attacking Castellano. Borel was jostled around on A.U. Miner, nearly falling off his mount. Read more at Fanhouse.com

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Stewards Hold Hearing Regarding Friday’s Jockey Altercation

Kentucky State Steward John Veitch said a hearing was conducted Saturday morning to look into yesterday’s incident between Calvin Borel and Javier Castellano after the Breeders’ Cup Marathon.  Also present for the hearing was Martin Garcia, who was involved in the on-track interference that prompted Borel to attack Castellano after the race. “We have […]

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Borel, Castellano Fined for Breeders’ Cup Marathon Incident

PRESS RELEASE After waiving his right to a formal hearing before the Board of Stewards, jockey Calvin Borel was fined $5,000 (the maximum fine allowed) for conduct against the best interest of horse racing on the association grounds (Churchill Downs) for his actions in the winner’s circle following the fifth race at Churchill Downs on […]

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Breeders’ Cup Notes: BC Turf

PRESS RELEASE An update on the entrants for the Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Turf, to be run November 6th, post time 6:00 PM ET. Al Khali New rider Julien Leparoux took the 4yo ridgling onto the Churchill Downs turf course shortly after its 9:30 opening and posted a 5f breeze in 1:01 2/5, the […]

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Breeders’ Cup Notes: Filly & Mare Turf

PRESS RELEASE An update on the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf, to be run Friday, November 5th at 6:50 PM ET: Eclair de Lune The German-bred filly Eclair de Lune, winner of Arlington Park’s Beverly D. in her last start, went for a 1m jog Monday morning at Churchill Downs .   With exercise […]

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Breeders’ Cup Notes: BC Mile

Beethoven John Magnier, Michael Tabor, and Derrick Smith’s Beethoven walked the shedrow again on Monday, awaiting clearance from quarantine, which was expected to come by 5 p.m. He arrived at Churchill Downs on Saturday. Traveling head lad Pat Keating said that he, like all the runners from Ballydoyle, “traveled well, and we couldn’t be […]

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Breeders’ Cup Notes: BC Sprint

PRESS RELEASE An update on the contenders for the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, to be run November 6th, post time 5:20 PM ET: Atta Boy Roy The Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Sprint contender tack-walked at Trackside Training Center on Monday morning, part of his usual routine following a pre-race work. Trainer Valorie Lund said the 5yo […]

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Ave Splits Rivals Late to Upset Flower Bowl Invitational at Belmont

Ave won a thrilling stretch duel to take the Grade 1, $500,000 Flower Bowl Invitational at Belmont Park Saturday. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> In deep stretch, Ave, with Javier Castellano aboard, knifed through a small opening between Changing Skies and Red Desire to win by half a length.  It was Ave’s first graded stakes victory in North […]

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LOUISIANA DERBY FAVORITE TO RUN FOR ‘NEW VOCATIONS’

PRESS RELEASE Discreetly Mine won’t only be running for his breeder and owner Mrs. Robsham this Saturday but also for New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program. Being one of the program’s founding supporters Mrs. Robsham has graciously offered for Javier Castellano to wear “New Vocations” on his pants when he rides Discreetly Mine in Saturday’s Louisiana […]

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