Kendrick Carmouche

Carmouche ‘A Different Type Of Fit’ After Recovering From Leg Injury

Kendrick Carmouche continues to rocket up the Belmont spring/summer meet leaderboard, entering Friday tied with Jose Lezcano for the most jockey wins with 15. Through the meet’s first 12 days, Carmouche already has doubled his 2018 graded stakes victory count, piloting Heavenhasmynikki in the Grade 3 Vagrancy on May 11 and the French-bred Olympico in […]

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Seek and Destroy Prevails In G3 Soaring Softly Stakes

Seek and Destroy displayed a new running style in her sophomore debut, coming from off the pace to win her first race on turf in the Grade 3, $100,000 Soaring Softly over the Widener course at Belmont Park on Saturday. In the early stages, Seek and Destroy was second-to-last in the eight-horse field under a […]

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Heavenhasmynikki Goes All The Way In Vagrancy

Ron Paolucci Racing’s Heavenhasmynikki was sent to the front and never looked back, holding off a hard-charging Pacific Gale by a neck to win her first career graded stakes in gate-to-wire fashion, capturing the Grade 3, $200,000 Vagrancy for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up Saturday at Belmont Park. The opening race of the Man […]

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Lezcano Wins Five, Rice Four On Saturday At Belmont

Jockey Jose Lezcano rocketed up the Belmont spring/summer leaderboard with a five-win day Saturday, earning a trip to the winner’s circle aboard Special Story in Race 1, Mr. Dougie Fresh in Race 6, a dead-heat victory aboard Invest in Race 8, Big Gemmy (Race 9) and capping the day with First Forever in the 12th-race […]

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Olympico Adapts To American Turf In Belmont’s Fort Marcy

For the second straight year, a foreign-bred horse made a winning North American debut for trainer Chad Brown in the Grade 3, $150,000 Fort Marcy, with 18-1 shot Olympico surging to a three-length win on the soft inner turf on Saturday at Belmont Park. Olympico, one of three Brown-conditioned entrants, entered with four wins and […]

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Optimism, Forgiveness Prevail As Carmouche Eyes Return To The Saddle

Noted orthopaedic trauma surgeon Philip Kregor was blunt when he met with jockey Kendrick Carmouche and his wife, Whitney, following a horrific accident at Kentucky Downs last Sept. 8. According to Whitney, he told them Carmouche’s broken right femur was one of the two worst he had ever seen and compared the damage to what […]

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Report: Carmouche Targets Early March Return After Breaking Leg

Jockey Kendrick Carmouche, who has been on the sidelines for four months with a broken right leg, told the Daily Racing Form’s David Grening he expects to be back in the saddle sometime in early March. Carmouche fell when his mount Chattel clipped heels and went down in the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Turf Sprint in early […]

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Anonymous Owner Donates $5,000 Of Kentucky Downs Winnings To Assist Injured Jockey Carmouche

A stakes-winning owner during Kentucky Downs recent meet is donating $5,000 for assistance to Kendrick Carmouche, the jockey who sustained a severely fractured leg when his mount fell after being forced to clip heels. “Our group was fortunate enough to win a large purse at Kentucky Downs,” said the owner, who did not want to […]

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Carmouche Now Expected To Be Out Four To Six Months With Femur Fracture

Jockey Kendrick Carmouche, who went down in a spill when his mount clipped heels in Saturday’s $500,000 Kentucky Downs Juvenile Turf Sprint, will be out a projected four to six months with a fractured right femur that was more severe than initially thought. Carmouche underwent surgery for more than four hours late Sunday afternoon at […]

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Kendrick Carmouche To Miss Eight Weeks With Leg Fracture

Kendrick Carmouche is expected to miss seven to eight weeks after fracturing his femur in a spill during the Juvenile Turf Sprint at Kentucky Downs on Saturday, according to Daily Racing Form. Carmouche went down in the stretch when his mount, Chattel, clipped heels as Sovereign Impact drifted out in front of him. Sovereign Impact, […]

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