Alex Cintron

Alex Cintron Enjoying Dream Run After Tough Road Back From Injury

He won’t turn 32 until July 31, but Laurel Park-based journeyman rider Alex Cintron has been celebrating for past few weeks with one of the most memorable stretches of his 12-year career. On June 29, the native of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, registered his first-ever Grade 1 triumph aboard 4-year-old gelding Wet Your Whistle in the […]

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Minit To Stardom Powers To Victory In Grade 2 Honorable Miss

Brittlyn Stable’s Minit to Stardom, the longest shot on the board at odds of 20-1, led gate-to-wire in Wednesday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Honorable Miss Handicap at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Jose Camejo and piloted by Alex Cintron, Minit to Stardom entered the six-furlong sprint on the main track rated fast, from a pair of […]

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After Injuries, Cintron ‘So Thankful’ To Reach 1,000-Win Milestone

Jockey Alex Cintron reached the 1,000 career win mark at Delaware Park today. The 31-year-old native of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, recorded the milestone victory aboard Lorden’s Love conditioned by former Delaware Park leading trainer Scott Lake in the fourth race. The 3-year-old son of Stephen Got Even returned $15.40 in the field of five. Through […]

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Wet Your Whistle Circles Highlander Field For Fourth Straight Victory

David Palmer’s Wet Your Whistle was a $17,000 yearling purchase at Keeneland September, and the 4-year-old gelding proved he was a bargain with a win in Saturday’s Grade 1 Highlander Stakes at Woodbine. Sired by Stroll, Wet Your Whistle came flying down the center of the firm turf course to complete six furlongs in 1:07.88 […]

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Please Flatter Me Holds Firm In Alma North Stakes

Heider Family Stables, Madaket Stables and Doheny Racing Stable’s Please Flatter Me got back on the winning track Sunday at Laurel Park, dueling Never Enough Time into submission and holding off Parisian Diva late in the $100,000 Alma North Stakes. The Alma North for 3-year-old fillies was the first of four $100,000 stakes on a […]

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‘Vision’ Elevates Her Connections With 38-1 Upset In Politely Stakes

Making just her fifth career start and first in stakes company, Elevated Vision bolstered her resume and lifted the spirits of her connections with an emotional 38-1 upset in Saturday’s $75,000 Politely at Laurel Park. The six-furlong Politely for fillies and mares 3 and up and the $75,000 Jennings for 3-year-olds and up at one […]

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Unbridled Juan Steps Up In Richard W. Small

Stronach Stables’ Unbridled Juan, stepping up in place of his multiple graded-stakes winning stablemate Something Awesome, sat a stalking trip before pouncing in the stretch and holding off a resurgent Dalmore to win Saturday’s $100,000 Richard W. Small at Laurel Park. The 1 1/8-mile Small, named for the successful and colorful longtime Maryland trainer and […]

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No Contest: Spill In Race 3 At Laurel Forces Outriders To Intervene

A spill involving 6-5 favorite Leather Goods and jockey Alex Cintron caused Sunday’s third race, a $24,000 starter optional claimer for 3-year-olds and up at about 1 1/16 miles on the main track, to be declared a no contest. Cintron and Leather Goods, trained by Hamilton Smith, broke from Post 2 and were trailing the seven-horse field […]

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Just Howard, I’m Betty G Take Maryland-Bred Stakes At Laurel Park

Skeedattle Associates’ Just Howard, making his stakes debut seven weeks off a maiden victory, dueled with stakes winner and Grade 3-placed Bonus Points from the gate into deep stretch before edging clear near the wire to capture Saturday’s $75,000 Caveat by a head at Laurel Park. The Caveat, for 3-year-olds, and the $75,000 Pearl Necklace, for 3-year-old […]

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Seeking Treasure Sets Course Record At Laurel Park

Trapped behind a wall of horses, Steven E. Frum’s Seeking Treasure found a seam in deep stretch to split rivals and sprint clear to a record-setting upset of the $75,000 Dahlia Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park. Ridden by jockey Alex Cintron, subbing for the injured Julian Pimentel, Seeking Treasure ($26.60) hit the wire in 1:33.99 […]

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