Alex Solis II

Results of Breeders’ Cup Election Announced: 10 Members Re-Elected

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that 19 individuals have won election to serve as Breeders’ Cup Members.  Voting by Breeders’ Cup foal and stallion nominators was concluded at 5:00 p.m. ET on June 13. The election results are expected to be ratified by the current Breeders’ Cup Members at the annual meeting on July 13. […]

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$485,000 Mineshaft Yearling Tops Fifth Keeneland Session

Business continued at a brisk pace on Saturday at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, which registered across-the-board increases for the final day of Book 2 and was led by the sale of a Mineshaft colt for $485,000. A total of 267 yearlings sold on Saturday for $32,095,000, up 12.89 percent from the corresponding session in 2014 […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: A ‘Shared’ History

Like many who work in the Thoroughbred industry or are merely fans of the sport, Jason Litt’s introduction came through family. “My dad was a big fan,” said Litt, a partner in the Solis/Litt bloodstock agency and a partner in Shared Belief, who ranks as the No. 1 horse in North America by virtue of […]

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Keeneland Day 3: War Front, Malibu Moon Weanlings Shine

Weanlings led Thursday’s third session of the 71st Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale as a War Front colt sold for $850,000 to Clear Ridge Stables and a Malibu Moon filly brought $750,000 from Solis/Litt. They contributed to total sales of 271 horses reaching $29,701,000 to mark a five percent increase from the corresponding session last […]

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For the Solis Family, Racing is in the Blood(stock)

Although they’re in different vocations, when it comes to Hall of Fame jockey Alex Solis, and his son, Alex II, the apple didn’t fall far from the tree. The elder Solis, 50, is in his fourth decade of riding and approaching 5,000 career victories. The junior Solis, who recently turned 30, is a successful bloodstock […]

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Breeders’ Cup presents Fresh Faces: ‘Wild Ride’ for Jockey’s Son

Alex Solis II spent much of his childhood at the racetrack while father Alex Solis built a riding career that has included a Dubai World Cup, three Breeders’ Cup victories, and close to 5,000 career wins. The younger Solis has worked under Mel Stute, Richard Mandella, Bruce Headley, and Taylor Made Farm’s John Hall. He […]

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