anthony mitchell

Sir Anthony Gives Trainer First Win Of 2019 In Cornhusker Upset

Richard Otto’s homebred Sir Anthony was an 8-1 surprise in Friday’s G3 Cornhusker Handicap at Prairie Meadows, closing from well off the early pace to score by a half-length on the wire. Ridden by Pedro Cotto, Jr., the 4-year-old Mineshaft ridgling covered nine furlongs over the fast main track in 1:48.98. The Cornhusker was the […]

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Hal’s Hope: Sir Anthony Eyes Another Upset For Namesake Trainer

Trainer Anthony Mitchell went along with owner/breeder Richard Otto’s plan to name a horse after him…with one stipulation. “OK, but make it a good one,” Mitchell told his longtime client with whom he enjoyed a successful trainer/owner association, primarily in Illinois. Otto obliged Mitchell by naming a son of Mineshaft and the Smart Strike mare […]

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Sir Anthony Takes The Inside Route To Upset Audible In Harlan’s Holiday

Richard Otto’s homebred Sir Anthony provided a stunning 25-1 upset in Saturday’s Grade 3 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes, given a beautiful ride by Brian Hernandez, Jr. to slip through a seam at the rail and upset the 1-9 favorite Audible by a neck on the wire. It was the first graded stakes win for the 3-year-old […]

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