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Desormeaux ‘Over The Moon’ With Ohio Derby Starter Sorry Erik

The 83rd running of the $500,000 Ohio Derby (G3) Saturday at JACK Thistledown Racino drew nine 3-year-olds, and Sorry Erik will break right from the middle of the field. Trainer Keith Desormeaux had liked Sorry Erik since spotting him in the Del Mar paddock in his 2-year-old season. When the colt became available to claim […]

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Luego De Ocho Meses Sin Correr, Bendable Reaparece Ganando En Santa Anita

Bajo la paciente conducción de Mike Smith, Bendable, crianza y propiedad de Claiborne Farm, regresó luego de ocho meses sin correr para ganar el Desert Stormer S. (G3, $100,000) por cuerpo y medio de ventaja. La pupila de Richard Mandella recorrió los 1200 metros del evento en 1:09.04 Con la invasora Invested Prospect y la […]

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Santa Anita: Stewards Warn Desormeaux Over Training Whip Use

Jockey Kent Desormeaux was officially warned by Santa Anita stewards June 10 for his controversial actions while exercising a horse at the track May 28. The warning came as a result of Desormeaux’s actions when aboard the colt Demonslayer. As the colt was finishing up nearing the wire, Desormeaux whipped him three times, then struck […]

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La Gold Cup En Santa Anita: Podrá Midnight Storm Imponer Su Velocidad?

La carrera más importante de este sábado en Santa Anita será sin duda la edición número 78 de la Gold Cup (G1, $500,000), que se disputará por cuarta vez en el óvalo de Arcadia, California, luego de que fuese cerrado el hipódromo de Hollywood Park, donde la afamada competencia se celebró desde su instauración en […]

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Desormeaux Splits With Pegram, Hires Nelson Arroyo As New Agent

Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux has parted ways with agent J.R. Pegram and teamed up with agent Nelson Arroyo, it was announced Monday. Desormeaux, who has been represented by Pegram since March 2016, was also previously represented by the agent in 2012 and 2013 while riding in New York. “I’ve worked with Pegram a […]

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NYRA Bets Presents Preakness Countdown: Jockey Desormeaux On ‘Unique’ Pimlico Track

Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux was based in Maryland when he won two of his three Eclipse Awards, as outstanding apprentice in 1987 and in 1989 when he rode 598 winners to set an all-time single-season record for wins that still stands. A third Eclipse Award came in 1992 after he moved his tack […]

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Final Jockey Assignments Confirmed In 2017 Run For The Roses

The last of the Kentucky Derby riding assignments was confirmed on Sunday morning, and the current field of 20 is all booked up for Saturday’s Run for the Roses. The most recent addition is that of jockey Channing Hill aboard Fast and Accurate for trainer Mike Maker; Hill breezed the colt at Churchill Downs on […]

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Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred’s Clancy To Be Presented With David F. Woods Memorial Award

Eclipse-award winning writer Joe Clancy, editor of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, will be awarded the David F. Woods Memorial Award for excellence in journalism Thursday, May 18 at the Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course. Clancy will be recognized by the Maryland Jockey Club for “Preakness-winning Desormeaux brothers fueled by early days in Maryland,” a feature on […]

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Arkansas Derby: Maiden Sonneteer’s ‘Muscles Are Growing Up To His Bones’

Calumet Farm’s Rebel runner-up Sonneteer galloped and schooled in the starting gate Friday morning and was scheduled to school between races in the indoor paddock at Oaklawn under the supervision of assistant trainer Julie Clark.  Sonneteer is winless in nine starts, with four seconds and two thirds, but has earned $234,445. After being ridden in […]

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St. Joe Bay Proves Deserved Favorite In Palos Verdes

Heavily favored St. Joe Bay shrugged off early pace pressure and a serious challenge a quarter mile from home while registering a 2 ¼ length win in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes under Kent Desormeaux. Trained by Peter Miller, the 5-year-old gelding got six furlongs in 1:08.75. “There was a lot more pressure […]

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