Ricardo Santana Jr.

Santana Passes 1,000-Win Mark With Big Day At Oaklawn Park

William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Mitole did not disappoint as the heavy 2-5 favorite in Thursday’s $150,000 Bachelor Stakes, drawing off impressively to give leading rider Ricardo Santana Jr. his 1,001st career victory. Earlier on the card, Santana reached the 1,000-win milestone aboard Gary and Mary West’s Westfest, who like Mitole is trained by Hall of Famer […]

Continue reading
El Sunland Derby: Doce Potros Buscan 50 Puntos Para El Kentucky Derby En Una Carrera Casi Indescifrable

Aunque ningún ganador del Sunland Derby (G3, $800,000) ha triunfado en el Kentucky Derby (G1), la carrera de 1800 metros que se disputará este domingo 25 en Sunland Park no deja de ser atractiva. Por una parte, el premio a repartir es sin duda importante. Por la otra, el ganador obtendrá 50 puntos que pudieran […]

Continue reading
Amy’s Challenge Stays Undefeated With Hard-Fought Dixie Belle Victory

Novogratz Racing Stables Inc.’s Amy’s Challenge is now a perfect three-for-three after a hard-fought victory over 4-5 favorite Mia Mischief in Saturday’s $125,000 Dixie Belle Stakes at Oaklawn Park. Amy’s Challenge bobbled slightly at the start and was third early as Mia Mischief and Vision of Justice raced through an opening quarter in :21.48. She moved into to […]

Continue reading
‘Stay Hungry’: Santana Gunning For Perennial Leading Rider Lanerie At Churchill

Following a three-win Saturday at Churchill Downs, jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. is starting to close the gap on top-rider Corey Lanerie in the Fall Meet jockey standings, trailing 19 wins to 10 through the 11 days of the 21-day meet. “I just have to stay hungry,” Santana said. “I keep working hard to chase Corey […]

Continue reading
Keeneland: Ramseys Leading Owners For 19th Time, Maker Top Trainer, Santana Rides To First Title

Multiple Eclipse Award winners Ken and Sarah Ramsey continued their record-breaking pace, accumulating seven wins to earn their 19th leading owner title at Keeneland. The Ramseys are Keeneland’s all-time leading owners in terms of titles won (11 Fall Meet and eight Spring Meet) and number of races won (224). Runner-up honors went to G. Watts Humphrey […]

Continue reading
Ricardo Santana Jr. Closing In On First Keeneland Riding Title

As a teenager attending jockey school in his native Panama, Ricardo Santana Jr. said he watched Keeneland races on TV and imagined himself one day riding here. Now, with two days remaining in the 17-day Keeneland Fall Meet, he has 15 wins and is taking aim on his first leading rider title here. “Keeneland is […]

Continue reading
Veni, Vidi, Vinci: West Coast Conquista Saratoga Ganando El Travers Stakes

La historia repetida: el año pasado, el Travers Stakes fue el escenario para el surgimiento de una nueva estrella, un purasangre que terminó llegando a ser catalogado como el mejor caballo del mundo: Arrogate. Este año otro invasor de California llega a Saratoga y domina a sus rivales con autoridad. No sabemos hasta donde podrá […]

Continue reading
Always Dreaming, Cloud Computing Y Tapwrit Miden Fuerzas En Una Pareja Edición Del Travers Stakes

La última vez que ganadores distintos del Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes y Belmont Stakes coincidieron en el Travers Stakes ocurrió en 1982. En ese entonces el tordillo Gato del Sol, Aloma’s Ruler y Conquistador Cielo se enfrentaron aquel 21 de Agosto, siendo derrotados por el canadiense Runaway Groom, que vino desde el fondo del lote […]

Continue reading
Santana Hoping To Stay In A New York State Of Mind Following Saratoga Meet

Ricardo Santana, Jr. surged up the early Saratoga jockey leaderboard with three straight wins on Sunday. The Panama native aggressively piloted Tainted Angel ($13.20), Somerset Sandy ($43.80) and Ginger N Rye ($24) to victory in Races 7-9. His five wins were tied for second with Jose Ortiz for the summer meet that entered its fourth […]

Continue reading
Irap Responde Como Gran Favorito Con Fácil Victoria En El Indiana Derby

Irap demostró por qué era el gran favorito en la 23ra. edición del Indiana Derby (G3, $500,000). El tresañero hijo de Tiznow desplazó a sus rivales en la curva final y se desprendió para ganar por cinco cuerpos bajo la conducción de Mario Gutiérrez. Irap partió por el puesto 1 debido al retiro de Society […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram