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Latest Horse Racing News

Ortiz, Jr. Enjoys Five-Win Day at Aqueduct

POSTED: November 18, 2023

Ortiz, Jr. aboard Tricky Temper after the Key Cents (Susie Raisher) By Mary Eddy - NYRA Press Office OZONE PARK, N.Y.— Jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr....


One on One with Rosario Montanez

POSTED: August 16, 2023

Meet one of the toughest jockeys in the game, Rosario Montanez Rosario Montanez is not only one of the toughest jockeys you will ever meet,...

Kentucky Derby

Irad Ortiz on Forte and his final work before the Kentucky Derby

POSTED: April 29, 2023

Forte works in company with Bright Future in his final Derby prep (Daniella Ricci/Past The Wire) Irad Ortiz talks about Kentucky Derby favorite and two-year-old...

Podcasts & Videos

Unfiltered: Timing is Everything

POSTED: April 4, 2023

Forte, with Irad Ortiz up, Todd Pletcher and Mike Repole head to the track to win The Florida Derby and remain the early favorite for...


The 2023 Florida Derby dissected by Geo Sette

POSTED: March 30, 2023

Geo Sette does his usual deep dive breakdown of this year's Florida Derby featuring the early Kentucky Derby favorite and two-year-old champion Forte. Forte hails...

Kentucky Derby

Forte Much the Best in G2 Fountain of Youth

POSTED: March 4, 2023

Forte a no doubt about it winner of the Fountain of Youth (Coglianese) Last Year’s 2YO Champion Romps to 4 ½-length Victory Gulfstream Park Press...

Breeders' Cup

New York-based Connections Fare Well at Breeders’ Cup

POSTED: November 6, 2022

Irad Ortiz, Jr. and Forte secure the win in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (Coady Photography) NYRA Press Office OZONE PARK, N.Y.— The 2022 Breeders’ Cup,...


Ortiz, Jr., Brown, Brant Take Belmont at Big A Fall Titles

POSTED: November 1, 2022

Irad Ortiz, Jr., in a post-race interview. Photo by Walter Wiodarczyk Irad Ortiz, Jr. earns riding title, Chad Brown wins leading trainer, Peter Brant secures...

Latest Horse Racing News

McKulick Sets Course Record in Jockey Club Oaks

POSTED: September 17, 2022

OZONE PARK, N.Y.— Klaravich Stables’ McKulick fended off an inside rally from European invader Toskana Belle to set a new course record for 1 3/8...



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