Current Tag: John Velazquez
Code of Honor Rallies to Win G3 Westchester in Seasonal Debut
POSTED: June 7, 2020
ELMONT, N.Y. – Multiple Grade 1-winner Code of Honor, trained by Hall of Famer Shug McGaughey for W.S. Farish, rallied from off-the-pace to win his...
14 Karat 1950 Hollywood Gold Cup Trophy to be Featured at Winner's Circle
POSTED: June 5, 2020
ARCADIA, Calif. – Originally presented on Dec. 9, 1950 and on loan from the California Thoroughbred Foundation, the 1950 Hollywood Gold Cup trophy will adorn a Winner’s...
Secret Message Surges for Exhilarating Win in Old Forester Mint Julep
POSTED: May 31, 2020
In a thrilling finish to Saturday’s 44th running of the $100,000 Old Forester Mint Julep (Grade III) Secret Message edged La Signare (FR) by a head at the wire at Churchill...
Belmont-based Jockeys Will Head Home After Reopening
POSTED: May 24, 2020
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The majority of the riding colonies from New York, Indiana and Ohio converged on Churchill Downs throughout the opening two weeks of...
Smooth Like Straight Sets The Pace In The War Chant
POSTED: May 23, 2020
Cannon Thoroughbreds LLC’s homebred Smooth Like Strait dueled Island Commish for most of the race before he put away that rival with three-sixteenths of a...
Anthony Fontaine's Florida Derby 2020 Full Card Selections and Analysis
POSTED: March 28, 2020
Anthony Fontaine put his self quarantine to good use and started his handicapping early. The ace handicapper provides his selections and analysis on the complete...
OVERNIGHT SENSATION’ RISPOLI SEEKS NEW AGENT
POSTED: March 1, 2020
Umberto Rispoli made a sudden and sensational impact with both horsemen and handicappers through 32 days of Santa Anita’s Winter Meet with 27 victories, three...
Velazquez and Cordero part ways
POSTED: March 1, 2020
Jockey John Velazquez announced through the Daily Racing Form that he and long time agent and mentor Angel Cordero have parted ways. Cordero and Velazquez...
Fields Set For Festival Preview Day At Tampa Bay Downs
POSTED: February 5, 2020
Ajaaweed- Shadwell Homebred Will Run In the Sam F. Davis Photo Courtesy: Chelsea Durand Unbeaten Independence Hall drew the No. 4 post position for Saturday’s...
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