Tag Archives: Edwin Maldonado

Just Nails: Look for O’Neill to turn her back now, either down the hill or out the chute

Five year old mare for Doug O’Neill tried two turns for the 1st time in her career on Saturday in a 1st allowance condition at a mile on the lawn for older runners. Off at 7/1 in a full field of 12 runners, she was hustled to the lead from the 12 hole under Maldonado […]

Man O Rose: Commanded Top of Lane to Pull Away and Win by 7

Four year old gelding for Jeff Mullins, whose last five races have been on the turf, tried the main track on Sunday in a 1st allowance condition sprint for Cal breds at six and a half furlongs. Off at 6/1 in a field of 9, he stalked the pace from the outside, took command at […]

Cameron Slough: Ran Too Good To Lose But Got Nailed at Wire By Late Runner | Upcoming Race:Santa Anita May 24, 2024

Four year old filly for Neil Drysdale made start #2 in Sunday’s opener, but first since February of 2023. Off at 11/1 in a field of just six in this maiden claimer for older runners at a mile on the turf, she came out running under Maldonado and was 2nd into and out of the […]

Balnikov wins 2022 Oceanside

Seabiscuit 2023 Picks

By Jarrod Horak Del Mar’s Bing Crosby Season continues on Saturday, November 25 and I have included Seabiscuit 2023 picks below. The Grade 2 event for 3-year-olds and up has a $200,000 purse and the eight entrants will be traveling 1 1/16 miles on the turf course. It is the 7th race on Nov. 25.  […]

Lamporghini: Good Enough To Knock Out This Condition at Arcadia

Two year old filly for Doug O’Neill made her 2nd career start in Thursday’s finale, a mile turf race for Cal bred juvenile fillies. Off at 7/1 in a field of six due to two late scratches, she pressed a moderate pace under Maldonado, and was only one length back down the back side. She […]

Ruby Nell: Can Win Short Or Long For a Hall of Fame Barn

Three year old filly for Richard Mandella tried the Autumn Miss Stakes on Sunday at a mile on the turf for soph fillies. Off at 5/2 and bet down from a M/L of 5/1, she stumbled badly at the start and went to her knees but quickly recovered under Maldonado. In a field of 8, […]

I Win Again: Maldonado Fits Him Well And Soon To Be Winner

The name doesn’t fit just yet of this two year old colt for Val Brinkerhoff, who is still a maiden after two starts. But he does have two good seconds and ran into a buzz saw on Saturday in this maiden special weight event at five and a half on the main. Off at 9/1 […]

Greer My Dear: Soon To Be Winner With Hall of Fame Barn

Two year old filly for Richard Mandella made her debut on Sunday in a ¾ sprint on the main for maiden special weights. Off at 13/1 in a field of 9, she broke running under Maldonado from the outside slot and sat third down the back side, just two off the leaders. She stayed in […]

Tranche: Will Be Tough To Beat In Juvenille Stakes at Del Mar

Two year old colt for Luis Mendez made start #3 on Saturday in the Fasig Tipton Futurity for $100,000, and although still a maiden, he put it all together under Maldonado. He broke running, grabbed the lead immediately in this five furlong dash for babies and made every pole a winning one with fractions of […]

Conquest Celsius: Stumbled Badley At The Start And Lost All Chances

Two year old filly for Luis Mendez made her debut on Saturday in the first two year old race of the year at Santa Anita. Bet down late to the 4/5 favorite in a field of just five, she stumbled badly at the start, went to her knees, but Maldonado hung on. The stumble cost […]