Tag Archives: Juan Hernandez

Scatify: Good Position to Knock Out This Condition in Near Future

Three year old colt for John Sadler made his turf debut in Saturday’s opener in his fifth career start at ¾ for sophomores. Off as the even money favorite under J.J., he was unfortunate to draw the rail, but he broke OK and was 4th in the early going. He dropped back to last at […]

Known Idea: He’s a Very Game Runner With Many Options

Three year old colt for John Sadler tried the turf for the 1st time in his 4 race career on Sunday and handled it just fine. Off at 2/1 in a field of 8 with J.J. in the irons in this 1st allowance condition for three year olds at ¾ on the lawn, he broke […]

In Theory: Bad Start Haunted Her Late But Is Soon a Winner

Three year old filly for Bob Baffert made her 2nd career start on Sunday in a conditioned allowance race at six and a half on the main for soph fillies. Off at 2/1 in a field of six and coming off a good maiden victory, she stumbled at the start under J.J. and was away […]

Bit’s Tiger Magic: Bred To Win Early and Like the Turf

Three year old filly for Peter Miller made start #2 on Sunday and 1st on the grass in a maiden special weight event for Cal bred soph fillies at six furlongs. Off as the 6/5 choice in a full field of 11 runners, she went right to the lead under J.J. from her outside slot […]

Shady Tiger: Visually Impressive While Toying with this field of Cal Breds

Hard knocking three year old gelding for Phil D’Amato tried the Echo Eddie stakes on Saturday at six and a half on the main for sophomore Cal breds. Off at 3/1 in a field of 10, he broke running from the gate under J.J. and was just two off the pace down the back side. […]

Santa Anita Derby 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, April 6, and I have included Santa Anita Derby 2024 picks below. The Grade 1 event for 3-year-olds has a $750,000 purse and the eight entrants will be journeying 1 1/8 miles on the main track. The Santa Anita […]

Santa Anita Oaks 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 continues at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, April 6, and I have included Santa Anita Oaks 2024 picks below. The Grade 2 event for 3-year-old fillies has a $300,000 purse and the five entrants will be journeying 1 1/16 miles on the main track. The Santa […]

Fierceness wins at Saratoga in 2023.

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (4-2-24)

By Jarrod Horak The UAE Derby, Florida Derby, and Arkansas Derby were the latest road to Kentucky Derby 2024 points races on Saturday, March 30. In this article, I will look back at those events and update my “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders. The Grade 2 Wood Memorial, Grade 1 Blue Grass, and Grade 1 […]

Timberlake wins 2024 Rebel Stakes

Arkansas Derby 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Oaklawn on Saturday, March 30, and I have included Arkansas Derby 2024 picks below. The Grade 1 event for 3-year-olds has a $1.5 million purse and the ten entrants will be journeying 1 1/8 miles on the main track. The Arkansas Derby is the […]

Show Card: May be a Late Bloomer For Top Filly Stakes

Three year old filly for Bob Baffert made her 3rd career start on Saturday in a maiden special weight event at ¾ on the main. Off at 4/5 in a small field of just five, she stalked the pace from the inside, swung out for room at the ¼ pole under J.J., then exploded late […]