Tag Archives: Juan Hernandez

Heart Headed: Beat By a Head After Running a Bang Up Race

Three year old colt for John Sadler tried grass for the 1st time in his 4th career start in the Baffle stakes on Saturday and really took to the lawn in this hillside sprint for sophomores. Off at 5/2 and drawn on the rail with J.J., he sat third down the hill just 3 lengths […]

Laudatory: Closed Stoutly Late To Win Going Away at the Wire.

Three year old filly for Phil D’Amato stretched out to a mile for the first time in her three race career on Saturday and showed the quick turn of foot it takes to win on the grass. Off as the 8/5 choice in a field of 10 in this mile maiden special weight, she relaxed […]

Goldeneye: Was Best Today Had He Had a Clear Path.

Five year old gelding for the red hot Peter Eurton barn tried a starter allowance race for non winners of three in Saturday’s opener, at 9 furlongs on the grass for older runners. Off at 3/1 under J.J. and bet down from a M/L of 5/1, he settled in nicely from the start and moved […]

Travelin’ Show: Sitting on a Win for This Veteran Barn

Three year old gelding for Craig Lewis made his 3rd career start on Sunday and 2nd on the turf in a Cal bred maiden special weight event at six and a half on the turf. Off at 6/5 and the 2nd choice in a field of six, he went right to the lead under J.J. […]

Runamileinmyshoes: In the money long or short next time out.

Three year old filly for Jeff Mullins drew the rail slot on Saturday in her 3rd attempt to break her maiden at six and a half out of the chute on the lawn. Off at 2/1 in a field of 9 Cal bred sophomore fillies, she broke running from the rail but was not quick […]

Nothing Like You wins 2023 Desi Arnaz Stakes

Las Virgenes Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 continues at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, February 10, and I have included Las Virgenes Stakes 2024 picks below. The Grade 3 event for 3-year-old fillies has a $100,000 purse and the five entrants will be journeying one mile on the main track. The Las Virgenes […]

Bob Baffert at Churchill Downs

Los Alamitos Futurity 2023 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Los Alamitos Race Course on Saturday, December 16, and I have included Los Alamitos Futurity 2023 picks below. The Grade 2 event for 2-year-olds has a $200,000 purse and the six entrants will be traveling 1 1/16 miles on the main track. It is […]

Chatalas wins 2023 Chandelier Stakes

Starlet 2023 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 continues at Los Alamitos Race Course on Saturday, December 9, and I have included Starlet 2023 picks below. The Grade 2 event for 2-year-old fillies has a $200,000 purse and the six entrants will be traveling 1 1/16 miles on the main track. It is the […]

Program Trading wins 2023 Hollywood Derby

Del Mar Closing Week Stakes Recaps

By Jarrod Horak The final week of Del Mar’s 2023 Bing Crosby Season featured four graded events on turf. I wrapped up my 13-day Del Mar Fall Meet Horse of the Day video series with five top choice winners and four runner-up finishes. Check out my Del Mar closing week stakes recaps below.  Del Mar […]

Surge Capacity wins 2023 Lake George

Matriarch Stakes 2023 Picks

By Jarrod Horak Del Mar’s Bing Crosby Season concludes on Sunday, December 3, and I have included Matriarch Stakes 2023 picks below. The Grade 1 event for fillies and mares has a $300,000 purse and the twelve entrants will be traveling a flat mile on the turf course. It is the 7th race on closing […]