Tag Archives: Luis Mendez

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 […]

Sassy Nature: Daughter of Straight Fire won by 8 While Hand Ridden the Final Furlong

Newly turned three year old filly for Luis Mendez made start #2 on Saturday in a maiden special weight Cal Bred event at ¾ on the main. Bet down late to 2/1 and the 2nd choice in the wagering, she zipped right to the front in this field, even with the blinkers off, and quickly […]

Manorelli: Took Worst of Speed Duel and Beat by 1 at Wire

Three year old filly for Luis Mendez ran her heart out in the Grade 3 Las Flores on Saturday at ¾ on the main. Off at 25/1 under Maldonado, she broke running and set quick splits of 21.97 and 44.26 for the half, all the while being down on the inside and taking the worst […]