Tag Archives: Manuel Franco

Irish Honor: May Need a Race on the Outside

Looked like a green 2-year-old up the backstretch with his head held up high while dropping back to near the back around the turn under the whip. However, he was steered to the outside entering the stretch and rallied well to finish 2nd behind a runaway winner. The gelding must not like the kickback and […]

Thunderian: Look For a Move Forward on the Stretchout

Comebacker made his sprint debut today and this may have been a prep. While he was away slowly, he was rushed up to settle behind the leaders up the backstretch and moved to the outside as then entered the turn. The soph couldn’t keep up with the two leaders in the stretch, but he did […]

Built to Last: Could Find More Stick With Recency

Broke on top and dueled for the early lead up the backstretch then was surrounded around the far turn. He shook off both his pace rivals entering the stretch only to be run down late by a late-runner. This was off a 2 1/2 month layoff and perhaps he can find more stick with a […]

Kant Hurry Love: Broke Slowly But Caught Up To Finish 2nd | Upcoming Race:Delaware Park June 5, 2024

Likely had all of her followers throw up their hands out of the gate as her head was turned when the gates opened and she broke very slowly. However, she was able to catch up with the group and sat in midpack up the backstretch and started picking off runners around the turn. She took […]

Bad Connection: Good Debut but Tired Late. Watch Works for Next Start | Upcoming Race:Finger Lakes June 4, 2024

Not a bad debut as she broke on top and raced outside of a three horse duel up the backstretch. She made a run for the lead entering the stretch, but tired in the late stages to finish midpack. Conditioning can only help this filly and she might not stop next time out. Next Upcoming […]