Tag Archives: Ricardo Gonzalez

Uffda: Expect Improvement In Longer Turf Sprints at Santa Anita

Two year old filly for Eric Kruljac made her debut in Friday’s opener, a 5/8 turf sprint for maiden special weights. Off at 25/1 in a 9 horse field, she broke OK under Ricky Gonzalez and relaxed nicely on the fence down the back side, five lengths from the leaders. The jock kept her on […]

Pretty Layla: Bred Top and Bottom For The Turf

Two year old filly for Mick Ruis made start #2 on Saturday in a maiden special weight event at a mile on the turf. Off at 5/1 in a full field of 10, she broke well under Ricky Gonzalez and was sixth into and out of the clubhouse turn. The jock kept her on the […]

Eligio: Good Enough To Win With Some Luck

Hard luck two year old colt for Phil Oviedo ran too good to lose in Friday’s opener, a sprint on the main at five and a half for maiden claimers with a tag of $100K. Off as the 2/1 second choice in a field of 7, he broke running under Rickey Gonzalez and vied for […]

Panthera’s Fate: Best in Field But Held Back By Jockey Can Improve

Three year old gelding for Phil D’Amato made his debut on Saturday in a Cal bred maiden special weight event at ¾ on the lawn for 3 and up. Off at 8/1 in a full field of 12 runners, this son of the good stallion Smiling Tiger had a nightmare trip. He was left at […]

Good as Gone: She Looks Like a Soon Winner

Three year old filly for Steve Knapp tried the first allowance condition on Sunday at ¾ on the main for soph fillies. Off at 4/1 in just a five horse field after two late scratches, she broke running from the outside under Ricky Gonzales and laid third down the back side. She started to move […]

Mecklenburg (IRE): Front Runner With Bad Start Costing Him a Chance and Can Rebound

Six year old gelding for Jeff Mullins made the third start off an 11 month break in the finale on Sunday in a 2nd allowance condition at 9 furlongs on the turf. Off at 5/1 in a field of 8, he stumbled badly at the start under Ricky Gonzalez, was away dead last and spotted […]