Tag Archives: Tiago Pereira

Chismosa: Watch For Her in Cal Bred Stakes Where She’ll Be Tough To Beat

Hard knocking four year old filly for Rafael DeLeon tried the Grade 3 Santa Monica stakes on Saturday at 7 furlongs on the main for older fillies and mares. Off at 7/1 in a field of five, this Cal bred filly gives it her all every time to the post. She laid back early here […]

Linda's Gift wins 2023 Red Carpet at Del Mar.

Stakes Recaps at Del Mar

By Jarrod Horak The third week of Del Mar’s 2023 Bing Crosby Season included four graded events. In this post I will cover stakes recaps at Del Mar for Nov. 23-26 and preview the upcoming closing week of the fall meet.  Stakes Recaps at Del Mar (Nov. 23-26) Grade 3 Red Carpet – Nov. 23 […]

Linda’s Gift: Lock to Win 2nd Condition Watch For Her At Santa Anita

Four year old filly for Richard Mandella made her 2nd start this year in Saturday’s ninth, a first allowance condition at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf, 3 and up. Off at 4/1 in a field of 9, she broke running under Tiago Pereira and made the lead into the clubhouse turn. She […]

Fried Asparagus: Geared Down Bt Still Won By a Dozen

Five year old mare for Steve Knapp, who had been facing Cal bred allowance runners, dropped in for a tag of $16K in the opener on Saturday, which also was a non winners of two, and just blitzed the field. Coming out of the 8 hole in an 8 horse field, on a track still […]

Legislator: Finished First But DQ’d After Knocking 2 Off Balance

Three year old gelding for Peter Miller, though still a maiden, tried winners on Sunday in a 1st allowance condition at a mile on the turf. Off at 10/1 in a full field of 12, he relaxed early under Tiago Pereira and was a good 10 lengths back of the leaders down the back side. […]

Redline: This Son of Texas Red Can Win Going Long Or Short on Dirt or Turf

Four year old colt for Steve Knapp was in for a $40,000 tag on Saturday at a mile on the main track with 7 other older horses. Off at 7/2 under Tiago Pereira, he settled in third into the clubhouse turn, just 3 back of the leaders. He stayed there down the back side, put […]

Chismosa: One to Watch In Next at Del Mar

A perfect 3-for-3 record at Del Mar last summer stamps her as a bonafide horse for course. Two of her wins were CA-bred stakes victories (CTBA, Generous Portion). She was third in the Melair and second in the Great Lady M (G2) in her last two stakes starts. She worked five panels in 1:00.80 at […]

Neon Lights (IRE): Rallied Strongly Down the Lane And Just Missed By A Head Bob

Three year old gelding for Steve Knapp made his 3rd career start and 2nd off a layoff on Saturday in this maiden special weight affair for 3 and up at ¾ on the green. Off at 9/1 in a field of 9, he broke well under Pereira and laid 3rd down the back side about […]

Unwritten Code: Battled on the Front End While Putting Them Away at the Final Turn

Four year old filly for Jorge Periban is razor sharp right now and was shooting for her third consecutive win on Friday when entered for $25,000 in a turf race at five and a half furlongs. This speed ball had stopped in all three previous tries on the lawn, but today she battled on the […]