Tag Archives: Val Brinkerhoff

Where's My Ring wins 2024 Gazelle Stakes

Kentucky Oaks 2024 Update (4-8-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Grade 1 Ashland, Grade 2 Santa Anita Oaks, and Grade 3 Gazelle Stakes were the final three road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 points races. In this report, I will look back at those events and update my “Fabulous 5” Oaks contenders.  In other Kentucky Oaks news, West Omaha, a longtime member […]

Santa Ysabel Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 continues at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, March 9, and I have included Santa Ysabel Stakes 2024 picks below. The Grade 3 event for 3-year-old fillies has a $100,000 purse and the eight entrants will be journeying 1 1/16 miles on the main track. The Santa […]

Where’s My Ring: Ran Well But Lost By a Lip

Trainer Val Brinkerhoff has to feel a bit snake bitten as here he is again on the Horses to Watch list off another second. You’ve heard the phrase before, he ran too good to lose, well it definitely applies to this three year old filly, who made her debut in race three on Sunday. Off […]

I Win Again: Maldonado Fits Him Well And Soon To Be Winner

The name doesn’t fit just yet of this two year old colt for Val Brinkerhoff, who is still a maiden after two starts. But he does have two good seconds and ran into a buzz saw on Saturday in this maiden special weight event at five and a half on the main. Off at 9/1 […]