Keyword: ferrer

  • Rafael Bejarano

    Bejarano Back in the Saddle

    Jockey Rafael Bejarano was back in the saddle April 2, just 21 days after sustaining compressed fractures to his T-5 and T-6 vertebrae in a Santa Anita spill.

  • Jockey Rafael Bejarano, the leading rider during Santa Anita's current meet, is recovering well from a recent spill and is expected to spend only a few weeks on the sidelines.

    Bejarano Recovering Well from Spill

    Jockey Rafael Bejarano, the leading rider during Santa Anita's current meet, sustained compressed fractures to the T-5 and T-6 vertebra in a March 13 spill and has been replaced by Michael Baze as the rider for George Schwary's 3-year-old Georgie Boy in the March 15 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II).

  • Julien Leparoux plans on riding at Santa Anita for the upcoming winter meet.

    Jocks Bejarano, Leparoux Shift Tack

    Jockeys Rafael Bejarano and Julien Leparoux, currently among the top 12 riders in the nation by purses won this year, will move their tack to Southern California this winter, both riders' agents said Nov. 9.

  • Bejarano Plans Comeback Next Week

    Jockey Rafael Bejarano, sidelined since Aug. 25 with rib injuries incurred at Saratoga Race Course, will return to riding at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, or Thursday, Sept. 28, in time for the Sept. 30 Kentucky Cup series.

  • Batique Sets Course Record in Matchmaker Victory

    Batique employed a front-running style to earn her first stakes win, leading from wire-to-wire to win Saturday's Vinery Matchmaker Handicap (gr. IIIT) by 2 1/2 lengths at Monmouth Park. The 5-year-old mare completed the 1 1/8 miles in course-record time of 1:46.19.

  • Rize, under Jose Ferrer, draws off to a nine-length win in the Iselin Handicap at Monmouth Park.

    Rize Crushes Iselin Rivals

    Rize, the starting lightweight at 112 pounds, drew off through the Monmouth Park stretch to a nine-length win in the $350,000 Philip H. Iselin Handicap (gr. II).