Keyword: Irad Ortiz

  • Stephanie's Kitten wins the 2015 Flower Bowl.

    Last Go Around for Stephanie's Kitten

    She will be offered at Fasig-Tipton Nov. 1, but first Stephanie's Kitten will seek her second Breeders' Cup victory, this time in the Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), which she narrowly lost a year ago.

  • Lady Shipman

    Irad Ortiz to Ride Lady Shipman in BC

    Following a narrow defeat when heavily favored in the Buffalo Trace Franklin County Stakes Oct. 9 at Keeneland, Ranlo Investments' Lady Shipman is still on target for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT).

  • Mubtaahij (IRE) gallops at Belmont Park May 24.
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    Mubtaahij Breezes Easy at Belmont Park

    UAE Derby (UAE-II) winner Mubtaahij breezed an easy five furlongs May 24 in preparation for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I). It was his third official work since arriving in New York May 15.

  • Jockey Ryan Moore

    Moore, Ortiz Line Up for HK Jockey Battle

    Ryan Moore, currently topping the Longines World's Best Jockey rankings, heads the list of riders invited for the Dec. 10 Longines International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley in Hong Kong.

  • Kid Cruz comes home strong to win the Easy Goer Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-tMWvFfT">Order This Photo</a>

    Kid Cruz Rallies to Win Easy Goer Stakes

    Kid Cruz benefited from a sizzling early pace to rally from last to first to defeat favored Legend by 3 1/2 lengths in the $150,000 Easy Goer Stakes on the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) undercard June 7 at Belmont Park.

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    Samraat, Uncle Sigh Work at Belmont

    The battling New York-breds Samraat and Uncle Sigh both turned in solid works at Belmont Park April 18, and will have one more work there before shipping to Churchill Downs.

  • Teen Pauline rolls to victory in the Top Flight Handicap. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3100292173&k=9msHCz6">Order This Photo</a>

    No Catching Teen Pauline in Top Flight

    Stonestreet homebred Teen Pauline put on another front-running show at Aqueduct while rolling to her third straight win and first graded stakes victory in the $200,000 Top Flight Handicap (gr. II) March 1.

  • Outstanding Apprentice Jockey: Jose Montano

    Competition for outstanding apprentice jockey came down to Irad Ortiz, Jr., who lost his bug on Feb. 2, and Jose Montano, who was an apprentice most of the year. In the end, voters cast their votes for the true apprentice.