Keyword: Javier Castellano

  • Rated R Superstar moves past Chip Leader in the Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland

    Rated R Superstar Last to First in Ben Ali

    Radar Racing's Rated R Superstar, a 5-year-old gelding, roared past favored Chip Leader to win the April 13 Ben Ali Stakes (G3) at Keeneland. The son of Kodiak Kowboy covered the nine furlongs in 1:49.31.

  • Rushing Fall wins the Appalachian Stakes

    Rushing Fall All Class in Appalachian Victory

    In her first start since she captured the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1T) in November, Rushing Fall showed who she was in the $200,000 Appalachian Stakes presented by Japan Racing Association (G2T) when she drew clear to win by a length.

  • Luis Saez celebrates 7 wins at Gulfstream Park on March 29, 2018

    Saez Posts Another Seven-Win Day at Gulfstream

    Jockey Luis Saez, already having clinched his second straight Championship Meet riding title, equaled Hall of Famer Javier Castellano's single-season meet mark of 132 victories with a record-tying seven-win afternoon March 29 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Mask and Javier Castellano win the Mucho Macho Man Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    Mask Makes it Look Easy in Mucho Macho Man

    The first take-notice effort from a classic prospect came six days into the calendar year as Mask made his challengers pay for letting him have things his own way during a 6 1/4-length win in the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man Stakes Jan. 6.

  • Fear the Cowboy wins the Harlan's Holiday Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    'Cowboy' Possible for Pegasus After Harlan's Holiday

    After Fear the Cowboy rallied for a 2 1/4-length victory in Saturday's test, trainer Efren Loza Jr. said the multiple graded stakes winner could be available to a Pegasus World Cup (G1) stakeholder looking for a contender to run in the Jan. 27 event.

  • Joel Rosario and Forever Unbridled edge champion Songbird in the Aug. 26 Personal Ensign Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

    Dual Jockey Fee Rule to Apply to Forever Unbridled

    California racing policy requires two jockeys to be paid—including any money for a top placing in the race—when the timing of a jockey change does not allow enough time for the replaced rider to find an alternate mount.

  • Angel Cordero

    NY Racetrack Chaplaincy, PDJF to Honor Cordero

    The NY Racetrack Chaplaincy and The Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund will honor Hall Of Fame Jockey Angel Cordero Jr October 29 at the Long Island Italian restaurant Passione

  • Twisted Tom takes the Empire Classic under Javier Castellano at Belmont Park

    Twisted Tom Clinches Empire Classic

    Twisted Tom, a sophomore gelding by Creative Cause, proved much the best against his elders with a three-length victory in the Empire Classic after running down the pacesetting Control Group.

  • Rushing Fall wins the Jessamine Stakes at Keeneland

    Rushing Fall Emerges With Jessamine Win

    Rushing Fall launched herself from the clouds to take the JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes (G3T) at Keeneland by 3 1/4 lengths, stamping herself among the favorites for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1T).

  • Jockey Javier Castellano (center) holds his Hall of Fame plaque, along with fellow Hall of Fame riders Ramon Dominguez (left) and John Velazquez

    2017 Hall of Fame Entrants Pure Class

    Fellow 2017 inductees Javier Castellano, Garrett Gomez, Victor Espinoza, and equine star Goldikova took their place in the Hall of Fame with Pillars of the Turf John Gaines, Ogden "Dinny" Phipps, and Col. Matt Winn.

  • Wekeela wins the Matchmaker with a ground saving trip

    Wekeela Wins Matchmaker over Miss Temple City

    A ground-saving trip on the inside by Javier Castellano enabled Wekeela to open up down the Monmouth Park stretch and best multiple grade 1 winner Miss Temple City in the $100,000 WinStar Matchmaker Stakes (G3T) July 30. 

  • Green Mask and Javier Castellano take the Highlander by two lengths

    Green Mask Powers to Highlander Score

    Finishing a close second in last year's event, Green Mask was determined to be the winner this time as he powered down the Woodbine stretch to victory in the $250,000 Highlander Stakes (G2T) July 2. 

  • Big Score wins the 2017 Transylvania Stakes under Javier Castellano

    Road-Tested Big Score Aims for Lucrative Penn Mile

    Owner George Krikorian is thrilled to have a talented homebred in Big Score, who also has shown an ability to handle travel—not a bad combination as a lucrative spring and summer season of turf races for 3-year-olds heats up.

  • Cloud Computing (#2) with Javier Castellano win the 142nd Running of the Preakness Stakes over Classic Empire (#5) with Julien Leparoux at Pimlico on May 20, 2017.

    Preakness Stakes 142

    Cloud Computing with Javier Castellano wins the 142nd running of the Grade I Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on May 20, 2017.

  • Cloud Computing with jockey Javier Castellano enters the winner's circle with owner Seth Karman, center and trainer Chad Brown right after winning the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes Saturday May 20, 2017 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD.  Photo by Skip Dickstein

    Preakness Stakes Press Conference

    Comments from the connections of 2017 Preakness winner Cloud Computing, including trainer Chad Brown and jockey Javier Castellano.

  • Benner Island, rail, wins the Eight Belles over Union Strike

    Benner Island Holds On in Eight Belles

    Shortleaf Stable's Benner Island, a 3-year-old daughter of Speightstown, holds off the late surge of Union Strike to win the Eight Belles Stakes (G2) May 5 at Churchill Downs. She covers the trip in 1:24.28.

  • Green Mask wins the 2017 Twin Spires Turf Sprint Stakes

    Green Mask Makes the Grade in Turf Sprint

    Narrowly denied a graded win last out, Sheikh Abdullah Saeed Almaddah's Green Mask flew by frontrunner Latent Revenge in the stretch to win the $150,000 Twin Spires Turf Sprint presented by TwinSpires.com (G3T) 

  • Preston Troutt of WinStar Farm leads American Patriot and Javier Castellano into the Keeneland winner's circle

    American Patriot Steals Maker's 46 Mile

    Reserved at the start but flying at the end, WinStar Farm's American Patriot nipped hard-trying Heart to Heart in the final strides of the $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (G1T) April 14 at Keeneland.

  • Sweet Loretta wins the April 9 Beaumont by three lengths

    Sweet Loretta Back to Form in Beaumont

    St. Elias Stable's grade 1 winner Sweet Loretta got back to winning form when she took the $150,000 Adena Springs Beaumont Stakes (G3) by three lengths at Keeneland April 9. 

  • Malagacy wins the Rebel in his first two-turn test and first try against graded company

    Malagacy Flaunts His Talent in Rebel Stakes

    Malagacy  gave his future Hall of Fame conditioner another legitimate sophomore to point toward the first Saturday in May when he captured the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) by two lengths over Sonneteer at the Hot Springs oval March 18.

  • Ghostzapper also won the 2004 Woodward Stakes, earning affection from jockey Javier Castellano.

    Look Back: Ghostzapper Turned Heads in 2004 Debut

    This week is a recap of the 2004 Tom Fool Handicap (G2), run that year on July 4 at Belmont Park and won by Ghostzapper. Following is a short recap written by Steve Haskin followed by the stakes shell filed by Dan Liebman. 

  • Wake Forest wins the 2017 Mac Diarmida Stakes

    Wake Forest Returns to Winning Ways in Mac Diarmida

    Wake Forest (GER) was given plenty of time to recover from his 2016 campaign by trainer Chad Brown, and the 7-year-old runner rewarded that patience March 4 with a narrow victory in the $200,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (G2T) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Favorable Outcome comes home running to take the Swale

    Favorable Outcome Flies Home in Swale

    Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence's Favorable Outcome rallied from last to run down favorite Three Rules in the stretch to win the $200,000 Swale Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park Feb. 4. 

  • Sandiva wins the Marshua's River

    Sandiva Not Done Yet, Takes Marshua's River

    Al Shaqab Racing's Sandiva picked up another graded stakes victory and a second win in the $150,000 Marshua's River (G3T) when she won this year's edition by a half-length in a possible cap to her racing career.