Keyword: Joe Rocco Jr.

  • Jose Ortiz is one of six new members of the Jockeys' Guild Senate

    Jockeys' Guild Names New Senate Members

    The Jockeys' Guild announced Nov. 30 that 27 members have been elected to the organization's senate, including six new members, Jose Ortiz, Joe Rocco Jr., William Antongeorgi, Eddie Garcia, Esgar Ramirez, and Ricky Ramirez.

  • Suddenbreakingnews

    Suddenbreakingnews Now 'Official Ridgling'

    Samuel Henderson's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) hopeful Suddenbreakingnews, recently discovered to be a ridgling, continued preparations for the $1.5 million classic with a six-furlong breeze May 29 at Churchill Downs.

  • Saham rolls late to win the Jefferson Cup at Churchill Downs.

    Saham Breaks Through in Jefferson Cup

    Saham circled horses on the far turn and took command in midstretch to secure the first graded stakes of his career Sept. 26 in the $100,000 Jefferson Cup Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.

  • High Dollar Woman streaks to the win in the Indiana Oaks.

    High Dollar Woman Cashes in Indiana Oaks

    High Dollar Woman withstood an extended challenge from Sweetgrass to deliver a front-end, upset victory in the $200,000 Indiana Oaks (gr. II) Saturday night at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino.

  • Don't Tell Sophia wins the Spinster Stakes.
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    Don't Tell Sophia Last to First in Spinster

    Don't Tell Sophia, last rounding the far turn, roared down the stretch to register her first grade I victory in the Juddmonte Spinster Stakes Oct. 5 on the Keeneland main track as overwhelming favorite Close Hatches fizzled.

  • Don't Tell Sophia comes home strong to win the Locust Grove Stakes.

    Don't Tell Sophia Sharp in Locust Grove

    Trainer Phil Simms and Jerry Namy's Don't Tell Sophia, who hadn't raced since a third-place finish in the grade II Azeri Stakes at Oaklawn Park in March, circled the field to win the $108,200 Locust Grove at Churchill.

  • Joe Rocco Jr.

    Rocco Has Perspective in First Derby Start

    Having watched his firstborn son survive multiple surgeries to correct a heart defect has given Joe Rocco Jr. a different perspective heading into his first Kentucky Derby. He's relaxed and having fun.

  • Skyring leads the way in the Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/Dubai-2014/38085033_tQgx4h#!i=3149311564&k=psCrzFG">Order This Photo</a>

    Skyring Scores Front-Running Upset in Muniz

    Skyring snapped a seven-race losing streak dating back to last year's Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT) when he delivered a front-running victory in the Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Handicap (gr. IIT) March 29 at Fair Grounds.

  • Don't Tell Sophia wins the Chilukki Stakes.

    Don't Tell Sophia Rallies to Win Chilukki

    Don't Tell Sophia rallied from last in the field of 10 fillies and mares to sail past 5-2 favorite Wine Princess en route to a 2 1/4-length victory in the 28th running of the $165,200 Chilukki (gr. II) at Churchill Downs.

  • In Trouble wins the Futurity Stakes.
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    Belmont Futurity No Problem for In Trouble

    There were five 2-year-olds entered in the $196,000 Futurity Stakes (gr. II) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park, but it turned out to be a two-horse race as fast-developing In Trouble topped favored Corfu for a comfortable win.

  • General Election

    Jefferson Cup General Election's Next Stop

    Grade III winner General Election will return to the site of his debut victory, sort of, when he starts in the $100,000 Jefferson Cup Stakes (gr. III) Saturday, Sept. 28 at Churchill Downs.

  • General Election bounds home to win the Arlington Classic Stakes.

    General Election Takes Arlington Classic

    General Election would not be denied his first graded stakes win May 25 when the 3-year-old Harlan's Holiday colt held off a late charge from Admiral Kitten to win the $150,000 Arlington Classic Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Honorable Dillon delivers in the Hutcheson Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2347772232&k=PBw3wVb">Order This Photo</a>

    Hutcheson: Honorable Dillon Prevails

    Eddie Kenneally and Joe Rocco Jr. had a plan for Honorable Dillon, and the 3-year-old son of Tapit followed it right into the Gulfstream Park winner's circle Feb. 2 after winning the $150,000 Hutcheson Stakes (gr. II).

  • Tiz Miz Sue rallies to win the Azeri Stakes at Oaklawn.

    Tiz Miz Sue Zaps Azeri Rivals

    Tiz Miz Sue, making her third start of the Oaklawn Park meet, finally broke through with Joe Rocco Jr. aboard, posting an 8-1 upset in the $147,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 17.

  • Bastille wins the John D. Schapiro Memorial Breeders' Cup by a neck.

    Bastille Has His Day in Schapiro Memorial BC

    Mr. and Mrs. Bertram R. Firestone's stalking Bastille prevailed in a hard stretch drive over Fishy Advice to win the $200,000 John D. Schapiro Memorial Breeders' Cup by a neck on the turf at Laurel Park.

  • Hi Time Scott Scoots to 5-Length Hadry Win

    Whitney Racing Stable's Hi Time Scott upped his Laurel Park record to four wins in six starts when he won the $100,000 Charles H. Hadry Stakes by five lengths at the fall meeting in Maryland.

  • Fogelsonger, Rocco Hospitalized After Spill

    Jockeys Ryan Fogelsonger and Joe Rocco, Jr. were taken to the Medical College of Virginia Friday night with unspecified injuries after a two-horse spill in the seventh race at Colonial Downs. The extent of their injuries was unknown, but both riders were alert and stabilized as they left the track.

  • Mt. Carson Cracks Mile Mark at Colonial

    David P. Reynolds' Mt. Carson set a track record at Colonial Downs with a stylish score in the $50,000 Da Hoss Stakes on Saturday. Mt. Carson's covered the mile in 1:35.07 to lower Assault John's 1997 clocking of 1:35.48.

  • Stubborn Governor's Pride Wins Ben Cohen

    Longshot Governor's Pride shot to the lead and stayed in front the whole way to capture the $50,000 Ben Cohen Stakes, contested at five furlongs on the grass at Pimlico Race Course Saturday.