Keyword: Kent Desormeaux

  • Saint Leon holds off Hogy to win the Arlington Sprint.

    Saint Leon Repeats in Wild Arlington Sprint

    Margaret Burlingham's Saint Leon led from gate to wire to earn a repeat victory in the Arlington Sprint July 6 at Arlington Park. E. T. Baird rode the Michele Boyce-trained son of Stravinsky who scored by a head over Hogy.

  • Politicallycorrect wins the Oaklahoma Derby.

    Politicallycorrect Gets it Right in OK Derby

    Politicallycorrect, rallying way wide through the homestretch for Kent Desormeaux, caught favored Willy Beamin in the final few strides to post an upset in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby Sept. 30 at Remington Park.

  • Guyana Star Dweej Works at Belmont.
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    Guyana Star Dweej Works; On to Belmont

    After watching Guyana Star Dweej put in a half-mile work on Belmont Park's main track June 4, owner-trainer Doodnauth Shivmangal confirmed the colt will make his next start in the June 9 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).

  • Kent Desormeaux

    Desormeaux Loses Preakness Mount

    After being taken off his mounts at Belmont Park May 18 for running afoul of New York's rule on alcohol impairment, Kent Desormeaux also lost his mount in the May 19 Preakness (gr. I), Tiger Walk.

  • Jockeys' Charity Basketball Game Set

    The 45th annual Santa Anita Jockeys/Holy Angels charity basketball game will take place Feb. 23, at La Salle High School in Pasadena, Calif., with proceeds to benefit the Holy Angels athletic program and disabled jockeys.

  • O'Prado Again comes running to win the Remsen at Aqueduct.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    O'Prado Again Grinds Out Remsen Victory

    Stalking O'Prado Again rallied gamely in the final furlong to defeat pacesetter Souper Speedy by three-quarters of a length in the $200,000 Remsen Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct Nov. 26.

  • Richard L. Duchossois

    Equine Advocates to Honor Duchossois

    Richard L. Duchossois will receive the Ellen and Herbert Moelis "Equine Savior Award for Philanthropy" at the Equine Advocates' 10th annual awards dinner and charity auction Aug. 4 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Aviate wins the CD Distaff.

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    Aviate Flies Home in CD Distaff Turf Mile

    Juddmonte Farms' Aviate, with one U.S. race under her belt, rallied strongly in the stretch and pulled away for an easy victory in the $227,800 Churchill Downs Distaff Turf Mile (gr. IIT) for fillies and mares May 7.

  • Edgar Prado

    Agent Sellitto to Represent Prado

    Mike Sellitto has taken the book of jockey Edgar Prado and will represent the Hall of Fame rider in New York while managing Kent Desormeaux's book at Keeneland, the veteran agent said April 5.

  • NYSRWB To Tighten Alcohol Policy

    New York state regulators are poised to crack down on jockeys, trainers, and others with racing licenses who test positive for alcohol while at New York racetracks.

  • Black N Beauty Sharp in Gulfstream Victory

    Zayat Stables' Black N Beauty probably earned himself a ticket to the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) with a solid victory in a $51,500 allowance test for 3-year-olds at Gulfstream Park Jan. 7.

  • Changing Skies in the La Prevoyante H.

    Changing Skies Opens Up in La Prevoyante

    Favored Changing Skies pounced on Casablanca Smile in the stretch and proved a handy 3 3/4-length winner of the $100,000 La Prevoyante Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Calder Casino and Race Course Jan. 2.

  • Unrivaled Belle

    Unrivaled Belle Preps for Ladies Classic

    Gary Seidler and Peter Vegso's Unrivaled Belle tuned up for a run in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) on Nov. 5 by working five furlongs in 1:00 3/5 under jockey Kent Desormeaux at Churchill Downs Oct. 25.

  • Real Quiet

    Derby Winner Real Quiet Dies

    Real Quiet, who was nosed out of becoming racing's 12th Triple Crown winner, died Sept. 27 in a paddock accident at Michael Jester's Penn Ridge Farm near Harrisburg, Pa.

  • Kent Desormeaux

    Desormeaux Out at Least Three Weeks

    Kent Desormeaux was awaiting the opinion of a specialist at Albany Medical Center on Sept. 4 to determine whether an apparent vertebrae fracture was a new injury or an old one.

  • O' Shooting Star

    Paddy's O'Prado is unquestionably the best in his division, but is he the best 3YO on turf or dirt?

  • Jocks vs. Horsemen in Charity Basketball Game

    In an effort to raise money for The Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund and the Race Track Chaplaincy of New York, the groups have organized a basketball game between members of the Saratoga jockey colony and New York horsemen.

  • Kent Desormeaux

    Desormeaux Failed Breath Test at Woodbine

    A failed alcohol breath test at Canada's Woodbine Racetrack on July 1 proved costly to jockey Kent Desormeaux, whose scheduled mount Hold Me back won the Dominion Day Handicap (Can-III) under replacement rider Tyler Pizarro.

  • Treat Gently and Kent Desormeaux sweep to the win in the Sheepshead Bay Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Treat Gently Sails Away in Sheepshead Bay

    A group II winner in France, Juddmonte's Treat Gently finally found found success in the United States when she triumphed impressively in the $150,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. IIT) at Belmont Park May 22.

  • Unrivaled Belle outfinishes Rachel Alexandra La Troienne.

    Unrivaled Belle Shocks Rachel in La Troienne

    For the second time in seven weeks, 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra lost a stretch duel when Unrivaled Belle outfought her to win the $400,000 La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs April 30.

  • Together Indy rallied under Kent Desormeaux to win the Commonwealth Stakes at Keeneland. <br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Together Indy Makes Grade in Commonwealth

    Together Indy rallied under Kent Desormeaux to win the seven-furlong Commonwealth Stakes (gr. II) by a length at Keeneland April 10, capturing his first graded race in his synthetic track debut for trainer George Weaver.

  • Evening Jewel and Kent Desormeaux lead the whole way to take the Ashland.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Evening Jewel Shines in Ashland Surprise

    California shipper Evening Jewel took everything her rivals could throw at her but proved a determined front-running winner of the $400,000 Central Bank Ashland Stakes (gr.I) at Keeneland April 3.