Keyword: Rosemary Homeister Jr.

  • Recount (inside) holds off his rivals to win the Arlington-Washington Futurity.

    Recount Wires Arlington-Washington Futurity

    Recount led from the gate but had to fight out the finish of the $125,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity (gr. III) with familiar rival Private Prospect for a head-bobbing victory Sept. 6 at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Diva Delite keeps her winning streak alive with a victory in the Florida Oaks.

    Diva Delite Wins 5th Straight in Florida Oaks

    Local star Diva Delite notched her fifth straight win and proved herself in graded stakes company, as she rolled past rivals coming off the final turn en route to a two-length victory in the $175,000 Florida Oaks (gr. III).

  • Cloudy's Knight gets a win in the W.L. McKnight 'Cap at Calder.

    Cloudy's Knight Shines in W.L. McKnight

    Already having had the best season of racing as a 9-year-old, Cloudy's Knight put an exclamation point on 2009 with a 1 1/4-length victory Dec. 26 in the Calder's W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT).

  • 9-year-old Cloudy's Knight was victorious in the Valedictory Stakes at Woodbine.

    Cloudy's Knight Has Last Word in Valedictory

    The gritty 9-year-old Cloudy's Knight surrendered the lead to Eagle Poise but fought back along the inside to win the 1 3/4-mile Valedictory Stakes by one length on closing day of the 167-day Woodbine meet Dec. 6.

  • Smith Earns Sixth Training Title at Colonial

    Colonial Downs' 40-day summer race meet came to a close the night of July 28, as the leading trainer, owner, jockey, and apprentice rider were all awarded for their successes.

  • Rosemary Homeister Jr.

    Homeister Becomes Second Leading Female Rider

    Jockey Rosemary Homeister Jr. became Thoroughbred racing's second winningest female jockey of all time when she rode Kathleen O'Connell's Gambles List to victory in the third race the evening of July 20 at Colonial Downs.

  • Palmilla pulls off the upset in the Robert G. Dick under Rosemary Homeister Jr.

    Palmilla Upsets Rosinka in Dick Handicap

    George Strawbridge Jr.'s homebred Palmilla pulled off a shocker in the $300,000 Robert G. Dick Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 12 on the Delaware Park turf, as she soared past 1-5 favorite Rosinka in mid-stretch to win by 3 1/2 lengths under Rosemary Homeister Jr.

  • Elvis Trujillo

    Trujillo Being Evaluated After Fall

    Jockey Elvis Trujillo was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla. after falling from his mount in the eighth race at Calder Nov. 25. Paramedics said there were no apparent injuries, but the 24-year-old rider was taken to the hospital for further evaluation.

  • Green Vegas, Gal Wonder Win 'Sun' Previews

    Luis Olivares' 2-year-old colt Green Vegas turned in an impressive performance to win the $141,375 Foolish Pleasure Breeders' Cup Stakes at Calder on "Festival of the Sun" preview day Saturday. Gal Wonder went nearly wire to wire to win the $138,375 Brave Raj Breeders' Cup Stakes in the filly preview.

  • Homeister Jr. Plans Return to Racing

    Jockey Rosemary Homeister Jr., who retired from Thoroughbred racing in November 2004 to set off on a career as a real estate agent, has decided to return to her lifelong love: horses.

  • For All Who Dream a Nightmare for Calder Foes

    For All Who Dream stamped herself as the local leader of the 2-year-old filly division with an impressive victory in the $100,000 J j'sdream Stakes at Calder Race Course on Saturday.

  • Supah Blitz Ready to Roll in Aventura

    Trainer Manny Tortora is more than pleased with his 3-year-old colt Supah Blitz coming into Saturday's $250,000 Aventura Stakes. The Aventura will be run at 1 1/16 miles over Gulfstream Park's main track.