Bill Mott

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Midnight Bisou takes Azeri

2019-03-17T05:14:48-05:00March 17th, 2019|

  Midnight Bisou showed her class and made short work of some top females in the $350,000, Grade 2, Azeri Stakes at Oaklawn Park on Saturday. Tapa Tapa Tapa assumed the early lead out of the gate and Shamrock Rose tracked in second after veering out at the break through [...]

Tampa Bay Derby Preview

2019-03-09T07:22:59-05:00March 8th, 2019|

    Tampa Bay Derby Preview 2019 By: Peter Monaco   Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Tampa Bay Derby will be the last race offering Kentucky Derby points for prep races at the Oldsmar, Florida, track. Well Defined is the only horse returning from the first Derby prep held at Tampa [...]

Fountain of Youth 2019

2019-03-01T13:11:33-05:00March 1st, 2019|

  Geo Sette   400,000 Grade 2 Fountain Of Youth Stakes,  Gulfstream Park Race # 13,   Mile & 1/16th EST Post Time 5:32 pm I have always been intrigued with this race. I feel it is truly the beginning of what is always a compelling spring for three-year-olds. [...]

Not on Cruise

2019-03-01T12:11:31-05:00March 1st, 2019|

  Not on Cruise Control By Michael Valiante Young Trainer Jesse Cruz Looks to Build a Future in the Game Jesse Cruz                     "Brick by brick, my fellow citizens, brick by brick."  You might recognize this quote from the movie Seabiscuit.  It is [...]

Hidden Scroll on Target

2019-02-19T11:28:54-05:00February 19th, 2019|

  Hidden Scroll on Target for possible Kentucky Derby Run.... Many of us were particularly taken with the debut performance of Bill Mott’s Hidden Scroll on the Pegasus World Cup undercard at Gulfstream Park in January and by all accounts, the Juddmonte-bred colt is firing on all cylinders ahead of [...]

War of Will in Command

2019-02-17T08:16:40-05:00February 17th, 2019|

      War Of Will continued his quest towards The Kentucky Derby with a dominating 2-1/4 length victory in the Grade 2, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds on Saturday. Breaking from post 14, Tyler Gaffalione settled the son of War Front behind front runner Gun It, [...]

Pegasus Turf Preview by Kaitlin Free

2019-01-24T08:20:56-05:00January 24th, 2019|

  It is the inaugural running of the Pegasus Turf, a logical and welcomed compliment to the Pegasus World Cup. We've got an Aidan O'Brien runner, another from Japan, and horses from the top turf barns of Bill Mott and Chad Brown. Jimmy Jerkens has one along with a few [...]

Deja Vu All Over Again

2018-09-03T08:40:50-05:00September 3rd, 2018|

It was deja vu all over again Saturday at Saratoga for Bill Mott and Joel Rosario. Last year they took the Jim Dandy going turf to dirt with Good Samaritan and this year they took the Woodward with Yoshida. Yoshida was making his first start on dirt after racing exclusively [...]

Saratoga Stakes Recap

2018-08-26T22:38:12-05:00August 26th, 2018|

        Kaitlin Free recaps the action on the Saturday Travers Stakes card at Saratoga.   Allen Jerkens Stakes Promises Fulfilled captured the H. Allen Jerkens Stakes in an eye-catching performance. He was asked to go on the backstretch and kept that response into the lane under strong [...]