Florent Geroux

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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 [...]

The Risen Star Stakes 2019 by Nick D’Agostino

2019-02-15T11:28:38-05:00February 15th, 2019|

  Risen Star Stakes Preview By: Nick D’Agostino   On Saturday, the Fair Grounds will host the Grade 2, 1-1/16th, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes, which will be the first Kentucky Derby prep race this year offering a larger number of points towards the big party on first Saturday in May. [...]

Monomoy Girl Takes the Kentucky Oaks

2018-05-05T06:45:44-05:00May 5th, 2018|

Trainer Brad Cox's Monomoy Girl ran a dead game race from the far outside post to take yesterday's Kentucky Oaks. Under Florent Geroux Monomoy Girl was able to find a nice stalking spot after moving in considerably by the time they hit the far turn. She took the lead easily [...]

Florent Geroux Picks up Noble Indy

2018-04-28T10:36:13-05:00April 28th, 2018|

When you are riding good and winning races good things have a tendency to happen. Fresh off winning the Keeneland spring riding title jockey Florent Geroux, who we called the most improved rider in the country about three years ago, has picked up the mount on Noble Indy in the [...]

Big Saturday Stakes & Derby Prep Recap

2018-04-11T07:11:35-05:00April 8th, 2018|

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Interesting Quotes from the Transylvania Jockeys

2018-04-07T07:34:10-05:00April 7th, 2018|

Here are some interesting quotes from the Transylvania jockeys. I found a nice "tell" in there and was surprised Jose Ortiz referred to the pace as fast. He was possibly taking into account the yielding course or perhaps that it was a tad contested. The fractions were not fast. Analyze [...]

Geroux Reflects on Gun Runner

2018-02-03T08:27:16-05:00February 3rd, 2018|

Florent Geroux reflected on Gun Runner saying he was good from the beginning and got better with age. he is indeed correct and that was the theme of my column this week for AmWager. Hopefully we start seeing more and more horses stay in training after the Triple Crown trail. [...]

Emotional Pegasus for Florent Geroux

2018-01-27T06:38:19-05:00January 27th, 2018|

The lead up to the Pegasus has been anything but routine for Florent Geroux. Not only did he lose his father to an accident in France in December, he had to take the written exam portion of the process to get his American citizenship on Friday, the day prior to [...]