Oaklawn Park is not only a great place to prep for the Kentucky Derby but also a track that normally gets it right. In their upcoming Derby prep not so much. Horses trained by Bob Baffert, Jerry Hollendorfer, and Richard Mandella were split equitably into the two divisions of the [...]
An Epic Distaff By Jonathan Stettin There have been many great horse races that turned into epic battles of heart and will. The 2016 Breeders’ Cup Distaff definitely falls into that category by any standards. This race just was not a test of heart, [...]
Battle of Midway By Kaitlin Free Photos By Courtney Snow Broken bones are difficult to fix but sometimes hearts even more so. A loss of any equine athlete is a sad but all too real part of our sport. I like to think all horses are created equal, [...]
Vasilika Shows Her Class at Santa Anita Vasilika flaunted her class and rolled to an easy victory in the $200,000 Grade 2 Buena Vista Stakes at Santa Anita Park on Saturday. Fahan Mura, with Edwin Maldonado aboard, opened up a 3-length lead out of the gate on the [...]
Jerry Hollendorfer sent out a Into Mischief debut winner named Instagrand who looked good enough to generate his fair share of hype. Read more about Instagrand here.....
In her latest podcast Tara Cochran interviews Dan Ward Jr. assistant trainer to Jerry Hollendorfer. Check out the podcast to get some more insight into this year's Breeders' Cup and more. Watch the podcast here.......
Last year Jerry Hollendorfer was forced to miss The Kentucky Oaks with early favorite Songbird due to a minor injury. This year it happened to Jerry again as early favorite Unique Bella has a minor shin problem which will force her to miss the race as well. The good news [...]
For those wondering where Songbird was, and why she had not been working towards her 4-year old bow, now you know. She kicked her stall, and that set back her training. You never like to see any hiccups with this kind, but she is in expert hands, and the really [...]