Jerry Hollendorfer

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The Lasix Ban Reaction

2019-04-27T09:34:14-05:00April 27th, 2019|

  The Lasix Ban Industry Reaction: By Mary Dixon Reynolds   The day after Battle of Midway won the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Del Mar, I walked to the Jerry Hollendorfer barn to keep my appointment with Dan Ward, Hollendorfer's assistant trainer, for an interview about Unique Bella. While [...]

Arkansas Derby 2019 Analysis

2019-04-12T09:38:05-05:00April 12th, 2019|

    The $1,000,000.00 Grade 1 Arkansas Derby Oaklawn Park Race # 11 A Mile & 1/8th Saturday April 13th, 2019 Estimated post Time: 6:41PM EST Analysis by Geo Sette            Geo at work       We are officially only 3 weeks away [...]

Coolmore Buys into Galiean

2019-04-12T08:40:50-05:00April 12th, 2019|

  The Coolmore partnership of Michael Tabor, John Magnier, and Derrick Smith purchased an interest in graded-placed and multiple stakes winner Galilean from West Point Thoroughbreds and their partners on this horse ahead of the April 13 Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn Park. They apparently are looking ahead at the [...]

Santa Anita 2019 Analysis

2019-04-05T10:06:41-05:00April 5th, 2019|

  Our own Geo Sette is back again with his insight and well-thought out Santa Anita Derby analysis.   Geo Sette, hard at work as always      Santa Anita Race # 8- The $1,000,000.00 Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby, Estimated Post time 6:30PM EST.   As I [...]

Kentucky Derby Points Up For Grabs

2019-04-04T10:20:57-05:00April 4th, 2019|

Three major Kentucky Derby prep and points races will be run Saturday. The Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, the Blue Grass at Keeneland, and the Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita. The Wood Memorial drew 11 horses led by Tampa Bay Derby winner Tacitus, and Gotham winner Haikal. The Blue Grass [...]

Oaklawn Error

2019-03-15T05:14:47-05:00March 15th, 2019|

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

2019-03-13T19:53:17-05:00March 13th, 2019|

    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, [...]

Vasilika Shows Her Class at Santa Anita

2019-02-24T10:38:36-05:00February 24th, 2019|

  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 [...]