The latest in Mary and Nick's excellent series 'The Other Horse." 1998 – Real Quiet - Indian Charlie By Nick Costa and MaryDixon Reynolds When Bob Baffert purchased Real Quiet by Quiet American at Keeneland’s yearling sale for Mike Pegram, he described the yearling to Pegram as being [...]
Bourbon and the Deacon at the Derby Bar By Kate Richards There must be something in the country air, limestone soil and the bluegrass carpet of Kentucky to produce the spirit of a whiskey that is historically all-American. Congress said so in 1964 designating [...]
Age Is Just a Number in Jockey Years by Peter Monaco with commentary by Faisal Alattawi by Peter Monaco
Age Is Just A Number in Jockey Years By: Peter Monaco Anyone that's been in the horse racing game for any length of time has most likely heard of jockey Edgar Prado. His riding accomplishments are outstanding, he's basically avoided the spotlight for the most part over [...]
Same Old Same Old By John "Ace" DaSilva Kent Desormeaux is one of the best jockeys you will ever see on top of a horse. The 48-year-old still holds the record for most wins in a year with 598 set in 1989. He was inducted to the National [...]
After a wide trip in Louisiana jeopardized his Kentucky Derby points possibly costing him a spot in the gate on the first Saturday in May, My Boy Jack stamped himself in by winning the Lexington at Keeneland. My Boy Jack and jockey Kent Desormeaux were wide in the Lexington as [...]
Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux has hired a new agent, Erick Nelson Arroyo the brother of rider Norberto Arroyo Jr. Nelson hasn't been in California very long but has quickly established himself as one of the top agents on the Southern California circuit. He has been very instrumental in [...]
Kent Desormeaux has a lot of experience at Pimlico, and in winning and riding in The Preakness. he shares some of that here including nuances about the oval in Maryland. Read Kent's thoughts here.....