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, [...]
Retired jockey Alex Solis is learning about training from Richard Mandela. Going from jockey to trainer is not always an easy transition and many have done so with varying degrees of success. Alex may have a leg up so to speak on other trainers starting out as his son is [...]
Richard Mandela is looking for his first win in The Kentucky Oaks with Paradise Woods but realizes his filly is inexperienced and this is a tough place to gain some. Wayne Catalano, aka Cat Man who is as dangerous a horseman as there is says he would take the 5-1 [...]
There aren't many important races Richard Mandela has tried to win and hasn't. The Kentucky Oaks is one of the few but that may change on May 5th when PaPa Mandela brings Paradise Woods to Churchill Downs. She is very dangerous and if she behaves amongst the big crowd at [...]
Richard Mandela hasn't been his luckiest in The Kentucky Derby or Kentucky Oaks. That very well may change this year in The Oaks. Mandela is coming in very live, and when he comes in live, look out! Read about Mandela's Kentucky Oaks hope Paradise Woods here.....