Richard Mandela

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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, [...]

Alex Solis Learning Training From Richard Mandela

2018-01-25T10:11:13-05:00January 25th, 2018|

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 [...]

Dangerous Oaks Filly

2017-04-24T15:27:27-05:00April 24th, 2017|

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 [...]

Mandela Talks, It Probably Pays to Listen

2017-04-12T08:05:36-05:00April 12th, 2017|

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.....