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Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:08 pm
by BaroqueAgain1
True. I'm not familiar with the two South African riders but, if they're young and hungry, the purses in Hong Kong could be a big draw. politics be darned. :P ;)

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:39 pm
by stark
Jockey Manny Franco has a bruised right arm and a bruised left calf but did not suffer any fractures after being involved in a spill in Friday’s 11th and final race at Belmont Park.

It won’t be known until Saturday morning whether Franco will ride that day’s Belmont Stakes card, according to Angel Cordero, the former Hall of Fame rider who is Franco’s agent.

“I told him to wait and see how he feels tomorrow,” Cordero said.

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:04 am
by Sparrow Castle

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:50 am
by Starine
I thought it was very kind and classy of Mike Smith to give well wishes to Marlon St. Julien in the Donna Brothers interview.

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:00 pm
by Treve
Starine wrote:I thought it was very kind and classy of Mike Smith to give well wishes to Marlon St. Julien in the Donna Brothers interview.
Yes and to all the PDJs

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:36 pm
by stark
Baffert's Churchill Downs barn, nothing short of amazing.....

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Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:57 pm
by BaroqueAgain1
Captain, we need a bigger wall! ;)

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:14 pm
by firehorse
stark wrote:Baffert's Churchill Downs barn, nothing short of amazing.....

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Looking at that makes me think maybe there's more to all the butthurt about the Belmont than the actual race ;)

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:06 pm
by Starine
Report: Noseda-Trained Walk In The Sun Tested Positive For Cocaine
https://www.paulickreport.com/news/the- ... n-the-sun/

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:14 am
by BaroqueAgain1
That explains why all the Phoenix-owned horses, not just the US-bound Gronkowski, were removed from Noseda's barn. :shock:

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:54 am
by MySaladDays
BaroqueAgain1 wrote:That explains why all the Phoenix-owned horses, not just the US-bound Gronkowski, were removed from Noseda's barn. :shock:
Noseda will face charges.

If it happened here he'd be given a wrist-slap, run his horses under another trainer's name during a short suspension (if any), and carry on as usual.

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:17 pm
by Starine
MySaladDays wrote:
BaroqueAgain1 wrote:That explains why all the Phoenix-owned horses, not just the US-bound Gronkowski, were removed from Noseda's barn. :shock:
Noseda will face charges.

If it happened here he'd be given a wrist-slap, run his horses under another trainer's name during a short suspension (if any), and carry on as usual.
I suspect he will receive a ban like Al Zarooni.

In happier news:

Injured Rider St. Julien Continues Recovery, Walking With Assistance
https://www.paulickreport.com/news/peop ... ssistance/

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:32 pm
by Sparrow Castle
Thanks, Starine. It's really good to hear the news about Marlon St. Julien, especially this from the linked DRF article:
...St. Julien, who had surgery the day after his accident, was able to walk with assistance to the ambulance, according to Robyn Dean, the wife of St. Julien’s agent, Bobby Dean. Robyn Dean has served as a medical liaison for St. Julien since he was first transported to the hospital.

St. Julien, 46, was slow to regain feeling in his arms, had to overcome pneumonia after his surgery, and was intubated and confined to the intensive-care unit at Mercy. But his breathing tube was removed several days ago, St. Julien is communicating comfortably, and on Tuesday, Dean said, he sat up on his own for more than 90 minutes.

“Marlon doesn’t think he’ll be permanently disabled,” Dean said.

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:33 pm
by Sparrow Castle
Jeremy Balan Verified account@BH_JBalan
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Trainer Peter Eurton has been fined $500 by the Santa Anita stewards for "failure to properly report the gelding" of Indian Gulch for a race May 13. Indian Gulch was scratched prior to the race.

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:32 pm
by Sparrow Castle
I pass through Meeking's barn on the way to see our horses, and he's always up for a good laugh. Recently as we walked by we asked him who he had running that day and he replied, "Oh, I don't know but they'll tell me pretty soon" (pointing to his serious-looking stable staff). We all knew it was 11 year old Trelawny who is one of my favorite horses at the track.

Nice to see these guys honored in this way; they make me feel young, lol.

Emerald Downs Cards Race for Nonagenarian Trainers
Emerald Downs will card a unique race June 17. There will not only be age restrictions on the horses, but on the trainers, too.

Sunday's sixth race—the "Not in Any Rocking Chair Starter Allowance"—is for 3-year-olds and older who have started for a claiming price of $3,500 or less in 2017-2018 and whose trainer was born on or prior to June 6, 1928.

In other words, the race is open to horses whose trainers are at least 90 years old—and Emerald Downs has several. The horses in Sunday's race are conditioned by 94-year-old Arturo Arboleda, 91-year-old H.R. Pat Mullens, 90-year-old Ira Rhodes, and 90-year-old Bob Meeking, who celebrated his birthday June 6.

"We thought this would be a great way to honor these guys on Father's Day," said Phil Ziegler, president of Emerald Downs. "What other sport could a 90-year-old still be out knocking heads with the younger guys and gals?"
More: https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... qus_thread

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:50 pm
by WarBiscuit
Sparrow Castle wrote:I pass through Meeking's barn on the way to see our horses, and he's always up for a good laugh. Recently as we walked by we asked him who he had running that day and he replied, "Oh, I don't know but they'll tell me pretty soon" (pointing to his serious-looking stable staff). We all knew it was 11 year old Trelawny who is one of my favorite horses at the track.

Nice to see these guys honored in this way; they make me feel young, lol.

Emerald Downs Cards Race for Nonagenarian Trainers
Emerald Downs will card a unique race June 17. There will not only be age restrictions on the horses, but on the trainers, too.

Sunday's sixth race—the "Not in Any Rocking Chair Starter Allowance"—is for 3-year-olds and older who have started for a claiming price of $3,500 or less in 2017-2018 and whose trainer was born on or prior to June 6, 1928.

In other words, the race is open to horses whose trainers are at least 90 years old—and Emerald Downs has several. The horses in Sunday's race are conditioned by 94-year-old Arturo Arboleda, 91-year-old H.R. Pat Mullens, 90-year-old Ira Rhodes, and 90-year-old Bob Meeking, who celebrated his birthday June 6.

"We thought this would be a great way to honor these guys on Father's Day," said Phil Ziegler, president of Emerald Downs. "What other sport could a 90-year-old still be out knocking heads with the younger guys and gals?"
More: https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... qus_thread
That's pretty awesome. I'll bet those guys have some stories to tell! Good for Emerald Downs - a nice way to acknowledge these gentlemen for their dedication to the sport.

WarBiscuit

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:46 pm
by SSilence86
Not a jockey or trainer... assistant starter.

I hope he is fired.

Check out @MarkBowers1’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/MarkBowers1/status/ ... 44674?s=09

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:54 pm
by Somnambulist
That looks flat-out disgusting and is painful to watch. I'm curious what that meeting yields.

I sincerely hope that does not go viral. Ugh.

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:07 pm
by Somnambulist
I know that it's impossible to tell anything without context but how is a meeting on Saturday? If I messed up at work in ANY capacity a meeting would be scheduled the same day.

It is tough to defend this game sometimes.

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:14 pm
by Sparrow Castle
SSilence86 wrote:Not a jockey or trainer... assistant starter.

I hope he is fired.

Check out @MarkBowers1’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/MarkBowers1/status/ ... 44674?s=09
Oh poor Accolade. Looks like the assistant starter is in the wrong job if he wont control himself with a fractious baby. Yes, it should be dealt with immediately.