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SANTA MARIA STAKES QUOTES-SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2020

JOCKEY QUOTES ABEL CEDILLO, FIGHTING MAN, WINNER: “Jimmy (Barnes, assistant to Bob Baffert) told me to send her to the lead. When she broke, she broke like a rocket so I was just trying to slow down. I know I went a little fast but she just did it on her own. The first race I […]

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GAMELY STAKES QUOTES-MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020

JOCKEY QUOTES      ABEL CEDILLO, KEEPER OFTHE STARS, WINNER: “She’s better if somebody is in front of her, she likes to follow. If she has a target she is better. Last time I rode her in the Grade 2 (Buena Vista) I noticed that, so I tried to do the same thing today. I […]

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SHOEMAKER MILE STAKES QUOTES-MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020

JOCKEY QUOTES       JOEL ROSARIO, RAGING BULL, WINNER: “He broke well and it looked like there was a good pace, he was very controlled. He just came with his run like he does all the time. He put in a nice run. “It is beautiful, nice to be back here and be back in action.” […]

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MONROVIA STAKES QUOTES-MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020

JOCKEY QUOTES      MIKE SMITH, JOLIE OLIMPICA, WINNER: “She’s that kind of horse, she deserves to be ridden confidently, she demands it as well. I just let her be and she will get the job done.” PRE-RACE: “We kind of broke out a little early going two turns for the first time (in the Grade II […]

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CHARLES WHITTINGHAM STAKES QUOTES-SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2020

JOCKEY QUOTES FLAVIEN PRAT, UNITED, WINNER:  “I thought I was second.  On my way back I looked at the tote board and there was an inquiry between (Originaire and Rockemperor).  I said ‘What, I wasn’t involved in that.’  And (then) I realized I won. That was pretty cool. He was ready today, but this is […]

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