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One time deli worker Martin Garcia moves to New York; It’s a move the 33YO jockey should have made long ago

Warren Eves | November 9, 2017

By Warren Eves Martin Garcia’s move to New York should not shock anyone. For years I have been puzzled as to why so many top jockeys continue to fight the huge odds to ride on the much coveted Southern California horse racing circuit. Garcia, as competent [...]

Was CHRB jimson weed news release a warning shot? Are the rumbles of a Breeders Cup drug positive true?

Warren Eves | November 18, 2016

By Warren Eves It was a warning shot. That’s my take on that news release from the dysfunctional California Horse Racing Board(CHRB) on November 14 regarding jimson weed. Why would the CHRB, with its long running apathetic history, go public with such miss information? [...]

First Dude, Yawanna Twist And Jackson Bend Were The ‘What If’ Colts Of The 135th Preakness

Warren Eves | May 16, 2010

  By Warren Eves Some post race Preakness observations. 1. On review it was not a great ride on the part Martin Garcia.  If Lookin at Lucky would have lost they’d be scalding him for the lost ground midway on the far turn. 2. If you [...]

PJ Cooksey Returns To Pimlico With “Live” Ride In The Ladys Legend On The Eve Of Famed Preakness Run

Warren Eves | May 13, 2010

By Warren Eves Patti “PJ” Cooksey was the first woman to ride in the Preakness. The 52-year-old has a “live” mount in Friday’s fourth race when she handles Cleric for Christopher Grove.  The four-year-old gelding made my horses to watch list last time out with a huge handy win [...]

Lots Of ‘What If’s’ To Go Around Rehashing Derby; Lookin’ at Lucky Is Bet Against If They Go In Preakness

Warren Eves | May 3, 2010

By Warren Eves This is the ‘what if’ column following the Kentucky Derby. What if Kent Desormeaux had stuck to the business at hand and ridden Paddy O’ Prado hard all the way to the wire? What if David Flores would have eased back and dropped in [...]

Richards, Feld, Turrell, Charles, and Hernandez Offer Bet Approaches To Ky Derby

Warren Eves | April 30, 2010

By Warren Eves Opinions run the gamut when it comes to the Kentucky Derby. You’re going to find a plethora of views on the most talked about horse race of the year.  So…… we go! Jay Richards, former turf writer for the Las Vegas Review, says: “I liked [...]