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There’s a new apprentice coming to Santa Anita Park; His name is Chad Lindsay and he’s highly regarded

Warren Eves | March 7, 2016

By Warren Eves A new apprentice is heading for Santa Anita Park this at the end of the week. His name is Chad Lindsay III. A one-time bull rider from Weathorford, Tex., Lindsay scored his first winner on New Year’s Day at Tampa Bay Downs. Riding in [...]

Harry “The Hat” Hacek Ready To Compete Yet Again; Escaped Chicago’s Shady Side For Unmatched Run

Warren Eves | January 17, 2015

By Warren H. Eves “I am ready to compete at the major league level again and will await a worthy rider.” Those are the words of someone born and raised on the outskirts of the Chicago loop.  We’re talking about days when a young man could easily aspire to [...]

Richards Blasts Kentucky Derby Qualifying Process; New Rating System Renders 2YO Racing Meaningless

Warren Eves | June 18, 2012

By Warren Eves Churchill Downs can’t get much of anything right these days. They refused to give the bettors the 10-cent superfecta bet on Derby Day.  And Churchill Downs continues to balk at going to available software that would offer far more “future” wagers on the Kentucky Derby than [...]

Ky Derby ‘Futures’ Nuggets May Still Be Out There; Film Shot, Al’s Uncle & Scat Happy Worth Monitoring

Warren Eves | February 2, 2012

By Warren Eves Will the 9th race which was run at Gulfstream Park on February 1 have Kentucky Derby implications? Call it a malady.  Label it anything you wish.  We really believe that maiden special weights race on the lawn at a mile and a sixteenth might well be [...]

Shared Property’s Third In Lecomte Was Much BTL’d; Search For Viable Kentucky Dby Prospects Is Underway

Warren Eves | January 21, 2012

By Warren Eves Aqueduct was down due to snow so we eye-balled nine three-year-old races across the country Saturday January 21 that could have Kentucky Derby applications. Shared Property’s third from post 13 in the 1-70 yard LeComte was the most notable run of the day.  Trainer Tom Amoss had to leave the [...]

Gomez May Ride Harder For Minor Awards In 2012; Mdn Lottawampum On ‘Watch’ List Off 6th to 2nd Run

Warren Eves | December 29, 2011

By Warren Eves           The knock on Garrett Gomez over the years has been his lack of effort riding for secondary placements when riding in lower classification races.           Thursday at Santa Anita Gomez rode Lottawampum to a second place finish when she made her debut  around one turn.  The effort may not draw a lot [...]

Agent Anderson and Jockey Garcia Ice So Far At Spa; Duo Might Snap Out Of Their Doldrums Thursday

Warren Eves | July 27, 2011

By Warren Eves           Talk about bad karma?           We have to wonder what is going on behind the scenes in upstate New York?  Jockey Alan Garcia and new agent Ron Anderson are off to a horrible start at the summer Saratoga meet.           It might [...]

Joe Woodard Claims Thabazimbi For $40,000 Off Mott; 6-Year-Old Wires ‘Em On Lawn With Fast Last Fraction

Warren Eves | July 4, 2011

By Warren Eves           Joe Woodard may have made one of the best claims of the young year July 3rd at Churchill Downs.           He put a $40,000 claim slip in for Thabazimbi.  He then watched as Thabazimbi posted an impressive final fraction when taking six rivals wire to wire on the turf.  Thabazimbi [...]

Colt Baffert Tried To Buy Blows San Felipe Foes Away; Touted Colts Stub Toes, Clmg Mdn Wins Huge At Tampa

Warren Eves | March 12, 2011

By Warren Eves                      And now the story can be told.            Going into Saturday’s $250,000 San Felipe at Santa Anita Park a close friend had more than a betting interest in Premier Pegasus.  Alonso Quinonez and his Hall of Fame agent Vince DeGregory were mired in the worst slump since they teamed up.  Early in [...]

Price Horse Central – 3/9/11 – Comments and Suggestions

Mark Geiger | March 9, 2011

Today, it’s short, sweet, and all about Lonnie Arterburn and Tampa Bay Downs.  Don’t care about speed figs, who is riding, surfaces, or the phase of the moon.  In a meet that’s closing in on three months, this guy has started a grand total of 14 and 5 have won with another 5 hitting the [...]