Wednesday, February 29 2012
NAVARRO HONORED AS HURRICANE GRILL & WINGS TRAINER OF THE MONTH
Jorge Navarro capped a stellar February performance at Tampa Bay Downs with his selection Wednesday as Hurricane Grill & Wings Trainer of the Month.
The 37-year-old native of Panama won nine races during the month. Primarily a trainer of claiming horses, Navarro is fourth in the 2011-12 Tampa Bay Downs standings with 17 victories from 56 starters. His main clients include Julian De Mora, the Blue Top Holding Stables of Juan Matos and Charles Justi.
Two signs that Navarro's 24-horse stable is one to be reckoned with the remainder of the meeting have emerged from his recent hot streak. First, his victories were achieved with eight different horses, De Mora's 6-year-old mare Bobbiesqueen being the only two-time winner during the month.
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