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Tag: IRAD ORTIZ JR

WHITNEY DRAW QUOTES

By NYRA Press Staff — Brad Cox, trainer of Knicks Go (No. 4, 6-5 morning line favorite): “He’s given us as much confidence coming into this

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COACHING CLUB QUOTES

Edited NYRA Release — Rob Atras, winning trainer of Maracuja (No. 2, $31.40): “She broke really sharp, which I was happy with, and she was

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CARESS STAKES QUOTES

Edited NYRA Release — Saturday, July 24, 2021 —Elizabeth Merryman, winning co-owner and trainer of Caravel (No. 1, $4.00*):  “I don’t know if she’s improved,

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LOVEY SOME CHUBBY

Edited Pimlico Release — Daniel Lopez and George Chestnut’s undefeated Chub Wagon passed her biggest test to date with flying colors, reeling in multiple stakes-winning

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GETTING BELMONT READY

By Joe Longo, NYRA — May 25, 2021 — Belmont Stakes Day is the highest handling day on the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA)

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OAKS JOCKEYS’ QUOTES

Edited Churchill Downs Release: JOHN VELAZQUEZ, jockey of Malathaat (First) – “She didn’t get away the best, but I got a spot with her. She was running

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AT CHURCHILL DOWNS

By Don Phillips Jr. “At the Races” — Kentucky Derby Selections — Projected Derby Finish: #1 Known Agenda showed that he owns a powerful late kick

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IRAD ON RECORD PACE

Edited Gulfstream Release — Leading rider Irad Ortiz Jt. rode four winners on Thursday’s program at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., moving to within

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