Kikito D'Angelo made a clean fall and a clean table on Saturday by winning 2 of the two classics for two-year-olds at Gulfstream Park with a pair of undefeated finishes. The one for mares with WELCOME BACK by Alfonso Soued of 2-2 after racing with many problems and the one for males with BENTORNATO of 3-3 establishing himself as the best colt in Florida, from Leon King Stable and ridden by Jaramillo. By the way, Kikito is 4 away from reaching 100 wins for the year, an unprecedented feat for a Venezuelan coach.
Another magnificent day full of successes for the space ULTIMO MINUTO LA RINCONADA of @sabatosports, distributing winners including the valuable first brands of Sábato: King of Success and Tank Abbott... Subscribe to our YouTube Channel LOS DANGELO and follow us on Twitter @JLDangeloDuran and on Instagram @joseluisdangeloduran there are the #DangelosPicks with the Dangelo Factor of high dividends in addition to the recital of successes in the two-year-old races.
The beautiful three-year-old Irish AUGUSTE RODIN, son of the Japanese DEEP IMPACT, once again showed his best version, achieving the fourth G1 victory of his campaign to win the Irish Champion Stakes in 2010 meters on Saturday in Leopardstown, getting back into the dispute for the title of Best Tressñero 2023 in Europe. By the way, his partner DIEGO VELAZQUEZ, two years old and son of FRANKEL, on the same day remained undefeated in 2 performances, which was an afternoon of triumphs for the art of Coolmore and his partners Westerberg and Brant.
Antonio Sano, reaching 949 wins in the United States on Saturday after the victory obtained with Nothing But Pumps, became the Venezuelan coach with the most wins in the USA in his total campaign. Winner at 11 racetracks in the USA, his horse líder of money has been Gunnevera and the líder in victories Don't Get Khozy with 10 firsts, according to my friend Jaime Casas' numbers.
THE famous Irish trainer AIDAN O'BRIEN with an outstanding international campaign reached 4000 wins last Saturday with the victory of HENRY LONGFELLOW in the G1 National Stakes at Curragh. So he achieved the feat in his native country where he has 26 championships. With more than 400 G1 victories achieved in 9 different countries.
In Del Mar, California, Queen BEHOLDER's daughter TAMARA, by BOLT D'ORO, impressed with a galloping win in the Del Mar Debutante Stakes G1, guided by Mike Smith, whom her mother defeated several times, and like her mother trained by Richard Mandella for the colors of Spendthrift Farm, the best two-year-old that I have seen, now emerging as a great contender for the Breeders' Cup for two-year-olds in which if she prevails she would secure the title of Two-year-old Champion... In the case of the males, Del Mar Futurity, the heavy favorite PRINCE OF MONACO, did not look so good, winning just enough to maintain his unbeaten record of 3-3, narrowly beating his Baffert stablemate MIRAHMADI.
Given the sad news of the departure of the much loved EDUARDO JOSE CELIS YANEZ, a very important figure in Venezuelan livestock, we extend our condolences to his mother Olga Isabel Yánez de Celis, his wife, children and his brothers Carlos Ignacio, Luis Alejandro, Rafael, Oswaldo .
In La Rinconada, the trainers Ricky D'Angelo and Ramón García Mosquera stood out with 3 wins each... Impressive CHIPIS TIME, the Los Caracaros mare in Excelso colors with her victory at the reverend gallop, is going up... DURHAM new winner for MANCHESTER the WATER POET of spring. Rafael Cartolano's had the excellent leadership of Johan Aranguren who gave a course on how things should be done in the race, I still don't understand why he doesn't receive the mounts that a rider of his quality deserves... Congratulations to Eliecer Gómez for the victory obtained with RAM POWER… YAQUI DESIGNS responded with Jervis Alvarado, third victory, 11 times in the trifecta in 13 performances, this Urama 416 mare.