ROD HENDRICK getting better and better, assumed the leadership of the three-year-olds by winning the third step of the Triple Crown in a great demonstration, free of problems, and more and more horse. With the class of Los Caracaros, son of ROGER ROCKET, he is the 4th classic winner of QUIET ALICE, matron that has gone down in history as one of the best bellies of all time of the Venezuelan breeding.
Immediately after the second step, those close to ROD HENDRICK reported on twitter that he had run with the wheelchair rolled, as we discussed on our You Tube program. Maternal brother of the classic winners ENDRYGOL, PIACENZA, SUCCESS FULLY, he is another success for his trainer Fernando Parilli, well ridden by Jaime “el pocho” Lugo, for the colors of the Stud Quarterback-Evocation.
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JACKIE´S WARRIOR, 16-12, undefeated 5-5 at Saratoga, made history by winning the Alfred Vanderbilt G1 at 1200 becoming the first horse to win G1 for 3 years in a row at Saratoga. His rider, the Dominican Joel Rosario, without putting in a lot of effort, led this student of Steve Asmussen to victory.
By the way, both professionals took the two classics of the day by also triumphing in the Jim Dandy G2 in 1800 with EPICENTER who passed them as he wanted and also with great ease, being ready to go to the Travers Stakes and becoming the most productive specimen of money for the year in North America, where RICH STRIKE was.
CRACK, supreme qualifier for a racing cigar, which fits perfectly in the unbeatable English miller BAAEED, 4 years old and son of also crack SEA THE STARS, who trains William Haggas and rides Jim Crowley for the Shadwell that last week at the Festival of Goodwood gave another superb display of his superiority to remain unbeaten on 9-9, all in miles and on 6 different tracks, by winning the Qatar Sussex Stakes G1. He has come to be ranked the best in the world and is even compared to FRANKEL at 14-14 for his undefeated status.
Speaking of FRANKEL, also at a record pace in reproduction, he became the fastest stallion to reach 100 stakes winners, 2402 days, equaling the mark of the great DANEHILL, incidentally, his maternal grandfather, when his son EMOTION beats him. The Chalice Stakes on Saturday at Newmarket. Special mention for the famous John Gosden, trainer of CUNCO winning first son of FRANKEL on May 2016 at Newbury and now of EMOTION on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Newmarket, the stake winner No. 100.
The South American calf made itself felt in Del Mar, when on Saturday the Brazilian ROYAL SHIP, son of MIDSHIPMAN, with Mike Smith and training by Richard Mandella, reached his third victory in the USA, all classics, 2nd G2, by winning the 1700 meters of the San Diego Handicap G2 beating the winner of the Dubai World Cup COUNTRY GRAMMER, with whom he maintains a close rivalry whose score is now in his favor 2-1.
And on Sunday the Chilean gray MASTER PIECE, by MASTERCRAFTSMAN, who was Also Eligible, with the Guatemalan Abel Cedillo and Michael McCarthy's care, won the 1800 gram of the Eddie Read G2, achieving his second victory in the USA.
LA LUPA had strong activity. On Saturday No. 49 for Bob Baffert's NEWGATE promotion, which debuted with a big win over John Velázquez. On Sunday a couple of fillies made their debut in the USA in 1100 meters that impressed, first PRANK, in Saratoga LUPA 50, the maternal sister of MO DONEGAL, daughter of INTO MISCHIEF, who put in almost 10 lengths with a 93 Speed Rating with Irad Ortiz Jr and Todd Pletcher and then JUSTIFY, in Del Mar, LUPA 51, who, after being last, passed them as he wanted with Víctor Espinoza, to finish victorious, stopping by 2 ½ trained by John Shirreffs himself from ZENYATTA, whose debut did remember. Another success for John D. Gunther as a breeder who bred him in partnership with Eurowest Bloodstock.
In La Rinconada, great work by coach Germán Rojas by winning 3 races, standing out as the one who achieved the most victories on Sunday.