Tag Archives: Jose Lezcano

Kuchar: A Victim of “Ortiz Drift” Can Improve In Next Start

Comebacker was a victim of the “Ortiz drift” in the stretch and this may have cost him the race. There was clear sailing in between horses, before Ortiz drifted out causing Kuchar to steady a bit in midstretch. The jock was going to go in between horses once again, but the gap closed and he […]

Electric Stuff: Speed Duel Tired in Stretch

Second-timer showed a lot more early speed today and dueled with the favorite who had nothing left entering the stretch. However, this gelding held well to finish a distant 2nd behind the perfect-tripper winner. If able to control the pace or have slower fractions in the early stages, he could have a lot more left […]

Falconet: Look for Rider Switch In Order To Improve

Received a questionable ride as she broke outward but fast and the jock seemed to insist that someone else take the lead. Eventual winner Frost Point did take the lead leaving the chute and it’s not like they were going fast early. Look for a rider switch and/or more aggressive ride on Falconet and maybe […]