Tags ‘Junior Alvarado’

Moreno Wires Foes in Whitney

Michael Compton | 5 months ago
Moreno, often the bridesmaid, finally broke through and landed a major prize, wiring his rivals in the Grade 1 Whitney on Saturday at Saratoga. Ridden by Junior Alvarado, Moreno broke slowly but rushed to the front per trainer Eric Guillot’s instructions. The 4-year-old Ghostzapper gelding took it from there. Pressed by Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile […](Read more...) Read More...

Strapping Groom Rolls to Gravesend Win

Michael Compton | 12 months ago
Strapping Groom, sent off as the 8-5 second choice in the $100,000 Gravesend Handicap at Aqueduct on Saturday, made his odds look like a gift to his backers. Ridden by Junior Alvarado, Strapping Groom rolled to a 6 ½-length victory over odds-on favorite Palace to win the 55th running of the six-furlong fixture in 1:09.74. [...](Read more...) Read More...

Agave Kiss odds-on in Cicada

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
Undefeated Agave Kiss makes her graded stakes debut as the odds-on, 3-5 morning line favorite in Saturday’s $150,000 Cicada Stakes (G3), a six-furlong sprint for 3-year-old fillies, at Aqueduct. Read More...