Gary West

Gary West’s Updated Top 20 Derby Prospects

Shagaf could be the most overrated racehorse in America. Or he could be a leading Triple Crown contender. At this point, it’s rather tricky to say which he is, although, of course, he could be neither but rather something very much in between those two extremes. The...

Gary West’s Top 100 Derby Prospects

By Gary West for JockeyTalk360 Bob Baffert nailed it. “There are a lot of good horses out there,” Baffert said about the 3-year-olds that, with varying degrees of commitment, might be on the long road that leads to the Triple Crown. “But there’s not one that really...

Gary West’s 2016 Derby Jockey Rankings

Jockeys (total points) leading the way on the road to the Kentucky Derby: John Velazquez: 14 + 13 + 10 = 37 Corey Lanerie: 15 + 9 + 7 = 31 Gary Stevens: 20 Mario Guiterrez: 19 Junior Alvarado: 18 Mike Smith: 17 Kent Desormeaux: 16 Luis Quinonez: 12 Florent Geroux: 11...

Cliff Berry hangs up his saddle

By Gary West for ESPN.com Some jockeys can measure their careers and their achievement, perhaps even their greatness, in terms of Derbies, awards and Breeders' Cup victories. Others, like Cliff Berry, measure their success in the accumulation of promises kept and...

Foundation Detox

Foundation Detox

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Half A Chance

Half A Chance

Ride to Win: An Inside Look at the Jockey’s Craft

Ride to Win: An Inside Look at the Jockey’s Craft

Horse Races NOW

Horse Races NOW
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