past week at Keeneland,
Leparoux and Joel
Rosario continued their intense battle for top jock. Joel is
slipping by Julien, with 46 mounts, 14 wins to Leparoux's 41 mounts,
8 wins. Taking into account the number of mounts, Joel is still well ahead of Julien by percentage. However, Leparoux has ridden 23 of his charges to
in the money finishes, one more than Rosairo.
the two, Leparoux has the definite advantage over the turf with 21%
wins to Rosario's 13%.
exceptional athletes aren't the only ones hitting the winner's
circle. Edgar Prado is enjoying a good meet. 10 of 19 of his mounts
have finished in the money for a 26% win and 56% ITM rate. He's
almost an automatic play over turf with a 44% win rate.
following jocks are hot this meet:
Javier Castellano 22-5-3-3 (23% wins, 50% ITM)
Garcia 28-7-3-1 (25% wins, 39% ITM)
in your underneath bets:
Hernandez, Jr.: 23-0-6-3 (0% wins, 39% ITM)
Lanerie: 53-3-10-8 (6% wins, 40% ITM)
Albarado: 18-1-4-1 (6% wins, 33% ITM)
at the gate:
Arroyo, Jr.: 22-0-0-1 (0% wins, 6% ITM)
Graham: 42-0-3-5 (0% wins, 19% ITM)
Maker continues to dominate the winner's circle with a 39-9-6-2
(24% wins, 46% ITM) record. The guy to watch on the lawn is Graham
Motion: 17-5-4-3 (29% wins, 71% ITM). He's won with 4 of his 8
a slow start, Mark
Casse has improved to a 15% wins, 26% ITM.
high percentage trainers include:
McGaughey: 11-4-2-1 (36% wins, 64% ITM)
McPeek: 22-5-3-1 (23% wins, 41% ITM)
Ward: 22-5-1-3 (23% wins, 41% ITM)
for the Winners' Circle:
Catalano: 0-12 (0% wins, 42% ITM)
they did last spring, the majority of the winners (36%) shipped in
from Gulfstream Park. Of those, 14 made the switch from dirt
to Polytrack. Eight of the winners breezed at Keeneland before their
first time starters were victorious over the Polytrack. All five
worked over the Keeneland track beforehand.
of the five shippers from Fair Grounds who previously raced over dirt
worked on Poly before visiting the winners' circle.