Horse racing: Manny Franco loses Tiz the Regulation mount

Horse racing: Manny Franco loses Tiz the Law mount


(By means of Thursday)


Abel Cedillo / 9

Tiago Pereira / 5

Mike Smith / 5

Tyler Baze / 4

Ricardo Gonzalez / 4


Bob Baffert / 4

Peter Miller / 4

Doug O’Neill / 4

Richard Baltas / 3

Richard Mandella / 3



• $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes, 2-year-old fillies, 7 furlongs


• $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes, 2-year-olds, 7 furlongs


• Manny Franco, who rode Tiz the Regulation to victories on this 12 months’s Florida Derby, Belmont Stakes and Travers, has misplaced the mount on the 3-year-old colt for the $3 million Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 23 at Gulfstream Park after his sixth-place end within the Breeders’ Cup Traditional. Sackatoga Steady, which owns the son of Structure, introduced Thursday that Corridor of Famer John Velazquez will take over using chores for Tiz the Regulation’s 4-year-old marketing campaign. “I’m grateful for all that has been completed up to now with Tiz,” Sackatoga Steady’s Jack Knowlton stated in a press release. “How are you going to not be? However we’ve one other 12 months of racing forward of us and wish to do what’s finest for him and our companions.”

• All-sources deal with for the thirty seventh Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland final weekend was greater than $160 million, the sixth-highest complete for the reason that occasion expanded to 2 days in 2007 and an 8% lower from the 2019 document deal with of $174 million-plus at Santa Anita. The 2-day deal with was a 7% improve from the primary time Keeneland hosted the occasion in 2015. No followers have been allowed on the Breeders’ Cup this 12 months and attendance was restricted to members and important personnel due to coronavirus security precautions. Subsequent 12 months’s Breeders’ Cup might be staged at Del Mar and it’ll return to Keeneland in 2022.

• Genuine, highly effective winner of the Breeders’ Cup Traditional and retired this week to Spendthrift Farm for a stud price of $75,000, moved as much as the co-second-highest-rated horse within the newest Longine’s World’s Finest Racehorse Rankings. His 126 ranking is tied for second with Palace Pier and trails solely the 130 given to Ghaiyyath. Palace Pier and Ghaiyyath are skilled in Nice Britain. Tiz the Regulation (125) is the one different U.S.-based horse on the earth rankings.

— Artwork Wilson

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