Salmiana(MEX)

November 21, 2018 Gulfstream Park

Salmiana (MEX) worked 5F in 1:02.85 at GulfstreamPark getting ready for the G1 Dama del Caribe under ELozaRacing program. Image by AntelizJr

Silent Citizen notches first stakes in Stanton

June 14, 2018 Delaware Park, DRF, Loza Racing, News

By Jim Dunleavy The star of trainer Efren Loza Jr.’s stable, Fear the Cowboy, is getting a little vacation right now, but Silent Citizen is certainly working hard. Loza shipped Silent Citizen to Delaware Park for his fifth start of the year, and he walked away with the lion’s share of the purse in the $50,000 Stanton Stakes on Wednesday. Read more on DRF

LOZA HORSES KEEP CLICKING, BUT STABLE STAR HAS HIM IN CLOVER

by Mike Henry If you want to bring a smile to trainer Efren Loza, Jr.’s face on a day when he doesn’t win with both of his starters to improve to 10-for-18 at the meeting, mention Fear the Cowboy. The 6-year-old ridgling has earned $1,243,020 since Dec. 16, winning the Grade III, $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes at Gulfstream; finishing fourth in the Grade I, $16.3-million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream, an effort worth $1-million; and finishing third in bothRead More

Fear the Cowboy among the favorites in the $1.2M Charles Town Classic

By Horse Racing Nation Saturday’s Grade 2, $1.2 million Charles Town Classic brings together a field of veteran horses from the older male division. This is a group of runners that has won a total of 51 times from 171 career starts. They may not be the biggest names in racing, but they are certainly horses that know how to find the winner’s circle. The Classic is run at a mile and an eighth on the six-furlong Charles Town bullring dirt track.Read More

All good with Fear the Cowboy

After a brilliant 4th place in the G1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes, trainer Efren Loza Jr. commented that Fear the Cowboy came out in good order after participating in world’s richest race. “Horse is doing great. It wasn’t an easy race for anybody, even for the winner (Gun Runner) who I consider on the best horses in the last 10 years.” We finished just a neck behind the 3rd position, I knew Fear the Cowboy was ready for thisRead More

Fear the Cowboy confirmed as Pegasus World Cup starter

By Gulfstream Park Well-traveled Fear the Cowboy, a three-time stakes winner at Gulfstream Park, has been confirmed as the 11th starter in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational to be run on Saturday, January 27. A total of 12 runners will go to the gate for the second edition of the Pegasus, the world’s richest race. Gun Runner, the likely Horse of the Year, heads a strong field that features six Grade 1 winners. Fear the Cowboy, co-owned by Raffaele Centofanti andRead More

Fear the Cowboy finishes strong to win Harlan’s Holiday Stakes

By Jonathan Lintner Hard-knocking Fear the Cowboy did his best running late Saturday while rallying to win Saturday’s featured Grade 3, $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes at Gulfstream Park. In a race billed as Destin’s tryout for next month’s Pegasus World Cup, 5-year-old Fear the Cowboy, in his 27th career start, made a wide bid through the turn and passed the pace setters for an easy win. So, how about his own bid? “[The Pegasus World Cup] is a tough race, but weRead More

Fear the Cowboy rebounds with West Virginia Governor’s Cup

By Marcus Hersh Fear the Cowboy was nipped on the wire after taking a midstretch lead three weeks ago in the $100,000 Schaefer Memorial Stakes at Indiana Grand, but Saturday at Mountaineer Casino and Resort he held firm in the $200,000 West Virginia Governor’s Cup beating Iron Fist by two lengths. Iron Fist, who had tracked the pace winning the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker in his last start, fell far behind fractions of 23.96 and 48.24 set by Red Dragon Tattoo, whoRead More

Fear the Cowboy hits the road again, this time to Mountaineer

By Mary Rampellini Fear the Cowboy will be breaking new ground in his career when he runs next month at Mountaineer Park. It will be the first West Virginia start for the 5-year-old horse, who has spent most of the spring and summer at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, La. “He’s run at 11 different racetracks,” trainer Efren Loza Jr. said. Loza said Fear the Cowboy is targeting the $200,000 West Virginia Governor’s Stakes on Aug. 5. The horse is coming offRead More

Look Into My Eyes takes the Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle

Efren Loza Jr. trainee Look Into My Eyes (City Zip – Burnished Miss by Wild Again) (15-8-3-1) $267,560 shines in the $100,000 Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle Stakes at Evangeline Racetrack. By Mary Rampellini Hernandez was back in the winner’s circle following the Mademoiselle, when Look Into My Eyes finished with good energy to win the 5 1/2-furlong race for fillies and mares in a swift 1:03.04. “The main part was to break and get position,” Hernandez said. Look Into My Eyes ($11)Read More