Mojo's New Trainer
August 12, 2007
With the change of scenery, comes a change on our Training Team.
It is with a great pride and pleasure that I have the good fortune to introduce John Good as Mojo Racing Partners new Trainer. John will lead Mojo Racing Partners Kentucky campaign this Fall, and we have high hopes in his ability to find the right spots for our Runners.
Before setting out on his own
two years ago, John was an assistant trainer for Bob Baffert for eight years,
and he ran Bob’s
Though he calls
When speaking about his training practices, John believes in treating each horse as an individual. “You have to train them separately,” John explains. “I go over every horse under my care, and I train them based on their potential. I give each horse personal attention.” When asked about medications and the track vet, John said that he learned from Baffert that you use medications as a last resort. In fact, if they can’t get the job done under their own power, then they’re probably not going to get the job done at all. “I’m very ‘old school’ in my practices,” John elaborated, “and I prefer treating minor issues with ice, hot water, salts, and topical solutions. I will use natural supplements to promote good joint health.”
Mojo Racing Partners is very
fortunate to have received several “glowing” recommendations for John’s
services, and we are looking forward to a fun-filled Fall racing season with him in
Onward and Upward
August 5, 2007
Despite our best intentions, we got “shut out” of the Spring/Summer Meet at
Woody continues to work well at Diamond D Ranch, and he's set for gate training next week. You can check out video clips of his recent breezes and gate training by clicking HP’s Profile. Courtney will be returning to Diamond D; she’s in very good spirits; and she’ll continue to gallop daily and breeze at the Ranch once a week to stay fit for her next adventure.
The gameplan is to send both