Gerald Isbister

It's 'Jack' on the Cutback in Jerkens

While he lost nothing in defeat when trying two turns for the first time in the GI Haskell Invitational S. the Jack Christopher (Munnings) everyone is accustom to was back at Saratoga, charging home a decisive winner of the GI H. Allen Jerkens Memorial S. Hammered down to 1-2 favoritism getting back around one turn, the flashy chestnut tracked Conagher (Jimmy Creed) from second through a :22.18 first quarter. Drawing alongside as the half went in :44.53, Jack Christopher skipped to the front when Jose Ortiz shook the reins at...

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Coolmore, Brant, New Partners in Jack Christopher

Coolmore Stud and Peter Brant have purchased a minority interest in Jack Christopher (Munnings), who figures to be one of the top choices in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile on Nov. 5. A TDN Rising Star in his debut Aug. 28 at Saratoga for trainer Chad Brown, Jack Christopher followed that win up with a 2 ¾ length score in the GI Champagne at Belmont Park this past Saturday as the favorite over a quality field. Selected as a $135,000 Fasig-Tipton October yearling by Liz Crow, Jack Christopher ran in...

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