Jose D'Angelo

Dubai World Cup Next for Jesus' Team

There may not have been a more improved horse in 2020 than Jesus' Team (Tapiture), who began the year in maiden claimers and finished it off with a second-place finish in the GI Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile and a win in the Claiming Crown series. He kicked off 2021 with another second-place finish, in the GI Pegasus World Cup Invitational. But the best may be yet to come. Trainer Jose D'Angelo has decided to pass on the $20-million Saudi Cup and will, instead, point the 4-year-old for the G1 Dubai...

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Jesus' Team Fires Bullet in Pegasus Prep

GI Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile runner-up Jesus' Team (Tapiture) worked a bullet five furlongs in :59.75 (1/6) Saturday at Palm Meadows in preparation for the GI Pegasus World Cup Jan. 23. "He was very sharp. It was an amazing workout and an amazing gallop out too," trainer Jose D'Angelo said. "I am very happy with the work today. I think we will have a big chance in the Pegasus World Cup." Gulfstream Park. The conditioner added, "He will have two more breezes, six furlongs next week and four furlongs the...

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Jesus' Team Points for BC Classic or Dirt Mile

Grupo 7C Racing Stable's Jesus' Team (Tapiture), who finished third in Saturday's GI Preakness S. at Pimlico, will make his next start in either the GI Breeders' Cup Classic or GI Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile. "He will run in the Breeders' Cup, 100%," said trainer Jose D'Angelo. "We just don't know what race--maybe the [Dirt] Mile or maybe the Classic. I will wait for the decision from the owners." Jesus' Team is currently getting some down time at Kenny McPeek's Magdalena Farm in Lexington and will head to Keeneland Friday...

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