Derby Contender Profile: Mojesto

05/07/2016 01:36 PM

Post Position: 18
Morning Line Odds: 30-1
Trainer: Gustavo Delgado
Jockey: Emisael Jaramillo

Majesto is a Bay ridgling by Tiznow, out of the Unaccounted For mare Unacloud. Foaled April 28, 2013. He finished second in his most recent race to champion Nyquist in the Grade I Florida Derby. Mojesto broke maiden Feb. 27; latest maiden winner to win the Kentucky Derby since 1934 was 1958 winner Tim Tam, who won his first race on Jan. 17 during his 3-year-old season. Mojesto is No. 18 on the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard with 40 points

Gustavo Delgado was born March 25, 1957 in Maracaibo, Venezuela. He is one of the most successful trainers in Venezuelan history, he won the Triple Crown in his native country on four occasions. Majesto will be Gustavo Delgado’s first Kentucky Derby starter.

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Kaci is a Production Specialist based out of the Northern Kentucky Spectrum News bureau. When she’s not working at the station she is covering high school sports, Bengals or EKU games for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. She played basketball for Hope College in Michigan where she earned a degree in journalism. She says if she wasn’t covering athletics for a living, she’d still be up early checking scores and stats. You can get the latest on the Bengals, EKU or high school sports in Northern Kentucky by following Kaci on Twitter @Kacikust.


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