With Abel Cedillo in the saddle, California invader Lazy Daisy won the Grade II Pocahontas at Churchill Downs September 14. Coady Photography
Jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. was aboard Dennis' Moment for the win in the Grade III Iroquois at Churchill Downs September 14. Coady Photography
With Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez in the irons, Code of Honor won the Grade I Runhappy Travers at Saratoga August 24. Chris Rahayel/Coglianese photo
Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith aboard Midnight Bisou (outside) got up at the wire to win the Grade I Personal Ensign over Elate and jockey Jose Ortiz at Saratoga August 24. Adam Mooshian/Coglianse photo
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Graded stakes triple leads to Jockey of the Week for Irad Ortiz, Jr.
With more stakes wins than any other jockey, Irad Ortiz, Jr. was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for September 9-16, 2019.