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Grade 1 Double Delivers Jockey of the Week Title to Mike Smith

By JockeyTalk360 on 09/24/2018 3:57 PM
With a sweep of both Grade 1 races offered last week, Mike Smith was named the Foundation Detox Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for September 17 – 23, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jo
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Sophie Doyle Relishes First Arlington Park Meet

By Arlington Park Publicity on 09/24/2018 10:42 AM
Jockey Sophie Doyle came into the 2018 meet at Arlington International Racecourse with a plan. With the racing season wrapping up, everything went according to said plan for the 31-year-old rider.
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Racing Toward Concussion Safety

By Concussion Legacy Foundation on 09/24/2018 9:55 AM
The possibility for catastrophic injury is a fact of life for jockeys. If you want to race horses for a living, you must be prepared to deal with the possible repercussions of falling from a half-ton animal running at full tilt. For Jenn Miller, a jo
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Gulfstream Park Jockeys visit Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

By Gulfstream Park Publicity on 09/18/2018 2:45 PM
Jockeys and staff from Gulfstream Park visited children at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in nearby Hollywood Monday afternoon.
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Stakes performance earns Jockey of the week title for Jose Ortiz

By JockeyTalk360 on 09/18/2018 12:51 PM
With two stakes wins and a leading rider title to his credit, Jose Ortiz was named the Foundation Detox Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for September 10 – 16, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members o
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Irad Ortiz, Jr. Scores 2,000th career win

By NYRA Publicity on 09/18/2018 12:48 PM
Jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. added to an impressive month when he notched his 2,000th career victory on Saturday at Belmont Park. The 26-year-old piloted Gambler's Fallacy (No. 8) to the winner's circle in
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Delaware Park jockeys share their racing adventures with patients at NeMours Alfred I duPont hospital for children

By Delaware Park Publicity on 09/12/2018 4:30 PM
Donning colorful jerseys and racing caps, Delaware Park jockeys including current leading rider, Carol Cedeno and Keiber Coa brought the racing world alive for patients at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children yesterday. During the visit, ea
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Two stakes wins earns Florent Geroux earns Jockey of the week

By JockeyTalk360 on 09/10/2018 3:54 PM
Florent Geroux won more stakes than any other eligible jockey and was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week title for September 4 – 9, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the J
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Jockey Aaron Gryder, "Thinking smaller, but in a big way."

By Chelsea Hackbarth/Paulick Report on 09/05/2018 12:44 PM
Everyone responds differently to a national tragedy, like the devastation across Louisiana left by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Some people donate money; others give blood or donate their time and expertise. Jockey Aaron Gryder did something a bit dif
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Graded stakes hat trick earns Joel Rosario jockey of the week title

By JockeyTalk360 on 09/05/2018 7:50 AM
In one of the more contentious ballots of the year, Joel Rosario  was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week title for August 27 – September 3, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members
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First graded stakes win for Diego Saenz

By Louisiana Downs Publicity on 09/05/2018 7:45 AM
Horseplayers should never ignore jockey Diego Saenz on Super Derby Day. Last year, the 39-year-old rider won three of the seven stakes on the program. He set the bar even higher on Sunday, winning four of the seven features, and notching the first gr
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New agreement will fund athletic trainer for Delaware Park jockeys

By Paulick Report on 08/30/2018 4:47 PM
The Delaware Jockeys' Health and Welfare Benefit Board announced today a multi-year agreement with Premier Physical Therapy and Sports Performance to provide a certified athletic trainer for the jockeys during the live racing cards at Delaware Park e
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Jockey Dean Butler among inductees to Canterbury Park Hall of Fame

By Paulick Report on 08/28/2018 4:51 PM
The Canterbury Park Hall of Fame Committee today announced the Class of 2018 inductees. The four newest members, who will be honored in a Sept. 1 ceremony, include jockey Dean Butler; Minnesota HBPA President and racehorse owner and breeder Jack Wals
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Five consecutive wins earns Jockey of the Week title for Aaron Gryder

By JockeyTalk360 on 08/28/2018 9:52 AM
After a five-win day at Hastings, Aaron Gryder was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week title for August 20 – 26, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the o
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Jockeys and Jeans thanks active riders for supporting their fallen brothers and sisters.

By Jockeys' Guild, Inc. on 08/27/2018 3:26 PM
All at Jockeys and Jeans thank all those current riders who have reached out to help their catastrophically injured brothers and sisters. We wish to report our group of former jockeys raised $310,000 in our last event at Canterbury Park on June 23 an
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Geovanni Franco living the dream in California

By by Hank Wesch /Del Mar on 08/09/2018 12:06 PM
The name, Geovanni Franco, registers as Italian. The birthplace listed in the Del Mar jockey roster says Mexico City. The word Franco received recently from a family sage took him to yet another place.
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Quarter Horse Jockey Eddie Garcia Honored for his 150th Stakes Win At Los Alamitos

By AQHA Publicity on 08/07/2018 9:19 AM
Jockey Eddie Garcia was honored on Saturday for his 150th stakes victory at Los Alamitos Racecourse. Garcia became the first jockey to reach the milestone at Los Alamitos when he rode Ron Hartley's Black Fryday to win the Governor's Cup Derby (RG3)
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With Six Wins At Ellis Park, Shaun Bridgmohan Earns Jockey of the Week Title

By JockeyTalk360 on 08/07/2018 8:59 AM
With six wins at Ellis Park on Sunday, Shaun Bridgmohan was named Jockeys’ Guild FoundationDetox.com Jockey of the Week for July 30 – August 5, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Gu
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Farrin Peterson, Vet and Jockey Both?

By Del Mar Publicity on 08/06/2018 9:46 AM
Farrin Peterson, 26, from Roseville in Northern California, is an honors student in her fourth year of studies at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She’s was also named to ride Chocolate Goddess for trainer Aggie Ordo
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Outstanding Haskell Day for Jose Ortiz leads to Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 07/31/2018 8:55 AM
With four stakes wins at Monmouth on Saturday, Jose Ortiz took top honors as the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for July 23 – 29, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the or
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