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Cody Jensen Named AQHA Champion Jockey

By Jockeys' Guild, Inc. on 01/18/2019 10:18 AM
Champion Jockey Cody Jensen earns that title for the third time in his career.
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How Victor Espinoza's recovery has been delayed by flaws in the workers' comp system

By Thoroughbred Racing Commentary/Daniel Ross on 01/16/2019 1:36 PM
Two weekends ago at Santa Anita, it looked like jockey Victor Espinoza’s road to recovery was nearing its end.
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Ruben Fuentes sweeps Arizona stakes to be named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 01/15/2019 9:03 AM
One of two jockeys to win two stakes last week, Ruben Fuentes was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for January 7 – 13, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Gui
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Jesus Castanon shares milestone with family and friends

By Tampa Bay Publicity on 01/10/2019 9:52 AM
In the days following his 2,500th career victory, Jesus Castanon took time to reflect on its significance to his career and his life as a classic-winning jockey with 30 years in the saddle.
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Double digit win week leads to Jockey of the Week honors for Luis Saez

By JockeyTalk360 on 01/08/2019 9:37 AM
n the first ballot of 2019, Luis Saez was named named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for December 31, 2018 through January 6, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for
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Joel Rosario's successful return to California brings Jockey of the Week honors

By JockeyTalk360 on 01/02/2019 11:47 AM
With a successful homecoming week that included two graded stakes victories, Joel Rosario was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for December 26 – 30, 2018. The award is voted
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Gallardo's Year of Success

By Tampa Bay Publicity on 12/27/2018 9:43 AM
Antonio Gallardo joined the exclusive club of Grade I-winning jockeys in June when he won the United Nations Stakes at Monmouth Park aboard the 4-year-old colt Funtastic for trainer Chad Brown. The four-time Tampa Bay Downs champion jockey derived eq
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Luis Contreras Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 12/26/2018 4:37 PM
On the final day of the Woodbine meet, Luis Contreras won his 2,000th career race and was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for December 10-16, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by mem
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Jockeys' Guild Assembly Concludes with newly elected officers

By Jockeys' Guild, Inc. on 12/13/2018 1:02 PM
The Jockeys’ Guild held its 2018 Annual Meeting, sponsored by TVG Betfair USA, in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 10 and 11, 2018. 
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Santa Anita Announces 2019 George Woolf Award Nominees

By Santa Anita Publicity on 12/06/2018 9:41 AM
Five finalists for one of American racing’s most prestigious honors, the Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, have been announced.  Following a vote of jockeys nationwide, the winner of
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Milestone achievement lands Jockey of the Week honor for John Velazquez

By JockeyTalk360 on 12/05/2018 7:52 AM
Becoming one of only a select few to win 6,000 career races, John Velazquez was selected as Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for November 26 – December 2, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments
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John Velazquez Reaches 6000th Career Win

By NYRA Publicity on 11/30/2018 4:00 PM
Jockey John Velazquez earned his 6,000th career North American victory, piloting Singapore Trader (No. 1) to victory in Race 5 on Friday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Velazquez is just the 18th jockey to reach the milestone and one of just four active rider
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Samy Camacho earns Tampa Bay jockey of the month award

By Tampa Bay Publicity on 11/29/2018 2:14 PM
Samy Camacho arrived at Tampa Bay Downs brimming with confidence after finishing third at the Gulfstream Park summer meeting with 46 victories and sixth at Gulfstream Park West this fall with 24
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Florent Geroux Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/26/2018 4:52 PM
Florent Geroux won two graded stakes and led all North American jockeys by earnings last week on his way to being named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for November 19 – 25, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for rid
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Drayden Van Dyke Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/20/2018 8:35 AM
With a pair of stakes wins and strong weekly statistics, Drayden Van Dyke was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for November 12-18, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of
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On Verge of another milestone, Velazquez thinking about next big horse

By Paulick Report/Tom Pedulla on 11/16/2018 2:04 PM
As John Velazquez pondered his riding career through the years, he kept two things in mind. He might retire soon after he turned 45; he would surely not ride past 47.
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Paco Lopez wins five stakes to be named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/12/2018 4:53 PM
Leading by all metrics for the week, Paco Lopez was unanimously selected as Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for November 5 – 11, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys
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Jockeys' Guild Assembly set for December 10-11 In Las Vegas

on 11/12/2018 11:54 AM
The Jockeys’ Guild Annual Assembly, sponsored by Betfair USA, will be held Monday, December 10th and Tuesday, December 11th at Top Golf located adjacent to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Luis Saez notches 2,000th North American victory

By NYRA Publicity on 11/09/2018 2:39 PM
Jockey Luis Saez reached a milestone Friday at Aqueduct Racetrack, notching his 2,000th win in North America when he rode Y'allcomenow (No. 9) to victory in Race 4, a maiden race at one mile on the inner turf.
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Gaffalione finding early success at Churchill Downs

By Churchill Downs Publicity on 11/08/2018 12:41 PM
One of the new editions to the Churchill Downs jockey colony for the Fall Meet is Florida-native Tyler Gaffalione. Through the first seven days of the 21-day meet, the 24-year-old rider has already made
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