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Jockey Doyle eager for first Kentucky Oaks mount

By Keeneland on 04/17/2019 1:52 PM
When Sophie Doyle decided to leave her native England to continue her jockey career in America, she never thought she would be riding a Kentucky Oaks (G1) contender.
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UK Sports Medicine program will help jockeys ride safer

on 04/17/2019 7:47 AM
Any longtime rider of horses will tell you: It's not a question of whether you will fall off but when. For jockeys, the question becomes not whether they'll get hurt, but how badly (or for how long they'll be out of the saddle, going without pay, whi
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With two Grade I wins, Mike Smith named jockey of the week

By JockeyTalk360 on 04/15/2019 4:15 PM
With two Grade 1 wins at Oaklawn last weekend, Mike Smith was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for April 8-14, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the
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Jockeys' Guild Postpones Plan to Ride without crops

By Jockeys' Guild, Inc. on 04/10/2019 11:55 AM
Through an agreement between the Jockeys’ Guild and the Thoroughbred Owners of California, jockeys will ride with crops Friday at Santa Anita. The Jockeys’ Guild has postponed its planned experiment to have its members ride without them as the organi
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Javier Castellano named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 04/09/2019 8:41 AM
With four Keeneland stakes victories last week, Javier Castellano was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week title for April 1-7, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys
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Gulfstream Park leading rider Irad Ortiz, Jr. Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 04/02/2019 8:43 AM
After earning his first Gulfstream Park Championship meet riding title, Irad Ortiz, Jr. was selected as Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for March 25-31, 2019. The award is voted on by
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Deshawn Parker wins second leading rider title at Sam Houston

By Martha Clausen/Sam Houston Race Park on 04/01/2019 8:15 AM
Jockey Deshawn Parker picked up his second leading rider title at Sam Houston Race Park, dueling strongly with Iram Diego, but adding six wins over the last two days of the meet to draw clear. Parker
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Jockeys' Guild Statement on the use of Bisphosphonates

By Jockeys' Guild, Inc. on 03/28/2019 9:39 AM
The Board of Directors of the Jockeys’ Guild, which is composed of leading Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse jockeys, supports the view that until the research being conducted by the RMTC, AAEP, and
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Milestone stakes win lands Jockey of the Week honors for Sophie Doyle

By JockeyTalk360 on 03/26/2019 8:53 AM
After landing the biggest stakes win of her career, Sophie Doyle was selected as Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for March 18-24, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockey
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Spieth Named Jockey of the Month at Tampa Bay Downs

By Tampa Bay Publicity on 03/21/2019 1:22 PM
Veteran jockey Scott Spieth was quick to don yellow-and-black silks for trainer Joseph Cheeks in Wednesday's  seventh race when the scheduled rider on 6-year-old mare Shiny Surprise became ill.
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Rebel upset awards Jockey of the Week to Jon Court

By JockeyTalk360 on 03/19/2019 8:46 AM
With a surprise win in the first split of the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn, Jon Court was chosen as Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for March 11-17, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of
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Stakes triple leads to Jockey of the Week title for Rafael Bejarano

By JockeyTalk360 on 03/12/2019 8:25 AM
With a stakes triple in his return to Turfway Park, Rafael Bejarano was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for March 4-10, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’
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Gulfstream Park jockeys Gaffalione and Bravo visit Therapeutic Riding Center

By Bloodhorse on 03/11/2019 9:55 AM
Gulfstream Park jockeys Tyler Gaffalione and Joe Bravo paid a visit to Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center in Miami to help further the non-profit organization's mission of using horses to promote
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Idaho native Scott Stevens wins prestigious George Woolf Memorial Award

By Santa Anita Publicity on 03/08/2019 9:44 AM
In what is surely an indelible highlight to an incredible 43-year career in the saddle, jockey Scott Stevens has been selected by a nationwide vote of his peers as the winner of Santa Anita’s 2019 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.
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Stakes triple gives Luis Saez Jockey of the Week title

By JockeyTalk360 on 03/05/2019 8:34 AM
Following three graded stakes victories last week, Luis Saez was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for February 25 – March 3, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts
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Top jocks vie for Santa Anita riding title

By Santa Anita Publicity on 02/28/2019 4:55 PM
When super-agent Ron Anderson brought Hall of Fame jockey-in-waiting Joel Rosario to Santa Anita to ride on an everyday basis at the Winter Meet, potentially it changed the dynamics of the jockeys’ race.
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Buena Vista victory earns Flavien Prat Jockey of the Week title

By JockeyTalk360 on 02/26/2019 9:31 AM
The leading jockey by stakes earnings last week, Flavien Prat was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for February 19-24, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Gui
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Optimism, forgiveness prevail as Carmouche returns to riding

By Tom Pedulla/Paulick Report on 02/21/2019 8:42 AM
Noted orthopaedic trauma surgeon Philip Kregor was blunt when he met with jockey Kendrick Carmouche and his wife, Whitney, following a horrific accident at Kentucky Downs last Sept. 8.
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Six Stakes wins leads to Jockey of the Week for Irad Ortiz, Jr.

By JockeyTalk360 on 02/20/2019 10:12 AM
The leading rider by number of wins, stakes victories and total earnings, Irad Ortiz, Jr. was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for February 11-18, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by
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Diego Saenz named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 02/12/2019 8:27 AM
The leading jockey by wins and earnings for the week, Diego Saenz was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for February 4-10, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’
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