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MARAGH HONORED WITH COMEBACK JOCKEY OF THE YEAR AWARD

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/21/2017 10:09 AM
Rajiv Maragh — who returned to riding at racing’s top level mere weeks after being sidelined for 15 months with career-threatening injuries — is the recipient of JockeyTalk360.com’s third annual Comeback Jockey of the Year Award, presented by Horseme
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JULIEN LEPAROUX LEADS STANDINGS, HONORED AS JOCKEY OF THE WEEK

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/21/2017 10:08 AM
As the top-earning North American jockey for the week, Julien Leparoux was named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the week ending November 19, 2017.
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JOCKEYS’ GUILD ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING HORSE RACING INTEGRITY ACT OF 2017

By Jockeys' Guild, Inc. on 11/15/2017 8:43 AM
The board of directors of the Jockeys’ Guild, composed of leading Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse jockeys selected by their peers, supports the view that there needs to be a change to better protect the integrity of our industry and promote the level
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Gaffalione, Zayas Kick Off Gulfstream’s Reading Project At Elementary School

By Paulick Report on 11/14/2017 9:30 AM
Jockeys Tyler Gaffalione and Edgard Zayas took part in Gulfstream Park's reading project at Ben Gamla Charter School Monday, visiting a number of classes and students.
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GULFSTREAM STAKES WINS LEAD TO JOCKEY OF THE WEEK HONORS FOR EDGARD ZAYAS

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/13/2017 3:36 PM
With three stakes wins on Saturday at Gulfstream Park West, Edgard Zayas was voted Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the week ending November 12, 2017.
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JOCKEYS’ GUILD ANNUAL ASSEMBLY DECEMBER 11-12 IN LAS VEGAS SPONSORED BY BETFAIR USA

By Jockeys' Guild on 11/10/2017 1:40 PM
The Jockeys’ Guild Annual Assembly, sponsored by Betfair USA, will bring together Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse jockeys from around the country December 11-12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Jockeys and Jeans Select Stallion Season Sale Set for Dec. 1

By Thoroughbred Daily News on 11/10/2017 9:43 AM
Jockeys and Jeans will hold its third annual stallion season auction to benefit Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund at Fasig-Tipton’s Seattle Slew Room in Lexington, KY, Dec. 1.
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MULTIPLE BREEDERS’ CUP WINNER JOHN VELAZQUEZ HONORED AS JOCKEY OF THE WEEK

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/06/2017 4:22 PM
John Velazquez won more Breeders’ Cup races than any jockey last week, including the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, on his way to being voted Jockey of the Week for the week ending November 5, 2017.
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GEROUX READIES FOR ‘RIDE OF HIS LIFE’ IN SATURDAY’S $6 MILLION BREEDERS’ CUP CLASSIC

By Churchill Downs Publicity on 11/02/2017 2:28 PM
Jockey Florent Geroux’s bags were packed when he arrived to Churchill Downs on Wednesday for racing as the 31-year-old Frenchman was anticipating his flight to Del Mar to ride Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimney Farm’s Gun Runner in the Grade I,
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Remembering Garrett Gomez

By Paulick Report-Rudolph Alvarado on 11/01/2017 12:24 PM
It has been some 10 months since Garrett Gomez's passing. It's hard to believe that he will not be riding in this year's Breeders' Cup or that we'll never see him live on the back of a horse again.
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JOCKEYS’ GUILD AND BETFAIR TVG ENTER INTO THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT AND PARTNER TO RAISE FUNDS FOR PDJF

By Jockeys' Guild, Inc. on 10/30/2017 4:20 PM
The Jockeys’ Guild and Betfair TVG have announced a three-year agreement which includes a series of telethons to raise money and bring awareness to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) and sponsorship of the Guild’s Annual Assembly which
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RICARDO SANTANA, JR. EARNS FIRST KEENELAND RIDING TITLE, NAMED JOCKEY OF THE WEEK

By JockeyTalk360 on 10/30/2017 3:52 PM
Upon winning his first Keeneland riding title at the close of the fall meet on Saturday, voters unanimously selected Ricardo Santana, Jr. as Jockey of the Week for the week ending October 29, 2017.
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Lost And Found: Former Jockey Now Enjoying Racing From The Ground

By Paulick Report-Natalie Voss on 10/24/2017 1:55 PM
This month marks a full year since jockey Taylor Rice booted her last horse home at the end of Presque Isle Downs' meet, and four years since she picked up her first career victory there.
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MULTIPLE MARYLAND MILLION WINS LEAD TO JOCKEY OF THE WEEK HONORS FOR NIK JUAREZ

By JockeyTalk360 on 10/23/2017 3:48 PM
Reviewing multiple stakes wins and strong weekly statistics, voters named Nik Juarez as Jockey of the Week for the week ending October 22, 2017.
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WEST VIRGINIA BREEDERS’ CLASSIC WINNER CHRISTIAN HIRALDO HONORED AS JOCKEY OF THE WEEK

By JockeyTalk360 on 10/17/2017 7:21 AM
Three wins on the all-stakes card at Charles Town on Saturday night, including a three-horse photo for the win in the feature race, propelled Christian Hiraldo to the top of the ballot as voters named him the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the
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6TH ANNUAL JOHN MORRIS GOLF CLASSIC IS HUGE SUCCESS; $40,000 RAISED FOR CHARITY ON TUESDAY

By Santa Anita Publicity on 10/12/2017 4:23 PM
Held locally for the first time on Tuesday, the 6th annual John Morris Golf Classic raised $40,000 for three charities, including the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) as more than 100 jockeys, trainers, owners and racing enthusiasts played 18
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JOCKEY CLUB GOLD CUP, CHAMPAGNE STAKES WINS LEAD TO JOCKEY OF THE WEEK TITLE FOR IRAD ORTIZ, JR.

By JockeyTalk360 on 10/10/2017 4:08 PM
Two wins in Grade 1 events and top rankings by total and stakes earnings secured Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week Honors for Irad Ortiz, Jr. for the week ending October 9, 2017.
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Jockey Ramon Vazquez hits victory No. 1,000 on five-win night

By Daily Racing Form/Mary Rampellini on 10/06/2017 9:37 AM
Jockey Ramon Vazquez won five races at Remington Park on Thursday night, including his 1,000th win in the United States.
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Keeneland Initiates Concussion Protocol for Jockeys Beginning with Fall Meet

By Keeneland on 10/05/2017 10:50 AM
Keeneland will require jockeys competing in the 2017 Fall Meet, which begins Friday, to complete a baseline concussion assessment prior to being allowed to ride.
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FLAVIEN PRAT SCORES GRADE 1 HAT TRICK, JOCKEY OF THE WEEK HONORS

By JockeyTalk360 on 10/02/2017 4:08 PM
After winning three Grade 1 stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday’s card, Flavien Prat was voted Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for September 25 – October 1, 2017.
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