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Alabama Winner Jose Ortiz Outstanding as Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 08/21/2017 2:54 AM
A flawless week, including leading the North American jockey standings and winning three stakes, led Jose Ortiz to be named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the week ending August 20, 2017.
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Keeping Fit, Being Selective Has Helped Smith’s Longevity In Saddle

By Paulick Report on 08/18/2017 9:43 AM
‘Big Money' Mike. ‘Iron' Mike.
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Segs4Vets Reaches Out To Horse Racing To Assist Disabled Riders

By Paulick Report/Ray Paulick on 08/16/2017 9:00 AM
Anne Von Rosen has a new ride, but she'd rather it be on a horse.
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Multiple Stakes Winner Irad Ortiz, Jr. Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 08/14/2017 3:07 PM
A pair of graded stakes victories and top rankings by earnings and wins was more than enough to secure Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week Honors for Irad Ortiz, Jr. for the week ending August 13, 2017.
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‘Blessed’: A Day In The Life Of Jockey Edgard Zayas

By Paulick Report on 08/14/2017 1:31 PM
Writer/photographer Mason Kelley recently spent time with jockey Edgard Zayas to chronicle his daily life and provide an inside look into what motivates Gulfstream Park's rising star.
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The 'Cajun Connection' at Del Mar Has Tales to Tell

By Del Mar Thorughbred Club/Mac McBride on 08/11/2017 12:32 PM
Cajun: An ethnic group mainly living in southwest Louisiana consisting of the descendants of Acadian exiles (French-speakers from what now is Nova Scotia) who have exerted an enormous impact on the state’s music, food and culture – Wikipedia
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Jockey Ramon Dominguez to be inducted into Saratoga Walk of Fame

By NYRA Press Box on 08/09/2017 12:50 PM
The New York Racing Association, Inc. today announced the 2017 inductee to the Saratoga Walk of Fame: three-time Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez.
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Jon Court Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 08/07/2017 4:04 PM
Wins at three tracks last week, including the Grade 3 West Virginia Derby, earned Jon Court the title of Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for July 31 – August 6, 2017.
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Mike Smith named 2017 Laffit Pincay, Jr. Award Recipient

By Del Mar Thorughbred Club Publicity on 08/07/2017 9:40 AM
Mike Smith, the Hall of Fame rider who has handled scores of top horses and won hundreds of major races over a 36-year career that has gone from highlight to highlight, has had another prestigious award added to his resume by being named the 2017 rec
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Three jocks hit wire together in Hall induction

By Daily Racing Form/Nicole Russo on 08/04/2017 4:01 PM
As he stood on a stage here Friday morning, newly minted Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza joked that he had “nothing but bad memories” of the town and the historic racetrack.
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Roman Keeps Impressive Career Start Rolling at Del Mar

By Del Mar Thorughbred Club Publicity on 08/04/2017 12:59 PM
There are a few requirements for acceptance to the Escuela La Vocacional Hipica jockey school in Puerto Rico.
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Jockey Cesar De Alba Wins The Seventh Annual Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award

By Speedhorse Magazine on 08/01/2017 3:48 PM
Jockey Cesar De Alba has been named the winner of the seventh annual Sam Thompson Memorial Jockey Award. Alba will be honored at an awards presentation in the winner's circle at Ruidoso Downs on Sunday, September 3rd during the All American Weekend.
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Perfect Haskell Ride Gives Robby Albarado Jockey of the Week Honors

By JockeyTalk360 on 07/31/2017 3:05 PM
With a perfectly timed ride aboard Girvin in the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational, Robby Albarado earned the title of Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for July 24 – July 30, 2017.
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Jockey David Flores Retires From Riding

By Bloodhorse on 07/31/2017 7:52 AM
David Flores got a handshake from Del Mar Thoroughbred Club president Joe Harper and a pat on the back from fellow jockey Gary Stevens just after the second race, but he lingered around the winner's circle for a while July 30 to soak in the moment wi
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Court not slowing down after fast start at Ellis Park

By Ellis Park/Jennie Rees on 07/28/2017 8:20 AM
Jon Court, the six-time Ellis Park riding champion and only jockey to win the track title five straight years, got off to a quick start this meet and hasn’t slowed down.
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Calling Time: Jockey David Flores Retiring From The Saddle

By Daily Racing Form/Steve Anderson on 07/27/2017 10:45 AM
Jockey David Flores is retiring this weekend.
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Multiple Graded Stakes Wins Earn Jockey of the Week Honors for Luis Contreras

By JockeyTalk360 on 07/24/2017 4:08 PM
Two graded stakes wins at two tracks and a four-win day at Woodbine led Luis Contreras to be named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for July 17 – July 23, 2017.
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Rosario Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 07/17/2017 4:18 PM
Joel Rosario led all North American jockeys by total earnings and won one of a limited number of graded stakes races offered last week to be named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for July 10 – July 16, 2017.
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Up Coming PDJF Summer Events

By PDJF on 07/17/2017 2:32 PM
The heat is on and with it several summertime activities and events to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (
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It’s hardly unusual for an apprentice jockey to enjoy great success.

on 07/11/2017 2:27 PM
It’s hardly unusual for an apprentice jockey to enjoy great success.
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