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Guglielmino on Top at Portland Meadows

By Melissa Bauer-Herzog on 01/18/2017 3:58 AM
While the weather in Portland, Oregon has been tough on horsemen, horses and jockeys alike by delaying Portland Meadow’s closing day for weeks, the meet’s current leading jockey is just happy to get the opportunity to ride at the track.
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Stakes Triple Gives Jockey of the Week Honors to Kendrick Carmouche

on 01/18/2017 2:36 AM
A trio of stakes wins over the holiday weekend helped Kendrick Carmouche earn Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for January 9 – January 16, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America.
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Albarado Hitting 5,000 in Full Stride

By Michael Adolphson/Fair Grounds Publicity on 01/10/2017 4:30 AM
One would imagine they call them journeymen for a reason. Always on the go, from one horse to another, racetrack to another and airport to another. In the same fold, it is the journey that seems to have brought the most satisfaction to veteran jockey Robby Albarado as he closes in on becoming only the 33rd American rider in Thoroughbred racing history to win 5,000 races.
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Miguel Mena Voted Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 01/09/2017 11:26 AM
Miguel Mena topped the North American jockey standings by wins and was named the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for January 3, 2017 – January 8, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America.
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JOCKEY MEDINA BACK IN WINNER’S CIRCLE FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2014

on 01/05/2017 4:37 AM
Doctors told jockey Jean Claude Medina he should find another occupation after he broke his elbow and punctured a lung when his mount clipped heels in a race at Tampa Bay Downs in April of 2015 and threw him to the turf.
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Voss Earns Media Eclipse Award For Paulick Report Feature On Jockey Concussions

By Paulick Report on 01/04/2017 10:43 AM
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters (NTWAB) today announced that Natalie Voss has won the 2016 Media Eclipse Award for Writing in the News/Enterprise category for “‘Something's Wrong With My Brain' – The Lurking Danger of Concussions for Jockeys,” an examination of head trauma and the racing industry's respon...
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Nakatani Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 01/03/2017 11:16 AM
Corey Nakatani’s return to the Southern California jockey colony was a winning one, leading him to be named the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for December 27, 2016 – January 2, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America.
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‘I’m Happy To Be Home’; Riding Double Signals Nakatani Is Back

By Santa Anita Stable Notes on 01/03/2017 10:23 AM
Corey Nakatani is back. Now 46, the native of Covina has returned to Santa Anita Park, site of some of his greatest triumphs, looking fresh, fit, and if the front-running win in Saturday's second race on first-time starter Gogoula at 8-1 for trainer George Papaprodromou is any indication, formidable as well.
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Jockey Alex Birzer Hoping to Reach 3,000-Win Milestone During Oaklawn Meet

By Oaklawn Park Publicity on 01/03/2017 7:49 AM
Jockey Alex Birzer could reach two career milestones during the 2017 Oaklawn meeting that begins Jan. 13. According to Equibase, racing’s official data gathering organization, Birzer has 2,983 career victories. He rode his first winner in 1992.
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FLORENT GEROUX GETS VICTORY 1,000

By Fair Grounds Publicity on 01/03/2017 6:07 AM
Placing the proverbial cherry on top of a career year, jockey Florent Geroux won his 1,000th race on Thursday afternoon, December 29 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
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Stars Align for Prat, Winner of Two Stakes and Jockey of the Week Title

By JockeyTalk360 on 12/27/2016 10:30 AM
Flavien Prat returned to the saddle at Santa Anita on Monday to win two graded stakes and be named the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for December 19 – 26, 2016. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America.
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Ashley Broussard Scores Six-Win Streak and Jockey of the Week Title

By JockeyTalk360 on 12/27/2016 7:44 AM
Ashley Broussard secured the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week honors for December 12 – 18, 2016, after a six-win race streak on a single card at Delta Downs. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America.
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In Comeback From Serious Injury, Maragh Understands The Risks

By Paulick Report on 12/08/2016 4:58 AM
Rajiv Maragh knows what it is to struggle for every breath, making the difficulty of his latest comeback pale in comparison.
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SANTA ANITA PARK ANNOUNCES 2017 GEORGE WOOLF MEMORIAL JOCKEY AWARD FINALISTS

By Santa Anita on 12/07/2016 7:28 AM
Santa Anita Park has announced five finalists for the 2017 Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, with the winner to be announced in February following a vote of jockeys nationwide.
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Jose Ortiz Claims Jockey of the Week Title

By JockeyTalk360 on 12/05/2016 11:51 AM
After winning five races in one day at Aqueduct and capturing two Claiming Crown victories at Aqueduct, Jose Ortiz claimed Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week honors for the week of November 28 – December 4, 2016.
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JOCKEYS’ GUILD ANNOUNCES NEWLY ELECTED 2017-2018 SENATE MEMBERS

By Jockeys' Guild on 12/01/2016 3:16 AM
The Jockeys’ Guild announced today that 27 members have been elected to the organization’s Senate, including six new Senate members, Jose L. Ortiz, Joe Rocco, Jr., William Antongeorgi III, Eddie Garcia, Esgar Ramirez, and Ricky Ramirez.
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Brian Hernandez, Jr. Earns Jockey of the Week Award

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/28/2016 11:28 AM
After winning four stakes races at Churchill Downs over the holiday weekend, Brian Hernandez, Jr. was named Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week for the week of November 21-27, 2016. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America.
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Gulfstream Park to host Jockeys and Jeans 2017 Stallion Season Auction

on 11/23/2016 5:54 AM
Gulfstream Park's Eclipse Award reception, set for Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, will host Jockeys and Jeans’ second auction of select stallion seasons to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. The event attracts many who attend the Eclipse Award presentations at the track the following evening and is held in the walking ring area after the racing card.
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Javier Castellano Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/21/2016 10:58 AM
Javier Castellano won two stakes races and topped the earnings leaderboard on his way to being awarded Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week for the week of November 14-20, 2016. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America.
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U.S.-Based Geroux Set for HK Jockey Challenge

By Bloodhorse on 11/17/2016 10:20 AM
Eight top riders from around the globe will take on local champ Joao "Magic Man" Moreira and three others in this year's Longines International Jockeys Championship at iconic Happy Valley.
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