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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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Paco Lopez Shines on Million Preview Day and Earns Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/14/2016 10:46 AM
With a trio of stakes victories, Paco Lopez shined on Sunshine Millions Preview Day and was named Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week for the week of November 7-13, 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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Fund Raiser for Jockey Dennis Collins at Turf Paradise Nov. 16

By Paulick Report on 11/14/2016 4:21 AM
Jockey Dennis Collins suffered severe spinal injuries when his mount, Smiling Reuben, broke down in The Downs at Albuquerque's third race on Sept. 25. The veteran rider underwent surgery at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque to stabilize his spine, but he remains paralyzed from the waist down.
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All-Time Leading Breeders’ Cup Jockey Mike Smith Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 11/07/2016 11:39 AM
Mike Smith, the all-time leading jockey by Breeders’ Cup wins and earnings, returned to the winners’ circle three times during the 2016 Breeders’ Cup and was named Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week for October 31 – November 6, 2016.
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MIKE SMITH WINS 14TH BILL SHOEMAKER AWARD

By Breeders' Cup on 11/07/2016 3:17 AM
Mike Smith, who won three races and finished second in three others won the 14th Bill Shoemaker Award, given to the most outstanding jockey of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park.
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Eduardo Gallardo Earns Juan Saez Leading Apprentice Award At Indiana Grand

By Paulick Report on 11/01/2016 8:31 AM
Eduardo Gallardo had a very successful 2016 season to earn honors as the track's top apprentice rider for the year
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Julien Leparoux Wins Keeneland Riding Title and Jockey of the Week Honors

By JockeyTalk360 on 10/31/2016 8:10 AM
After breaking the track record in the Grade 2 Hagyard Fayette Stakes and earning the riding title for the 2016 Keeneland fall meet, Julien Leparoux was named Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week for October 24-30, 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 Americ...
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Rajiv Maragh to Return to Riding November 4 at Aqueduct

By NYRA Press Box on 10/31/2016 7:16 AM
After a 2015 spill that has kept him away from racing for nearly 16 months, jockey Rajiv Maragh is set to make his long-awaited return on Friday, opening day of the Aqueduct fall meet.
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Arrogate Smooth in Six Furlong Work

on 10/25/2016 2:26 PM
The smooth strides of Arrogate were in full effect during a busy morning at Santa Anita Park as the Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner turned in a handy six-furlong move in 1:11 1/5 in company with stablemate Mor Spirit.
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Malibu Moon, Tapit Colts Could Shine at F-T

on 10/25/2016 1:26 PM
Two well-bred colts that were specifically pointed toward Fasig-Tipton’s October yearling sale are among the top horses to watch during the Oct. 26 closing session of the three-day auction in Lexington.
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Trainer Baird Reaches Win 2,000

on 10/25/2016 12:22 PM
Trainer John Baird secured the 2,000th victory of his career Oct. 24 at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort when Monba Number Five posted a front-running win in the first race.
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Off-Turf Jefferson Cup Loses Listed Status

on 10/25/2016 11:21 AM
The American Graded Stakes Committee has reviewed the off-the-turf renewal and has determined that the original Listed status will not be reinstated for this renewal.
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Company Selected to Update AHC Impact Study

on 10/25/2016 11:21 AM
The American Horse Council Foundation (AHCF) has retained The Innovation Group to update the 2017 National Economic Impact Study of the Horse Industry in the US. 
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Nine Entries Added to Fasig-Tipton November

on 10/25/2016 10:21 AM
Fasig-Tipton has added another nine supplemental entries to the catalogue for the 2016 November Sale to be held on Monday, November 7th in Lexington, Kentucky.  These entries are catalogued as hips 165-173:
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Castellano Tops Earnings Leaderboard To Win Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 10/25/2016 3:41 AM
After winning the Athenia Stakes and leading the North American Jockey colony by earnings for the week, Javier Castellano was named Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week for October 17 – 23, 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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