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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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Colby Hernandez reaches 2000 career wins to be named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 02/05/2019 9:00 AM
After reaching a career milestone of 2,000 wins, Colby Hernandez was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for January 28 – February 3, 2019. The award is voted on by a
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Kent Desormeaux hits career win 6000 and named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 01/28/2019 4:30 PM
After winning his 6,000th career race on Sunday, Kent Desormeaux was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for January 21-27, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of
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Hall of Famer Desormeaux gets 6000th career win

By Santa Anita Publicity on 01/28/2019 9:56 AM
As he’s done literally thousands of times throughout his Hall of Fame career, Louisiana-born Kent Desormeaux saved his best for when it counted on Sunday at Santa Anita, overcoming what appeared
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Fair Grounds hosts breast cancer awareness event in honor of Shantel Lanerie

By Fir Grounds Publicity on 01/25/2019 8:51 AM
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will host the Shantel Lanerie Breast Cancer Foundation Fundraiser on Saturday, February 9.
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Apprentice Hamilton hoping to bring Eclipse Award to Maryland

By Laurel Publicity on 01/23/2019 8:35 AM
While an Eclipse Award was far from anyone’s mind when Glorious Empire finished sixth in his seasonal debut at Laurel Park last April, Weston Hamilton had but one goal when 2018 began – to bring the cherished bronze trophy home to Maryland.
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Sunshine Million wins lead to Jockey of the week for Javier Castellano

By JockeyTalk360 on 01/21/2019 3:49 PM
The only jockey to win multiple stakes last week, Javier Castellano was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week title for January 14-20, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of
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Cody Jensen Named AQHA Champion Jockey

By Jockeys' Guild, Inc. on 01/18/2019 10:18 AM
Champion Jockey Cody Jensen earns that title for the third time in his career.
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How Victor Espinoza's recovery has been delayed by flaws in the workers' comp system

By Thoroughbred Racing Commentary/Daniel Ross on 01/16/2019 1:36 PM
Two weekends ago at Santa Anita, it looked like jockey Victor Espinoza’s road to recovery was nearing its end.
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Ruben Fuentes sweeps Arizona stakes to be named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 01/15/2019 9:03 AM
One of two jockeys to win two stakes last week, Ruben Fuentes was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for January 7 – 13, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Gui
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Jesus Castanon shares milestone with family and friends

By Tampa Bay Publicity on 01/10/2019 9:52 AM
In the days following his 2,500th career victory, Jesus Castanon took time to reflect on its significance to his career and his life as a classic-winning jockey with 30 years in the saddle.
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