Aspiring jockey Keith Asmussen is the latest in a famous racing dynasty

on 04/17/2023 2:59 PM
For one particular jockey, weight – critical for the majority of riders – comes in two forms: pounds, of course, and another figurative kind, perhaps far, far heavier.
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Quarter Horse Jockey Gilbert Ortiz Honored at Louisiana Downs

on 03/30/2023 7:33 AM
Veteran Quarter Horse rider Gilbert Ortiz was feted today at Louisiana Downs by racing officials, fellow jockeys and a bevy of trainers, owners and well-wishers. Today marked his final day riding at the Bossier City racetrack as the accomplished and
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Corey Nakatani is a finalist for Hall of Fame

on 02/28/2023 11:01 AM
Corey Nakatani, 52, won 3,909 races with purse earnings of $234,554,534 million in a career that spanned from 1988 to 2018. He ranks 14th all time in career earnings and won 341 graded stakes.
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on 01/30/2023 10:22 AM
On the racetrack, jockeys Daniel Centeno and Willie Martinez are known for their calm outward appearance and ability to stay cool under pressure.
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Jose Gomez leading apprentice rider on NYRA circuit for 2022

on 01/05/2023 1:42 PM
Apprentice jockey Jose Gomez, who rode his first mount in June 2021, closed out his 2022 campaign as the leading apprentice rider on the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) circuit and finished in ninth-place in the overall jockeys standings.
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Best of NYRA in 2022: Trevor McCarthy

on 12/21/2022 1:22 PM
To celebrate the season, the NYRA Press Office checked in with a selection of racing personalities to get their reflections on the memorable year.
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Harr Returns Looking to Break Another Record At Oaklawn

on 12/08/2022 2:25 PM
After becoming the first female jockey in Oaklawn history to surpass $1 million in purse earnings at a meet last season, Kelsi Harr is poised to break another record during the 2022-2023 meeting that begins Dec. 9
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Jamie Theriot Returns to Racing, Proves Early On He’s Still Got It

on 12/06/2022 7:47 AM
After a four-year absence from racing, jockey Jamie Theriot, 43, has returned to the saddle at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
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