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Junior Alvarado Hoping To build On Last Winter's Success At Gulfstream

on 01/11/2022 3:17 PM
Having exceeded his own expectations in his full-time return to Gulfstream Park last winter, jockey Junior Alvarado is going about putting together an even better performance.
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Joe Bravo, Julien Leparoux, Rodney Prescott, Glenn Corbett and Tim Thornton George Woolf Award Finalists

on 12/29/2021 10:12 AM
Santa Anita Park has announced a group of five finalists for the 2022 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, with the winner to be announed in February,
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Jon Court reaches 700 wins at Oaklawn Park

on 12/06/2021 10:13 AM
Jon Court reached a riding milestone in 2021 at Oaklawn, after all. Court, 61, was poised for 700th career local victory when he moved his tack to Churchill Downs in late April,
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Hall of Fame Jockey John Velazquez to ride full-time at Santa Anita

on 12/01/2021 2:47 PM
For the first time in his illustrious career, Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez will ride full-time this winter at Santa Anita, beginning with the track's opening day, Sunday, December 26.
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Kent Desormeaux named Jockey of the Week November 22-28

on 12/01/2021 2:43 PM
Veteran jockey Kent Desormeaux closed the Del Mar Bing Crosby meet on a high note by winning two graded stakes during the track's turf festival.
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Tyler Gaffalione rides into the Churchill Record Book Earning Jockey of the Week

on 11/17/2021 9:18 AM
After winning the leading jockey title at Keeneland for the third time, Gaffalione moved on to Churchill Downs and kept the momentum going.
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Jockeys Across America to Honor the memory of Jose Miguel Mena on Saturday

on 11/11/2021 9:17 AM
In memory of jockey Jose Miguel Mena and to support his family, jockeys at racetracks around the country on Saturday, November 13 will be wearing black armbands emblazoned
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Racing industry remembers Miguel Mena

on 11/03/2021 1:19 PM
Friends and colleagues from across the horse racing industry continue to share stories of jockey Miguel Mena, who tragically passed away Sunday evening in an accident on I-64 in Louisville.
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Jockeys' Guild mourns the passing of Miguel Mena

on 11/02/2021 9:29 AM
The Jockeys’ Guild is shocked saddened to learn of the tragic and sudden passing of jockey Miguel Mena.
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Gaffalione on verge of fourth jockey title at Keeneland

on 10/28/2021 12:56 PM
With just a few days remaining in Keeneland's Fall Meet, Tyler Gaffalione is on his way to earning his fourth title as the track's leading rider.
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Mario Pino achieves 7,000-win milestone at Presque Isle Downs

on 10/21/2021 7:15 AM
Jockey Mario Pino recorded his 7,000th career victory on Wednesday at Presque Isle Downs, guiding Enjoy the Music to victory for trainer S. Matthew Kintz.
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E.T. Baird wins stakes races coast to coast to earn Jockey of the Week

on 10/07/2021 1:43 PM
With the closing of Arlington Park, jockey E.T. Baird may have had just two mounts last week but he made the most of them going on the road for stakes race engagements at Finger Lakes and Santa Anita.
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Brian Hernandez, Jr. becomes 12th jockey to win 700 races at Churchill Downs

on 10/04/2021 1:26 PM
Brian Hernandez, Jr. became only the 12th jockey in Churchill Downs history to ride 700 winners at the home of the Kentucky Derby when the 35-year-old
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Ricardo Santana, Jr. named Jockey of the Week for September 20 through September 25

on 09/29/2021 12:27 PM
Jockey Ricardo Santana, Jr. won two graded stakes at Parx and a stakes at Remington Park to earn Jockey of the Week for September 20 through September 26.
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Reylu Gutierrez's first Churchill Downs win is a graded stakes earning Jockey of the Week

on 09/22/2021 9:40 AM
Jockey Reylu Gutierrez stopped at Churchill Downs opening weekend, his 15th track so far this year, and made his first career Churchill Downs win even more special with the Grade III Pocahontas.
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Carlos Lozada Wins second Leading Rider Title at Louisiana Downs

on 09/22/2021 9:35 AM
Carlos Lozada who won his first title at Louisiana Downs in 2019, clinched top honors again.
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Ricardo Santana, Jr. caps Saratoga meet with Grade Is to earn Jockey of the Week

on 09/09/2021 9:30 AM
The Labor Day Weekend always signals the end of the prestigious Saratoga meet and the 2021 meet at the Spa is one jockey Ricardo Santana, Jr. is likely to remember for a long time.
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Joel Rosario's five stakes wins earns Jockey of the Week August 23-August 29

on 09/01/2021 11:30 AM
The New York Racing Association presented 16 stakes races at Saratoga during the week of August 23; Joel Rosario had a mount in every one. He won five of those stakes including two Grade Is and one Grade II.
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James Graham wins Arlington Park's Premier Race and Jockey of the Week Honors

on 08/18/2021 10:27 AM
Jockey James Graham made a successful return to Arlington Park last Saturday, winning the Grade I Mr. D. Stakes to earn Jockey of the Week honors for August 9 through August 15.
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Flavien Prat Takes Jockey of the Week Honors with Three Saratoga Stakes

on 08/11/2021 10:10 AM
Whether riding at the West Coast's premier meet, Del Mar, the East Coast's premier meet, Saratoga or anywhere in-between, Flavien Prat just wins stakes races.
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