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Jose Ortiz wins two Grade One races to earn Jockey of the Week

on 06/09/2021 9:25 AM
Jose Ortiz won two Grade I stakes races and a Grade II stakes during Belmont Park's Belmont Stakes Racing Festival earning Jockey of the Week honors for June 1 through June 6.
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Tyler Gaffalione leads nation in wins May 17 through May 23, voted Jockey of the Week

on 05/26/2021 8:57 AM
With 10 wins including a Grade III stakes, Tyler Gaffalione was voted Jockey of the Week for May 17 through May 23.
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Flavien Prat wins the Preakness Stakes and Jockey of the Week

on 05/19/2021 8:45 AM
Flavien Prat won his first Hr. I Preakness Stakes with a powerful stretch run earning Jockey of the Week honors for May 10 through May 16.
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A Grade III stakes win by Juan J. Hernandez garners Jockey of the Week honors

on 05/12/2021 11:31 AM
With a determined stretch run aboard Neige Blanche (FR), Juan J. Hernandez won the Grade III Santa Barbara Stakes to earn Jockey of the Week.
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It's Unanimous, John Velazquez voted Jockey of the Week

on 05/05/2021 8:52 AM
Winning three Grade Is, including the world's most recognized race, led to Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez unanimously being named Jockey of the Week for April 26 through May 2.
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David Cohen looking forward to first Kentucky Derby mount

on 04/28/2021 1:39 PM
For jockey David Cohen, winning last Saturday's second race at Oaklawn Park was a sign of things to come for the jockey.
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Irad Ortiz, Jr. springs the upset in the Apple Blossom to earn Jockey of the Week

on 04/21/2021 8:48 AM
Billed as "Champion vs. Champion," the Grade I Apple Blossom at Oaklawn Park was widely considered a two-horse race between Monomoy Girl and Swiss Skydiver.
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Jockeys’ Guild Denied Stay of Harsh New Jersey Regulation

on 04/20/2021 3:32 PM
Jockeys' Guild, Inc. ("Jockeys' Guild") learned Monday, April 19, that the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, denied its motion to stay the New Jersey Racing Commission's ("Commission's") Regulation
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Ricardo Santana, Jr. pulls the upset in Arkansas Derby, earns Jockey of the Week

on 04/14/2021 9:01 AM
Ricardo Santana, Jr. not only won the Gr. I Arkansas Derby but set three milestones at Oaklawn Park, earning Jockey of the Week honors for April 5 through April 11.
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Joel Rosario reigns at Keeneland's opening weekend, voted Jockey of the Week

on 04/07/2021 3:36 PM
Joel Rosario's amazing weekend at Keeneland included six stakes wins, three alone for trainer Wesley Ward, leading to Jockey of the Week honors for March 29 through April 4.
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Stewart Elliott wins his first Sam Houston Race Park Leading Jockey Title

on 04/06/2021 1:24 PM
Jockey Stewart Elliott picked up his first leading rider title at Sam Houston Race Park in pretty much gate-to-wire fashion. The nationally respected veteran rode first call for Steve Asmussen
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"Biggest Part" of his father's legacy lives on in DeShawn Parker

on 04/05/2021 2:22 PM
Perhaps the greatest legacy a man can leave behind is found in the hearts of the people whose lives he touched along the way.
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Armando Martinez scores 2000th winning ride

on 04/05/2021 1:41 PM
Jockey Armando Martinez accomplished his 2,000thThoroughbred win April 3 as he piloted trainer/owner Mark Hibdon's Upperclassman to victory in the fifth race at Fonner Park.
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Jockey Leandro Goncalves hits milestone win at Sam Houston

on 03/31/2021 2:46 PM
Jockey Leandro Goncalves won his 2,000th Thoroughbred race in North America on Saturday night at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston,
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Eric Cancel wins first jockey title at NYRA to earn Jockey of the Week

on 03/31/2021 1:07 PM
Capping a remarkable week in the 24-year-old's riding career, Eric Cancel was voted Jockey of the Week for March 22 through March 28.
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James Graham repeats as leading rider at Fair Grounds

on 03/29/2021 3:37 PM
James Graham not only repeated to win the jockey’s title for the third time, but he obliterated his total of 63 wins last year, posting a seismic 88 on the board to hold off Adam Beschizza (85), with Mitchell Murrill (73)
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A remembrance: Larry Melancon (1955-2021)

on 03/29/2021 2:22 PM
Larry Melancon might not have been the top jockey at Churchill Downs during his long career, though he ranks among the winningest riders at the historic Louisville track
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Junior Alvarado wins two stakes earning Jockey of the Week honors

on 03/24/2021 9:02 AM
Jockey Junior Alvarado had a very good week. With two stakes wins and a total of nine victories including five on a single day, Alvarado was voted Jockey of the Week for March 15-March 21.
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Stakes win with Carlos L emotional for Alex Canchari

on 03/22/2021 10:33 AM
Not only was the $150,000 Temperence Hill Stakes for older horses March 13 at Oaklawn the most lucrative victory for jockey Alex Canchari, it may have been the most emotional of his 10-year riding career.
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Glenn Corbett reaches career milestone earning Jockey of the Week

on 03/17/2021 9:02 AM
With a career milestone and two stakes wins, veteran jockey Glenn Corbett was voted Jockey of the Week for March 8 through March 14.
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