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Florent Geroux
Geroux Flying To Hong Kong For Longines International Jockeys’ Championship

United States-based reinsman Florent Geroux will head to Hong Kong this week for his first appearance in the Longines International Jockeys’ Championship on Wednesday. The four-race event will pit 12 of the world’s top jockeys against one another for a top prize of HK$500,000 (about US$64,000). “The LONGINES IJC is established as perhaps the world’s […]

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Jose Ortiz
Red-Hot Jose Ortiz Captures Another Jockey Of The Week Title

After winning five races in one day at Aqueduct and capturing two Claiming Crown victories at Gulfstream Park, Jose Ortiz claimed the Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week honors for the week of November 28 – December 4, 2016. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members […]

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Track maintenance crew at Mahoning Valley
Breaking New Ground: Innovative Equine Marketing Offering Internships In Track Maintenance

Innovative Equine Marketing, which provides manufacturer discounts to the horse world through its Equine Equipment program, is launching America’s first internships for college students interested in the field of race-track maintenance and getting on course to being a track superintendent. Keeneland Association in Lexington, Ky., and Hollywood Gaming Mahoning Valley Race Course in Youngstown, Ohio, […]

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Southern Ring and Eurico Rosa da Silva after winning the Ontario Fashion Stakes
Casse And Da Silva Top Standings As Woodbine Concludes 2016 Season

There were familiar names on top of the leaderboard at the end of Sunday’s 14-race season-ending card at Woodbine. Eurico Rosa da Silva, a Sovereign Award winner as Canada’s outstanding jockey in 2010, 2013 and 2015, won three races on Sunday’s card to finish as the leading rider with 202 victories, one more than his […]

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John Ward
Kentucky Horseman John Ward Joins WHOA

A graduate of the University of Kentucky and a third generation thoroughbred trainer active in the industry for over 50 years, John T. Ward has been a persistent advocate for rational model drug rules and a confirmed proponent of compromise between industry factions at odds on the most critical issue facing the sport. In his […]

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Paco Lopez celebrates his 2000th career win (photo via Gulfstream Park Twitter feed)
Lopez Rides 2000th Winner Sunday At Gulfstream

Jockey Paco Lopez registered his 2,000th career victory aboard Yourdreamsormine in Sunday’s ninth race at Gulfstream Park. Lopez, 31, entered the card with 1,999 wins, after he was blanked from seven mounts on Saturday. He rode five losers on Sunday before reaching the winner’s circle on the Milton W. Wolfson-trained Yourdreamsormine, who is owned by […]

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Marlins Man with Paulick Report founder Ray Paulick at the 2016 Preakness
Marlins Man’s Real ‘Favorite Sport’ Is Horse Racing

Known to Major League Baseball fans as “Marlins Man,” Laurence Leavy has become an easily-recognizable fixture at sporting events across the country, wearing the blood-orange jersey and visor of the Miami Marlins. On Saturday, according to miamiherald.com, Leavy was tougher to recognize at Gulfstream Park, wearing an understated navy blue polo. “It’s the first time […]

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Jockey Luca Panici
Panici Carrying Success, ‘Confidence’ Into Gulfstream’s Championship Meet

Jockey Luca Panici’s steady rise among the leading jockeys in South Florida continued this year with strong showings at Gulfstream Park’s spring and summer meets as well as the Fall Turf Festival at Gulfstream Park West. Hoping to carry that momentum into the 2016-17 Championship Meet, the 42-year-old rider got off to a strong start […]

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Jockey Jon Court rode his 4000th winner Saturday night at Turfway Park.
Jon Court Scores Hard-Fought 4,000-Win Milestone

Jockey Jon Court, 56, scored the 4,000th win of his career Saturday when he guided City Without Pity to victory in Turfway Park’s fourth race. The veteran jockey has been injured twice in 2016, delaying the accomplishment of this milestone. In June, Court suffered broken ribs in a water skiing accident, and in September a […]

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Norberto Arroyo Jr.
‘More Than A Dream Come True’: Arroyo Eyeing Del Mar Riding Title

A victory aboard Resky Business in Friday’s second race moved Norberto Arroyo, Jr., into a tie with the injured Flavien Prat atop the Del Mar jockey standings entering the final two days of the Bing Crosby meeting. Arroyo and Prat, who is out for the meeting, have 11 wins each. Drayden Van Dyke and Victor […]

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