A Change for the Better: Garcia Confident Move to KY is the Right One

by | 06.03.2013 | 8:18am
Alan Garcia and Grand Courtier after winning Sword Dancer
Alan Garcia and Grand Courtier after winning Sword Dancer

Jockey Alan Garcia has been a regular fixture on the New York circuit for several years now, even though he is only 27. The native of Peru has won several big races during his young career, including the 2008 G1 Belmont Stakes with Da' Tara.

In a recent interview with Jennie Rees of the Louisville Courier-Journal, Garcia talks about the decision for he and his family to move to Kentucky earlier this spring, and how the change in lifestyle has been beneficial for not only himself, but for his wife and two young sons.

Read more in the Louisville Courier-Journal

  • WILLIAM L. ANTON

    Moving his family, (two young sons) could very well be a plus. Getting them away from the Big Apple lifestyle could be a very positive environmental move. As his going to Ky. this kid can ride anywhere, he is a race rider to say the least. Wish him luck in his new venue.

  • Olebobbowers

    Good luck Jock! Nice to see a young man recognize his prioroties. Pure class there.

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