Jockey Chris Rosier Arrested, Charged With Domestic Abuse In Louisiana

by | 01.22.2019 | 3:27pm
Jockey Chris Rosier was arrested on Sunday and charged with two counts of domestic abuse.

Louisiana-based jockey Chris Rosier was arrested this weekend in Bossier, La., charged with two counts of domestic abuse: one with strangulation and another with aggravated assault. He was booked by the Bossier Sheriff's Office at 3:22 P.M. on Sunday, and according to his rapsheet is still in custody.

The 37-year-old rider most recently rode at Delta Downs on Saturday, Jan. 19, earning two thirds, a fourth and a sixth from four mounts on the 10-race card. The track was not scheduled to race on Sunday, but according to Equibase Rosier is named on a number of mounts at the Vinton, La., track through Jan. 30.

Equibase lists Rosier's record as 902-951-905 from 8,069 starts, with earnings over $16.7 million since 2001. He piloted Summer Bird in the 2009 Kentucky Derby, finishing sixth, and has placed in graded stakes company.

CORRECTION: Chris Rosier rode Summer Bird in the 2009 Kentucky Derby. The horse was misnamed in the original version of this article.

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