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Calhoun Celebrates ‘Mind Boggling’ 3,000th Training Victory

Trainer Bret Calhoun scored his 3,000th career victory on Sunday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when Douglas Scharbauer’s Most Mischief got the best of a blanket photo finish in the eighth race. Calhoun, 54, became only the 30th Thoroughbred conditioner to win 3,000 races. “It’s mind boggling,” Calhoun said. “When you compare […]

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Carlos Marquez Scores 3,000th Career Victory At Arlington Park

Carlos H. Marquez, Jr. notched his 3,000th victory in North America when he guided Frank Calabrese and trainer Michael Reavis’ Savemethelastdance to a two-length win in the 7th race Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse. His career total includes eight wins in Puerto Rico. Marquez was joined in the winner’s circle by his mother Elba Marquez, his brother Carlos E. […]

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‘Carry On The Legacy’: Felix Rides 3,000th Winner Friday At Arlington

Jockey Julio Felix recorded his 3,000th career win in a photo-finish aboard Ragnar Korthase’s Carnoustie for trainer Jon Cowan on Friday at Arlington International Racecourse. The New York-born Felix, 51, rallied his mount late in the 7th race to nab the victory at 5-1. “I remember when I just wanted to win one race,” said Felix. “When I won, […]

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Carmouche Scores Win Number 3,000 At Parx Tuesday

With a victory aboard Good Save in the fourth race Tuesday afternoon at Parx Racing, jockey Kendrick Carmouche notched the 3,000th win of his career.  Riding for owners Pewter Stable & MJM Stable and trainer Kate DeMasi, Carmouche rallied the 4 year-old gelded son of Street Sense to the lead turning for home and drew […]

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Bridgmohan Scores 3,000th Win Saturday At Fair Grounds

Jockey Shaun Bridgmohan joined an elite group on Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The 37-year-old Spanish Town, Jamaica, native earned his 3,000th victory when   guiding Allied Racing Stable’s Brad Cox-trained Inveniam Viam to victory in the day’s first race. Bridgmohan earned his first win in August of 1997 at Calder Race Course […]

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Birzer Picks Up 3,000th Career Winner At Oaklawn

Jockey Alex Birzer became the 174th jockey in North America to win 3,000 races when he guided Numancia to victory in Sunday’s sixth race at Oaklawn. Birzer, 43, rode three winners on Saturday’s card to move within one win of the milestone, which came with fifth mount of the day. “I’m speechless,” Birzer said. “My agent […]

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Acosta Pilots 3000th Winner At Charles Town

Jockey J. D. Acosta rode his 3000th career winner in Wednesday’s first race at Charles Town in West Virginia. The 34-year-old journeyman piloted the 2-year-old filly Holiday Shot to a one-length win in the 6 1/2-furlong maiden special weight event for trainer Flint Stites. Born in the Dominican Republic, Acosta rode his first dometsic winner […]

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‘Very Emotional’ Dettori Rides 3000th Winner At Newmarket

Jockey Frankie Dettori demonstrated one of his signature flying dismounts Friday evening at Newmarket as he recorded his 3,000th British winner, reports sportinglife.com. At 45 years of age, Dettori recorded the milestone aboard a horse trained by John Gosden, with whom he has had significant success in recent years, including the mount aboard Derby and Prix […]

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Husbands Rides 3000th Winner At Woodbine Racecourse

Champion jockey Patrick Husbands picked up his 3000th career win when he guided Shez a Ten I Know to a 3 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s opening race at Woodbine. Shez a Ten I Know, a two-year-old daughter of Court Vision, is trained by Mark Casse for owners Gary Barber and Quintessential Racing Florida LLC. The […]

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Glen Murphy Gets 2,999th Career Victory At Zia Park

Jockey Glen Murphy celebrated his 3,000th career victory Monday at Zia Park in New Mexico (though it has since been reported the win was actually his 2,999th in a Thoroughbred race). The victory came in the eighth race, a New Mexico-bred $6,500 claiming event for 2-year-old fillies, Murphy roused Girls Got Skills to the 5 3/4-length victory […]

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