Eriluis Vaz

Video Of Jockeys Room Fight At Will Rogers Downs Goes Viral

Quarter Horse jockeys James Flores and Omar Reyes, who battled it out for leading rider this year at Remington Park in Oklahoma City, elevated their rivalry to new heights in a Sept. 30 jockeys room brawl at Will Rogers Downs in Claremore, Okla. Jockeys room fights aren’t that unusual, but this one was captured on […]

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Ehalt: Breeders’ Cup Journey an Improbable One for Hardest Core

Earlier this year, Hardest Core underwent emergency surgery; 18 feet of intestine were removed after he suffered a hernia. Now, towards the end of 2014, the 4-year-old gelding enters the Grade 1, $3 million Breeders’ Cup Turf as an Arlington Million winner and one of the main American-based contenders in the race. “Horses descend on […]

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Hardest Core Proves Tough Enough for Million Win

Hardest Core remained true to his name and his tough-as-nails style with a plucky one-length victory in the Grade 1 Arlington Million under jockey Eriluis Vaz on Saturday afternoon. Vaz and Hardest Core sat just off the pace for most of the trip and swung out to catch a determined Magician (IRE) at 11-1. Edward Graham trains […]

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Trainer Guerrero Outraged As ‘Peeping Tom’ Jockey Rides Again

After receiving an “indefinite suspension” in December 2011 for watching a female jockey while she was showering in the jockeys’ quarters, Eriluis Vaz was back aboard horses at Parx Racing last weekend. The incident followed a 200-day suspension he earned in January 2010 when he punched another jockey and hit the competitor with his whip […]

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Parx: Female jockey sues jockey Vaz over sexual advances

A female jockey who rides at Parx Racing in Philadelphia has filed a lawsuit against fellow jockey, 28-year-old Eriluis Vaz, over a December incident in the track’s female jockeys’ room. In the complaint, 23-year-old Kristina McManigell alleges that Vaz made sexual advances toward her three times Dec. 7, including while she was undressing and taking […]

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Parx jockey Eriluis Vaz excluded for incident in female jockeys room

Jockey Eriluis Vaz, who may be best known for punching fellow rider Ademar Santos during a race at Philadelphia Park (since renamed Parx Racing) two years ago, has not ridden at the Bensalem, Pa., racetrack since Dec. 13, 2011, when he was escorted off the grounds for allegedly making as many as three trips into […]

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