Gary Stevens

Saratoga Live Takes Viewers ‘Behind-The-Scenes’ During 2019 Meet

More eyes will be on Saratoga’s prized summer meet than ever before thanks to a landmark agreement between the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and FOX Sports. As part of the most expansive television programming deal in horse racing history, the critically acclaimed Saratoga Live will appear on FOX, FS1 and FS2 for an […]

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Acacia Courtney To Join ‘Saratoga Live’ Broadcast Team

The New York Racing Association has announced that Acacia Courtney will join the Saratoga Live broadcast team for the 2019 summer meet at historic Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Saratoga Live, which launched in 2016 in partnership with Fox Sports, will widely expand its programming during the 2019 meet, with live daily coverage of the […]

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NYRA To Provide Expanded Simulcast Coverage Of Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that it will provide expanded simulcast coverage of the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival highlighted by the 151st running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets. The expanded broadcast will provide comprehensive coverage of all stakes races at Belmont Park on Friday, […]

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19 Hall Of Fame Riders To Attend Jockeys And Jeans Fundraiser At Santa Anita Park

A Jockeys and Jeans record 19 Hall of Fame riders are expected to attend the sixth annual Jockeys and Jeans Fundraiser to benefit Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund at Santa Anita on Saturday, June 22. They will be there to honor the seven permanently disabled riders who attend, mix and mingle with the attendees and sign […]

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Scott Stevens To Receive George Woolf Award At Santa Anita May 19

In what will surely be an intensely emotional moment, veteran jockey Scott Stevens will be presented with the 2019 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award in a Winner’s Circle ceremony at Santa Anita on Sunday, May 19. A winner of more than 4,800 races in a career that has spanned 43 years, Stevens will be joined […]

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Scott Stevens To Receive 2019 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award

In what is surely an indelible highlight to an incredible 43-year career in the saddle, jockey Scott Stevens has been selected by a nationwide vote of his peers as the winner of Santa Anita’s 2019 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award. In winning this year’s Woolf Award, Stevens, 58, joins his Hall of Fame brother Gary, […]

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NYRA, Oaklawn Partner In Cross Country Pick 5 On Monday

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will team with Oaklawn Park to host a Cross Country Pick 5 for Monday’s Presidents Day card, highlighted by the Grade 3, $500,000 Southwest for 3-year-olds at Oaklawn and the $100,000 Hollie Hughes at Aqueduct Racetrack. All the action will be shown on a Presidents Day edition of […]

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Retired Jockey Gary Stevens To Join Fox Sports/NYRA TV Broadcasts

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and FOX Sports today announced that Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens will join the FOX Sports/NYRA Live shows as a racing analyst, making his debut on FOX Sports Saturday At The Races this spring.  Inducted into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame in 1997, Stevens registered 5,187 wins and […]

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‘Everything Happens For A Reason’: Stevens Steps Into Agent Role For Home-Again Aaron Gryder

Thomas Wolfe wrote the novel “You Can’t Go Home Again,” but Aaron Gryder, erudite though he may be, dismisses the gist of that title, because he is going home again. The 48-year-old jockey, born in West Covina, several furlongs from Santa Anita, returns to The Great Race Place to ride regularly at the Winter Meet […]

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Retiring Hall Of Famer Stevens ‘Goes Out As One Of The Greatest Ever’

Jockey Gary Stevens received, and gave, heartfelt thanks for his Hall of Fame career in ceremonies marking his retirement Saturday at Del Mar. The 55-year-old native of Idaho, who ranks third for stakes wins and ninth for overall wins on the track’s all-time list, was honored before the fourth race. Dressed in a sport coat, […]

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