Ricky Frazier

Frazier Among 2014 Inductees to Washington Racing Hall of Fame

Trainer Ben Harris and jockey Ricky Frazier head a stellar field of 2014 Washington Racing Hall of Fame inductees, Emerald Downs announced Tuesday.Chum Salmon, winner of seven stakes including a last-to-first victory in the 1985 Longacres Mile, was elected in the Male Horse category, and Delicate Vine, the 1986 Washington Horse of the Year and a […]

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That’s a Wrap: Noosa Beach, Frazier Say Farewell

Two of the most remarkable performers in track history officially called it a career Wednesday evening at Emerald Downs. Jockey Ricky Frazier and superstar 7-year-old gelding Noosa Beach – who combined for a dominating victory in the 2010 Longacres Mile – retired simultaneously in the winner’s circle ceremony before the fourth race. Frazier, 48, was […]

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Two Familiar Faces, Six Legs: Key Horse and Jockey Retire at Emerald Downs

Two of Emerald Downs’ all-time greats–superstar gelding Noosa Beach and jockey Ricky Frazier–will be honored in a joint retirement ceremony at Emerald Downs on Wednesday, July 3. Noosa Beach will parade one last time before his numerous fans, and afterward the gelding will join Frazier in a final visit to the Winner’s Circle. In addition, […]

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Emerald Downs jockey not ready to become a steward just yet

Ricky Frazier recently attended school in Kentucky for prospective stewards and racing officials. And yes, Emerald Downs’ five-time leading jockey said he envisions himself in a stewards’ booth in the not too distant future. But according to Frazier, the suit and tie won’t replace the white pants and black boots for a while yet. Frazier, […]

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GILL CENTER OF CONTROVERSY AGAIN

By Ray Paulick If only Michael Gill had kept his word in 2006 when he said he was getting out of horse racing after being leading owner in North America by money and races won for three consecutive years. A lot of people would be happier and a number of horses might still be alive. […]

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