Terry Thompson

Trio Of Jockeys Inducted Into Prairie Meadows Hall Of Fame

The three most accomplished jockeys in the 30-year history of this Altoona, Iowa racetrack – Alex Birzer, Glenn Corbett, and Terry Thompson – were inducted into the Prairie Meadows Hall of Fame along with champion Quarter Horse Ajs High on Saturday August 10, 2019. Through August 1, 2019, Birzer, Corbett, and Thompson had combined for […]

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Super Steed, Gray Attempt Both Targeting Rebel After Bookend Finishes In Southwest

Super Steed and Gray Attempt returned to the track Sunday morning for the first time since finishing first and 11th, respectively, in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) for 3-year-olds Monday at Oaklawn. Trainer Larry Jones said before training hours that Super Steed “would just stretch his legs a little bit” as he begins preparations for […]

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Super Steed Launches 62-1 Southwest Stakes Shocker

Making a bold five-wide move on the far turn under jockey Terry Thompson, Michael Pressley and Steed Jackson’s Super Steed – a 62-1 longshot trained by Larry Jones – upset Monday’s $500,000, Grade 3 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark. Super Steed defeated West Coast invader Sueno by three-quarters of a length, […]

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Jockey Thompson Nearing Return To Saddle At Oaklawn

Two-time Oaklawn riding champion Terry Thompson said Thursday morning that he’s been getting on horses for more than a week in preparation for his return to action.  Thompson, 45, hasn’t ridden since Aug. 13, the final day of the Prairie Meadows meeting.  Thompson said he decided to “regroup” and take “a little break” from riding, […]

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Thompson Notches 3,000th Career Victory

Jockey Terry Thompson earned career victory number 3,000 when he piloted Ifoundmy Mojo to a seven-length romp in the first race at Prairie Meadows on July 14. Ifoundmy Mojo was notching his third victory of the meet, all of which came under Thompson. The 5-year-old gelding is owned by Maggi Moss and trained by Chris […]

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Jockey Thompson plans quick return after breaking leg

Jockey Terry Thompson suffered a broken leg when his mount reared up in the starting gate prior to Thursday’s eighth race at Prairie Meadows. Thompson, who set a record with 97 victories at Prairie Meadows’ 2011 thoroughbred meet, was off to another hot start this year. He had 36 wins in the first 18 days […]

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Thompson bags four at Prairie Meadows

Prairie Meadows Press Release: Alsvid made jockey Terry Thompson’s fourth win of the night an easy one on Saturday. Alsvid shot past Wildcat Country at the top of the stretch and rocketed to a 7-length victory in Saturday’s $60,000 Golden Circle Stakes at Prairie Meadows. He was the fourth winner on Saturday for Thompson, who […]

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