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Hall Of Fame Jockey Prado Out Several Weeks With Broken Rib

Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado is expected to be sidelined a few weeks with a broken rib sustained in Friday’s last race at Gulfstream Park. Prado was unseated from his mount Mister Noisi down the backstretch. Agent Mike Kelly said Prado was taken to Aventura Hospital and Medical Center after Friday’s races for further […]

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Prado, Zayas Spend An Afternoon Spreading ‘Hope’

Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado and Gulfstream Park’s leading jockey Edgard Zayas recently spent the day at Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center in Miami to visit and work with children from Sofia’s Hope. Sofia’s Hope’s Founder, Marta Blanco, started the program nearly seven years ago in honor of her daughter Sofia, who passed away […]

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‘Difficult Horse To Ride,’ Mr. Jordan Ready To Rebound In Big Red Stakes

Popular veteran campaigner Mr. Jordan is set to face five rivals in Sunday’s $75,000 Big Red Stakes at Gulfstream Park after showing a hint of the form that produced 10 victories, including seven stakes triumphs, and more than $840,000 in purses. The 7-year-old gelding, an earner of $840,685, had a trio of uncharacteristic off-the-board finishes […]

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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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51-Year-Old Prado Deemed Too Old For Saudi Jockey’s License, Back In The States

Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado is headed back home after he apparently aged out of getting a riding license in Saudi Arabia.   returned back to america after i find out i can’t get license here in saudi arabia from the jockey club, because of my age, anyway thank you so much to mr […]

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Stronach’s Something Awesome ‘Very Steady’ In Sunday Breeze

Stronach Stables’ homebred multiple stakes winner Something Awesome continued preparation for the Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series with a work over Gulfstream Park’s main track Sunday morning. The millionaire graded-stakes winner breezed five furlongs in 1:02.33 under Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado, his regular rider who has a return call for the $9 […]

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Pegasus: Something Awesome ‘Very Comfortable’ In One-Mile Breeze

Stronach Stables’ millionaire homebred Something Awesome breezed Saturday morning for the first time since arriving in South Florida ahead of his next scheduled assignment in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park. Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado was aboard as multiple graded-stakes winner Something Awesome went one mile […]

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Glorious Empire Makes A Statement In Front-Running Fort Lauderdale Win

Matthew Schera’s Glorious Empire proved his mettle once before at the sport’s highest level, winning the G1 Sword Dancer for trainer James Lawrence. After a 13th-place showing in the Breeders’ Cup Turf, run over a very soft turf, the 7-year-old was overlooked in Saturday’s G2 Fort Lauderdale Stakes at odds of 7-1 as rain hit […]

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‘We Believe In This Sport’: Maryland Million Handle Up 30 Percent

Total handle on Saturday’s 33rd Jim McKay Maryland Million Day at Laurel Park was $5.704 million, an increase of 30.3 percent over last year and the largest handle on Maryland Million Day since 2007. It was also the first time since 2007 that total handle was over $5 million. An estimated 22,000 people witnessed history […]

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Prado Makes Maryland Million History With Classic Win On Saratoga Bob

Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado guided Saratoga Bob to victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park, setting a record for most wins by a jockey in the annual event featuring Maryland-sired and Maryland-bred horses. Prado notched his 18th Maryland Million success, going one-up on retired fellow Hall of Famer Ramon Dominguez. […]

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