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Catholic Boy, Glorious Empire Top Monday’s Knickerbocker Field

Grade 1-winners Catholic Boy and Glorious Empire headline a competitive field of eight in Monday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Knickerbocker for 3-year-olds and upward going 1 1/8 miles over the inner turf at Belmont Park. A dual Grade 1 winner on dirt and turf as a sophomore, Catholic Boy arrives at the Columbus Day feature off […]

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Edgar Prado Back From Rib Injury At Gulfstream Park West

Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado returned to the saddle Friday at Gulfstream Park West after being sidelined for nearly two months. Although his return was not triumphant, Prado was otherwise pleased to get back in action after recovering from a rib injury sustained in a last-race spill at Gulfstream Park Aug. 16. “It’s nice […]

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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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