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Gaffalione Will Try To Defend Fall Meet Title At Churchill Downs

With just 11 days remaining in the 2019 Fall Meet at Churchill Downs, 25-year-old jockey Tyler Gaffalione trails perennial leading rider Corey Lanerie by four wins (19-15) in an attempt to defend his 2018 crown. “Sometimes as jockeys we get into a zone where we just keep winning races,” said Gaffalione, who recorded five wins […]

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Jockey Joe Talamo: Milestone Victories ‘Don’t Come Easy’

Jockey Joe Talamo, two shy of his 2,000th career victory, is scheduled to ride four mounts on Saturday in quest of the milestone. Records show Talamo, 29, won No. 1,000 on April 4, 2012 in the fourth race at Santa Anita aboard Splendid Fortune, an Arnold Zetcher homebred trained by Bob Baffert. The 2-5 favorite […]

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‘Time To Come Home’: Jockey Tyler Baze Returns To Southern California

As the days during which racing was suspended at Santa Anita mounted up last winter, taking a toll on all horsemen, Tyler Baze was faced with a dilemma. Ride out the storm of troubles in Southern California, his home and base of operations for most of his 20-year career. Or leave the work-less days and […]

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Beschizza Preparing For Return To The Saddle After Broken Collar Bone

Jockey Adam Beschizza will likely return to the saddle next weekend to begin working horses at Fair Grounds following four weeks on the sideline after suffering a broken collar bone at Keeneland, according to his agent Liz Morris. Beschizza, who began riding fulltime in the U.S. in 2017 from his native England, will attempt to […]

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Special Forces Completes Da Silva’s Six-Win Day In Autumn Stakes

Woodbine’s leading jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva was a force to be reckoned with on Sunday as he earned his sixth win on the program guiding Special Forces first across the finish line in the featured $175,000 Autumn Stakes (Grade 2). Trained by Kevin Attard, Special Forces stole the spotlight from rival Mr Ritz at […]

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Jockey Leonel Reyes To Miss Up To Two Months With Broken Arm, Chin

Leonel Reyes, leading the Gulfstream Park West riding colony with 22 wins, will miss 6-to-8 weeks after suffering a broken arm and chin in Friday’s seventh race. Reyes was unseated when the 3-year-old filly Blue Eyed Beth hit the rail in Friday’s seventh race. The filly was uninjured, but Reyes underwent surgery on his chin […]

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University of Kentucky Study Helping Jockeys And Horses

The  University of Kentucky Sports Medicine Research Institute launched the Jockey and Equestrian Initiative (JEI) in 2018 after a pilot study sought to create baseline protocol for concussion testing in jockeys.  With a mission “to optimize health, wellness and performance for the equestrian athlete through research,” one of the core values of the JEI is to […]

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Woodbine Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson Nears Return From Injury

Multiple award-winning jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson is nearing her return to racing at Woodbine after being injured in action early last month. Wilson, a career winner of more than 1,500 races, suffered a broken left clavicle and fractures to her right hand when she was dismounted during a spill on September 8. Approximately six weeks removed […]

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Gonzalez, Reyes Tie For Leading Jockey Title At Hastings

When Enrique Gonzalez won his first-ever Leading Jockey title at Hastings Racecourse in 2013 it came down to the final day of the season when he was deadlocked with Amadeo Perez at 57 wins each. Gonzalez won two races; Perez was skunked. Gonzalez was no doubt thinking of repeating those same theatrics Sunday when he […]

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Paco Lopez Finishes Strong To Win Monmouth Riding Title

Paco Lopez admits he was as surprised as anyone on Sunday when he collected his sixth riding title during the closing day of Monmouth Park’s 2019 meet given how much ground he had to make up. But the 34-year-old native of Veracruz, Mexico, does know a thing or two about closing. With two winners on […]

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