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Jockey Legends Day At Saratoga Set For Aug. 5

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will welcome nearly a dozen of the sport’s top jockeys back to Saratoga Race Course for the fifth annual Jockey Legends Day, presented by Fasig-Tipton Festival of Racing, on Sunday, August 5. Top riders scheduled to attend include Cash Asmussen, Angel Cordero, Jr., Robbie Davis, Ramon Dominguez, David […]

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New Face: Cabrera The Early Leader In Oaklawn’s Jockey Standings

Newcomer David Cabrera became the first jockey to reach double-figure victories at the Oaklawn meeting when he swept Saturday’s late daily double, including his first local stakes score aboard Swing and Sway in the $125,000 American Beauty for older female sprinters. Cabrera’s strong start – 10 victories from 47 starts and purse earnings of $358,801 – mirrors […]

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Chilean Jockey Ulloa Chasing His ‘Dream’ At Tampa Bay Downs

Tampa Bay Downs jockey Andres Ulloa got a taste of the big time in 2016 when he traveled to Santa Anita to watch his older brother, Gonzalo Ulloa Perez, ride Chilean-bred Kitcat in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf. Although Kitcat finished near the back of the pack, Andres soaked up the splendor and […]

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Win Photos, Diamond Earrings, And Great Races: Stories You May Not Know

Many of us know the stories behind some of racing’s biggest winners, but there are always behind-the-scenes details that get lost in the shuffle of television coverage and newsprint. A panel at the recent inaugural edition of Equestricon, held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., sought to pull back the curtain with a few stories you may […]

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‘He’s Like My Brother:’ Young Jockey-Agent Team On The Rise At Ellis Park

Didiel Osorio and his agent Jose Santos have been working together since they were introduced by Ricardo Santana Jr. in 2014, reports the Evansville Courier & Press. Last summer, Osorio took home the leading rider title at Ellis Park in Kentucky. Returning to the home of that triumph, the pair are in the race to […]

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University Of Louisville’s Jack Carlino Accepted Into Darley ‘Flying Start’ Program

A recent graduate of the University of Louisville’s Equine Industry Program, 21-year-old Jack Carlino has been accepted into the prestigious Darley Flying Start program. The two-year scholarship will allow Carlino to earn a Graduate Certificate in Management via accreditation from the University College Smurfit Business School, while also providing the opportunity to learn and experience […]

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‘Best Friends’: College Students Team Up For First Win At Keeneland

Hemmed in behind horses at the top of the lane, Expected Ruler did not appear a likely winner of the fifth race last Friday at Keeneland. Carrying odds of 16-1, jockey Didiel Osorio managed to improvise, bulling through traffic to get the 3-year-old colt racing room. The pair surged forward to win by three-quarters of […]

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Former Rider Straight To Model Bionic Exoskeleton At Gulfstream

Disabled jockey Michael Straight will raise awareness in the advancements of treating paralysis by walking into the winner’s circle at Gulfstream Park Sunday, Jan. 3 with the help of a bionic exoskeleton. Straight, paralyzed from the chest down in a 2009 spill, will walk with the help of the bionic exoskeleton manufactured by Ekso Bionics […]

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‘Unwavering Optimism’ Helped Hall Of Famer Santos Succeed

Jockey Jose Santos began his riding career in his native Chile, and in his early 20’s moved his tack to the United States. Santos struggled during those first few years riding in the States, but began to find success after teaming up with trainer P.J. Simms. From 1986-1989, Santos led the nation in earnings, and […]

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Bailey, Cordero, Santos, And Durkin Added To Hialeah Hall Of Fame

Hialeah Park will add four well-known racing personalities to its Hall of Fame on Monday March 30 when Thoroughbred racing Hall of Fame jockeys Jerry Bailey, Angel Cordero, Jr., and Jose Santos join recently retired track announcer Tom Durkin for induction ceremonies at this iconic racing landmark. All four will be the featured guests of […]

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