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Saratoga jockeys to karaoke for charity

Press Release Saratoga jockeys will be in full voice on Monday, August 22, when they take the stage at Vapors Night Club at Saratoga Casino and Raceway for “Riders Up,” an evening of jockey karaoke, dinner and dancing to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF). The question is will it be a local version […]

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Saratoga jockeys, horsemen take to the court for charity

Press Release The nation’s best jockeys will take on the horsemen at the Saratoga Recreation Center on July 27 in a charity basketball game to benefit the NY Race Track Chaplaincy. The Saratoga Race Course jockey colony – which includes Javier Castellano, Kent Desormeaux, Ramon Dominguez, Alan Garcia, John Velazquez, and many other top-class riders […]

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Saratoga jockey colony comes up tough once again

Press Release With top riders from across the country joining the already tough New York jockey colony at Saratoga Race Course for the 143rd meet beginning July 22, the competition will be fiercer than ever. Last summer, John Velazquez loosened Ramon Dominguez’ stranglehold as the top rider on The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) […]

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Desormeaux shaking things up in Kentucky

Louisville Courier-Journal turf writer Jennie Rees profiles jockey Kent Desormeaux, who is riding the Churchill Downs spring meet for the first time this year.  In addition to his continuing association with trainer Bill Mott, Desormeaux has also picked up regular mounts from Steve Asmussen – a first as well.  The 41-year-old says he’s hoping to […]

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Calvin leads list of jocks without Derby mounts

One of the results of a wild road to the Kentucky Derby has been several of America’s top jockeys currently without mounts. This list includes Calvin Borel who has won three of the last four Kentucky Derby and top jocks Kent Desormeaux, Mike Smith, Edgar Prado, Ramon Dominguez and Garrett Gomez.

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Agent Sellitto to represent jockey Prado

According to Claire Novak in her piece at the Blood-Horse, jockey agent Mike Sellitto has taken the book of Edgar Prado in New York and will represent the rider while simultaneously managing Kent Desormeaux’s book at the upcoming Keeneland meet. “We’ve been friends for a long time, he’s a Hall of Fame jockey, and he […]

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Desormeaux, Leparoux suspended for Clark Handicap stretch run

Jockeys Kent Desormeaux and Julien Leparoux were both given three-day suspensions for their involvement in the rough stretch run of the Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs Friday.

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Ladies’ Classic: An Update on All Contenders

PRESS RELEASE An update on the contenders for the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (post time 7:30 pm Friday, November 5th): Acoma The Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic contender Acoma walked the shedrow Monday after working Sunday in preparation for the upcoming 1 1/8m event. Trainer David Carroll said the 5yo daughter of Empire Maker […]

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REAL QUIET: Remembering ‘The Fish’

By Ray Paulick One morning in the spring of 1997 I was in the Churchill Downs grandstand to watch Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Silver Charm post an important workout for trainer Bob Baffert prior to the Belmont Stakes, when another Baffert horse came breezing by with a long, fluid stride, looking like a million […]

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