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Report: Vazquez Apologizes for ‘Losing Temper’ With McCarthy

Trainer Juan Vazquez has expressed remorse and has apologized one day after allegedly assaulting jockey Trevor McCarthy in the winner’s circle after a race at Delaware Park, the Daily Racing Form reports. “I am so sorry for what happened yesterday. This has never happened to me before,” Vazquez told the DRF Tuesday morning. “I lost […]

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Trainer Vazquez Arrested, Charged With Assaulting Jockey McCarthy

Delaware Park leading trainer Juan Vazquez has been arrested following an attack on Trevor McCarthy in the winner’s circle on Monday, the Daily Racing Form’s Dave Grening reported. Vazquez, who was charged with simple assault by Delaware State Police, is alleged to have approached McCarthy after the fourth race, exchanged words with the jockey, and then hit […]

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McCarthy Cinches Laurel Riding Title at Age Nineteen

Lost in the hoopla surrounding the battle for the leading trainer at the Laurel Park was the performance by apprentice Trevor McCarthy, who will win his first riding title when the winter meet ends Saturday afternoon. The 19-year-old, who finished second in the 2013 Laurel Park winter and fall jockey standings, rode two winners today […]

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Apprentice McCarthy Suspended Three Days

The Maryland Racing Commission stewards suspended apprentice Trevor McCarthy three live racing days for an infraction aboard Kid Terrapin in the 10th race February 17. The 19-year-old missed today’s card and will also not be allowed to ride tomorrow or Friday. He will return Saturday afternoon and was named on seven mounts when the racing […]

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Look Ma, No Stirrups! McCarthy Rides A Winner After Dropping Irons

Trevor McCarthy has ridden 171 winners in his young career but none more exciting than scoring with Chi Chi’s Pride in Thursday’s third race at Laurel Park. At the break, the 4-year-old gelding bumped with Carnbrea’sdestiny causing McCarthy to lose his irons forcing the jockey to ride the entire race with his feet out of […]

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Apprentice McCarthy Takes Maryland Riding Crown; McMahon Top Trainer

Trevor McCarthy and Hugh McMahon wrapped up titles for the calendar year in the jockey and trainer divisions respectively at the major Maryland tracks after Tuesday’s final card of the season at Laurel Park. McCarthy finished the year with 107 victories at Laurel and Pimlico Race Course, eight more than Sheldon Russell. The promising 19-year-old […]

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Apprentice Scores Four Wins on Laurel Park Card

Apprentice jockey Trevor McCarthy had a banner afternoon at Laurel Park on Saturday, winning with four of his mounts. McCarthy, the son of retired jockey Michael McCarthy, won with his first mount of the day, Marie Capri ($4.20), who took the first race. His next ride came in race three, where he guided Gotta Go […]

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Apprentice McCarthy Breaks Leg in Training Mishap

Promising apprentice rider Trevor McCarthy will miss 8-10 weeks with a broken left tibia, according to his agent Scott Silver. McCarthy was injured Thursday morning at Laurel Park during training when a horse he was working wheeled and dropped the jockey. The 18-year-old will have surgery Monday, April 15. “It really wasn’t a bad fall,” […]

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Apprentice McCarthy Rides Three Winners on Pimlico’s Opening Day

On January 1, apprentice rider Trevor McCarthy rode four winners on opening day of the Laurel Park winter meet. This afternoon, the 18-year-old visited the winners’ circle three times on opening day of the Pimlico Race Course spring meeting. McCarthy was first aboard Christmas Flys ($6.40-third), Go Allie ($12-fourth) and Granted Ruler ($12.60-seventh). “It is […]

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The Kids are All Right: Apprentice Jocks Sit Atop Laurel Park Standings

One turned 21 in January, the other is a second generation jockey and both apprentice riders Yomar Ortiz and Trevor McCarthy sit atop the Laurel Park winter meet standings. Maryland-based apprentice riders have captured nine of the 42 Eclipse Awards for Outstanding Apprentice with Chris McCarron (1974), Ronnie Franklin (1978), Alberto Delgado (1982), Allen Stacy […]

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