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Triple Stakes Wins Lead Feargal Lynch to be Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 04/24/2017 12:32 PM
With three stakes wins in a single card at Laurel on Saturday, Feargal Lynch was named Jockey of the Week for April 17-23, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America.
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Jockeys Castellano, Gomez, Espinoza Elected to Hall of Fame

By Bloodhorse on 04/24/2017 7:37 AM
Three-time Breeders' Cup Mile (G1T) winner Goldikova, multiple Eclipse Award-winning jockeys Javier Castellano and the late Garrett Gomez, and Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza have been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame in the contemporary category, it was announced April 24.
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Derby Day Silent Auction Fundraiser To Benefit PDJF

By Paulick Report on 04/20/2017 11:18 AM
For the third consecutive year, tracks and racing venues will participate in a Kentucky Derby Day Silent Auction to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys' Fund (PDJF) on Saturday, May 6.
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Julien Leparoux Rules the Arkansas Derby, Honored as Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 04/17/2017 11:48 AM
After his performance in the Arkansas Derby and leading all North American jockeys by earnings, Julien Leparoux was named Jockey of the Week for April 10-16, 2017.
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FERRER IS JOCKEY OF MONTH AT TAMPA BAY DOWNS

By Tampa Bay Publicity on 04/17/2017 6:22 AM
More than 30 years ago, when he was making a name for himself as a top rider in New Jersey, Jose Ferrer had the good fortune to learn from some of the best.
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Rajiv Maragh Rallies in the Wood, Named Jockey of the Week

on 04/10/2017 12:20 PM
Wood Memorial winner Rajiv Maragh won his best race since returning to ride last winter and was named Jockey of the Week for April 3-9, 2017
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APRIL 23 BENEFIT FOR PERMANENTLY DISABLED JOCKEYS FUND AND SOUTH AFRICAN SIMUNYE PROJECT

on 04/04/2017 12:11 PM
A Cajun-themed benefit to aid two seemingly disparate charities will be held at the iconic Castle Post in Versailles, Ky, on Sun., April 23.
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Louisiana Derby Winner Brian Hernandez, Jr. Tops Standings, Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 04/03/2017 11:41 AM
After leading the jockey standings by earnings and winning a major Kentucky Derby prep race, Brian Hernandez, Jr. was named Jockey of the Week for March 27 – April 2, 2017.
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SHAUN BRIDGMOHAN LANDS CAREER WIN 3,000

By Fair Grounds Publicity on 04/03/2017 4:46 AM
Jockey Shaun Bridgmohan joined an elite group on Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
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Geroux Wins Fair Grounds Riding Title

By Fair Grounds Publicity on 04/03/2017 4:15 AM
Geroux won his second consecutive meet title at the New Orleans oval with 98 victories and $2,856,618 in earnings. He struck at a superbly impressive 29%, while hitting the board 63% of the time.
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Carmouche finds success in the Empire State

By NYRA Press Box on 03/31/2017 6:39 AM
Like any other young, aspiring rider, Kendrick Carmouche dreamed for years about joining some of the world's best jockeys on the New York Racing Association circuit.
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CAMACHO’S SURGE EARNS JOCKEY HONOR AT TAMPA BAY

By Tampa Bay Publicity on 03/30/2017 3:49 AM
Samy Camacho believes he is stronger, more focused and making smarter decisions than a year ago, when he was commuting each morning from GoldMark Farm in Ocala to ride the afternoon card at Tampa Bay Downs.
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Dubai World Cup Winner Mike Smith Awarded Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 03/27/2017 12:06 PM
Mike Smith’s responsive and talented ride on Arrogate in the Dubai World Cup led the Hall of Fame jockey to be honored as Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for March 20-26, 2017.
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Ortiz, Jr. closes out Big A inner-track meet with five-win day

By NYRA Press Box on 03/27/2017 4:11 AM
Irad Ortiz, Jr. capped off his domination of the jockey standings during Aqueduct Racetrack's 2016-17 inner-track meet with a five-win day on Sunday's closing day, while trainer Rudy Rodriguez and owner David Jacobson proved uncatchable as the runaway winners of their respective titles.
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GEROUX STAYS FOCUSED DURING ANOTHER BIG MEET

By Fair Grounds Publicity on 03/24/2017 9:11 AM
Jockey Florent Geroux is riding high on a serious season for the second consecutive year in New Orleans.
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Melancon undergoing physical therapy as he works to recover from stroke

By Daily Racing Form on 03/21/2017 6:09 AM
Retired jockey Larry Melancon is undergoing twice-a-day physical therapy while continuing to recover in his hometown of Louisville, Ky., from the partial paralysis and other effects from a stroke he suffered earlier this month while vacationing in North Carolina.
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Santa Margarita Win Secures Jockey of the Week Honors for Bejarano

By JockeyTalk360 on 03/21/2017 6:04 AM
Rafael Bejarano guided Vale Dori to victory in the Santa Margarita (G1) on Saturday and was named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for March 13 – 19, 2017.
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Castellano Scores with Stakes Double-Double to be Named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 03/14/2017 4:47 AM
The only thing better than winning two consecutive Grade 2 stakes is winning two consecutive Grade 1 stakes, a feat that Javier Castellano accomplished on Saturday, March 11 at Santa Anita. Castellano was named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for March 6 – March 12, 2017.
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GONZALEZ SECOND IN OLDSMAR HISTORY TO RIDE SIX WINNERS ON A CARD

By Tampa Bay Publicity on 03/13/2017 4:00 AM
Tears of joy streamed down Karina Morales’ face as she hugged her husband, jockey Edwin Gonzalez, after his sixth victory today at Tampa Bay Downs.
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Castellano Cruises Home in the Fountain of Youth and is Named Jockey of the Week

on 03/06/2017 10:06 AM
Javier Castellano won two of the weekend’s Grade 2 stakes races and topped the leaderboard by total earnings for the week on his way to being named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for February 27 – March 5, 2017.
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