The Jockeys Guild
Jockey of the Week
is selected each week
by a panel of industry experts.

September 29, 2014
Rosie Napravnik
named
Jockey of the Week

Other News

Wydick notches 1,500 wins

Wydick notches 1,500 wins

In a career that has spanned over the course of 30 years, Lori Wydick gracefully recorded her 1,500th career win Tuesday, Sept. 30 at Indiana Grand. The Ohio native guided Reflector to victory on the turf in the five furlong $34,000 allowance race, winning the contest by one and three-quarter lengths. Read More

Desormeaux remains hospitalized

Desormeaux remains hospitalized

Jockey Kent Desormeaux remained hospitalized Tuesday with a fractured rib and a bruised lung after being kicked by a horse on Sunday at Santa Anita. Read More

Jensen breaks collarbone in spill

Jensen breaks collarbone in spill

The 2013 AQHA World Champion, and two-time G1 All American Futurity winning jockey Cody Jensen suffered a broken collarbone last night during the running of the G1 Millie Vessels Memorial Handicap.Read More

Baze adds to long list of victories

Baze adds to long list of victories

Ten days ago, horse racing legend Russell Baze found himself in Porto Alegre, Brazil, after accepting a challenge he couldn't refuse.The 56-year-old jockey, who holds the world record for the most victories, was invited to South America to face the world's No. 2 record-holder, Jorge Ricardo, for an international showdown. Baze agreed to the financial and racing terms, and enjoyed the perks and his celebrity status along the way. Read More

Maragh has surgery on broken arm

Maragh has surgery on broken arm

Jockey Rajiv Maragh has had surgery to repair a broken right arm sustained when he was unseated from his mount Wicked Strong in the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Club at Belmont Park. Maragh's agent, Tony Micallef, says the jockey had surgery Sunday to install plates and screws in his arm. Micallef says he doesn't know how long the rider will be sidelined.Read More

Frey back doing what he loves most

Frey back doing what he loves most

Life already has been an eventful and challenging ride for Kyle Frey. Now the young jockey is certain he is going in the right direction. Read More