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

November 24, 2014
Mike Smith
named
Jockey of the Week

Other News

Rafael Hernandez in obscurity no more

Hernandez in obscurity no more

Not many horse tracks race on Tuesdays, but blue-collar Fairmount Park near St. Louis is one. And that led to the biggest break of 29-year-old Rafael Hernandez's career as a jockey. Read More

UK's National Jockey Day a success

UK's National Jockey Day a success

The inaugural staging of National Jockey Day at Haydock over the weekend has been declared a resounding success, with £10,000 being raised for the Injured Jockeys Fund. Read More

Stevens gets first win since surgery

Stevens gets first win since surgery

Gary Stevens notched his first victory since undergoing knee replacement surgery when he got Grand Yodeler home for trainer Mike Puype in the first race Saturday at Del Mar. Read More

Ortiz to ride in International Championship

Ortiz to ride in International Championship

Irad Ortiz, Jr., currently the leading rider on the New York Racing Association circuit, will represent North America in the Longines International Jockeys' Championship on December 10 at Happy Valley in Hong Kong. Read More

George Woolf Award finalists announced

George Woolf Award finalists announced

Santa Anita Park has announced five finalists for the prestigious Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, with the winner to be announced on HRTV in February following a vote of jockeys nationwide. Read More

Forest Boyce heads to Fair Grounds

Forest Boyce heads to Fair Grounds

Forest Boyce, who has won nearly 350 races in Maryland during the past five years, will move her tack to Fair Grounds for the winter after receiving a call from recently retired rider Rosie Napravnik, who sat atop the jockey standings at the New Orleans track the past three years Read More