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Ride to Win: An Inside Look at the Jockey’s Craft, now is available for purchase in digital form for $12.95. The book, by award-winning turf writers Bob Fortus and Gary West, explores everything that goes into winning a race from a jockey’s point of view. The 280-page printed version was

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Keeneland Press Release LEXINGTON, KY (April 27, 2016) –  Jockey Joel Rosario scored his first win on his first day back since being sidelined by injury on Feb. 20 at Gulfstream Park when he rode Michael B. Tabor’s 3-5 favorite No Hiding Place to a three-length victory in the $66,000 St.

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ELKTON, Md. – A consortium of racing organizations has announced the second annual Derby Day Silent Auction Fundraiser to be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 29 tracks and racing venues across the U.S. to raise funds for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF). Proceeds from the collaborative effort

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JOCKEY JIM, the educational and entertaining stage play about the African-American roots of thoroughbred racing, is being performed live each night of Derby week. The play is based on the career of Jimmy Winkfield, the two-time Derby winner who went on to ride winners at racetracks spanning a quarter of

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On Sunday jockey Jose Ortiz wrapped up Aqueduct Racetrack’s 19-day spring riding title, his second in a row.  Ortiz, who had won the 2015-16 inner track championship, which concluded on March 27th, rode 37 winners earning more than $2 million for the meet, edging his older brother, runner-up Irad Ortiz,

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FeaturedGary WestRoad to DerbyTriple Crown

Points are determined by the jockeys’ mounts on horses ranked in Gary West’s Top 20, with 20 points for the mount on the No. 1 horse, 19 for the mount on the No. 2 horse, 18 for the mount on the No. 3 horse, etc. Rank. Jockey: Points Mario Gutierrez:

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FeaturedGary WestRoad to DerbyTriple Crown

The major Kentucky Derby prep races of April were more enigmatic that conclusive and more disappointing than encouraging. Most of all, they were, as a whole, rather slow. But they weren’t without important implications. Among the 34 races offering Kentucky Derby qualifying points, you might have expected the final round

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From The Paulick Report Three-time Kentucky Derby winner and 2016 Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza has picked up the mount aboard Whitmore in the Kentucky Derby. Jay Privman of the Daily Racing Form reports that jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., who had ridden the son of Pleasantly Perfect in his last two starts,

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FeaturedGary WestRoad to DerbyTriple Crown

Points are determined by the jockeys’ mounts on horses ranked in Gary West’s Top 20, with 20 points for the mount on the No. 1 horse, 19 for the mount on the No. 2 horse, 18 for the mount on the No. 3 horse, etc. Rank. Jockey: Points Corey Lanerie:

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FeaturedGary WestRoad to DerbyTriple Crown

Fellowship has a new trainer, Exaggerator a new identity, Danzing Candy a new set of vulnerabilities, and the Top 20 a new number 1. The Kentucky Derby picture is starting to get into focus. It’s a week or two away from clarity, but it’s getting there. Twenty horses will run

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