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

December 15, 2014
James Graham
named
Jockey of the Week

Other News

Benefit set for Lujan & Cox

Benefit set for Lujan & Cox

Quarter Horse jockeys Alfonso Lujan and Eddie Cox both faced serious injuries this year so in the spirit of the holidays, friends and horsemen have organized fundraising activities on Saturday, December 20 at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, Louisiana. Read More

Leandro Goncalves video

Leandro Goncalves video

Brazil's Leandro Goncalves is featured in a new video from the Courier-Journal. Read More

Jockeys reflect on blessings after All Children's visit

Jockeys reflect on blessings after All Children's visit

Members of the Tampa Bay Downs riding community were eager to embrace the opportunity to spread goodwill and holiday cheer to children with potentially life-limiting diseases Monday at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg. Read More

Top jockey colony preparing for SA

Top jockey colony preparing for SA

America's top jockeys will be again be center stage when Santa Anita Park opens for its 78th Winter Meeting on Friday, Dec. 26. Read More

New

New "Jock Talk" Show on HRRN

Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY, announced Monday they will add a new weekly talk show to their extensive programming menu on Tuesday, December 16. Read More

Spencer drops retirement plans

Spencer drops retirement plans

Two-time champion British jockey Jamie Spencer, who has been the retained rider for Qatar Racing since January 2013, has backed off his plan to retire and will now ride freelance. Read More

Near disaster at Charles Town

Near disaster at Charles Town

"We're lucky someone didn't get killed." That's what Jockeys' Guild national manager Terry Meyocks said about the jockeys involved in an incident in Saturday's fourth race at West Virginia's Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races when a loose horse, going the wrong way up the stretch, ran into an oncoming horse in a contest that was not stopped by stewards until it was too late. Read More

Moore honored as World's Best Jockey

Moore honored as World's Best Jockey

British jockey Ryan Moore was honored as the inaugural recipient of the Longines World's Best Jockey Award during a ceremony at the gala dinner of the Longines Hong Kong International Races, held 12 December 2014 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Read More