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By Jonathan Stettin There aren’t many things in life more important than taking care of your own. Whether it be in your personal life, in business, or your social life, it’s essential for success and happiness. There is no time this becomes more important than when we are talking about

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by Chelsea Hackbarth for The Paulick Report “It’s supposed to take you a long time to win five races, so that you get experience before you start being a bug rider,” said Ashley Castrenze. The 19-year-old freshly-minted jockey is already almost there; she’s ridden five races thus far and was victorious

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Press Release LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, May 15, 2016) – Jockey Jon Court rode C Islandsurprise to a nose victory in Sunday’s first race to secure his 500th career win at Churchill Downs. Court, 55, is the 13th rider to reach the 500-win plateau at Churchill Downs. Pat Day is the

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Press Release BALTIMORE – Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado celebrated his full-time return to the Maryland circuit in style on Friday, riding even-money favorite La Madrina to victory in the featured eighth race at Pimlico Race Course. Prado, 48, had spent the last year and a half riding primarily

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LOUISVILLE, KY – The Bill Hartack Charitable Foundation presented Victor Espinoza with the Hartack Memorial Award at a ceremony at the Kentucky Derby Museum.   This is the 8th year that the Foundation has honored a Kentucky Derby winning jockey with a championship ring that honors the memory of Bill Hartack,

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QHQuarter Horse Jockey of the Month

American Quarter Horse jockey Ivan Carnero was the winner of a pair of stakes races in April, including the Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Derby (RG3) aboard A Tres Of Paint. That win and his red-hot win percentage led him to be named the AQHA-Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Month for the month of

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Churchill Downs Press Release Mario Gutierrez, rider of Nyquist (first) – “It’s unreal. No words can describe it.”  Kent Desormeaux, rider of Exaggerator (second) – “My horse slammed on the brakes at the 3 ½, ducked back to the inside and then took off. When you see the replay, it

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FeaturedGary WestRoad to DerbyTriple Crown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Many years ago, in a Derby-trail conversation at Gulfstream Park, trainer Nick Zito, who was slowly making his way to Kentucky with Go For Gin, stressed the importance of “hitting it just right.” A jaw-dropping performance in March and a superlative effort in April, he explained, matter

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By: The Paulick Report Jockey Deshawn Parker earned his 5,000th career victory on Monday night when he captured the third race at Mountaineer Park aboard Be Nice for trainer Eric Reed. Parker, 45, has been riding since 1988. The Daily Racing Form reports that he is the all-time leading rider at Mountaineer, and has

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