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FRANKLIN, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2016) — Frank Smothers is the state’s oldest racing official, last week completing yet another meet as Kentucky Downs’ jockeys’ room custodian. He’s not the guy sweeping the floor, but custodian in its broader sense of being a guardian or protector, overseeing the jockeys and valets.

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Javier Castellano
Castellano's Saratoga BlogFeatured

Each week, jockey Javier Castellano, who won the last three Eclipse Awards for being North America’s most outstanding jockey, is sharing a Saratoga Blog. This is the last of seven installments, with the questions coming from turf writer Bob Fortus. Bob Fortus: You’ve won 11 stakes (through Wednesday), more than

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By Jennie Rees HENDERSON, Ky. (Aug. 27, 2016) — Three-time Kentucky Derby winner Calvin Borel resumed his race-riding career Saturday at Ellis Park, with a third and fourth in two mounts, and you’d think he’d been retired five years rather than five months from the love-fest he received.   Fans

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Javier Castellano
Castellano's Saratoga BlogFeatured

Each week, jockey Javier Castellano, who won the last three Eclipse Awards for being North America’s most outstanding jockey, is sharing a Saratoga Blog. This is the sixth of seven installments, with the questions coming from turf writer Bob Fortus. Bob Fortus: On Saturday, you’re riding in six Grade 1

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Javier Castellano
Castellano's Saratoga BlogFeatured

Each week, jockey Javier Castellano, who won the last three Eclipse Awards for being North America’s most outstanding jockey, is sharing a Saratoga Blog. This is the fifth of seven installments, with the questions coming from turf writer Bob Fortus. Bob Fortus: You’ve had a good week. Things have really

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By Jennie Rees ‘Everybody is getting chance to ride good horses, and it shows’ HENDERSON, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2016) — Going into the 2016 Ellis Park meeting, the jockey colony shaped up as its best in years, if not decades or even ever, based on accomplishments.  It has lived up

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Javier Castellano
Castellano's Saratoga Blog

Each week, jockey Javier Castellano, who won the last three Eclipse Awards for being North America’s most outstanding jockey, is sharing a Saratoga Blog. This is the fourth of seven installments, with the questions coming from turf writer Bob Fortus. Bob Fortus: On Thursday, you won going a mile and

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QHQuarter Horse Jockey of the Month

Photo Courtesy of AQHA.com Quarter Horse jockey Cody Jensen won one of the sport’s biggest races last month after guiding A Reverent to a victory in the Rainbow Futurity at Ruidoso Downs on his way to being named the AQHA-Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Month for the month of July.

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Javier Castellano
Castellano's Saratoga Blog

Each week, jockey Javier Castellano, who won the last three Eclipse Awards for being North America’s most outstanding jockey, is sharing a Saratoga Blog. This is the third of seven installments, with the questions coming from turf writer Bob Fortus. Bob Fortus: Flintshire, who won the Bowling Green last Saturday,

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Javier Castellano
Castellano's Saratoga BlogFeatured

Each week, jockey Javier Castellano, who won the last three Eclipse Awards for being North America’s most outstanding jockey, is sharing a Saratoga Blog.  This is the second of seven installments, with the questions coming from turf writer Bob Fortus. Bob Fortus: How would you describe your meet so far?

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