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Jockey Alejandro Luna is a little more selective with his mounts these days but he can still get the job done on those runners. Evidence of that was his (G1) Ed Burke Million Futurity win aboard Walk Through Crystal last month. In part, that win lead to his being named as

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By Jennie Rees From The Courier-Journal Ellis Park, which opens Friday in the track near Henderson, could have its strongest jockey colony in years. That’s because riders Robby Albarado, Brian Hernandez Jr., and Joe Rocco Jr., who rode at Saratoga last summer, are staying in Louisville, shipping around for races

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By Tom Precious From The Blood-Horse A measure to remove a mandate that exercise riders be provided workers’ compensation coverage from the New York Jockey Injury Compensation Fund failed to get approved in either house of the New York legislature as it closed its 2015 session last week. Though some

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By Ron Mitchell From The Blood Horse California has implemented what it says is the strictest regulation in the country governing the use of riding crops in horse racing, with a new rule to begin July 1. Under the rule, jockeys will be required to limit their use of the

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7/1/2015 Desormeaux pulls off the upset to win the Jockey Draft Ride of the Week On Santa Anita’s final day of the meet, Kent Desormeaux had a fairy tale ending by upsetting the field in the Grade 3 San Juan Capistrano aboard Crucero. The 5 year old went off at

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Ride of the Week

On Santa Anita’s final day of the meet, Kent Desormeaux had a fairy tale ending by upsetting the field in the Grade 3 San Juan Capistrano aboard Crucero. The 5 year old went off at odds of 23-1 and was unhurried to stalk the pace in third behind the leaders Tiz

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From The Winnipeg Free Press Manitoba’s horse racing community is rallying for jockey Alyssa Selman, who suffered a severe fall at Assiniboia Downs on Saturday. Selman fractured a vertabrae in her spinal column and was not able to feel her legs, a friend of the family told the Free Press.

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From the Paulick Report Injured jockey Sheldon Russell could make his return to the races in time for the early part of the Laurel Park meeting next month, according to a Daily Racing Form report. Russell has been out since late April, when his mount fell over a swerving horse. Russell suffered

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Apprentice rider Tyler Gaffalione had four winners on Saturday’s card, capturing the first, second, sixth and eighth races. Gaffalione swept the early double Saturday, notching back-to-back wins aboard Fever Las Vegas ($4.40) and Zoom Box ($4.80) in the first and second races, respectively. Fever Las Vegas swept to the lead

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It was an exciting finish that took a five horse photo in the final race to determine the outcome of the second annual World Jockey Challenge at Indiana Grand Saturday, June 27. The combined efforts of jockeys Albin Jimenez and Abel Lezcano paid off as the duo represented their home

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