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

October 13, 2014
Joel Rosario
named
Jockey of the Week

Other News

Eddie Cox injured at Evangeline

Eddie Cox injured at Evangeline

Veteran rider Eddie Cox sustained a second spill and fracture in his vertebra in less than six months on Friday night's card at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, Louisiana. Read More

Jamaican great Kenneth Mattis dies

Jamaican great Kenneth Mattis dies

Former top notch jockey and many times champion trainer and the only horsemen to be inducted in the illustrious Jamaican Hall of Fame twice, as a trainer and as a jockey, Kenneth Barrington Mattis passed away Saturday. Read More

Stevens working horses after surgery

Stevens working horses after surgery

Gary Stevens is back on the horse. The 51-year-old Hall of Fame jockey, who has not ridden competitively since undergoing right knee replacement surgery July 25, jogged one horse and worked another for trainer Tom Proctor Saturday morning. Read More

Jockey's death is sad proof of risk riders take every day

Jockey's death is sad proof of risk riders take

I never met Juan Saez. Chances are good you never met him, either. It's too bad too, because from all I've read about the 17-year-old native of Panama City the past 48 hours, we would have liked him. He was a good kid who had the ability to become a great jockey. Read More

Kieren Fallon may move to USA

Kieren Fallon may move to USA

Kieren Fallon has told organizers of the British Champions Series that he will head to the United States some time after Saturday's Qipco Champion Stakes with a view to a permanent move there to see if he can "get the buzz back". Read More

Australia: Jockey deaths fuel calls for safety review

Australia: Jockey deaths fuel calls for safety review

The deaths this week of jockeys Caitlin Forrest and Carly-Mae Pye have sent the Australian racing world reeling, and have many in the industry calling for an across-the-board safety review. Read More

Industry pays tribute to Saez

Industry pays tribute to Saez

It was a somber day at racetracks across the country and on social media Wednesday as fellow jockeys, fans, executives, and others mourned the loss of 17-year-old rider Juan Saez. Read More