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#1 for Valentin

From Blood-Horse Francisco Valentin, a 21-year-old apprentice, posted his first career victory when Keen On Green led every step of the eighth and final race on the March 31 card at Aqueduct Racetrack. Valentin, a native of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, came to the U.S. nine months ago with the dream of becoming a jockey. It was trainer Gary Contessa, for whom Valentin gallops horses in the mornings, who named the young rider aboard Keen On Green, who went off as the 6-5 favorite in the one-mile maiden race and won by five lengths. “I’m so happy,” said Valentin,...

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Rosario Wins 2014 Hartack Award

The Bill Hartack Foundation announced March 25th that Jockey Joel Rosario will receive the 6th annual Bill Hartack Award.  The award is named for the memory and achievements of the late five time Kentucky Derby winning jockey Bill Hartack and will be presented April 17th at the Keeneland sales pavilion according to the Blood-Horse. Rosario would bring home the roses in 2013 when he piloted Kentucky Derby favorite Orb first across the finish line in 2013.  That wouldn’t be the young jockey’s only achievement in 2013, however.  He was also aboard Animal Kingdom for his win in the Dubai...

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