Author: Jen Perkins

Julien Leparoux Leads Standings, Honored as Jockey of the Week

As the top-earning North American jockey for the week, Julien Leparoux was named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the week ending November 19, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America. Jockey of the Week is sponsored by Animal Element’s Foundation Detox and Product X Performance Enhancer. Despite not running in a single stakes race, Julien Leparoux led all North American jockeys by total earnings last week and was voted Jockey of the Week....

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Gulfstream Stakes Wins Lead to Jockey of the Week Honors for Edgard Zayas

With three stakes wins on Saturday at Gulfstream Park West, Edgard Zayas was voted Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the week ending November 12, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America. Jockey of the Week is sponsored by Animal Element’s Foundation Detox and Product X Performance Enhancer. The only jockey to win three stakes last weekend, Edgard Zayas stood out to voters on the Jockey of the Week ballot thanks to his performances...

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Multiple Breeders’ Cup Winner John Velazquez Honored as Jockey of the Week

John Velazquez won more Breeders’ Cup races than any jockey last week, including the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, on his way to being voted Jockey of the Week for the week ending November 5, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America. Jockey of the Week is sponsored by Animal Element’s Foundation Detox and Product X Performance Enhancer. The Breeders’ Cup World Championships descended on Del Mar for the first time in the event’s history, and with...

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Ricardo Santana, Jr. Earns First Keeneland Riding Title, Named Jockey of the Week

Upon winning his first Keeneland riding title at the close of the fall meet on Saturday, voters unanimously selected Ricardo Santana, Jr. as Jockey of the Week for the week ending October 29, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America. Jockey of the Week is sponsored by Animal Element’s Foundation Detox and Product X Performance Enhancer. Ricardo Santana, Jr. has been a regular during the fall meet at Keeneland in recent years, but this October...

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Multiple Maryland Million Wins Lead to Jockey of the Week Honors for Nik Juarez

Reviewing multiple stakes wins and strong weekly statistics, voters named Nik Juarez as Jockey of the Week for the week ending October 22, 2017. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America. Jockey of the Week is sponsored by Animal Element’s Foundation Detox and Product X Performance Enhancer. The only jockey to win four stakes last weekend, Nik Juarez was a strong contender on the Jockey of the Week ballot. His aggressive schedule last week began with...

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