Author: Jen Perkins

Ramon Vazquez Tops Tough Ballot to Earn Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week Title

Ramon Vazquez led all North American Jockeys by total wins last week and was voted Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for June 11-18, 2018. 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 FoundationDetox.com, America’s #1 Equine Toxin Remover. After a good weekend of racing and a tough ballot that included multiple graded stakes performances and earnings, Vazquez emerged as the panel’s top choice for Jockey of the Week, due in large...

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Triple Crown Winner Mike Smith Justified with Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week Title

  With a win in the Belmont Stakes that made Justify the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown, Mike Smith was voted Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for June 4 – 10, 2018. 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 FoundationDetox.com, America’s #1 Equine Toxin Remover. Mike Smith became the 12th jockey in history to win the American Thoroughbred Triple Crown on Saturday at Belmont Park. He and heavily...

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Geovanni Franco Picks Up Stakes Double, Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week Title

  A Santa Anita stakes double helped propel Geovanni Franco to the top of the ballot and be voted Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for May 29 – June 3, 2018. 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 FoundationDetox.com, America’s #1 Equine Toxin Remover. Franco won both stakes he was entered in on Sunday at Santa Anita. First, he closed aboard Causeforcommotion ($12.60) to win by a length in the...

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Jose Ortiz Leads by Earnings, Stakes Wins to Pick Up Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week Honors

  With more total earnings than any other North American jockey and landing in the top three by wins, Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week title for May 21 – 28, 2018. 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 FoundationDetox.com, America’s #1 Equine Toxin Remover. While several jockeys won two stakes races last week, only Ortiz won three; two at Belmont on Memorial Day weekend and one at Monmouth...

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Three Graded Stakes Victories for Jose Ortiz Lead to FoundationDetox.com Jockey of the Week Honors

  With three graded stakes wins and three second place finishes on the first Saturday in May, Jose Ortiz was named the Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for April 30 – May 6, 2018. 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 FoundationDetox.com, America’s #1 Equine Toxin Remover. Though voters were torn between Ortiz and Mike Smith, winner of the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby (G1) aboard Justify,...

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