Author: Wynn Elliott

Dylan Davis registers five-win Sunday at the Big A

By NYRA Press Office It was a super Sunday for jockey Dylan Davis, who rode five winners from eight mounts on the day’s program at Aqueduct Racetrack. Davis notched his first career five-win day on the New York Racing Association circuit, starting off the day by piloting Sara Street ($8.60) to victory in Race 1. In Race 3, Davis led favorite Lutheran Rags ($4.00) to a one-length score and added victories aboard Simona ($4.50) in Race 5; Flash Trading ($9.40) in Race 8; and Casigordo ($21.80) in a thrilling finish at the wire over Ransom Note in the finale....

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Study: Female Jockeys’ Performance Equal of Male Riders

By Bloodhorse (A story from the British Horseracing Authority) The performance of female jockeys is equal with that of their male counterparts, suggests an English study carried out through the Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries MBA at the University of Liverpool. Using detailed analysis techniques on data covering a 14-year period, the study suggests that, once the quality of the horses they are riding is factored in, the performance of female jockeys is essentially no better or worse than male jockeys. This data shines a light on the fact that only 11.3% of professional jockey licences are held by female jockeys,...

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Gun Runner Jockey Geroux Rides Wave Of Emotion Into Pegasus

By Jennie Rees, for Gulfstream Park In arguably the most significant three-day stretch in his 31 years, jockey Florent Geroux will be riding a wave of emotions. Thursday night Geroux watched from afar as Gun Runner, the best Thoroughbred he has ever been on, was crowned Horse of the Year at Gulfstream Park. On Saturday, they will go to the gate together as the favorite for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational in what will be the 5-year-old’s final start before retiring to stud at co-owner Three Chimneys Farm. In between, the French-born Geroux was in Chicago Friday to take the oral test...

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Colby Hernandez Returns To Winner’s Circle Following Injury

By Ryan Martin/Fair Grounds Barn Notes Jockey Colby Hernandez made a successful return to the winner’s circle on Saturday afternoon following a broken collarbone that took place in a spill on Dec. 22. Prior to his injury, Hernandez was the second leading rider on the meet with 18 wins, only one shy of Miguel Mena who is currently tied with Shaun Bridgmohan. Both have 34 wins this meet. “It’s nice to be back up,” Hernandez said following the win. “Everything’s going well and it looks like the business is coming back. I’m hoping for more trips to the winner’s...

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