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Edgar Paucar earned 3,000th career win in third race Aug. 6 aboard Determinator.

Veteran jockey Edgar Paucar secured the 3,000th win of his career Aug. 6 when he guided Determinator to a 2 1/4-length victory in the third race at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort.

A regular at the Ohio tracks, Paucar has finished in the top 50 in wins by a North American-based rider every year since 2005, including a finish of eighth in 2007, 2009, 2012, and 2013. Through Aug. 7, he has a career record of 3,001-2,714-2,536 from 16,451 mounts for purse earnings of $19,751,948. A native of Peru, Paucar began riding horses in North America in 2002.

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