Enter the JockeyTalk360 Quiz for a chance to win valuable prizes. Entries must be received by 9 pm (CST) on Sunday, January 4. A random drawing from correct answers will determine the winner.
This week’s prize will an autographed Kent Desormeaux trading card.
Q. What was a good weekend when you were 16 years old…maybe getting your driver’s license? Well this 16-year-old apprentice jockey spent the first Saturday in May winning the Kentucky Derby the day after taking the Kentucky Oaks victory! Who is he?
A) Bill Boland
B) John Velazquez
C) Jorge Velasquez
D) Jeff Jerman
E) Jacinto Vasquez
The correct answer is A) Bill Boland. In 1950 at the age of 16 as an apprentice rider, Boland won the Kentucky Oaks aboard Ari’s Mona, and then won the Kentucky Derby riding Middleground the very next day.
Congratulations to Janice Blake of New York, whose name was drawn from correct answers to win an autographed Kent Desormeaux trading card.