Enter the JockeyTalk360 Quiz for a chance to win valuable prizes. Entries must be received by 9 pm (CST) on Sunday, November 16. A random drawing from correct answers will determine the winner.

This week’s prize will be goggles signed by Javier Castellano.

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Forego

Q. In the 1970s, three male Triple Crown champions were crowned. Ruffian also won the filly Triple Crown (1975), and Forego was three times the Horse of the Year, 1974, 1975, and 1976. Who regularly rode Ruffian and who was Forego’s last jockey?
A) Jacinto Vasquez and Bill Shoemaker
B) Bill Shoemaker and Jacinto Vasquez
C) Ron Turcotte and Steve Cauthen
D) Bill Hartack and Angel Cordero, Jr.

This week’s prize: goggles autographed by the leading rider of 2014, Javier Castellano.

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Answer:  A) Jacinto Vasquez was the regular rider for Ruffian, and Bill Shoemaker was aboard the great Forego in his final career race on July 4, 1978, when the gelding finished fifth in the Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park.

We have a winner! Joanne Catapano of West Hempstead, NY was drawn at random from correct answers to win the Javier Castellano goggles.