Each week, an expert panel votes on who will be the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week.

Now, the public has a voice, too. Cast your vote until 2 p.m. CT, Monday. Notes on the candidates are below.

Russell A. Baze

  • 5 wins Saturday at Golden Gate.
  • All races this week: 11 wins, 3 seconds, 4 thirds in 23 starts. $132,952.
  • Stakes this week: 0 wins, 0 seconds, 0 thirds in 0 starts. $0.
  • Currently ranks atop the jocks’ standings in both wins and earnings at Golden Gate.
  • Average $2 win mutuel for the week of $4.53 on 11 winning mounts.

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T. D. Houghton

  • 3 wins Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday respectively. 4 wins Saturday.
  • All races this week: 15 wins, 14 seconds, 5 thirds in 56 starts. $135,902.
  • Stakes this week: 0 wins, 0 seconds, 0 thirds in 0 starts. $0.
  • Currently ranks atop the jocks’ standings in both wins and earnings at Mahoning Valley.
  • Average $2 win mutuel for the week of $9.40 on 15 winning mounts.

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Sheldon Russell

  • Won his 1,000th career race in the Cat Cay S. riding Shayjolie earning $60,000. AQU 3/7/2015. Race #3
  • All races this week: 1 win, 0 seconds, 1 third in 4 starts. $70,300.
  • Stakes this week: 1 win, 0 seconds, 0 thirds in 3 starts. $63,600.
  • Currently ranks 2nd in wins and 1st in earnings at Laurel.
  • Average $2 win mutuel for the week of $6.90 on 1 winning mounts.

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Drayden Van Dyke

  • Won his first Grade 1 aboard Ring Weekend in the Kilroe E. Kilroe Mile S.
  • Won Grade 1 Frank E. Kilroe Mile S. riding Ring Weekend earning $240,000. SA 3/7/2015. Race #10
  • All races this week: 2 wins, 2 seconds, 1 third in 17 starts. $275,480.
  • Stakes this week: 1 win, 0 seconds, 0 thirds in 4 starts. $240,750.
  • Currently ranks 10th in wins and 9th in earnings at Santa Anita.
  • Average $2 win mutuel for the week of $13.10 on 2 winning mounts.

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Ramon A. Vazquez

  • Won Hot Springs S. riding Gentlemen’s Bet earning $60,000. OP 3/7/2015. Race #6
  • Won Nodouble Breeders S. riding We Be Stormin earning $45,000. OP 3/8/2015. Race #8
  • All races this week: 3 wins, 1 second, 3 thirds in 19 starts. $144,487.
  • Stakes this week: 2 wins, 0 seconds, 0 thirds in 2 starts. $105,000.
  • Currently ranks 2nd in both wins and earnings at Oaklawn.
  • Average $2 win mutuel for the week of $10.13 on 3 winning mounts.

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John R. Velazquez

  • 3 wins Saturday at Tampa.
  • Won Islamorada H. riding Materiality earning $36,828. GP 3/6/2015. Race #3
  • Won Challenger S. riding General a Rod earning $36,000. TAM 3/7/2015. Race #8
  • Won Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby riding Carpe Diem earning $210,000. TAM 3/7/2015. Race #11
  • Won Grade 3 Hillsborough S. riding Stephanie’s Kitten earning $90,000. TAM 3/7/2015. Race #10
  • All races this week: 5 wins, 2 seconds, 0 thirds in 12 starts. $420,128.
  • Stakes this week: 4 wins, 0 seconds, 0 thirds in 5 starts. $372,828.
  • Currently ranks 4th in both wins and earnings at Gulfstream.
  • Average $2 win mutuel for the week of $5.60 on 5 winning mounts.