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Bill Shoemaker, Kent Desormeaux - August 8th

Jockey Bill Shoemaker gained his 6,000th career victory, aboard Shining Count at Del Mar. ~1970
 
Kent Desormeaux set the record for most stakes wins by an apprentice jockey, 13, aboard King's Snow in the Primer Stakes at Pimlico. The previous record, 10, was held by Steve Cauthen. ~1987

 

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