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Eddie Delahoussaye, Gamely, Angel Cordero Jr. - June 29th

Jockey Ray Sibille won his first career race, at Evangeline Downs. ~1969
 
Jockey Eddie Delahoussaye won his first race, at Evangeline Downs, aboard Brown Shill. ~1968
 
Gamely, Princessnesian and Desert Law - all owned by William Haggin Perry and trained by Jim Maloney -finished 1, 1A and 1B, respectively, in the Vanity Handicap at Hollywood Park. ~1968
 
Jockey Angel Cordero Jr. won his 5,000th career race, aboard Another Rodger, in the ninth race at Belmont Park. He was the fourth rider in history, behind John Longden, Bill Shoemaker and Laffit Pincay Jr., to hit that mark. ~1983

 

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Nice Michael! I just posted my complete Top 10 yesterday.
Wow Brian, you and me have similar perspectives. Check out my profile and you will see Eddie D. is my favorite.
Eddie D. broke his maiden in 1968, eh? If he is not my all-time favorite jockey, he is in my top 3.

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