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  • Lockdown (2-1), full sister to Close Hatches, wins the Busanda at Aqueduct.Posted 1 day ago
  • Back at Oaklawn Park, Terra Promessa (6-5) rolls in the Pippin.Posted 1 day ago
  • Vale Dori (1-5) is too much for her La Canada competition.Posted 1 day ago
  • Tommy Macho (5-2) tons the best in the Hal's Hope at Gulfstream Park.Posted 1 day ago
  • Flatlined (15-1) wins a wild finish in the Ft. Lauderdale Stakes.Posted 1 day ago
  • Sandiva (7-5) powers by to win the Marshua's River Stakes.Posted 1 day ago
  • Sunny Ridge (5-2) powers home to victory in Aqueduct's Jazil Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Yorkiepoo Princess (4-5) romps home an easy winner in the Ruthless.Posted 2 days ago
  • Domain's Rap, 9yo and 8-1, wins the Fifth Season on opening day at Oaklawn Park.Posted 2 days ago
  • Wonder Gal (3-2) wins the Ladies Handicap in a romp.Posted 3 days ago

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9.73
Javier J. Castellano 2004 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)-Ghostzapper
2006 Preakness Stakes (G1)-Bernardini
2015 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1)-Liam's Map
sharp13  One of the best jockeys of all time. Deserves a rating of at least 9.75
2
9.50
Mike E. Smith 2005 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Giacomo
2016 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)-Arrogate
2011 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)-Drosselmeyer
Ruffianlover  One of the reasons for songbird's success aside from her incredible talent- is her hall of fame jockey on her back. He lets her run her race. She has ... more
3
9.35
Victor Espinoza 2015 Kentucky Derby (G1)-American Pharoah
2014 Kentucky Derby (G1)-California Chrome
2002 Kentucky Derby (G1)-War Emblem
Ruffianlover  Heck of a two years Victor is having. Back to back best horses in America.
4
9.06
Irad Ortiz, Jr. 2016 Belmont Stakes (G1)-Creator
2015 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1)-Stephanie's Kitten
2014 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1)-Lady Eli
sheillagh  I have been watching you race at Saratoga this past summer. You are a talented, gifted competitive jockey! It's exciting to watch you race!
5
9.06
Gary L. Stevens 1997 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Silver Charm
1995 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Thunder Gulch
1988 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Winning Colors
Paladin  Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, fresh off his victory in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff aboard Beholder, has announced plans to ride at Oaklaw... more
6
9.02
Jose L. Ortiz 2016 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1)-Oscar Performance
2016 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1)-Ectot
2016 Hopeful Stakes (G1)-Practical Joke
sully  Congrats to this guy...1K wins
7
8.96
John R. Velazquez 2011 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Animal Kingdom
2012 Belmont Stakes (G1)-Union Rags
2007 Belmont Stakes (G1)-Rags To Riches
tmallios  Let me preface the rest of this post, J.R. is maybe 1 of the top 3 riders in America. That being said, i was very critical of the ride he gave Tonalis... more
8
8.95
Rafael Bejarano 2014 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1)-Goldencents
2013 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1)-Goldencents
2007 Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1)-Ginger Punch
DevineBULLS***  Horrible Jockey, when you do not listen to the trainer on how to ride the horse and do what you want you are going to gain a bad reputation. Too bad b... more
9
8.91
Kent J. Desormeaux 2008 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Big Brown
2000 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Fusaichi Pegasus
1998 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Real Quiet
tmallios  No secret that Kent has been fighting this uphill battle for the longest time. As 2 all- time greats before him, Patrick Valaenzuela and Chris Antley.... more
10
8.90
William T. Buick 2016 Prix Marcel Boussac (G1)-Wuheida
2016 Prix Jacques le Marois (G1)-Ribchester
2016 Coral-Eclipse (G1)-Hawkbill
11
8.87
Joel Rosario 2013 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Orb
2014 Belmont Stakes (G1)-Tonalist
2016 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1)-Tourist
sully  When were you planning on riding Frosted???After the wire?
12
8.84
Yutaka Take 2016 Japan Cup (G1)-Kitasan Black
2016 Prix d'Ispahan (G1)-A Shin Hikari
2016 Tenno Sho (Spring) (G1)-Kitasan Black
13
8.81
Shaun X. Bridgmohan 2014 Ashland Stakes (G1)-Room Service
2011 Donn Handicap (G1)-Giant Oak
2010 Clark Handicap (G1)-Giant Oak
cary.springers  Good joc
14
8.70
Deshawn L. Parker 2015 Governor's Cup Stakes (LS)-Texas Chrome
2015 Gold Rush Futurity (LS)-Texas Chrome
2015 TTA Sales Futurity (LS)-Texas Chrome
blkmoney12  Would like too give a shout out too deshawn parker on winning his 4700th career race last week and winning 14 mounts at sam Houston race coarse last w... more
15
8.59
Edgar S. Prado 2006 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Barbaro
2004 Belmont Stakes (G1)-Birdstone
2002 Belmont Stakes (G1)-Sarava
https://www.facebook.com/john.  The last 3-5 years have been rough for Edgar as far as getting those "big" mounts. I get sad when on days like the Breeders Cup and Kentucly Derby I s... more
16
8.52
Florent Geroux 2014 Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1)-Work All Week
2015 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1)-Mongolian Saturday
2015 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1)-Catch a Glimpse
andthey'reoff  Got his 1,000th American win today.
17
8.45
Luis Saez 2016 Test Stakes (G1)-Paola Queen
2016 Blue Grass Stakes (G1)-Brody's Cause
2015 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1)-Grand Arch
Jbyrnes1  Per agent Richie DePass, "Luis Saez plans to return to riding on Oct.29th, opening day at Aqueduct, Saez wants to show heartfelt appreciation on behal... more
18
8.41
Jose Lezcano 2013 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1)-Wise Dan
2015 Beldame (G1)-Wedding Toast
2015 Ogden Phipps Hcp. (G1)-Wedding Toast
sharp13  This guy's rating dropped like a rock in the past week!
19
8.35
Paco Lopez 2016 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1)-Lukes Alley
2014 Woodward Stakes (G1)-Itsmyluckyday
2016 Demoiselle Stakes (G2)-Miss Sky Warrior
John Karczewski  Around this time last I posted In praise of Paco Lopez. Now I have to question him a bit. Paco was known as an aggressive rider and that was a knock o... more
20
8.34
Christophe Soumillon 2005 Breeders' Cup Turf (G1)-Shirocco
2016 Criterium International (G1)-Thunder Snow
2016 Prix Royal-Oak (G1)-Vazirabad
ILuvTurfRacing  Starting in the 2014 season, jokcey Christophe Soumillon will once again become the Aga Khan's top stable jockey replacing Christophe Lemaire, announc... more
21
8.29
Stewart Elliott 2004 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Smarty Jones
2004 Preakness Stakes (G1)-Smarty Jones
2005 Acorn Stakes (G1)-Round Pond
mdracing69  Agent Nelson Arroyo reports that Stewart Elliott will begin riding regularly at Santa Anita the week of Jan. 21. “He’s recently in from Keeneland and ... more
22
8.15
Frankie Dettori 2008 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)-Raven's Pass
2016 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1)-Queen's Trust
2010 Breeders' Cup Turf (G1)-Dangerous Midge
kaitlinefree1  has been suspended for 1 month of international flat racing & fined $20,000 for his ride on Max Dynamite in the Melbourne Cup.
23
8.12
Flavien Prat 2016 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1)-Obviously
2016 La Brea (G1)-Constellation
2016 Santa Anita Sprint Championship (G1)-Lord Nelson
mdracing69  Flavien Prat, who suffered multiple injuries in a spill at Los Alamitos on Sept. 17, was a visitor at Clockers’ Corner Friday along with his agent, De... more
24
8.02
Manuel Franco 2016 Frizette Stakes (G1)-Yellow Agate
2016 Vosburgh (G1)-Joking
2016 Commonwealth Derby (G2)-Deeply Undervalued
25
7.86
Javier Matias 2016 Seattle Slew Handicap (LS)-Barkley
2016 Coca-Cola Handicap (LS)-Barkley
2016 Auburn Handicap (LS)-Barkley
aldinho777  Great Jockey!
26
7.85
Julien R. Leparoux 2016 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)-Classic Empire
2015 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1)-Tepin
2009 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1)-Furthest Land
GPCMISSESTURULLURE  You are the friggin' man Julien!!!!!!!
27
7.80
Hugh Bowman 2016 Cantala Stakes (G1)-Le Romain
2016 Cox Plate (G1)-Winx
2016 Caulfield Stakes (G1)-Winx
28
7.78
Channing Hill 2008 Forego Handicap (G1)-First Defence
2016 Golden Rod Stakes (G2)-Farrell
2016 Wise Dan (G2)-Pleuven
29
7.77
Mario Gutierrez 2016 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Nyquist
2012 Kentucky Derby (G1)-I'll Have Another
2012 Preakness Stakes (G1)-I'll Have Another
travel_vic  Excellent article by ex-jockey Tommy Wolski in the Vancouver Province reviewing his British Columbia roots and his favorite lady he met there. http://... more
30
7.71
Joao Moreira 2016 Hong Kong Vase (G1)-Satono Crown
2016 Champions Mile (G1)-Maurice
2015 Hong Kong Sprint (G1)-Peniaphobia
31
7.64
Ricardo Santana, Jr. 2016 Arkansas Derby (G1)-Creator
2016 Fleur De Lis Stakes (G2)-Paid Up Subscriber
2015 Amsterdam Stakes (G2)-Holy Boss
32
7.64
Luis Contreras 2014 Carter Handicap (G1)-Dads Caps
2016 Nearctic Stakes (G2)-Calgary Cat
2015 Kennedy Road Stakes (G2)-Stacked Deck
https://www.facebook.com/john.agnello.58  I think Luis is a frickin idiot to do what he did in the 8th @ Gulf. 30 days on the shelf is what he deserves and a punch in the mouth from Paco. What... more
33
7.62
Corey S. Nakatani 2012 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1)-Tapizar
2011 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1)-My Miss Aurelia
2006 Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1)-Thor's Echo
Jbyrnes1  Corey Nakatani officially diagnosed with a broken collarbone, will be out for 3-4 weeks and will not need surgery. According to DRF
34
7.55
Seamie Heffernan 2016 Breeders' Cup Turf (G1)-Highland Reel
2016 Cheveley Park Stakes (G1)-Brave Anna
2016 Phoenix Stakes (G1)-Caravaggio
35
7.54
Cornelio H. Velasquez 2007 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)-War Pass
2007 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1)-Kip Deville
2005 Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1)-Pleasant Home
shores  Number 3000! Congratulations!!
36
7.52
Robby J. Albarado 2007 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)-Curlin
2007 Preakness Stakes (G1)-Curlin
2011 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1)-Court Vision
andthey'reoff  Got a signed pare of boots from him at Canterbury today.
37
7.42
Tom P. Queally 2009 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1)-Midday
2016 British Champions Sprint Stakes (G1)-The Tin Man
2012 Champion Stakes (G1)-Frankel
ILuvTurfRacing  British jockey, Tom Queally, who's ridden such Juddmonte horses as Frankel, Twice Over, & Midday to past G1 glory provides me with the funniest thing ... more
38
7.41
Drayden Van Dyke 2016 Maker's 46 Mile Stakes (G1)-Miss Temple City
2015 Rodeo Drive Stakes (G1)-Photo Call
2015 Mother Goose Stakes (G1)-Include Betty
Jbyrnes1  Your 2014 champion apprentice jockey: Drayden Van Dyke!!!!!!!!
39
7.31
Junior Alvarado 2016 Del Mar Oaks (G1)-Harmonize
2016 Just a Game (G1)-Celestine
2015 Madison (G1)-Princess Violet
Jbyrnes1  Junior Alvarado has decided to appeal his 15 day suspension for his ride in the Jockey Club Gold Cup based on the severity of the punishment, He says ... more
40
7.30
Olivier Peslier 2010 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1)-Goldikova
2009 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1)-Goldikova
2008 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1)-Goldikova
Southern.Humor  One of my favorite european Jockey's.. though GOldikova probably has a lot to do with that.
41
7.26
Martin Garcia 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)-Bayern
2010 Preakness Stakes (G1)-Lookin At Lucky
2016 Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1)-Drefong
sully  this guy is turning into another bejarano. waiting on horses
42
7.24
Joseph S. Rocco Jr. 2014 Spinster Stakes (G1)-Don't Tell Sophia
2013 Prioress Stakes (G1)-Lighthouse Bay
2013 Ogden Phipps Hcp. (G1)-Tiz Miz Sue
Sean  Its sean mercer, i believe we are related im from scotland in galashiels?
43
7.20
Maria Magdalena Rossak
44
7.20
Eric Cancel 2016 Soaring Softly (LS)-Lightstream
2017 Lost in the Fog (RS)-Caledonian
2016 New York Stallion Cupecoy's Joy (RS)-Louisville First
catmoon  I agree! He is a great rider now and I see more for him in 2016.
45
7.17
Gavin Sheehan
46
7.17
Joseph Talamo 2016 Starlet Stakes (G1)-Abel Tasman
2016 Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1)-Melatonin
2016 Santa Anita Handicap (G1)-Melatonin
MaryZinke  Wondered why he was off of his mounts on Sunday after the Breeders' Cup. Joe and wife Elizabeth welcomed their son, Vincent James, into Racing, I me... more
47
7.15
James Doyle 2015 Falmouth Stakes (G1)-Amazing Maria
2015 Tattersalls Gold Cup (G1)-Al Kazeem
2015 Lockinge Stakes (G1)-Night Of Thunder
Northport  Both James Doyle and William Buick have been hiring as retained jockeys for Godolphin. Silvestre de Sousa's contract will not be renewed and Mickael B... more
48
7.08
Quincy K. Welch 2007 British Columbia Oaks (C3)-Alpine Garden
AprilWelch  Good Job on the first Turf Win on July. 9th 2011
49
7.07
Norberto Arroyo Jr. 2016 Del Mar Derby (G2)-Free Rose
2006 Bed o' Roses Handicap (G2)-Magnolia Jackson
2016 Torrey Pines (G3)-Belvoir Bay
50
7.04
James Graham 2015 Del Mar Oaks (G1)-Sharla Rae
2012 Jenny Wiley (G1)-Daisy Devine
2012 Ashland Stakes (G1)-Karlovy Vary
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