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9.53
Javier J. Castellano 2004 Breeders Cup Classic (G1)-Ghostzapper
2006 Preakness Stakes (G1)-Bernardini
2015 Breeders Cup Distaff (G1)-Stopchargingmaria
Byrnzzz  Your 2015 Outstanding Jockey for the 3rd consecutive year: Javier Castellano!!!!!
2
9.49
Mike E. Smith 2005 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Giacomo
2011 Breeders Cup Classic (G1)-Drosselmeyer
2009 Breeders Cup Classic (G1)-Zenyatta
MW Davis  Smokin' Hot ♥
3
9.36
Gary L. Stevens 1997 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Silver Charm
1995 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Thunder Gulch
1988 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Winning Colors
tmallios  Before anyone takes this the wrong way,and takes this post as a criticism of a Jockey i think has legendary status. I have watched him ride Keeneland ... more
4
9.34
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
5
9.11
Joel Rosario 2013 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Orb
2014 Belmont Stakes (G1)-Tonalist
2015 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1)-Wavell Avenue
John Agnello  Still think the Dubai World Cup is the most prestigious race in the world? Just my opinion, not even in the top 3. Oh, by the way, Joel had 5 wins( co... more
6
9.05
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
7
8.99
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
8
8.97
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
8.93
Victor Espinoza 2015 Kentucky Derby (G1)-American Pharoah
2014 Kentucky Derby (G1)-California Chrome
2002 Kentucky Derby (G1)-War Emblem
Ruffianlover  Victor is having a heck of a three year spell. He should play the lottery!
10
8.76
William T. Buick 2016 Jebel Hatta (G1)-Tryster
2015 Cheveley Park Stakes (G1)-Lumiere
2015 Irish Derby (G1)-Jack Hobbs
11
8.76
Jose L. Ortiz 2015 Carter Handicap (G1)-Dads Caps
2014 Frizette (G1)-By the Moon
2014 Beldame (G1)-Belle Gallantey
elvis16  Where is he. Not riding anywhere. Thought for sure he would be at Churchill today
12
8.73
Irad Ortiz Jr. 2015 Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1)-Stephanie's Kitten
2014 Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies' Turf (G1)-Lady Eli
2015 Spinster (G1)-Got Lucky
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!
13
8.56
Javier Matias 2015 Portland Mile (LS)-Sportive
2012 WTBOA Lads (LS)-Mike Man's Gold
2012 Premio Esmeralda (LS)-Mike Man's Gold
aldinho777  Great Jockey!
14
8.49
Paco Lopez 2016 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (G1)-Lukes Alley
2014 Woodward (G1)-Itsmyluckyday
2016 Inside Information (G2)-Stonetastic
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
15
8.36
Manuel Franco 2016 Withers Stakes (G3)-Sunny Ridge
2015 Withers Stakes (G3)-Far From Over
2016 Diablo (LS)-Joking
16
8.27
Channing Hill 2008 Forego Hcp. (G1)-First Defence
2011 Distaff Handicap (G2)-Nicole H
2009 Red Smith Handicap (G2)-Expansion
17
8.26
Robby J. Albarado 2007 Breeders Cup Classic (G1)-Curlin
2007 Preakness Stakes (G1)-Curlin
2011 Breeders Cup Mile (G1)-Court Vision
RobinZakrewski  I have followed Robby most of his career. I had the opportunity to meet him and pic his brain the night before the Arkansas Derby 2013. He is a very ... more
18
8.22
Kent J. Desormeaux 2008 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Big Brown
2000 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Fusaichi Pegasus
1998 Kentucky Derby (G1)-Real Quiet
mdracing69  Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux rides bargain claim Soi Phet for trainer Leonard Powell in the Group 1, $1,003,000 Tokyo Daishoten at about 1 ¼ mi... more
19
8.15
Alex O. Solis 2003 Breeders Cup Classic (G1)-Pleasantly Perfect
1986 Preakness Stakes (G1)-Snow Chief
2003 Breeders Cup Turf (G1)-Johar
Jbyrnes1  Congratulations to Alex Solis, picks up career win 5,000 in the Blue Norther stakes at Santa Anita aboard Lutine Belle. Congrats Alex
20
8.12
Jacqueline A. Davis 2013 African Prince (LS)-Roode Dude
ll24kCratezll  Jackie Davis been riding great.
21
8.10
Quincy K. Welch 2007 British Columbia Oaks (C3)-Alpine Garden
AprilWelch  Good Job on the first Turf Win on July. 9th 2011
22
8.03
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
23
7.96
Julien R. Leparoux 2015 Breeders Cup Mile (G1)-Tepin
2009 Breeders Cup Dirt Mile (G1)-Furthest Land
2009 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1)-She Be Wild
GPC Misses Turlure  Needed you on Airoforce at the Spiral-So much for the Kentucky Derby this year-oh well!!
24
7.92
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
25
7.82
Jose Lezcano 2013 Breeders Cup Mile (G1)-Wise Dan
2015 Beldame (G1)-Wedding Toast
2015 Ogden Phipps Hcp. (G1)-Wedding Toast
sully  That looked bad for Lezcano
26
7.80
David Cohen 2012 Travers Stakes (G1)-Golden Ticket
2011 Nashua (G2)-Vexor
2010 Vagrancy Hdcp. (G2)-Hour Glass
harry  where is David/?When will he be back???
27
7.80
Luis Contreras 2014 Carter Handicap (G1)-Dads Caps
2015 Dance Smartly (G2)-Strut The Course
2014 Eclipse (G2)-Frac Daddy
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
28
7.78
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
29
7.73
Aaron T. Gryder 2009 Dubai World Cup (G1)-Well Armed
2008 Goodwood Stakes (G1)-Well Armed
1992 Super Derby (G1)-Senor Tomas
mdracing69  Jockey Aaron Gryder tweeted that he received an unexpected bonus for his victory aboard Calidoscopio in the Breeders’ Cup Marathon. Gryder has been in... more
30
7.73
Eric Cancel 2016 Soaring Softly (LS)-Lightstream
catmoon  I agree! He is a great rider now and I see more for him in 2016.
31
7.69
Luis Saez 2016 Blue Grass Stakes (G1)-Brody's Cause
2015 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1)-Grand Arch
2014 Diana Stakes (G1)-Somali Lemonade
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
32
7.67
Rosemary B. Homeister Jr. 2009 W L McKnight Handicap (G2)-Cloudy's Knight
2015 Fantasy (G3)-Include Betty
2010 Florida Oaks (G3)-Diva Delite
travel_vic  Can WOMEN be juniors? that is a new one really. Ever meet a gal called Junior? I never have.
33
7.67
Vladimir Diaz 1999 Rare Treat (G3)-Carta De Amor
2010 Da Hoss (LS)-Baltimore Bob
34
7.62
Russell A. Baze 2010 Ancient Title (G1)-Smiling Tiger
2005 King's Bishop (G1)-Lost In The Fog
2010 San Francisco Mile (G2)-Bold Chieftain
buzzcat859  coming off his tamarando win he looked dead in the water at the 1/16 pole laid down started riding hard and got up by a head. announcer even said tha... more
35
7.48
William A. Antongeorgi III 2013 Golden Nugget (LS)-Broken Sword
mdracing69  William Antongeorgi is back riding full time in Southern California after a successful run in the Bay Area. “I’ll ride here for the summer and if thin... more
36
7.39
Eduardo E. Perez 2012 Pucker Up Stakes (G3)-Leading Astray
2011 Washington Park Hcp (G3)-Mister Marti Gras
2014 Isaac Murphy Hcp. (LS)-Fire Tricks
AudreyGustafson  hes the most wounderful jockey ever i have know
37
7.27
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
Dna0571  Should Gun Runner not enter the Preakness Geroux will have the mount on Laoban.
38
7.27
Ricardo Santana, Jr. 2016 Arkansas Derby (G1)-Creator
2015 Amsterdam Stakes (G2)-Holy Boss
2013 Kentucky Jockey Club (G2)-Tapiture
39
7.27
Cornelio H. Velasquez 2007 Breeders Cup Mile (G1)-Kip Deville
2007 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)-War Pass
2005 Breeders Cup Distaff (G1)-Pleasant Home
shores  Number 3000! Congratulations!!
40
7.27
Garrett K. Gomez 2010 Breeders Cup Classic (G1)-Blame
2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1)-Beholder
2008 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)-Midshipman
Jbyrnes1  Garrett Gomez has announced via Facebook that he has officially retired from horse racing. Gomez Stata that he has made this decision based on his fam... more
41
7.17
Jon Kenton Court 2011 Arkansas Derby (G1)-Archarcharch
2010 Arkansas Derby (G1)-Line of David
2006 Santa Margarita Hcp (G1)-Healthy Addiction
oddri  From Churchill Downs: "After suffering a broken right hand in the final race at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby Day, jockey Jon Court is awaiting me... more
42
7.09
Christophe Soumillon 2005 Breeders Cup Turf (G1)-Shirocco
2016 Prix Ganay (G1)-Dariyan
2016 Stewards' Cup (G1)-Giant Treasure
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
43
7.09
Gabriel Saez 2011 Del Mar Oaks (G1)-Summer Soiree
2008 Alabama (G1)-Proud Spell
2008 Kentucky Oaks (G1)-Proud Spell
kaitlinefree1  sidelined with a broken arm.
44
7.09
Melanie Pinto 2010 Don Valliere Memorial Cup (LS)-Teacher Boyne
joejoe2223  2 MORE WINS AT THE FORT FOR JOCKEY MEL ON MONDAY!!! MY FAVORITE JOCKEY BY FAR!!!
45
7.09
Tammi Piermarini 2013 Last Dance (LS)-Victor Laszlo
2013 Isadorable (LS)-Navy Nurse
2015 Parx Derby (RS)-Bluegrass Singer
46
7.09
Otto Thorwarth 1994 Regaey Island (G3)-Alphabulous
47
7.09
Ricardo Gonzalez 2016 California Oaks (LS)-Kiss N Scat
2015 Wine Country Debutante (LS)-Stays In Vegas
2015 Juan Gonzalez Memorial (LS)-Stays In Vegas
48
7.07
Tom P. Queally 2009 Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1)-Midday
2012 Champion Stakes (G1)-Frankel
2012 Matron Stakes (G1)-Chachamaidee
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
49
7.07
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
50
7.07
Jeremy Rose 2005 Belmont Stakes (G1)-Afleet Alex
2005 Preakness Stakes (G1)-Afleet Alex
2009 Whitney Handicap (G1)-Bullsbay
https://www.facebook.com/melissa.cataldo.12  love that smile. oh so cute
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