Two-time Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez
continued his domination of The
New York Racing Association,
Inc. (NYRA) circuit as he added the 2012 Belmont Park fall meet to his
ever-growing list of riding titles.
Dominguez, 35, rode 56
winners during the 37-day meet, which concluded on Sunday, and has now
won 19 individual titles on the circuit beginning with the 2007-08 inner
track meet at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Javier Castellano was second with 39 winners, while Joel Rosario finished third having brought home 30 winners.
By taking Sunday’s
fifth race with Corporate Culture ($3.70), Chad Brown moved into a tie
with David Jacobson as the meet’s leading trainer, with each having
saddled 21 winners. It was the second individual NYRA
title for Brown, 33, who won the 2010 Aqueduct fall meet, while
Jacobson topped the standings for last year’s
Belmont fall meet as well as the 2011 Aqueduct spring meet and 2011-12 Aqueduct inner track meet.
Michael Dubb was the leading owner with 12 winners.
moves to Aqueduct Racetrack beginning Friday, November 2. With the
two-day simulcast for the Breeders’ Cup from Santa Anita Park, first
race post time at the Big A is 12:30 p.m. on Friday
and 12:15 p.m. on Saturday.