Gerard Melancon became the 65th North American jockey to ride 4,000
winners when he guided Doc R U to victory in the sixth race at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel
Sent off as the second choice in the 10-horse field of $4,000 claimers,
Doc R U won by two lengths for owner-breeder Jodie Winn and trainer
"I've had a very blessed career," said Melancon, 45. "Reaching 4,000
wins is special to me. All my family and friends came to the track
tonight and I thank them for their support over the years."