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Jockeys exit California for lucrative benefits

A lot has been made of horses from Southern California leaving for greener pastures, namely richer purses, back East. At least 10 name jockeys also recently have left the circuit and are doing great elsewhere.

I thought it would be interesting to see where they are now and how they are doing.

Michael Baze is riding first call for trainer Wayne Catalano and is the second-leading rider at Arlington Park. David Cohen is in seventh place at the tough Belmont Park meet after being the second-leading rider at Aqueduct last winter.

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