Richard Mena Named Jockeys' Guild Chaplain

Richard Mena has been named the Jockeys' Guild chaplain by the organization's board of directors.

The Guild made the announcement in a press release July 27.

A former Thoroughbred owner who has been serving as a chaplain for more than four years, Mena has conducted numerous Bible study groups in jockeys' rooms in the Southern California area, and through a Web site,

"In addition to providing spiritual guidance for riders, Chaplain Mena will be helping to raise money for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund," said Dwight Manley, national director of the Jockeys' Guild. "He is passionate about both the physical and spiritual well-being of the riders."

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