Jockey Vega Reaches 3,000 Wins
Updated: Thursday, September 15, 2005 5:52 PM
Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 6:09 PM
Jockey Harry Vega reached the 3,000-win plateau in Tuesday's ninth race at Philadelphia Park when he guided Quies to victory by 5 3/4 lengths.
Vega added to his win total a race later aboard Irish Diva.
Vega led the Philly Park standings with 141 wins from 583 mounts and more than $2.1 million in earnings through Tuesday. He has ridden more than 17,000 races in his career.
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