Jockey James T. Weatherly Dead
Updated: Thursday, February 16, 2006 11:42 AM
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 2:28 PM
James T. Weatherly, who rode at Evangeline Downs, died Feb. 2 at a hospital in Breaux Bridge, La. He was 27.
Weatherly, who had been a jockey since 1995, won with 494 of his 6,567 mounts and finished second in 641 races and third 690 times. He rode Streak of Smoke to victory in the 2003 Evangeline Downs Sales Stakes.
Weatherly's survivors include his wife, Josie, and three children.
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