Jockey Chad Murphy Earns 2,000th Victory
Updated: Sunday, March 5, 2006 4:58 PM
Posted: Sunday, March 5, 2006 2:37 PM
Chad Murphy earned his 2,000th career riding win Friday night when he drove Gun to victory in the fourth race at Mountaineer Park.
Murphy, 41, a native of Wilson, N.C., has been riding professionally since 1986. His first win was at Gulfstream Park. His mounts have earned $21.7 million.
Murphy rode both Tempus Fugit and Discreet Hero to stakes wins at Mountaineer last year.
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