The Czech Republic native owns the most wins for an apprentice jockey at the Washington State racetrack.
The three finalists in the Eclipse Awards category of Apprentice Jockey are Ryan Curatolo, Kyle Frey and Rosario Montanez.
Because some data presented to voters in the apprentice jockey competition for an Eclipse Award included wins and earnings for one rider after he had lost his apprenticeship, voting in that category will be re-conducted.
Apprentice rider Omar Moreno had a leg up on the competition heading into the 2010 racing season: He'd already been honored with a Sovereign Award as top apprentice in Canada for 2009 and now has an Eclipse Award.
Apprentice jockey Maylan Studart was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center for x-rays following an accident in the second race at the Meadowlands Nov. 5.
Another Louisiana-born jockey, another national title. This time the honor goes to Joe Talamo, who won the Eclipse Award on Jan. 21 as the top apprentice jockey. The New Orleans native rode 249 winners and earned $10,705,403.
Emma-Jayne Wilson won the Eclipse Award as apprentice jockey of the year Monday night, becoming the second woman to win in 35 years.Emma-Jayne Wilson, who accepted the Sovereign Award last month for outstanding apprentice jockey in Canada, was awarded another well-deserved honor: an Eclipse Award.
Jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. had a busy year in 2004. Not only did the 19-year-old Lafayette, La., native finish his senior year of high school, but he also won his first riding title in his first full year of racing.
Irishman James Graham notched his first U.S. victory aboard B.J. Star Tuesday at River Downs.
John McKee, an Eclipse Award nominee for leading apprentice jockey of 2002, will leave Aqueduct in New York March 30 and return to the Kentucky circuit.
Raina Covington breaks her maiden at Meadowlands...Bally's to host handicapping championship.
Jockey John McKee tied the all-time record of apprentice wins by a jockey in one season at River Downs on Aug. 31.
Lorenzo Lezcano, an apprentice rider from Panama, topped Aqueduct's winter meet standings with 70 victories.
His first trip to a racetrack came in 1999. As an apprentice rider the following year, he would win with his very first mount. In a short but very successful career, things have come easy for Jeremy Rose.
Race riding is in the blood of Tyler Baze, who excelled as an apprentice in 2000 while competing on the Southern California circuit.
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