Leading Santa Anita Park jockey Rafael Bejarano and Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens are each getting new agents, according to the Santa Anita communications department.
Jockey Tyler Baze, sidelined since being injured last July, is scheduled to return to action at Hollywood Park April 28, his new agent, Craig O'Bryan, said.
Jockey Corey Nakatani suffered a broken right clavicle in a training mishap at Hollywood Park the morning of Jan. 19, according to his agent Craig O'Bryan.
Funeral services are scheduled Friday in Monrovia for trainer Joe Garcia, who died Nov. 12 in Arcadia of colon cancer. He was 53.
Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens earned his 5,000th career win at Belmont when he piloted Joint Aspiration to victory in the $69,950 Gaviola Stakes on Sunday.
Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens has taken off his mounts this week after aggravating a minor tailbone injury incurred in a post parade spill at Saratoga last Wednesday.
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who has been riding for the legendary French trainer Andre Fabre, will be back in California beginning Sept. 2 following the end of his commitment to Fabre in France.
Jockey agent Bob Meldahl, who underwent quadruple bypass surgery on June 29 at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, is recovering so rapidly that he paid Clocker's Corner at Santa Anita near his home a brief visit on Friday.
Jockey Larry Sterling Jr. is not invading new territory at Santa Anita this meet. Call it a homecoming of sorts.
Jockey Gary Stevens will return to action on Saturday when he pilots Cozie Advantage, trained by fellow Hall of Famer Ron McAnally, in Hollywood Park's fifth race.
Jockey Gary Stevens, injured in a fall at the finish of the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 16, may try to get back up on horses Thursday at Del Mar and hopes to be back to riding next week, according to his agent, Craig O'Bryan.
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens suffered a collapsed lung but no broken bones in Saturday's fall, when he was run over by a trailing horse after the finish of the Arlington Million (gr. IT), according to Steven's theatrical agent.
Mick Ruis, who recently completed his sophomore year at Poway High School near San Diego, "graduated" from the maiden jockey ranks at Hollywood Park in the second race Thursday, guiding Aetha to victory in a race for $8,000 claimers at 1 1/16 miles.
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