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Gary Boulanger Recovering From Injuries

Former jockey Gary Boulanger, who rode the Florida circuit before he was injured in a 2005 spill at Gulfstream Park, was recovering from surgery Nov. 8 following a farm accident at a facility in Davie, Fla., where he had been teaching riding lessons and working with young students.

Sidelined Santos Seeks Return to Riding

More than four months after an Aqueduct racing accident left Jose Santos with five fractured vertebrae and a fractured sternum, the Eclipse Award-winning jockey remains on the sidelines. But an innovative new therapy may facilitate his eventual return to the saddle.

More Bad News for Injured Santos; Dominguez Returning

Eclipse Award-winning jockey Jose Santos, injured in a racing accident at Aqueduct Feb. 1, has been diagnosed with further fractures to the spine than initially detected by physicians, while Ramon Dominguez, who has not ridden since being involved in the same spill, has received medical clearance to return to racing.

Bailey Selects GolfPodium for Exclusive Speaker Representation

Equisponse, Inc., the sports marketing firm that represents Hall of Fame jockey and avid golfer Jerry Bailey has formed an alliance with GolfPodium for exclusive representation of Bailey's speaking engagements, corporate events, and personal appearance opportunities.

Bailey Selects GolfPodium for Exclusive Speaker Representation

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Equisponse, Inc., the sports marketing firm that represents Hall of Fame jockey and avid golfer Jerry Bailey has formed an alliance with GolfPodium for exclusive representation of Bailey's speaking engagements, corporate events, and personal appearance opportunities.

Despite Increasing Controversy, Guild Seeks Solidarity

As the Jockeys' Guild prepares for its annual meeting in Irving, Texas, Dec. 6-7, organization management is under increasing fire from the racing industry and some of its own members. Still, the Guild appears poised to make a case for solidarity, and it remains to be seen whether substantial change will come about during the two-day meeting.

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