Jose Santos after confirming that he is retiring from race riding effective immediately.
Photo: SKIP DICKSTEIN
Jockey Jose Santos announces his retirement in the press box of the Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Volponi and Santos head towards upset victory in the 2002 Breeders' Cup Classic.
Photo: Skip Dickstein
Jose enjoys Breeders' Cup glory with Volponi.
Photo: Rick Samuels
Jose and Funny Cide race into Derby History. Ironically, Funny Cide's retirement was also announced this month.
Photo: Mike Corrado
Jose gives Funny Cide a well deserved hug after the Derby.
Photo: Alexander Barkoff
Enjoying the Roses.
Celebrating Derby victory with son Jose Santos Jr.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Jose and Funny Cide add the Preakness to their resumes.
Jose Santos consoles trainer Barclay Tagg after Funny Cide was beaten in the Belmont Stakes.
Jose brings Lion Tamer home in the 2004 Cigar Mile.
Photo: Adam Coglianese
Jose strolls past through the Belmont paddock, his home for over a decade.
Collecting his 4000th win aboard Melodeeman on February 4, 2006.
Guiding 2006 Champion Older Female Fleet Indian to victory in the Delaware Handicap.
Photo: Jeffrey Snyder
After a hard day at the office.
Photo: ELIOT J. SCHECHTER
Jose and Jose Jr. all dressed up for the 2007 Eclipse awards.
Photo: Wally Skalij
Jose in an unfamilar place, the Clubhouse at Belmont Park.
Jose walks away from the saddle and into the Hall of Fame. Thanks for the memories and good luck in the future.
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