Luis Contreras

Luis Contreras

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Woodbine-Based Contreras Notches Win 1,000

Jockey wins four races on day he secures 1,000th victory of his career.

Jockey Luis Contreras enjoyed a milestone day July 1 at Woodbine.

In the third race Contreras secured the 1,000th victory of his career when he guided Norseman Racing Stable's Ifimlyinimdyin to a narrow victory in the six-furlong claiming race. The milestone does not count wins he posted riding in Mexico.

The win was the second of four on the day for Contreras, including a 9 1/4-length score in the Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) as Delegation completed the 1 1/4-mile race in a track record 2:01.51 on the Polytrack.

Mounts guided by Contreras, 27, a native of Mexico City, have earned nearly $40.5 million since he began riding in 2006. In 2011, Contreras guided filly Inglorious to victories in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser and the $1-million Queen's Plate Stakes at Woodbine.