Jockey Jesse Garcia Records 2,000th Win

The victory was the 88th this year for Jesse Jimenez Garcia.

Jesse Jimenez Garcia registered his 2,000th victory when guiding Jack W. Dale’s homebred colt Joyssweetjoy to victory at The Downs at Albuquerque Sept. 21. Four-year-old Joyssweetjoy (In Full Control—My Sweetjoy, by Latin American) closed from last to score by a half-length as the even-money favorite.

The victory was the 88th this year for Garcia, who sports a 12% lifetime win percentage.