Jockey Pimentel Records 1,000th Victory
Photo: Mike Montgomery
Julian Pimentel recently won the Charles Town Oaks with Strike the Moon (pictured here)

Jockey Julian Pimentel posted his 1,000th career victory in the ninth race at Delaware Park Sept. 19.

The milestone victory for the 30-year-old native of Cali, Colombia, came aboard Eileen Hartis’ Pet Me Pet Me.  The 4-year-old Texas-bred daughter of Midway Road conditioned by Jonathan Sheppard won the 1 1/16-mile maiden claiming affair by a length and returned $5.60 as the second choice in the field of eight. 

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