Jockeys, Racing Events Among ESPY Nominees

Edited NTRA release
Jerry Bailey, Javier Castellano, Jeremy Rose and Mike Smith have been nominated the Top Jockey category for ESPY awards presented by ESPN.

Horse racing was also represented in two other categories:

Best Moment – Nominees for this category are Afleet Alex's Preakness (gr. I) recovery, Reggie Miller's Final Game and Tiger Woods at the Masters (chip shot that dropped in after hanging on the lip of the hole).

Best Upset – Nominees are Bucknell Men's Basketball (NCAA win over Kansas), Giacomo's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) win, Puerto Rico's Men's Olympic Basketball (win over Team USA) and Vermont Men's Basketball (NCAA win over Syracuse).

The ESPY's will take place July 13 in Hollywood and will be televised the following Sunday, July 17, at 9:00 p.m. ET.