Castro's won aboard El Toto ($3.80 in the third), Really Royal $4.20 in the fourth), I'llcallyouback (4.80 in the sixth), My Wonderful ($16.60 in the seventh) and Duchess of Cocoa ($8.00 in the ninth). The record for most wins in a single day during the Calder meet is six, held by four jockeys. (Chart, Equibase)
Apprentice jockey Eddie Castro rode the winners of five races at Calder Race Course on Friday, the second time he's accomplished the feat in a week. He first had a five-win day on July 19. The single day record at Calder is six. Castro is an 18-year-old native of Panama who began riding at Calder this season and is currently second in the jockey standings behind runaway leader Manoel Cruz.