Razo Memorial Service Set for May 15

Razo Memorial Service Set for May 15
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Eddie Razo Jr.

A memorial service for jockey Eddie Razo Jr. will take place in Arlington Heights, Ill., May 15.

Razo Jr., a well-known rider on the Midwest circuit, was found dead following the extinguishing of a garage fire at his home in Long Grove, Ill., April 24.

Visitation for the late jockey will be from 3-7 p.m. at Glueckert Funeral Home, 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. A service with prayer and eulogies is slated for 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Born in Mexico City, Razo immigrated to the United States in 1986. In his career, he had 2,962 wins from 24,270 mounts for earnings of $64,011,843.

Some of Razo’s best efforts came aboard graded stakes victors Rocket Twentyone, Caleb's Posse  , It's No Joke, Lord of the Game, Eye of the Tiger, and Shadowbdancing.

Questions about the memorial service should be directed to Glueckert Funeral Home at 847-253-0162 or Doreen Razo at 847-217-9996.

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