Keyword: Avelino Gomez Memorial Award

  • Walls to Receive Gomez Memorial Award

    Jockey Mickey Walls was named recipient of this year's Avelino Gomez Memorial Award. The honor is given to a Canadian-born, Canadian-raised, or regular rider in the country who has made significant contributions to the sport.

  • Robert King

    Robert King Wins Canada's Avelino Gomez Award

    Retired jockey Robert King, who has worn many different hats throughout his enduring horse racing career, was named the 2009 recipient of the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award May 30.

  • Jockey Jack Lauzon was named the 2008 recipient of the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award May 22.

    Jack Lauzon Wins Avelino Gomez Award

    Jockey Jack Lauzon, who retired last year as one of the most respected riders in Canada, was named the 2008 recipient of the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award May 22.

  • LeBlanc Receives Avelino Gomez Memorial Award

    John LeBlanc, who rode La Prevoyante, 1972 Canadian Horse of the Year, and Angle Light, Secretariat's entrymate in the 1973 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), was named the 2006 recipient of the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award May 25.

  • Sam Krasner Named Gomez Award Winner

    Sam Krasner was named the 2005 Avelino Gomez Memorial Award winner. The award is given to the person, Canadian-born, Canadian-raised or regular rider in the country for more than five years, who has made significant contributions to the sport.

  • Canadian Jockey Clark Makes Unlikely Return

    Many wondered if jockey David Clark would be able to come back from serious injuries this season or perhaps ever again. But as he's proven time and again over his illustrious career, never count Clark out.