The Dominican Republic native rode his 1,000th winner at Santa Anita Park, where he is four wins behind Rafael Bejarano.
One day after Life Is Sweet tests males in the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I), the Doug O'Neill-trained filly Necessary Evil will do the same in the $100,000 Hollywood Juvenile Championship (gr. III) July 12.
Irish group winner Mingun was represented by his first winner when his initial starter, his juvenile son Coo Cachoo, won April 2 at Santa Anita.
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