Keyword: Cooksey

  • John Velazquez caps two win Breeders' Cup day with Shoemaker Award.

    Velazquez Receives Shoemaker Award

    Jockey John Velazquez, who won two races on Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships card at Lone Star Park, was named recipient of the Shoemaker Award, voted on by the media covering the event.

  • Cooksey, Threewitt, Haskin Feted By Turf Writers

    Recently retired jockey Patti Cooksey, California training legend Noble Threewitt, and Steve Haskin of The Blood-Horse were honored Wednesday night in Dallas at the annual National Turf Writers Association awards dinner.

  • Pioneering jockey Patricia Cooksey hangs up her tack after 26 years in the saddle.

    Patricia Cooksey Ends Her Riding Career

    Jockey Patricia "P.J." Cooksey, the second leading female rider in Thoroughbred racing, ended a trailblazing 26-year career in the saddle on Thursday when she finished third in a race at Churchill Downs.

  • Cooksey Gets First Victory of Comeback

    Veteran jockey Patricia Cooksey, the all-time leading female jockey at Churchill Downs and second in wins by women in U.S. racing history, scored the first win of her latest comeback from adversity as she rode Donner Pass to victory in Thursday's third race at the Louisville track.

  • Patricia Cooksey returns to action at Turfway.

    Cooksey Looks for Return to Winner's Circle

    Jockey Patricia Cooksey, whose career nearly ended April 12 when she broke both legs in a frightening spill at Keeneland, returned to the saddle Friday night at Turfway Park, just shy of one year later.