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Court to Receive Woolf Award

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Jon Court, a Florida native who has won more than 3,000 career races, has been selected as the winner of the 2007 Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.

Stevens Ponders Television Series Role

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Less than two months after his Nov. 26 retirement from racing, former jockey Gary Stevens is considering an invitation to guest star in the ABC original family series Wildfire.

Finalists for 2004 Woolf Award Announced

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Robby Albarado, Gary Baze, Julie Krone, Randall Meier and Richard Migliore have been nominated for the 2004 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, Santa Anita Park announced this week.

Woolf's 'Lucky Saddle' Creates a Stir

George Woolf's "lucky saddle," which he used when he guided Seabiscuit to victory over War Admiral in the 1938 Pimlico Special, is the centerpiece of a major auction of much of the great rider's racing collection July 20 in Beverly Hills.

Valentine's Day Return for Stevens

Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who portrays the late George Woolf in the upcoming Universal film, "Seabiscuit: An American Legend," will resume riding at Santa Anita on Feb. 14.

Tobey Maguire Goes From Spider-Man to Seabiscuit

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"Spider-Man" star Tobey Maguire has signed on to play jockey Red Pollard, who piloted the fabled Depression era horse Seabiscuit, in the major motion picture release of the Laura Hillenbrand book "Seabiscuit: An American Legend."

Dean Kutz 2001 George Woolf Award Winner

Dean Kutz is the winner of the 2001 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award. Kutz becomes the 52nd winner of the award that has been presented annually since 1950 and honors the memory of one of the greatest Thoroughbred jockeys in history. Kutz, 44, will receive the award in a winner's circle ceremony on Sunday, March 25 at Santa Anita.

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