Keyword: Kelly Wietsma

  • Kent Desormeaux after his Preakness win aboard Exaggerator

    Desormeaux Confronting Alcohol Problem

    When Kent Desormeaux gets a leg up June 11 aboard early Belmont Stakes (gr. I) favorite Exaggerator, he will bring with him a new focus on life and a determination to win that exceeds even the intense competition of the racetrack.

  • Trainer Jeff Mullins

    Mullins Gains Court Injunction Against CHRB

    Trainer Jeff Mullins, expected to begin a 70-day suspension June 1 in connection with a 2006 medication violation, has been granted an injunction against the order by a California Superior Court judge.

  • Gary Boulanger Recovering From Injuries

    Former jockey Gary Boulanger, who rode the Florida circuit before he was injured in a 2005 spill at Gulfstream Park, was recovering from surgery Nov. 8 following a farm accident at a facility in Davie, Fla., where he had been teaching riding lessons and working with young students.

  • Jockey Jose Santos is trying to return from his catastrophic injury.

    Sidelined Santos Seeks Return to Riding

    More than four months after an Aqueduct racing accident left Jose Santos with five fractured vertebrae and a fractured sternum, the Eclipse Award-winning jockey remains on the sidelines. But an innovative new therapy may facilitate his eventual return to the saddle.

  • Jockey Jose Santos injured worse than originally thought.

    More Bad News for Injured Santos; Dominguez Returning

    Eclipse Award-winning jockey Jose Santos, injured in a racing accident at Aqueduct Feb. 1, has been diagnosed with further fractures to the spine than initially detected by physicians, while Ramon Dominguez, who has not ridden since being involved in the same spill, has received medical clearance to return to racing.

  • Bailey Selects GolfPodium for Exclusive Speaker Representation

    Equisponse, Inc., the sports marketing firm that represents Hall of Fame jockey and avid golfer Jerry Bailey has formed an alliance with GolfPodium for exclusive representation of Bailey's speaking engagements, corporate events, and personal appearance opportunities.

  • Bailey Selects GolfPodium for Exclusive Speaker Representation

    Equisponse, Inc., the sports marketing firm that represents Hall of Fame jockey and avid golfer Jerry Bailey has formed an alliance with GolfPodium for exclusive representation of Bailey's speaking engagements, corporate events, and personal appearance opportunities.

  • Despite Increasing Controversy, Guild Seeks Solidarity

    As the Jockeys' Guild prepares for its annual meeting in Irving, Texas, Dec. 6-7, organization management is under increasing fire from the racing industry and some of its own members. Still, the Guild appears poised to make a case for solidarity, and it remains to be seen whether substantial change will come about during the two-day meeting.