Keyword: Laffit Pincay Jr.

  • Pincay Says Baze Worthy of Record Book

    Laffit Pincay Jr., the all-time leader in victories by a jockey, discounts complaints from some that fellow Hall of Fame rider Russell Baze is undeserving of the record if he breaks it because Baze mostly competes on the Northern California circuit.

  • Douglas Near Title in Southern Cal Return

    Jockey Rene Douglas, who returned to Southern California in September after a seven-year absence, found special gratification in his banner autumn meet at Hollywood Park.

  • Pincay to Make Presentation on Gold Cup Day

    Laffit Pincay Jr. will visit Hollywood Park to make the presentation of the inaugural Laffit Pincay Jr. Award, which will be presented annually on Hollywood Gold Cup Day to a person who has served the sport with integrity, extraordinary dedication, determination and distinction.

  • Retired Jockeys Honored at Gregson Foundation Benefit

    The California Thoroughbred Trainers, in a charitable evening to benefit the Edwin J. Gregson Foundation, gathered to honor retired Hall of Fame jockeys Eddie Delahoussaye and Laffit Pincay Jr. at a dinner April 5 at the Twin Palms restaurant in Pasadena. Nearly 400 people attended the event, which raised more than $75,000.

  • 'Pincay Drive' Dedication Rescheduled for Dec. 20

    Laffit Pincay Jr., honored at Hollywood Park on Gold Cup Day, will return Dec. 20 when a portion of 90th Street is re-named Pincay Drive in honor of horse racing's all-time win leader.

  • A floral wreath is placed beside a bust of Hall of Fame jockey Bill Shoemaker at Santa Anita Park.

    Racing Figures Remember Shoemaker

    Racing mourned the passing of legendary jockey Bill Shoemaker, who died in his sleep Sunday morning at his home in San Marino, Calif., at the age of 72.

  • Jockey Ning Leaves Therapy Career Behind

    His mother's not thrilled, but California native Stan Ning wasn't bluffing five years ago when he gave up a career as a respiratory therapist to try his luck as a jockey.

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    Ambulance Firm Says Pincay Declined Aid

    The general manager of the ambulance company threatened with a lawsuit by an attorney for jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. says the Hall of Fame rider declined assistance following the accident at Santa Anita that ended his career.

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    Pincay to Sue Santa Anita

    Retired jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. is planning to file a lawsuit against Santa Anita racetrack, Huntington Ambulance, and physician's assistant Angel Delgadillo the week of Sept. 22 alleging negligence in the treatment of the injuries that ended his riding career.

  • Irish Warrior Nips Game 'Red in Del Mar 'Cap

    Kentucky bred Irish Warrior, fighting for his first graded stakes in all-out deep stretch battle with Continental Red, prevailed by a head with jockey Alex Solis in $250,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) at 1 3/8 mile on the turf.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Eternal Flame

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- The fire inside Laffit Pincay Jr. fueled an unparalleled career, sustaining him through 38 years in the saddle.

  • Congaree, 2-1 favorite in Hollywood Gold Cup.

    Congaree, Harlan's Holiday Head Gold Cup

    On farewell day to Laffit Pincay Jr., a competitive Gold Cup (gr. I), worth $750,000, tops a three-stakes card at Hollywood Park Sunday that includes the $400,000 Swaps (gr. II) and the $250,000 A Gleam Invitational (gr. II).

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    Hollywood Park to Honor Retired Hall of Famer Pincay

    Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay Jr., who surpassed Bill Shoemaker as racing's all-time win leader with victory No. 8,834 aboard Irish Nip here on Dec. 10, 1999, will be honored by Hollywood Park on Sunday, July 13 -- Hollywood Gold Cup Day.

  • TVG to Air Pincay Documentary

    TVG will re-air an original 30-minute documentary on Laffit Pincay Jr. April 30 and May 1. "Ride to the Record,˜ filmed in 1999, chronicles the life of the "world's winningest rider.˜

  • Pincay, Krone Recovering at Home

    All of a sudden there is a glut of sidelined Hall of Fame jockeys in Southern California. The good news is both Laffit Picay Jr. and Julie Krone are resting comfortably, and the prognosis for both looks good.

  • Pincay Home After Release from Hospital

    Hall of Fame rider Laffit Pincay Jr., continues to recover from injuries sustained in a spill on Mar. 1. Pincay, 56, was released from the hospital on Friday and is "resting comfortably at home," according to his son, Laffit Pincay III.

  • Pincay Recovering, Plans to Ride Wednesday

    Laffit Pincay Jr., who was involved in a spill during Saturday's fifth race at Santa Anita, was off all his mounts on Sunday because of lingering soreness, but is expected to be back in the irons on Wednesday, where he is named to ride five horses.

  • With substitute jockey Alex Solis aboard, Redattore wins the Kilroe Mile.

    Subbing Solis Gets Redattore Home in Kilroe

    Alex Solis made the most of his opportunity to ride Redattore for the injured Laffit Pincay Jr. in the $400,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (gr. IT) Saturday at Santa Anita. He took the 8-year-old Brazilian-bred son of Roi Normand to the front and kept him there, scoring a one-length victory over the hard-closing favorite, Good Journey.

  • Pincay Takes Off Mounts After Santa Anita Spill

    Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay Jr., who was involved in a spill during Saturday's 5th race at Santa Anita, suffered facial abrasions and body soreness, but was reported otherwise uninjured. The 56-year-old Pincay took off the remainder of his mounts on the day, but is expected to be back in the saddle on Sunday.

  • Our Bobby V. Brings More Gas to San Rafael

    Our Bobby V., prepping for Saturday's $200,000 San Rafael Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at one mile, blew out two furlongs Friday morning on Santa Anita's fast main track in :24 flat, according to trainer Bill Spawr.

  • Century City Collects First U.S. Victory

    Irish-bred Century City got his elusive first United States victory Saturday in the $150,000 Turf Paradise Breeders' Cup Handicap for older grass horses in Phoenix.

  • Siberland Heads Turf Paradise Derby Cast

    Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay, Jr., with more than 9,500 career wins, as well as Siberland, who has aspirations for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), are among the featured attractions at Turf Paradise Saturday.

  • Laffit Pincay Jr. gives a &quot;thumbs-up&quot; sign after getting win number 9,500.

    Pincay Chalks Up 9,500th Win

    Laffit Pincay Jr. reached another milestone in his remarkable riding career Wednesday, guiding Saxony to a one-length victory in the fifth race at Santa Anita – the Hall of Fame rider's 9,500th trip to the winners' circle.

  • Sise's Santa Monica Hopefuls on Their Toes

    Trainer Cliff Sise Jr. fired two bullets Saturday morning at Santa Anita, when he sent out Santa Monica Handicap (gr. I) probables Kitty On The Track and Reine des Neiges.

  • Domestic Dispute, another Derby contender for Bob Baffert.

    Domestic Dispute Settles Catalina Question

    Gary Garber's fast-developing Domestic Dispute thundered home to win Saturday's $150,000 Santa Catalina Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Santa Anita, giving trainer Bob Baffert another early contender for the Kentucky Derby.

  • Printemps Returns to Winning Way in Paseana

    Amerman racing Stables' Printemps, who had been chasing graded stakes competition without success in her last seven races, found the restricted Paseana Handicap to her liking at Santa Anita Wednesday.

  • Lil Sister Stitch carries Laffit Pincay to victory in the Monrovia.

    Pincay, 'Lil Sister' the Toast of Monrovia

    Laffit Pincay Jr. closed out the year in style Tuesday with three winning rides at Santa Anita, including the $114,700 Monrovia Handicap (gr. IIIT) on Lil Sister Stich.

  • Laffit Pincay Jr: 56 Going On 10,000

    Laffit Pincay Jr. celebrates his 56th birthday Sunday. With 9,479 victories, more than any rider in history, he has his sights set on a once-unthinkable number goal – 10,000.

  • Pincay Boots Piensa Sonando Home in Native Diver

    Nelson Bunker Hunt's Piensa Sonando kicked home in the final furlong under the spirited urging of ageless rider Laffit Pincay Jr. to nip Fleetstreet Dancer by a nose in the $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park Saturday.

  • Eight to Test Men's Exclusive in Underwood

    Men's Exclusive, the 9-year-old gelding who won the last two runnings of Hollywood Park's $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III), will seek an unprecedented third victory in Saturday's 22nd running of the six-furlong stakes event.

  • Men&#39;s Exclusive, winning the Underwood last year.

    Men's Exclusive Shows Spirit in Underwood Drill

    The venerable 9-year-old Men's Exclusive, attempting an unprecedented third straight victory in the Saturday's $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) at six furlongs, worked a bullet :47 at Hollywood Park Wednesday.

  • Sligo Bay Rallies for Hollywood Turf Cup Upset

    Columbine Stable's Sligo Bay, with the venerable Laffit Pincay Jr. riding, caught front-running Grammarian in the stretch and went on to a one-length win in the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT) at 1 1/2 mile Saturday.

  • Pincay Wraps Up Consecutive Three-Baggers

    Laffit Pincay Jr., the world's winningest rider at 55, recorded his second straight riding triple at Hollywood Park on Thursday when guiding favored Adalgisa to victory in the featured $49,882 allowance/claiming event for fillies and mares at one-mile on turf.

  • Martin Pedroza Still Plugging Away at Fairplex

    Martin Pedroza has accomplished much in his career of more than 20 years, but he has yet to attain the world class recognition of his peers in the Southern California jockey colony.

  • Day Poised to Top McCarron's Earnings Mark

    Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day enters Thursday's action just $131,031 behind the recently retired Chris McCarron on horse racing's list of all-time leading jockeys by purse earnings.

  • Sky Jack holds off Momentum to win the Hollywood Gold Cup.

    Sky Jack, Pincay Win Gold Cup Thriller Over Momentum

    Sky Jack joined some elite company on Sunday when the 6-year-old gelding by Jaklin Klugman became the fifth California-bred to win the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I). Sky Jack won the 1 1/4-mile fixture under 55-year-old Laffit Pincay Jr. after a stretch-long duel with Momentum, finally prevailing by a nose.

  • Laffit Pincay Jr. heads jockey competition invitees.

    Pincay Tops Invitees to Jockey Championship

    An elite cast of the nation's best jockeys, led by horse racing's all-time win leader Laffit Pincay Jr., will meet again next month in North Texas for the popular NTRA All-Star Jockey Championship at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie.

  • Frankel Pointing Medaglia d'Oro to Preakness

    Trainer Robert Frankel made it perfectly clear the morning after the Kentucky Derby what his plans are for Medaglia d'Oro, who finished fourth with a troubled trip, eight lengths behind the victorious War Emblem. "I'm going to win the Preakness with him," Frankel said.

  • Mens Exclusive seeks second consecutive Vernon O. Underwood victory.

    Men's Exclusive Seeks Underwood Repeat

    Men's Exclusive has lost his last four starts since winning the Palos Verdes Handicap at Santa Anita in January, but conditioner Wesley Ward is confident the 8-year-old gelding will run big in defense of his crown in the $100,000 Vernon Underwood Stakes (gr. III) at six furlongs Sunday.

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  • Laffit Pincay Jr., won Hollywood Park riding title.

    Pincay Powers Hollywood Park Curtain-Closer

    After months of worry over the potential for power loss because of a statewide electricity crisis, Hollywood Park was energized by an exciting conclusion to its spring-summer meet Monday thanks to tight races for the jockey and trainer titles. Laffit Pincay Jr. edged Alex Solis in the race for leading jockey, while Jack Carava nipped Bob Baffert in the trainers' race.

  • Pincay Powers Hollywood Park Curtain-Closer

    After months of worry over the potential for power loss because of a statewide electricity crisis, Hollywood Park was energized by an exciting conclusion to its spring-summer meet Monday thanks to tight races for the jockey and trainer titles. Laffit Pincay Jr. edged Alex Solis in the race for leading jockey, while Jack Carava nipped Bob Baffert in the trainers' race.

  • Jockey Challenge Set For Friday

    The NTRA All-Star Jockey Challenge is set for Friday as 12 of the nation's best Thoroughbred race rider's return to Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas, for the popular four-race competition.