Keyword: Laffit Pincay Jr.

  • Jockeys Named for All-Star Championship in Texas

    The jockeys have been selected for this year's NTRA All-Star Jockey Challenge at Lone Star Park. The group is led by Laffit Pincay Jr., the all-time leading jockey by number of wins, and Pat Day, who as of May 29 was one victory shy of 8,000.

  • Pincay to Ride in Singapore

    After spending the past weekend in Kentucky, Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. will travel to Singapore this weekend to pilot Lazy Lode in the Singapore Cup.

  • Gary Stevens Switches Agents

    Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens has dropped Corey Black as his agent and hired Bob Meldahl to handle his book. The change took place Monday afternoon.

  • Eight Jockeys To Vie in International Challenge

    Eight of the world's finest Thoroughbred jockeys will compete in the fourth annual British Airways International Jockey Challenge at Santa Anita Park on Sunday, March 11. The four-race event has proven an instant hit with fans and has been enthusiastically supported by horsemen. The competition has been keen, Team USA winning the event two of the first three years including a 56-28 margin in 2000. The event features four of Europe's best jockeys competing against four of America's finest riders.

  • Laffit Pincay Jr., first two-time winner of the Big Sport of Turfdom award.

    Pincay Receives Second Big Sport of Turfdom Award

    Laffit Pincay, racing's all-time winningest rider, set another record on Tuesday afternoon in New Orleans, La., when he became the first two-time winner of the Big Sport of Turfdom award presented annually by the Turf Publicists of America.

  • Hollywood Park's Numbers Decline; Pincay Effect Cited

    Hollywood Park, site of Laffit Pincay Jr.'s historic march to surpass Bill Shoemaker as racing's all-time leading jockey in 1999, felt the after-affects of the event at its 2000 autumn meeting. The impact of Pincay's feat was evident as the 35-day meeting concluded Sunday. The 2000 common pool wagering daily average of $9.1 million was off 5.5 percent, while the daily average attendance of 16,660 was down 7.5 percent. On-track, the average handle of $1.6 million was down 11 percent, while the average attendance of 6,880 was off 9.5 percent.

  • Pincay First Two-Time Winner of 'Big Sport' Award

    Jockey Laffit Pincay, Jr., who accommodated countless media requests in the process of becoming the winningest rider in Thoroughbred racing history last December and then again when he crossed the 9,000-win plateau on Oct. 28 of this year, has been voted the first two-time winner of Big Sport of Turfdom award.

  • Hollywood Park Racing: Pincay Celebrates Anniversary

    If Laffit Pincay Jr.'s career is made up of a million small battles waged in the name of determination, skill, and endurance, then his victory aboard Men's Exclusive in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) will be emblazoned in the mind forever. It was one of those rare, ineffable instances when sport

  • In his only mount of the day on the anniversary of his record-breaking day one year ago, Laffit Pincay Jr. rode Mens Exclusive to victory Sunday.

    Pincay Earns Anniversary Win in Underwood

    On the anniversary of breaking Bill Shoemaker's all time record of 8,833 wins, Laffit Pincay Jr. won on his only mount of the day, a three-length triumph aboard Men's Exclusive in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III), Sunday at Hollywood Park.

  • Ardoin Reaches 5,000-Win Mark

    Jockey Ronald Ardoin rode three winners in a row at Louisiana Downs on Sunday to become the 16th rider in North American racing history to reach that plateau.

  • Squirtle Squirt Heads Best Pal Stakes

    Joe Garcia Jr. trainee Squirtle Squirt will put his four-race winning streak on the line when he takes on six other 2-year-olds in the $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (gr. III) Wednesday at Del Mar.