Keyword: leukemia

  • Three-year-old Brayden Cecchi and his father are joined in the winner's circle by the jockey colony at Arlington Park June 29.

    Arlington Riders Greet Aspiring Jockey

    Brayden Cecchi, a 3-year-old who suffers from leukemia but loves horses, horse racing and jockeys, presented the trophy following the second race at Arlington Park on June 29.

  • Justin Vitek

    Vitek Fundraiser Considered Big Success

    Through the support of many in the horseracing industry, jockey Justin Vitek will have $60,000 to help defray costs stemming from his battle with acute myelogenous leukemia. About 250 horsemen and racing fans gathered at the Kentucky Derby Museum April 21 for dinner, drinks, and live and silent auctions.

  • Justin Vitek

    Inside Track: The Hardest Mile

    Feb. 14 was a relatively normal day for Justin Vitek, although the jockey felt a little more fatigued than usual.