Keyword: Pat Day

  • Fellowship at Churchill Downs May 3

    Full Gate for Pat Day Mile

    A full gate of 14 is set for the Pat Day Mile (gr. III) May 7, Kentucky Derby (gr. I) day at Churchill Downs. The one-turn-mile event for 3-year-olds is slated as race 10 and goes for a purse of $250,000.

  • Randy Romero was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2010.

    Randy Romero: In a Race for Life

    Retired jockey Randy Romero is to racehorses what Evel Knievel was to motorcycles and Nik Wallendato high wires. Skill, injuries, and courage are imbedded like bone screws in his career and life.

  • Game as Dick Tracy: The Summer Squall Story

    On the 25th anniversary of their plucky colt's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) win, Dogwood Stable's Cot Campbell recalls the thrilling highs and gut-wrenching lows of campaigning a top 3-year-old along the 1990 Triple Crown trail.

  • Summer Squall and jockey Pat Day wins the 1990 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico.  
Photo by: Skip Dickstein

    Game as Dick Tracy: The Summer Squall Story

    On the 25th anniversary of their plucky colt’s Preakness Stakes (gr. I) win, Dogwood Stable’s Cot Campbell recalls the thrilling highs and gut-wrenching lows of campaigning a top 3-year-old along the 1990 Triple Crown trail.

  • Day By Day

    Jockey Pat Day reached the pinnacle of the sport during his 30-plus-year career, but for all his accomplishments on the racetrack, including a victory in the 1992 Kentucky Derby, he is best-known for his personal testimony.

  • The Wilbur Award Trophy

    Blood-Horse Feature Wins Wilbur Award

    The story, written by Tom LaMarra, told the tale of Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day's personal journey to faith throughout his riding career. It is the third award-winning longform feature produced by Blood-Horse.

  • For all Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day's accomplishments on the racetrack, his personal testimony is the greatest legacy he’ll leave behind.

    Day By Day

    Jockey Pat Day reached the pinnacle of the sport during his 30-plus-year career – but for all his accomplishments on the racetrack, including a victory in the 1992 Kentucky Derby, he is best-known for his personal testimony.

  • Jockey John Velazquez

    Velazquez Reaches Purse Earnings Milestone

    In guiding We Miss Artie to victory in the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes (gr. III) March 22 at Turfway Park, John Velazquez became the first rider in history to reach $300 million in North American purse earnings.

  • Jockey Calvin Borel

    Celebrities Set for Team Penning Event

    Hall of Fame jockeys Pat Day and Chris McCarron are among those scheduled to participate in the inaugural "Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning Event" at the Kentucky Horse Park's Covered Arena.

  • Ray Lewis

    Ravens Linebacker Lewis to Speak at Derby

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, who ended his illustrious career this year with his second Super Bowl ring, will be the guest speaker at the annual Derby-time fundraising dinner for the Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy.

  • Corey Lanerie celebrates 6 wins at Churchill Downs on May 27.

    Lanerie Rides Six Winners at Churchill

    Veteran rider Corey Lanerie won with six of his seven mounts May 27 at Churchill Downs to become only the eighth jockey to achieve the feat at the Louisville track.

  • Justin Vitek

    Jockey Vitek, 36, Succumbs to Leukemia

    Jockey Justin Vitek, a native of Wallace, Texas, who found his greatest success on Midwest circuits, succumbed to acute myelogenous leukemia on the morning of Jan. 28 at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He was 36.

  • RTCA Extends White Horse Nominee Deadline

    The Race Track Chaplaincy of America announced Sept. 30, that the nominations deadline date for the 2009 White Horse Award has been extended to Oct. 15.

  • Pat Day is one of several retired riders in a newly formed marketing group.

    Retired Jockeys Form Marketing Union

    Former jockeys Pat Day, Laffit Pincay Jr., Ron Turcotte, Steve Cauthen, and Jean Cruguet have banded together to offer marketing opportunities for interested individuals or organizations.

  • Pat Day to Aid Riverside Trainers

    Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day will be a guest speaker at Ellis Park Dec. 13 at noon to present aid and auction a personally autographed saddle with the proceeds benefiting the trainers who lost horses and their equipment in the Nov. 20 Riverside Downs fire.

  • Team USA (right) captained by Pat Day, beat Team World by the slimmest of margins, 10 points to 9 1/2, in the Nov. 15 inaugural "Rider Cup" for charity at Churchill Downs.

    Team USA Wins 'Rider Cup' at Churchill

    Team USA beat Team World by the slimmest of margins, 10 points to 9 1/2, in the Nov. 15 inaugural "Rider Cup" for charity at Churchill Downs.

  • Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day will captain Team USA in the inaugural "Rider Cup" for charity Nov. 15 at Churchill Downs.

    Inaugural 'Rider Cup' at CD Nov. 15

    Retired Hall of Fame jockeys Pat Day and Angel Cordero Jr. will captain Team USA and Team World, respectively, in the inaugural "Rider Cup" for charity Nov. 15 at Churchill Downs.

  • Julien Leparoux after his seventh win at Churchill Downs on Nov. 11.

    Leparoux Wins 7 at Churchill; Ties Day

    Jockey Julien Leparoux equaled Hall of Fame rider Pat Day's 24-year-old record for most wins on a single card at Churchill Downs when his mount Runaway West ($12) prevailed in the eighth race Nov. 11.

  • Emotions Flow at White Horse Luncheon

    Todd Malley, Larry Higgs, Beau Smith, and Jason Inabinnett were given the RTCA's White Horse Award at Santa Anita Park Oct. 23. The four men risked their lives to lead 19 of their 40 horses from their stalls before their Vinton, La., barn was engulfed in flames.

  • Sandy Hawley after winning the Living Legends race aboard  Tribal Chief.

    Hawley King of Tribe in Legends Race

    Sandy Hawley may have won the Living Legends race on Tribal Chief against seven fellow Hall of Fame former riders, but nobody had more fun than Julie Krone and Chris McCarron.

  • The Living Legends at Santa Anita Park on Oct. 17.

    'Living Legends' Talk Race Tactics

    As if they had never left the racetrack, 10 Hall of Fame jockeys spoke knowingly of tactics in the Oct. 18 "Living Legends" competition at Santa Anita -- mostly about how Angel Cordero Jr. will be herding the field from his outside post position.

  • Jerry Bailey

    Bailey Rides Favorite in Legends Race

    According to the Oak Tree Racing Association's morning line odds, retired Hall of Fame jockey Jerry Bailey will record one more victory, the 5,894th of his career, in the Oct. 18 unprecedented "Living Legends Race" at Santa Anita Park.

  • Breeders' Cup Announces Legends Tour

    The Breeders' Cup announced Sept. 25 that it will launch a multi-city tour featuring legendary Hall of Fame jockeys Pat Day, Angel Cordero, Jr., and Laffit Pincay Jr., beginning Oct. 1 in celebration of the upcoming 25th running of the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park Oct. 24-25.

  • The finish of the 1984 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I)

    Day, Cordero and Pincay at Meadowlands

    The three jockeys who dueled in the inaugural Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) are together again, and racing fans can meet them in person Oct. 3 at Meadowlands in New Jersey.

  • Angel Cordero

    Cordero Ready to Take on Legends

    Angel Cordero Jr. says he will be ready for the "Living Legends Race" at the Oak Tree meet at Santa Anita Park Oct. 18, despite not being a big fan of exercise, at least out of the saddle.

  • Jerry Bailey will be one of the hosts for "Dining with the Dynasties."

    'Dynasties' Event Planned at Arlington

    Hall of Fame jockeys Jerry Bailey, Pat Day and Earlie Fires will host "Dining with the Dynasties," a special lunch for seven other participants at Arlington Park on Aug. 8, the day before the Arlington Million (gr. IT). The luncheon, in the track's Million Room, is being auctioned on eBay to benefit the Illinois Race Track Chaplaincy of America division and the Disabled Jockeys Fund.

  • Inside Track: Picture Perfect

    <i> By Terry Conway</i> - When Shawn Faust wanted to enhance his portrait studies in oils, the equine artist enrolled in a class with Daniel Greene, one of America's foremost artists in oils and pastels.

  • IEAH Stables Sponsors Legends Dinner

    IEAH Stables, owners of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) contenders Big Brown and Court Vision, announced they are sponsoring the Jockey Legends Dinner at the Executive West Hotel in Louisville, Ky. May 2.