Keyword: Robert Colton

  • Delaware Park to Review Safety Protocol

    The Delaware Park Safety Committee will review safety protocol following a Tuesday, Aug. 18 paddock accident in which a valet suffered serious injury but was not transported from the track for 32 minutes.

  • Attendees at the International Conference on Health, Safety, and Welfare of Jockeys, including retired jockey Ramon Dominguez (center).

    Jockeys Gather for International Conference

    Representatives of jockeys' organizations from around the world gathered at Monmouth Park Sept. 13 for the first session of a two-day meeting of the International Conference on Health, Safety, and Welfare of Jockeys.

  • Robert Colton

    Inside Track: Colton Riding for 4,000

    To say that Robert Colton is back in the saddle could be slightly misleading, since he never really left. The 51-year-old jockey has been galloping horses since he stopped race riding in 2002, but now he's donning silks in an attempt to reach a specific milestone. Colton wants to ride 4,000 winners.

  • Five Riders Nominated for George Woolf Award

    Robert Colton, David Flores, Richard Migliore, Mario Pino and Edgar Prado have been nominated for the 2003 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, Santa Anita Park announced.

  • Hearing in Jockeys' Guild Suit Postponed

    A hearing to determine if five defendants should be dismissed from a lawsuit filed against the Jockeys' Guild by former national manager John Giovanni was postponed Wednesday due to illnesses by attorneys on both sides of the case.

  • Giovanni Sues Jockeys' Guild

    John Giovanni, former head of the Jockeys' Guild, filed a lawsuit Sept. 20 alleging that he was slandered by Guild officers and illegally forced out of his position in June.

  • Jerry Bailey, second Hall of Fame jockey to resign as officer of The Jockeys' Guild.

    Who's Running The Guild?

    Jerry Bailey, Jockeys' Guild president emeritus, is resigning Friday from his positions on the Guild's executive committee and board of directors. He is resigning because he believes a five-member majority of the executive committee acted too hastily in hiring Matrix Capital Associates to manage the Guild.