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  • Chris McCarron is one of 8 retired jockeys participating in The Living Legends Race on October 18.

    8 Retired Jockeys in Pari-Mutuel Race

    Eight Hall of Fame jockeys - with combined earnings of over $1.5 billion from 49,163 victories - will compete in a pari-mutuel wagering event, "The Living Legends Race," on Oct. 18 during the Oak Tree at Santa Anita meet as a prelude to the following weekend's Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Ocean Colors, daughter of Winning Colors, impressively draws away to win her debut.

    Winning Colors Filly Impressive in Debut

    Gainesway Thoroughbreds' Ocean Colors, a 2-year-old Orientate filly out of 1988 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Winning Colors, made her racing debut one to remember June 13 at Churchill Downs by scoring a front-running 5 1/4-length victory in the fourth race

  • William B. Lucas Dead

    William D. Lucas, whose nearly 1,500 winners as a jockey include six on a single card, died April 30 at a Lexington hospital.

  • IEAH Sponsors May 2 Legends Dinner

    IEAH Stables, the owners of Kentucky Derby contenders Big Brown and Court Vision, will celebrate their trip to Louisville by sponsoring the Jockey Legends Dinner at the Executive West Hotel on Derby eve. The event is expected to replace the Mint Jubilee Gala on the social itineraries of retired jockeys and those riding in this year's Derby.

  • A Day At The Spa: Aug. 13, This Game's Not Easy

    This morning on the backside near the clockers' stand, Ron Anderson and Doc Danner are shooting the breeze, taking a break from the normal routine of lobbying trainers and chatting up owners in the hopes of scoring winning mounts for their riders. Anderson represents Garrett Gomez, currently fifth in the standings at Saratoga. Danner's jock is Shaun Bridgmohan, who ranks tenth.

  • Stevens, Little Red Feather Part Ways

    Retired Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens announced his decision to sever ties with the Southern California-based Little Red Feather Racing syndicate Dec. 2, but both parties declined to make a statement regarding reasons for the split.

  • Idaho to Honor Native Son Gary Stevens

    Idaho Governor James E. Risch will honor Idaho native and three-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey Gary Stevens with a proclamation announcing next week as "Gary Stevens Week" across Idaho.

  • Retired jockey Gary Stevens appears in ABC series.

    Stevens Back in Saddle for ABC 'Wildfire' Debut

    Retired jockey Gary Stevens will make his first guest appearance on the ABC family series <i>Wildfire</i> March 13. According to Stevens' Web site, the two-time Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner plays jockey Augie French in "Break Down," episode 2009 of the drama's second season. Jason London and singer Aidan Hawken also guest star in the program.

  • Stevens to Make TVG Debut With Risen Star

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens will make his debut as a TVG racing analyst on Saturday on the network's live coverage of the Fair Grounds' Risen Star Stakes (gr. III), an early season Derby prep race.

  • Retired jockey Gary Stevens in line for television role.

    Stevens Ponders Television Series Role

    Less than two months after his Nov. 26 retirement from racing, former jockey Gary Stevens is considering an invitation to guest star in the ABC original family series <i>Wildfire</i>.

  • Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens signs autographs before his last race,  Saturday at Churchill Downs.

    Stevens Hears Tributes Prior to Final Ride

    He may have been one race away from ending his riding career, but Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens found a way to the Churchill Downs winners' circle before his last mount, Louve Royale, drove to a second-place near miss in the twelfth race on Saturday.

  • Stevens Collects 5,000th Win at Belmont Park

    Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens earned his 5,000th career win at Belmont when he piloted Joint Aspiration to victory in the $69,950 Gaviola Stakes on Sunday.

  • Sixty Items from Seabiscuit, the Movie, up for Auction

    Thoroughbred Racing Collectibles (TRC), an Internet auction and sales company run by Lake Worth, Fla. resident Jim Setembre, is offering fans of the sport the chance to bid on 60 items used in the making of the movie "Seabiscuit: An American Legend."

  • Stevens Lines Up Del Mar Mounts

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who has been riding for the legendary French trainer Andre Fabre, will be back in California beginning Sept. 2 following the end of his commitment to Fabre in France.

  • Jockey Julie Krone, ranks among the &quot;toughest&quot; athletes in the U.S.

    Krone Featured in <i>USA Today</i> Series on Toughest Athletes

    Following on its popular series "10 Hardest Things to do in Sports" last year (hitting a baseball ranked first), <i>USA Today</i> has undertaken to rank the "10 Toughest Athletes." In the series that began with Monday's edition of the national newspaper, jockey Julie Krone was featured as the "10th toughest athlete."

  • William S. Farish, with Horse of the Year trophy.

    Mining for Hardware

    Mineshaft was named 2003 Horse of the Year at the 33rd annual Eclipse Awards, but it wasn't easy taking the spotlight away from Funny Cide, the New York-bred gelding who generated so much publicity during his memorable Triple Crown run last spring and was voted an Eclipse Award as outstanding 3-year-old male.

  • Fan Voting Begins for 'NTRA Moment of the Year'

    Voting is underway at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Web site, www.ntra.com, for the fifth annual "NTRA Moment of the Year." Voters can choose from among 10 images, drawn from the year's racing through the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Stevens Returns to Arlington Park Saturday

    Gary Stevens hasn't ridden at Arlington Park since he was injured at the finish of the Aug. 17 Arlington Million (gr. IT). He is scheduled to return to Chicago Saturday to ride Hoh Buzzard in Saturday's grade III Pucker Up Stakes.

  • Jockey Gary Stevens lies on ground after Arlington Million accident.

    Stevens Focused on Full Recovery

    Gary Stevens' voice was weak in a teleconference held Wednesday, but his words were strong. He plans on returning to the saddle after he recovers from injuries suffered Saturday when he was thrown from Storming Home.

  • Jockey Stevens Released from Hospital

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens was released from Northwest Community Hospital this morning in good condition around 10:30 a.m., according to a release from Arlington Park.

  • Stevens Sidelined One Month; Clarifies His Condition

    Gary Stevens, who miraculously escaped serious injury after being thrown by Storming Home a stride from the wire in the Arlington Million, has asked "Seabiscuit" author, Laura Hillenbrand, to update his condition to clear up some inaccuracies and let everyone know how he's doing.

  • JMG Gaining Foothold on Jockey Advertising

    Southern California-based Jockeys Management Group was off and running Belmont Stakes day as three of the agency's stable of jockeys -- Jerry Bailey, Jose Santos, and Gary Stevens--wore advertising on their uniforms for the entire program.

  • Stevens Swaps Agents; Books Future Stakes Mounts

    Jockey Gary Stevens has switched agents again. The Hall of Fame rider who will guide Overbrook Farm's Table Limit in Saturday's Kentucky Derby has hired Craig O'Bryan as his agent.

  • Dubai-Singapore-England Triple Possible for Caller One

    Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) repeat winner Caller One, currently in Singapore preparing for a race there on May 11, may make his follow-up start in England during the Royal Ascot meet. The Jim Chapman trainee is one of four American horses pre-entered in the Golden Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I), a six-furlong turf dash for horses 3-year-old and older.

  • Bella Bellucci romps to victory in the Comely Stakes.

    Oaks Next Following Bella Bellucci's Romp in Comely Stakes

    Bella Bellucci drew off in the stretch to win Sunday's $108,200 Comely Stakes (gr. III) by seven lengths, completing the one-turn mile in 1:35.50 on the fast track. The full sister of Japanese champion 3-year-old Kurofune will make her next start in the Kentucky Oaks.

  • Caller One, winner of  the Los Angeles Handicap last year, defended his title in the Dubai Golden Shaheen.

    Caller One Repeats in Golden Shaheen

    Caller One won the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) for the second straight year Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba as American-based horse swept the top finishing positions.

  • Cal-Bred Grey Memo Romps in Dubai

    California-bred Grey Memo romped to a 3 1/2-length win in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba, completing the distance in 1:36.69 on a fast track and under Gary Stevens.