Jose Santos

Celebrating the career of Jose Santos.

Jose Santos after confirming that he is retiring from race riding effective immediately.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Jockey Jose Santos announces his retirement in the press box of the Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Volponi and Santos head towards upset victory in the 2002 Breeders' Cup Classic.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Jose enjoys Breeders' Cup glory with Volponi.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Jose and Funny Cide race into Derby History. Ironically, Funny Cide's retirement was also announced this month.

Photo: Mike Corrado

Jose gives Funny Cide a well deserved hug after the Derby.

Photo: Alexander Barkoff

Enjoying the Roses.

Photo: Alexander Barkoff

Celebrating Derby victory with son Jose Santos Jr.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Jose and Funny Cide add the Preakness to their resumes.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Jose Santos consoles trainer Barclay Tagg after Funny Cide was beaten in the Belmont Stakes.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Jose brings Lion Tamer home in the 2004 Cigar Mile.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Jose strolls past through the Belmont paddock, his home for over a decade.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Collecting his 4000th win aboard Melodeeman on February 4, 2006.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Guiding 2006 Champion Older Female Fleet Indian to victory in the Delaware Handicap.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

After a hard day at the office.

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

Jose and Jose Jr. all dressed up for the 2007 Eclipse awards.

Photo: Wally Skalij

Jose in an unfamilar place, the Clubhouse at Belmont Park.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Jose walks away from the saddle and into the Hall of Fame. Thanks for the memories and good luck in the future.

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

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