Tag Archives: Jockey
- Jockey surrenders riding license in protest over new whip regulations
October 14, 2011
In a protest over new horseriding whip regulations, Irish jockey Richard Hughes has torn up his riding license into tiny pieces. The Irish rider is in a huff after receiving his second ban in one week due to new animal welfare rules by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) that were...
- Where’s The Jockey Love?
November 29, 2009
Jockeys deserve more credit. These supermen in tiny tights are meticulously professional and remain the driving forces behind some of the biggest names in horse racing. Consider American jockey legend Calvin Borel. This year, Borel first won the Kentucky Derby with Mine That Bird, then, switched horses to a philly,...
Kentucky Derby Odds
April 22, 2014