Luis Contreras – Jockey

Luis Contreras (born March 14, 1986) is a Mexican jockey since 2006. After starting his career in Mexico, Contreras started competing in the United States in 2007. For his graded stakes race … Read More

David Romero Flores – Jockey

David Romero Flores (born February 5, 1968) is a jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing.[1] Flores was born in Tijuana, Mexico. His father was a jockey and an exercise rider in Southern California. David Flores rode his first … Read More

National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month begins Wednesday and will run through October 15, giving the United States an opportunity to recognize and celebrate members of our communities and their ancestors who … Read More

Hispanic Jockeys

In recent decades, no group has dominated the saddle like Hispanics. Since 2000 alone the percentage of North American jockeys with Hispanic surnames has risen from 30 to 50 percent. … Read More

by Debbie Little – Meadowlands Matters – Reprint Harness Racing Update Meadowlands marshal Pompeo Gomez started riding at a young age. It just wasn’t on horses. “My first job when … Read More

Hall Of Famer Espinoza Scores Riding Double On First Day Back: ‘It’s Like He Never Missed A Beat’ by Ed Golden/Santa Anita | 04.18.2021 | 3:57pm Victor Espinoza is back.   … Read More