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  1. California Chrome among horse of the year finalists for Eclipse A...

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    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2015
  2. Rail rally lifts Blofeld in Futurity Stakes

    Frank Angst

    Eased just off the pace in the turn by red-hot jockey John Velazquez, favored Blofeld then rallied along the rail to win the $200,000 Futurity Stakes by three-quarters of a length Oct. 5 at Belmont Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2014
  3. Stopchargingmaria adds Alabama to her account

    Jerry Bossert

    Even-money choice Stopchargingmaria, always prominent for jockey John Velazquez, prevailed in the $600,000 Alabama Stakes for her second top-level win in a row at the Saratoga Race Course meet Aug. 16.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2014
  4. Undrafted strong in stretch of Jaipur

    Evan Hammonds

    Wes Welker's Undrafted unleashed a furious rally in the stretch to nab late leader Marchman and win the $300,000 Jaipur Invitational Stakes June 7 at Belmont Park.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  5. Judy the Beauty stays divine in Madison

    After knocking on the door in Grade 1 events for the better part of three years, owner-trainer Wesley Ward's Judy the Beauty finally earned her top-level laurels on Saturday with an authoritative victory in the $300,000 Madison under John Velazquez.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2014
  6. Velazquez expects full recovery from Breeders' Cup injuries

    Jockey John Velazquez, who is recuperating from injuries suffered Nov. 2 when when his mount Secret Compass broke down during the running of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, reports he expects a full recovery.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  7. Velazquez resting after spleen surgery

    Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez, injured in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, was resting a day later after undergoing surgery on his spleen, according to a Jockeys' Guild official.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2013
  8. Breeders' Cup: What a day

    Jay Cronley

    It was an eventful two days for the Breeders' Cup at Santa Santa.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2013
  9. Velazquez sets win record at Saratoga

    Claire Novak

    Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez became the new all-time leading rider at Saratoga Race Course July 27, when he rode his 694th winner in the fourth race on the card.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  10. Velazquez reaches 5,000 wins on perfect day

    Jack Shinar

    Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez reached 5,000 career victories in North America June 14 after going 3-for-3 on the afternoon at Belmont Park.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  11. Velazquez back after injury

    Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez, who will ride undefeated Wood Memorial winner Verrazano in the May 4 Kentucky Derby, returned to competition the afternoon of May 2 at Belmont Park, where he finished seventh on his first mount since April 7.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  12. Jockey Velazquez injured in Aqueduct spill

    Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez sustained a slight fracture of his first rib on the right side and a small bone chip near his right wrist as the result of a spill in the seventh race at Aqueduct Racetrack April 7, according to his valet, Tony Millan.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  13. Bob Ehalt: Velazquez made a 'Wise' decision

    Bob Ehalt

    Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez only had to fly from New York to California to ride Wise Dan in the Breeders' Cup Mile.

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2012
  14. Merit Man is clear favorite in Juvenile Sprint

    With fillies Kauai Katie and Beholder opting for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, Merit Man became the 8-5 morning-line favorite for the $500,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint at Santa Anita Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2012
  15. Hot pair square off in Turf

    Pit last year's European-based Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf winner against New York's finest coming off five consecutive victories, and the 2012 Turf might look like a two-horse race between St Nicholas Abbey and Point of Entry.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2012
  16. 2012 Breeders' Cup Mile Preview

    Morton Fink's homebred Wise Dan drew post 2 and was installed as the 9-5 favorite Oct. 29 for the $2 milion Breeders' Cup Mile to be run at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2012