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1,000 Wins To US Jockey Hernandez
Louisiana-based jockey Brian Hernandez recorded his 1,000th winner when 3YO filly Yearly won at Evangeline Downs, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Hernandez (who has been competing since 1989) is also well-known as the father of Brian Hernandez junior (who won the US 2004 Eclipse Award as outstanding apprentice rider). The elder Hernandez reached his 1,000 winners from from 9,565 mounts with earnings of US$7,903,295.