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4,000 Wins For US Jockey DeShawn Parker

Wednesday, 9th May 2012

US jockey DeShawn Parker recorded his 4,000th winner when Cuban Carmen scored at Mountaineer Racetrack in West Virginia. Parker, 41, has been the US's leading rider by wins for the past 2 years; in 2010 he became the 1st black jockey to win the most North American races since James "Soup" Perkins achieved the feat in 1895.

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