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US Jockey Garret Gomez Passes Away
Champion US jockey Garrett Gomez has died at the of 44, reports Blood Horse. Gomez, a two-time Eclipse Award winning rider, rode from 1988 until his retirement form competitive riding in 2013. In total, he won 316 Graded races and 83 Gr1 races. Among his career highlights were the wins of Blame in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic, and Beholder in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies.