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Jockey Mike Smith celebrates after Outstrip wins the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Jockey Mike Smith celebrates after Outstrip wins the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita. (Jae C.

Jockey Aaron Gryder douses Calidoscopio with water after winning the Marathon horse race at the Breeders' Cup (Photo: Gregory Bull / AP)

Jockey Aaron Gryder douses Calidoscopio with water after winning the Marathon horse race at the Breeders' Cup (Photo: Gregory Bull / AP) Calidoscopio became the oldest thoroughbred to win a Breeder's Cup race.

Rafael Bejarano was Champion Jockey in 2004 (USA), and in 2007 won both the Blue Grass Stakes and Breeders' Cup Distaff.

Rafael Bejarano was Champion Jockey in 2004 (USA), and in 2007 won both the Blue Grass Stakes and Breeders' Cup Distaff.

Jockey Mike Smith looks up after Mizdirection won the 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint horse race at Santa Anita Park. Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Gregory Bull

Jockey Mike Smith looks up after Mizdirection won the 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint horse race at Santa Anita Park. Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Gregory Bull

Willie Martinez (born March 3, 1971 in Santurce, Puerto Rico)-Breeder’s Cup winning jockey began career right here; after first win in ‘89…he calls Tampa home.   “This is where it all began for me, I can’t ever forget that.  I enjoy the winters, my mom lives here and this is home.” ’92-set a TBDowns record:most wins(123) in single season. Titles at Hialeah, Keeneland, Ellis, and Turfway-9 x (most in track history). Career earnings exceed 72 million dollars-3,070 wins, many Graded stakes

Willie Martinez (born March 3, 1971 in Santurce, Puerto Rico)-Breeder’s Cup winning jockey began career right here; after first win in ‘89…he calls Tampa home. “This is where it all began for me, I can’t ever forget that. I enjoy the winters, my mom lives here and this is home.” ’92-set a TBDowns record:most wins(123) in single season. Titles at Hialeah, Keeneland, Ellis, and Turfway-9 x (most in track history). Career earnings exceed 72 million dollars-3,070 wins, many Graded stakes

One of America's great jockeys, John R Velazquez is a multiple Eclipse Award winner and has ridden numerous big race winners in the USA most notably in the Breeders Cup.

Jockey John Velazquez celebrates aboard Union Rags after they won the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of horseracing's Triple Crown

Rosie Napravnik, Horse Racing's First Female Triple Crown Jockey

Belmont Stakes 2013 Results: Live Analysis and Twitter Reaction

Palace Malice wins the Belmont Stakes! the Preakness winner, and Orb, the Kentucky Derby winner, finished second and third.

Jockey Rajiv Maragh celebrates after Groupie Doll wins the Breeders' Filly & Mare Sprint horse race. (Gregory Bull/AP)

Jockey Rajiv Maragh celebrates after Groupie Doll wins the Breeders' Filly & Mare Sprint horse race.

Robyn Smith on the cover of Sports Illustrated

In 1973 she became the first female jockey to win a stake race in America. In 1980 she married Fred Astaire and left racing.

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