Weekly jockey review, 12/6/17; Jaramillo off to good start at Gulfstream

The thoroughbred action continues as the calendar year enters the homestretch! See which jockeys excelled at the recently-opened Gulfstream and Los Alamitos meets and check in on happenings at Aqueduct. Don’t forget to get involved in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Aqueduct Jose Ortiz, on the strength of a six-win week, climbed to the top…

Weekly jockey review, 9/20/17; Churchill regulars on top early

The transitional September season in thoroughbred racing continues as Churchill Downs opens for a quick 11-day meet. Los Alamitos is set to wrap up this week, while Belmont remains in full swing. See which riders are excelling at their respective meets at the moment here. And don’t forget to play FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game…

Weekly jockey review, 9/13/17; Leparoux leaves his competition behind

This week’s jockey review will focus on Belmont’s opening weekend along with Kentucky Downs and Los Alamitos. See which riders are running hot and cold at their respective circuits, and don’t forget to take part in FanXT’s Daily Fantasy Jockey game! Belmont Javier Castellano got off to a great start at Belmont, winning six times…

Jockey Spotlight: Stewart Elliott

Stewart Elliott, best known for riding Smarty Jones in the 2004 Triple Crown races, has been on the comeback trail in Southern California for about a year now. Despite limited starts, Elliott has done enough to turn heads and even land a few mounts for the area’s top trainer, Bob Baffert. “It felt good—just kinda…

Jockey Spotlight: Joe Bravo

Joe Bravo is a veteran jockey best known for his success in his native New Jersey. Born in Long Branch, ‘Jersey Joe’ has been the leading rider at Monmouth a staggering 13 times, and the Meadowlands thoroughbred meet champion nine times. “He just rides [Monmouth] the right way,” Stewart Elliott, a colleague of Bravo told…