Who Are the Best Horse Racing Jockeys from Puerto Rico?


Some people are surprised to discover that a number of the top jockeys in the history of horse racing in the US are from Puerto Rico. Who are the best jockeys from here who have ridden to fame over the years? John Velazquez Born in Carolina in 1971, Velazquez began racing in Puerto Rico before moving to New York to continue his career, where it didn’t take him long to start winning races. He is believed to be the highest-earning jockey in history, with over $400 million earned from the…

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